Gamespace Summer BBQ – July 18th

The yearly BBQ is coming up! Meeting point: Zurich HB Treffpunkt on Monday, 18.7, 19:00. Bring your drinks, snacks and something to BBQ. More infos on the Meetup page.

Digital Festival, September 15 – 18th (Call for exhibitors)

The Digital Festival is a meeting on relevant topics for the Swiss economy and an opportunity to discuss questions about a digital future. Thanks to the cooperation of the Digital Festival and the SGDA, Swiss Game Developers have the opportunity to exhibit their game and get in touch with digital start-up founders, established brands, programmers and CEOs. Contact us … Leggi tutto

VFX, Animation & Game Designer MeetUp on July 29th

The VFX, Animation & Game Designer MeetUp is a casual networking event where professionals from various industries gather, talk, eat and drink. There will be presentations, a HTC Vive to play with, grilling and swimming opportunities, and free beer and food. The event is free and no registration is needed. The SGDA is happy to … Leggi tutto

The perfect opportunity for investors and the government. On challenges and potentials of the Swiss game industry

In his function as SGDA’s president, Matthias Sala has been interviewed by the Swiss magazine Beobachter. As you might have guessed, the talk was about games, and he’s been asked to illustrate the numerous challenges game developers face in Switzerland. His take on the subject is that games fit the Swiss economic space and that the game … Leggi tutto

WHY SO SERIOUS? Serious Games in Neuchâtel on July 4th

The Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) is in full swing. On Monday, July 4th, games are taking over the stage under the label IMAGING THE FUTURE. WHY SO SERIOUS? is the topic of this year’s game track featuring Serious Games projects in health, social and education fields developed by Swiss institutions and companies. More infos about the … Leggi tutto

PlayStation Switzerland works with SGDA to bring award winning Swiss games to the public

Every 3rd year, one of the biggest public summer events takes place in Zurich, the Züri Fäscht. With the help of PlayStation we take this opportunity to present the release of the SGDA Swiss Game Award winner Dreii for PlayStation 4 at the Sony booth on Bahnhofstrasse. In the PlayStation truck players will be able to experience the fantastic multiplayer physics … Leggi tutto

Job opening: General Secretary of the SGDA

The Swiss game industry is on the rise and the SGDA grows as the trade association of game developers in Switzerland. For this, we have created a one­-of-­a-­kind position – for the further strengthening of the association we seek a General Secretary. The General Secretary is a cornerstone of the association and part of a … Leggi tutto

We did it! Switzerland’s first initiative to create a law to support games will be up for vote

After we announced the pioneering initiative last year, we are proud to report that Switzerland’s first initiative to support games on a political and legal level will finally be up for vote in the canton of Zurich. The Representatives of the SGDA and our partner ZFF (Zürich für den Film) have handed over 9’000 collected signatures to the authorities. The … Leggi tutto