SWISSGAMES is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.

Interdisciplinary Masterclasses held during REFRESH #3

REFRESH is an unique experience for digital artists, shapers, critics and experts. During its three days of workshops & conferences, the different spheres of digital arts, design and technology will meet and exchange. REFRESH is initiated by the Zurich University of the Arts and brings together designers, artists, researchers and experts from Switzerland and abroad …

SwissGames Booth at Indie Arena

SwissGames at Indie Arena Booth

For this year’s online edition, Indie Arena Booth, the dedicated section for independent game developers from all over the world at Gamescom, offers the visitor an interactive booth experience. As 2020 is forcing the industry to rethink the way to meet and network, digital fairs are becoming the “new normal”. With this new format of “fair …


«Team : Cars» by Caustique Games is taking part in EuroPlay Video Game Contest

For the first time ever, 15 studios from 15 countries will battle to be crowned the first EuroPlay champion! Ukie, the association for UK interactive entertainment, has united with trade associations like FLEGA (Flemish) GDACZ, (Czechia), GIC (Poland), RGDA (Romania), SGA (Serbia), IGEA (Australia), Pro Helvetia (Switzerland) and the Latvian game association to launch The …


SwissGames Showcase: Gamescom Digital programme

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 …


SwissGames Showcase at all-digital GDC Summer

GDC Summer is an all-digital event offering 3 days of talks, skill development sessions and workshops bringing together the most recognised experts and developers in the industry. Eight swiss studios, part of the SwissGames Showcase, will participate in a B2B matchmaking event, organised by industry partner MeetToMatch. Stelex Software – «Monorail Stories» Echtzeit – «Whoop Arcade» Stray Fawn …


SwissGames Sale on Steam

In celebration of the anniversary of the founding of Switzerland on August 1st, check out this week-long sale on a selection of over 50 titles from Swiss game developers! The spectrum is very broad, highlighting well known games such as the «Farming Simulator» and «Transport Fever» series as well as small, experimental indie games and …


PlayBern – Call for Projects

  PlayBern is a festival for games and creativity, which will take place for the second time from the 15th to 18th October 2020 at the Reithalle Bern and other locations close by. The Play Bern festival is centred on the topic of creative skills development and at the same time thematizes accessibility of games …


Canton of Vaud – Call for projects for the creation of video games

Since 2019, the Canton of Vaud contributes to the development of digital creativity through a specific financial support. Aiming at innovative projects and making the link between artistic creativity, technology and commercial potential, this call for projects is endowed with an amount of 50’000 francs and aims to support video game creation that stand out …