SGDA Swiss Game Awards

Submissions for the Swiss Game Awards 2021 were open until October 11, 2021.
The Swiss Game Awards 2021 award ceremony took play on Friday, November 12 2021.

The SGDA Swiss Game Award is the game developers award of Switzerland and celebrates projects that have put the Swiss game industry on the radar. The award honours innovation in form of novel and disruptive ideas in the digital media sector: playable games (all styles, genres and target platforms), services, middleware, innovative collaborations, cutting-edge marketing ideas, groundbreaking commissioned or advertising productions as well as new collectives.

  • Annual industry award
  • Swiss, nation-wide, all regions, all national languages
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Media contact: media@sgda.ch, +41 32 511 14 77

Winners & nominees

2021 Winners

  • Best Entertainment Game Award: Mundaun, Hidden Fields, Lucerne
  • Best Serious Game Award: Democratia, Blindflug Studios, Zurich
  • Audience Choice Award: Castello Visconteo, Stelex Software, Ticino
  • Excellence in Visuals: Towaga, Sunnyside Games, Lausanne

2021 Nominees Category Entertainment Games

2021 Nominees Category Serious Games

2021 Jury

  • Adam Moravanszky (Jury president), Senior Director Simulation Technology (Nvidia)
  • Chino Noris, Software Engineer (Oculus VR/Meta)
  • Cornelia Zogg, Communication specialist and games journalist
  • Sarah Abbou, author and art director for games

2020 Winners

  • Winner Swiss Game Award 2020: Nimbatus, Stray Fawn Studio, Zurich
  • Audience Choice Award 2020: Unrailed!, Indoor Astronaut, Zurich
  • Excellence in Execution 2020: Transport Fever 2, Urban Games, Schaffhausen

2020 Nominees


2019 Winners

  • Winner Swiss Game Award 2019: FAR: Lone Sails, Okomotive, Zurich
  • Audience Choice Award 2019: FAR: Lone Sails, Okomotive, Zurich
  • Excellence in Gameplay 2019: Persephone, Momo-π, Bulle
  • Junior Swiss Game Award 2019: Twin Blades, Jad Zahar, Ricardo Crespo, Hugo Scholl

2019 Nominees


2018 Winners

2018 Nominees


2017 Winners

  • Swiss Game Award 2017: DERU (formerly known as Schlicht), INK KIT, Zurich
  • Audience Choice Award 2017: DERU (formerly known as Schlicht), INK KIT, Zurich
  • Junior Swiss Game Award 2017: Bane of Asphodel, Robin Schmidiger, Konrad Leichtle

2017 Nominees


2016 Winners

  • Swiss Game Award 2016: Feist, Bits & Beasts, Zurich
  • Audience Choice Award 2016: Cloud Chasers, Blindflug Studios, Zurich
  • Junior Swiss Game Award 2016: Bämeräng, Tim Bürge, Aaron Abt

2016 Nominees


2015 Winners

From 2014 to 2016 the cycle changed from autumn to early spring. Therefore, no award was given away in 2015.

  • Junior Swiss Game Award 2015 winners: The Glove (Nick Baumann, Christian Knieling, Dominik Wittwer) & Continent Conquest (Michael Plüss)

2014 Winners

2014 Nominees


2013 Winners

  • Swiss Game Award 2013: Drei, Etter Studio, Zurich

2013 Nominees