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EGDF calls Apple and Alphabet to do more to ensure their compliance with DMA Only if properly enforced will the Digital Markets Act (DMA) lead to pro-competitive changes in the market practices of the gatekeeper platforms. If the enforcement fails, DMA will open yet another opportunity for the gatekeeper platforms to introduce new anti-competitive market […]

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28th of March 2024 EGDF strongly condemns attacks on and harassment of any kind. In particular, EGDF condemns harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, ethnic or social origin, language, disability, or political or religious beliefs. We are appalled by the recent online assaults against and harassment of some game developers and players. Some of them are criminal […]

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Reboot Develop Blue – The boutique game developers conferenceWhen: April 22 – 24Where: Dubrovnik, CroatiaMore information: https://rebootdevelopblue.com/ Reboot Develop Blue 2024 , the boutique games developers and games industry conference of Europe will be taking place from 22nd to 24th of April 2024 in the legendary historical seaside city of Dubrovnik, also known as “real […]

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  Today, 34 companies and associations operating across a wide range of digital sectors, including aviation, publishing/press, gaming, commercial radios, audio streaming, applications software, communications, marketing, payment, fintech, crypto and marketplaces, wrote to the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President and to Commissioner for Internal Market, expressing their concerns for Apple’s proposed scheme for compliance with the […]

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22nd of February 2024 At the beginning of February, EGDF organized a call with its members to map the state of the European games industry in 2024. The call focused on overcoming current difficult times, please find below EGDF president Hendrik Lesser’s summary of the discussions.  WE WILL SURVIVE – THE STATE OF THE EUROPEAN […]

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Are you looking for a job in the European games industry? Please find below the most important national games industry job boards. Belgium: https://gameindustry.be/job/ Finland https://gamesjobs.fi/ France: https://emploi.afjv.com/ Germany: https://gamesjobsgermany.de/ Ireland: https://gamedevelopers.ie/category/jobs-and-internships/ Latvia: https://discord.gg/nHtt5Hy Lithuania: https://www.lzka.lt/en/industry-jobs/ Netherlands/EU: https://gamejobs.eu/ Poland: https://www.skillshot.pl/ Serbia: https://sga.rs/en/jobs/ Slovakia: https://sgda.sk/#jobs Spain: https://stratos-ad.com/trabajo and https://jobs.aevi.org.es Sweden: https://www.facebook.com/groups/210893417094 and https://www.swedengamejobs.com UK: https://tiga.org/jobs  

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EGDF is disappointed on Apple’s iOS17.4 anticompetitive fee structure  The Digital Markets Act (DMA) will drastically change game markets. However, only if properly enforced the regulation will lead to pro-competitive changes in the market practices of the gatekeeper platforms, like enabling the introduction of third-party marketplaces (a.k.a. application stores) and payment systems on mobile gatekeeper […]

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Thousands of European Small Businesses and App Developers Join CAF in Growing Movement By CAF Admin / January 23, 2024 BRUSSELS – Today, the Coalition for App Fairness (CAF) announced The European Digital SME Alliance, Uptodown, and the European Games Developer Federation (EGDF) are joining the fight for freedom of choice for consumers and fair competition for developers across the mobile app ecosystem. Each of […]

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You will find below a list of winners of 2023 game awards, around Europe. BELGIUMAward:Belgian Game Awards 2023Winner:Spookware, by BEESWAX GAMES     DENMARK Award: Spilprisen 2023Winner: Expeditions: Rome, Logic Artists FINLAND Award: The Finish Game Awards 2023Winner: Pako Highway, by Tree Men Games  FRANCEAward:  La Cérémonie des Pégases 2023Winner: Stray, by BlueTwelve Studio GERMANYAward: The German Computer […]

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After joining an EU Commission stakeholder meeting on copyright and AI in the audiovisual sector, EGDF provided a written statement on the topic. The European games industry is the digital forerunner of cultural and creative industries. The game industry paves the way for the exploitation of new technological innovation and the adaptation of new business […]

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