Prohelvetia «Mobile. In Touch with Digital Creation» is a programme initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council
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Reportage de la RTS à la Game Connection

La Suisse est présente au plus grand salon français du jeu vidéo. Les concepteurs suisses misent sur l’originalité de leurs produits interactifs pour séduire le public. Voir ici.

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09.11.2015 - videogames, exhibition, promotion, international 

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Game Conference Zurich – Milan / Expo Milan 2015

The Game Conference Zurich – Milan will present the game developer scene of Italy as well as Switzerland. Looking back at the Swiss-Italian game jam that took place from June 16-18, you will get to know the results of a 48 hour creative journey. But we will also try to compare the video game industry of the two countries, looking for similarities, differences and into a future of possible cooperation between the two.

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29.06.2015 - videogames, conference, international, switzerland 

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Mobile @ Imaging the Future

The winning projects of the Calls for Projects Transmedia and Swiss Games are unveiled during the Imaging the Future Symposium on July 7th. 

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29.06.2015 - transmedia, videogames, conference, switzerland 

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#SwissGames Pavilion @ Gamescom 2015

Nach erfolgreichen Auftritten an der Game Developers Conference (GDC), der Game Connection und der Tokyo Game Show (TGS) führt  die #SwissGames Initiative die Promotion von Schweizer Produkte an der grössten Messe für interaktiven Medien weiter. 

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29.06.2015 - videogames, conference, exhibition, international, switzerland 

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3 #SwissGames at WN mobile Conference in St. Petersburg

In the frame of the Pro Helvetia exchange Program «Swiss Made in Russia», three Swiss mobile game studios will visit the «White Night Mobile Games Conference» in St. Petersburg to get in touch with an international network of mobile marketing specialists. 

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26.05.2015 - videogames, conference, international 

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Switzerland's Biggest Showcase for Interaction Design at Grafik15

After a first edition in 2014, #SwissGames are back at the Grafik showcase from 13 to 15 March 2015. With 6 institutes, 12 studios and over 60 projects, the exhibition initiated by Pro Helvetia will highlight the link between graphic design and interaction design.

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23.02.2015 - interactive media, videogames, exhibition, switzerland 

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#SwissGames: The Success Story starts in San Francisco

In 2015, the Swiss presence at the Game Developers Conference boasts outstanding results and successes.

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23.02.2015 - intenational, videogames, conference, exhibition 

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Call for Projects Swiss Games 14/15 – the 10 finalists are selected

Après deux jours de session, le jury du « Call for Projects: Swiss Games 14/15 » a sélectionné dix jeux concourant pour un soutien pouvant s’élever à 50'000 CHF.

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23.02.2015 - videogames, call for projects, switzerland 

«Call for Projects: SwissGames» - 42 Projects in Competition

Ludicious - Zürich Game Festival announced that the third edition of the «Call for Projects: Swiss Games» resulted in the entry of 42 new projects coming from all around Switzerland. 

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21.01.2015 - videogames, call for projects, switzerland 

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#SwissGames Delegation @ GDC2015

4 studios will represent Switzerland in the most important international game event.

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21.01.2015 - videogames, exhibition, international 

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Call for Participation: Swiss Games @ Grafik15

Interactive media might be one of the main driving forces for graphic designer and the creative industries in general. This dynamic will be marked at the biggest showcase for graphical work in Switzerland, as Grafik15 dedicates a whole space to the best interactive and digital works from Swiss studios. 

->Apply until January 3rd<-

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26.11.2014 - interactive media, transmedia, videogames, exhibition, switzerland 

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Call for Participation: Swiss Games @ GDC 2015

Starting at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, the «Swiss Games» initiative will bring the best Swiss projects and studios to the most important events in 2015.

->Apply until January 15th <-

 

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26.11.2014 - videogames, exhibition, international 

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Swiss Games in Corea

During the Digital Art Weeks in Seoul, a selection of Swiss games are exhibited alongside Corean and American artists.

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01.10.2014 - videogames, exhibition, international 

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Ludicious - Zürich Game Festival

«Ludicious» is presenting a very appealing program!

In a few days, the new Swiss festival for videogames will open his gates to its audience, targeting the European game industry as well as a general audience intersted in videogames from 19 to 21 September 2014.

