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Jadestone’s Head of R&D to talk at GDC

Head of R&D Tommy Palm to talk mobile MMOGs in San Jose.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

tockholm, Sweden 2006-03-17

Swedish game developer Jadestone today announced that the company's Head of Research & Development, Tommy Palm, will lecture at this years prestigious Game Developers Conference in San Jose, California.

Tommy Palm has, as one of the few Swedes ever, been re-invited to lecture at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) this month. Tommy will talk on the subject of "Creating MMOGs for Mobile Phones". GDC is the official trade event "for developers by developers" of interactive entertainment. With more than 12.000 attendees and 300+ conference sessions, GDC is the largest gathering of gaming development professionals in the world. It is held March 20-24 in San Jose, California USA.

Last week Tommy Palm's latest designed game, Kodo, was awarded "Best Independent Game of the Year" at the prestigious Expressen Game Awards.

Said Tommy Palm of Jadestone:

"Game Developers Conference is the most important event of the year for all game developers. To have been offered the opportunity to lecture at such an event, not once but two years in a row, is nothing less than a great honor. It is also an acknowledgement of the significance of Mobile Multiplayer games as the next generation of online entertainment."

About Tommy Palm

Tommy Palm co-founded Jadestone 1999 and regularly holds lectures at The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. He is currently busy leading several next generation projects for mobile phones. His latest hit for mobile phone, the award winning action puzzle game Kodo, is homage to all classic social games where people meet in real life to have fun together.

For further information or Tommy Palm's autograph, please contact

Marcus Legler, Communications, Jadestone

Tel: +46 708 257 876

E-mail: [email protected]

About Jadestone

Jadestone Group (Jadestone) is a leading creator and developer of internationally acclaimed and award-winning mobile and online multiplayer games. The company develops both proprietary game formats and games based on leading external IPs together with leading international media companies and publishers. Jadestone, with offices in Stockholm, Sweden, boasts a solid competence mix of strong business profiles and highly experienced network gaming creators, architects and developers. The company is privately owned and funded.

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