How to become a game developer

Do you have a passion for video games and want to turn it into a career? We have compiled for you the various training opportunities in Switzerland . Find here the complete overview.

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 … Lire plus

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 … Lire plus

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 … Lire plus

Les gagnants de la 5e édition du Junior Swiss Game Award

Le 5e SGDA Junior Swiss Game Award a été remis lors de la Swiss Game Academy 2019 en Romandie. Les gagnants sont les Twin Blades créés par Hideous Orange Bangers. Larissa Wild et Emma McMillin ont reçu une mention honorable avec «Ghost Host». Image: Swiss Game Academy

La SGDA vise au futur

Renforcement de la représentation romande, Philomena Schwab élue première vice-présidente – résultats de l’Assemblée générale 2018 de l’Association suisse des développeurs de jeux vidéo Le 20 octobre, l’assemblée générale de l’Association suisse des développeurs de jeux vidéo s’est tenue à l’Impact Hub à Berne. L’assemblée a passé en revue l’excellence actuelle des studios suisses, son … Lire plus