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04.09.2014 - videogames, conference, exhibition, switzerland 

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Amaze Johannesburg Features Swiss Game Designers

For the 3rd time the International Games and Playful Festival A MAZE Johannesburg will bring together african and international game developers to brainstorm their ideas and technics.  

September 11-13 2014

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01.09.2014 - videogames, conference, international 

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Swiss Games @ Tokyo Game Show 2014

The Tokyo Game Show is the biggest convention dedicated to videogames on the asian continent and represents an important gate to access the fastest growing market for interactive media in the world. A delegation of «Swiss Games» will exhibit its applicaitons from 18 to 21 september 2014. 

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01.09.2014 - videogames, exhibition, international 

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«Call for Projects: Swiss Games» 2014/2015

->  Deadline for entry on 21.12.2014!  <-

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04.08.2014 - videogames, call for projects, switzerland 

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Epic Game Jam @ NIFFF

From 4 to 6 July, the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) presents the first edition of a game jam which promises to be extravagant!

 

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25.06.2014 - videogames, festival, switzerland 

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Submit your project now!

Game developers prove your skills! Competitions are now open for submissions untill 15 July 2014.

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20.06.2014 - videogames, festival, switzerland 

Ludicious - Zürich Game Festival

From 18 to 21 September 2014 the first edition of «Ludicious – Zurich Game Festival» will turn the town into the computer game industry meeting point for innovative emerging talents.

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04.06.2014 - videogames, festival, switzerland 

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Call for Projects: Swiss Games 2014/2015

Game developers de Zurich, Fribourg, Bumplitz et Giubiasco, à vos machines, voilà une nouvelle édition de notre appel à projets de jeux vidéo !

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03.06.2014 - videogames, call for projects, switzerland 

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Swiss Games @ Startupfair

Zusammen mit der Kommission für Technologie und Innovation (KTI) unterstütz Pro Helvetia die Präsenz von Schweizer Videogame Entwicklern an der nächsten Startupfair, der vom Startzentrum Zürich entwickelten und durchgeführten grössten nationalen Messe für Jungunternehmer.

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14.05.2014 - videogames, promotion, switzerland 

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Swiss Games: The Taste of Success

Signs have accumulated over the last weeks, promising a very engaging future for videogames in Switzerland on the creative side and on the business side. Let's have a closer look.

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07.04.2014 - videogames, promotion, international, switzerland 

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Swiss Games @ Pax East

Swissnex Boston will present a Swiss Gaming Corner from April 10 to 19th in and around the Pax East gaming convention.

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07.04.2014 - videogames, exhibition, international 

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Swiss Games @ FMX Marketplace

From April 22 to 25, 3 studios show their works in Stuttgart.  

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02.04.2014 - interactive media, storytelling, videogames 

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GDC Play: 4 Swiss Games and One Award

Mobile presents the cutting edge of Swiss Games  at GDC Play. apelab was awarded "Best in Play" award for the first episode of their spatial Storytelling applcation IDNA. Meet our Studios at GDC!

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07.03.2014 - videogames, exhibition, international 

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Swiss Games @ GDC 2014

Mobile is proud to present the next generation of Swiss game developers at GDC with the support of the SGDA, swissnex sf and AlpICT.

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06.03.2014 - videogames, exhibition, international 

Call for Gaming Entrepreneurship Projects in ZH

«Mobile» will select and support 5 Gaming Startups which will get support in the development of their business approach. Apply now!

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05.03.2014 - videogames, call for projects, switzerland 

Global Game Jam Romand

Pour la première fois le Global Game Jam Suisse aura un volet romand ! La manifestation qui se déroulera au Musée Suisse du Jeu de la Tour-de-Peilz à partir du 24 janvier 2014 est ouverte à tous les créateurs et enthousiastes des jeux vidéo pour une durée de 48 heures! Pour particper, inscrivez-vous ici.

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16.01.2014 - videogames, conference, international 

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RTS: Pro Helvetia soutien les développeurs de jeux vidéos

Dans son reportage pour l'émission TTC sur RTS1, Gilles de Diesbach nous explique les tenants et les aboutissant de la scène du jeu vidéo en Suisse. Il souligne le caractère pionier et l'importance du soutien apporté à cette scène naissante par la Fondation suisse pour la culture Pro Helvetia.

