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Videogames haben eine derart starke Ausstrahlung, dass sie zum heutigen Mittel geworden sind, unsere Geschichten zu erzählen. Es ist deshalb wichtig, dass wir unsere eigenen Videogames erstellen, unsere eigenen Geschichten erzählen und auch unsere eigenen Videogames im Museum zeigen.

«Nimbatus», «Transport Fever 2» and «Unrailed!» win at the Swiss Game Awards 2020 during the «Ludicious & SGDA Game Awards Night»

Stray Fawn Studio wins the main prize of the Swiss industry award. Urban Games receives the «Excellence in Execution» award for the game «Transport Fever 2» and newcomer Indoor Astronaut wins the audience award with «Unrailed!» With greetings from Zurich Mayor Corine Mauch and Pro Helvetia Director Philippe Bischof, the online broadcast with Ludicious director … Read more

First edition of the SGDA Producer Workshop at Zurich Game Show

Supported by Pro Helvetia, the SGDA has launched its first «Producer Workshop». It is part of the partnership between the two institutions within the #SwissGames initiative and both organisations see the knowledge exchange on game production practices as a key factor in the further professionalisation of the industry. Goals of the workshops include to present … Read more

The winners of the 5th Junior Swiss Game Award

The 5th SGDA Junior Swiss Game Award was handed out during the Swiss Game Academy 2019 in Romandie. Winners are Twin Blades created by Hideous Orange Bangers. Larissa Wild und Emma McMillin have received an honourable mention with «Ghost Host». Image: Swiss Game Academy

The SGDA gears up for the future

Strengthened Romandie representation, Philomena Schwab elected as first vice-president – results of the General Assembly 2018 of the Swiss Game Developers Association On October 20th, the General Assembly of the Swiss Game Developers Association took place at the Impact Hub in Bern. The assembly reviewed the ongoing excellence of Swiss studios, its pioneering spirit with … Read more

Junior Swiss Game Award: the submissions are open!

Once again, the SGDA partners with the GameZfestival for the award ceremony of the Junior Swiss Game Awards. Pupils, apprentices and young adults of age 21 or younger (you can participate if you are 21 or younger) living in Switzerland or Liechtenstein can submit a game. Submission form: Deadline: Sunday, October 14, 2018, 23:59 The award ceremony … Read more

The Museum of Digital Art and the SGDA present interactive stories

How are digital stories told? How do different disciplines deal with the art of storytelling and what can they learn from each other? The Museum of Digital Art and the SGDA invite you to a summer evening with stories and discussions about interactive narration. Speakers are Janina Woods, game developer and author who will present … Read more

Launch of the campaign for the vote on a Film and Media Promotion Act

On September 23rd, the population of the Canton of Zurich votes on the adoption of the Film and Media Promotion Act, which was initiated by Zürich für den Film and the SGDA. Film, games and media art are to be recognised and support is to be anchored in law. The SGDA is convinced of the pioneering character … Read more

Swiss Game Academy 2018

From 23 to 28 July, the Swiss Game Academy will take place in Fribourg, organised by the Swiss Game Center in cooperation with the SGDA. The Academy is a one-week course in which participants can learn about the exciting professions of game development. They will also develop a game in teams. Dates: 23-28 July 2018, Haute … Read more

Enter the Game: Successful first edition of the career conference

The first edition of the new career conference «Enter the Game» – a cooperation between the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) and SGDA – was a success. Among the speakers were representatives of schools such as EPAC, SAE, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Digital Ideation), and the Zurich University of the … Read more