SGDA-Members show their new games during Fantasy Basel

The SGDA offered its members the opportunity to present their games to a broad audience at Fantasy Basel. Twelve studios and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) took the chance to get in touch with the players of their games.

SGDA joins IT-Careers without boarders

World refugee day: Launch of job platform

The Swiss Game Developers Association SGDA joins the new platform IT-Careers without borders. In light of recent events, SWICO, twofold, and Powercoders have come together and launched this new job platform specially targeted at refugees in search of jobs in the IT industry in Switzerland. SGDA’s participation shall support the inclusion of game developers fleeing … Read more

Forum Schweizer Geschichte Schwyz Ausstellung Games

Mit Videogames Geschichte schreiben

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: https://www.sgda.ch/en/junior-award-submission/ Deadline: Sunday, October 14, 2018, 23:59 The award ceremony … Read more