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11.11.2013 - videogames, press, switzerland 

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Witchlake winner of the Swiss Made - Game Pitch @ Festival Tous Ecran

WitchLake was founded in 2012 by Stéphane Donnet, Romane Donnet and Swan Keller, bringing together complementary skills in IT-technologies that leaded them to create their first independent videogames: Season's Street and Sam's Chronicles.

Pitching the later project at the Game Day of the Festival Tous Écrans in Geneva, the team of Witchlake convinced the jury and the audience of the «SWISS MADE – GAME PITCH» about the potential of their new game. Congrats to the winners of the Alp-ICT award!

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07.11.2013 - videogames, festival, switzerland 

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Release of Drei by Etter Studio

Drei is a great multiplayer iPad game about skill, logic and collaboration. It is now available on the App store.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qtWc72PhXs

App store: http://etter.co/drei/ios
Official website: http://etter.co/drei/

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29.10.2013 - videogames, switzerland 

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The City as Playground

the conference „rePLAYCE:theCITY“ discusses aspects of gaming and playing in urban spaces in daily life and in the arts. Zürich 7-9 November 2013.

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24.10.2013 - videogames, conference, switzerland 

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Mobile @Festival Tous Ecrans

Du 31.10 au 7.11, le Festival Tous Ecrans à Genève explore les contenus destinés à tous les écrans.

 

From October 31st to November 7th, the Festival Tous écrans (Geneva) celebrates the contents made for all screens, from the silver screen to digital screens.

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09.10.2013 - transmedia, videogames, festival, switzerland 

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gameZfestival - 4-6 Oktober 2013 - Zürich

Das "gameZfestival" besteht aus einer grösseren Auste mit Spielen aus der Urszene des Schweizer Game Design sowie neuesten Spielen aus der heutigen Entwicklung für Tablets, Computer und Konsolen. Thema des Festivals ist für einmal nicht die Ästhetik, sondern die Mechanik der Games: die Entwicklung des Gameplay. Dabei kommen sowohl einheimische als auch international bekannte Game Designer zu Wort. An drei Tagen finden zahlreiche Präsentationen und Podiumsdiskussionen statt.

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02.10.2013 - videogames, festival, switzerland 

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Swiss Games @ Tokyo Games Show

In September 2013, Swiss Games made their debut at the international pavilion of the Tokyo Game Show (TGS). The multilateral initiative supported by the City of Zürich, the Alp-ICT cluster, Switzerland Global Enterprise and the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia was much appreciated by the Japanese media, professionals and the general audience of the TGS. The number of total visitors at TGS reached 223’000 this year, showing the promotional potential of such an event.

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02.10.2013 - videogames, promotion, international 

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Best Experimental Game Award for Mirage @ TGS 2013

Mario von Rickenbach’s game «Mirage» which was supported by the Swiss Arts Council during the «Call for Projects: Swiss Games 2012/2013» was awarded «Best Experimental Game» at Tokyo Game Show 2013.

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25.09.2013 - videogames, international 

Best Experimental Game Award for Mirage @ TGS 2013

Mario von Rickenbach’s game «Mirage» which was supported by the Swiss Arts Council during the «Call for Projects: Swiss Games 2012/2013» was awarded «Best Experimental Game» at Tokyo Game Show 2013.

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25.09.2013 - videogames, international 

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Game Gazer - Multilaterale Initiative zur Promotion des Schweizer Game Designs

Game Gazer wurde von Pro Helvetia, swissnex sf und der Stadt Zürich als Initiative an der Schnittstelle von Kultur, Innovation und Wirtschaft ins Leben gerufen.

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22.09.2013 - videogames, exhibition, international 

Swiss Game Selection

Swiss Games - They Are Awesome!

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia , the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF)  and FONDATION SUISA  are pleased to announce the winners of the «Call for Projects: Swiss Games 2012/2013» . The awards were handed out July 9th in the course of an official ceremony in the presence of the various juries, representatives of the three organizing bodies, the developers of the seven winning games as well as a large audience. We are happy to provide an insight into these productions on the online cultural promotion platform «Swiss Arts Selection».

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22.09.2013 - videogames, call for projects, switzerland 

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Swiss Game Design en Chine

L’expérience fructueuse de Pro Helvetia Shanghai et du CMODA à Pékin début 2013 a permis à l’exposition itinérante «Swiss Game Design», développée dans le cadre du programme «GameCulture», de se profiler en Chine.

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20.09.2013 - videogames, exhibition, international