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Brussels, 6 October 2020 – The Belgian videogame sector* and its (inter)national partners** are very proud to receive the Mediawijs M-Award 2020 for Best Educational Project for the website www.speelhetslim.be (Dutch) www.jouezmalin.be (French)! “With a series of new consoles and technologies on the way, we are also working hard to revamp and improve our website“, […]

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7 October 2020 – The European Game Developers Federation (EGDF) continued its expansion, as SGA – the Serbian Games Association, joined EGDF.  “The addition of Serbian Games Association to EGDF is highly important for our mission of building a strong voice in Brussels for European game developers. We want to unite, to share best practices, […]

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10 September 2020 – The General Assembly of the European Game Developers Federation (EGDF) formed of its members, national trade associations representing game developer studios in several European countries has gathered yesterday, 9th of September, to elect the board of directors for the next year and to discuss EGDF plans for the same period. During […]

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TRANSATLANTIC DATA SHARING ESSENTIAL FOR EUROPE’S VIDEOGAMES INDUSTRY. Brussels, 16 July 2020 Europe’s video games industry is disappointed at today’s important decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the long-running Schrems v. Facebook Ireland case (Case C-311/18) that jeopardises the ability of European companies to continue to transfer data between […]

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Brussels, 1 July 2020 The European Commission publishes its EU Skills Agenda today, 1 July, shining a light on a digital skills gap that is impacting EU recruitment in Europe’s €21.6 billion-strong video games industry. ISFE CEO Simon Little said: “We welcome the European Commission’s 12 actions in this Agenda as an important step forward […]

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You can find the SGDA&EGDF list that is updated constantly with new events here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IFj5kgytdfV2XKUAaEZHSDGtVe0H3eVkKl6XAtTxnI0/edit?usp=sharing Please do not hesitate to contact your local EGDF member assocation or EGDF COO Jari-Pekka Kaleva for getting access to the discount codes.

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UNICEF has published a set of recommendations for the games industry, designed to guide and support game developer studios and publishers through a process of incorporating child rights considerations throughout their business activities. “We welcome the UNICEF guidance document helping industry associations, formal and non-formal educational institutions and game developer studios and publisher to mainstream child right […]

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EGDF and partners announce European Games BizDev Gathering, a special online pitching and business meetings event to support European game developers during the worldwide crisis European Games BizDev Gathering is a two days long online event focused on supporting European game developers during challenging times of the ongoing global crisis. The purpose is to get […]

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In order to help its member associations to target their emergency support measures more effectively, EGDF is investigating how Covid-19 is affecting game business and game companies in different European countries. If you are running a game developer studio, please fill this quick survey to give us a better understanding of this matter. All the […]

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Currently, social media has become a hotbed of misinformation related to COVID-19. Keep calm and rely on information and recommendation from official sources. For best practices related to the emerging COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the following sites. WHO recommendation for the basic protective measures: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public  WHO guidelines for mass gatherings:https://www.who.int/publications-detail/key-planning-recommendations-for-mass-gatherings-in-the-context-of-the-current-covid-19-outbreak WHO FAQ based on the most […]

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