Driving The Industry
The European Games Developer Federation is committed to the stimulation and development of a stable, vibrant and creative European games development sector that is competitive globally and recognized culturally.
The EGDF will act to advance the political and economic interests of the European computer and video games industry by providing a platform for collaboration and discussion between European institutions and game developers.
The federation represents some 600 studios based in Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, and the United Kingdom, which together employ about 17,000 people. The European computer and video games industry, including distributors and students in game educations, encompasses almost 100,000 individuals.
INTERGAME 2013, the first International Game Industry Conference & Exhibition, takes place in the beginning of the year in a cousy Northern European city of Tallinn there is always space for a game. INTERGAME 2013 is a highlight for all the professionals and lovers of the game world. This event is a meeting place for all the game industry figures interested in cooperation for implementation of their projects. Read more…
Videos from the Mobile Game Arch workshop in Helsinki
The second Mobile Game Arch workshop was organized in Helsinki on the 27th of August 2012. This one-day workshop was organized by EGDF and the Mobile Game Arch Project in co-operation with Mobile Monday and Aalto Centre of Entrepreneurship.
You can access the videos from the event here.
In July 2011 EGDF and i2 media developed an online questionnaire to be administered to EGDF members based in Germany, Spain, France, Finland, Denmark and Norway) to understand current trends of the industry. Activities comprised structured interviews with 93 members of the European Game Developer Federation…Read more.
Click to open (right-click to download) the following EGDF documents.
Game Development and Digital Growth.pdf 2nd edition of EGDF policy paper on the future of Framwork programme 2011
tech09.pdf Games Technology Research Priorities 2009
EGDF_Bylaws.pdf Bylaws of European Games Developer Federation, updated November 20, 2009.
Your primary point of contact with the EGDF is our General Secretary Malte Behrmann. For each national member organisation there is an appointed EGDF representative:
The postal address and registered head office of the EGDF is: European Games Developer Federation Katariinankatu 3, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
Phone: +358 (0)9 4289 1606 Fax: +358 (0)9 666 334
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Events and projects
EGDF helps European game developers to find EU research projects they might be interested in. In addition, EGDF focuses on disseminating the results of EU projects to European game developer community. Currently EGDF is a dissemination partner in three FP7 projects. Read more…
EGDF organizes regularly different kinds of events in Brussels and major game developer events. Read more…