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SwissGames Showcase: Gamescom Digital programme

Gamescom Week

Gamescom digital 2020: 27-30 August

Devcom digital conference 2020: 17-30 August

Indie Arena Booth: 27-30 August

Europlay competition: 28 August 

2020 is forcing us to rethink the way we meet and network. The Gamescom week, one of the most important moments of the year for the video game industry is no exception to this trend and offers a myriad of online events.
As part of the SwissGames Showcase mentorship programme, we are happy to announce the participation of our studios will be taking part actively to the crowded week of events and awards!

Devcom is a two-week digital event full of matchmaking, talks, meetups and digital exhibitions. It focuses on game developers and their ecosystem. SwissGames Showcase studios will be participating to the matchmaking programme and be able to attend the conference talks. A regular speaker at Devcom, Philomena Schwab will be hosting the session Cross-promotion, the benefits of collaborating with other developers, on 21 August.

Indie Arena Booth is the dedicated section for independent game developers from all over the world at Gamescom. With a community that has been growing since 2013, Indie Arena is a strategic place for independent developers who want to present their game during Gamescom. For this year’s online edition, Indie Arena offers the visitor an interactive booth experience: join us on our custom made SwissGames booth and and let yourself be guided by our avatar to discover our games!

Organised by Ukie, Europlay Game Contest is the ‘Eurovision of games’: for the first time ever, 15 games from 15 different countries will compete for the title of Europlay champion! Taking place on Friday 28 August and hosted by Mr Midas, EuroPlay will show the best unreleased games from across Europe in a live showcase on Twitch in a Eurovision-style contest. For this first edition, Caustique Games with its car combat racing game Team : Cars will be representing Switzerland.

Studios participating to Devcom:
Naraven Games – Backfirewall
Digital Kingdom – Swordship
Caustique Games – Team : Cars
Violet Saint – Moroi
Stelex Software – Monorail Stories
KlugGen – Perspectivist
Stardust – Ava
Asteroid Lab – Terraformers
Echtzeit – Whoop Arcade
Stray Fawn Studio – The Wandering Village

Studios participating to Indie Arena Booth
Stray Fawn Studio – The Wandering Village
Lukyantsev Company – Wild Planet
Stardust – Ava
Violet Saint – Moroi
Asteroid Lab – Terraformers
Stelex Software – Monorail Stories