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EGDF represents European game developers on a European level, helping to build up policies that support the growth of the European game developer studios and foster the development of the entire digital ecosystem in Europe. On our Policy section from our website, we summarize all the key EGDF positions on different policy issues, mapping also […]

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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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Brussels, 5th October 2020 – Today, 26 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors wrote to European Commissioners Thierry Breton (Internal Market) and Paolo Gentiloni (Economy) regarding the EU’s flagship investment programme InvestEU. The programme is facing severe cuts which could have a dramatic impact on the ability of cultural and creative businesses to […]

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9.3.2020 Pégases (France) Retrouvez l’intégralité de la première Cérémonie des Pégases, qui s’est tenue le lundi 9 mars au Théâtre de la Madeleine en présence de plus de 500 professionnels du jeu vidéo ! 27.4.2020 Deutscher Computerspielpreis 2020 #derDCP Der Deutsche Computerspielpreis (DCP) ist der wichtigste Preis für die deutsche Games-Branche und wird seit 2009 verliehen. […]

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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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IIDEA continues its mission to advocate for the Italian videogames industry by joining key European industry body Milan, Italy -June 23rd, 2020: IIDEA, the trade association representing the video games industry in Italy, is delighted to announce that it has joined the European Games Developer Federation(EGDF). EGDF is an umbrella organisation which unites major national […]

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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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