Junior Swiss Game Award: First edition at gameZfestival!

The very first edition of the Junior Swiss Game Award is happening. Deutsch: EINGABE Français: INSCRIPTION Italiano: ISCRIZIONE English: SUBMISSION We have partnered up with gameZfestival to host the very first Junior Swiss Game Award. Children, adolescents and young adults not only play games, they also invent them. Whether it’s a puzzle or action game, created for the Matura … Read more

SGDA at Fantoche Animation Festival September 5, 2015: Disney Infinity, Bug Butcher and Swiss Mercenaries

As it is tradition, SGDA hosts an event presenting exciting new projects that combine game and animation design. This year we are excited to have Studio Gobo with Disney Infinity 3.0 which adds the Star Wars world to an already exciting world populated by famous characters. Also presenting is Awfully Nice Studios with their wonderfully animated The Bug … Read more

Send in your games: The 3rd Swiss Game Award is happening

After two successful editions, the 3rd Swiss Game Award is happening on the weekend of the Ludicious – Zürich Game Festival Weekend (January 21 to 24). The SGDA Swiss Game Award is Switzerland’s first award that honours excellence of Swiss games. We have an open send in policy, go check the guidelines and send in … Read more

On the forefront to create a pioneering film, game and media support

We have partnered up with the industry association “Zürich für den Film” to launch a initiative for a film and media law in the Canton of Zurich which demands a legally binding film, game and media support. The initiative is supported by the SGDA. The collecting of 6000 signatures is required to start with the … Read more

A political dialogue with the SGDA that became a historic event for the Swiss Game Industry

«The idea came during a discussion with a representative of the Swiss Game Developers Association» states Jacqueline Fehr in a recent newspaper article. An idea that became political action: for the first time a broad cross-party coalition has brought a motion that asks to clarify how policy should influence the development of the Swiss game industry. Being in … Read more

SGDA Roundtable: U.S. Ambassador Suzan “Suzi” LeVine pays visit to members of the Swiss game industry to discuss pressing topics revolving around game development

On June 30st, U.S. Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation Suzan “Suzi” LeVine visited a group of game developers representing the Swiss game industry, and special guests from industry, politics, and education. Among them were many SGDA members eager to meet the charismatic Ambassador. The first item on the agenda was a roundtable discussion about various topics … Read more