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The Ludicious & SGDA Awards event is the most prestigious ceremony for game design in Switzerland.
18:00: Aperitif in the Exhibition hall of the Ludicious – Zürich Game Festival
19:00: Doors open to the awards ceremony in the Alte Kaserne.
19:30 Show starts.
SGDA – the Swiss Game Developers Association will award its Swiss Game Award Main Prize and the Audience Choice Award, honouring the best game developers in Switzerland. Shortly afterwards Ludicious will present its Innovation in Games and Emerging Talent awards to talented designers with the most exciting and creative new games.
Finally, the Ludicious Innovation in Games and the Emerging Talent Awards will be handed out by our international jury.
Out of more than 200 entries, a pre-selection jury has nominated 18 games for the Ludicious 2019 Awards.
Nominees for the Innovation in Games Awards
0°N0°W by Colorfiction, USA
Fire Escape by iNK Stories
Frost by Kunabi Brother, Austria
G30 – A Memory Maze by Ivan Kovalov, Ukraine
Orphan Age by Studio Black Flag
Pikuniku by Sectordub, UK
Semblance by Nyamakop, South Africa
Supertype by Philipp Stollenmayer, Germany
Tick Tock: A Tale for Two by Other Tales Interactive, Denmark
Unheard by NEXT Studio, China
VR Giants by Wolfgang Tschauko, Austria
Nominees for the Emerging Talent Awards
Anyball by Team Anyball, USA
Brownie Cove Express by Sand Gardeners, UK
Drink Like A Pirate, Daniel Shapley, UK
It’s Paper Guy! by Paper Team, France
Liff by ISART Digital, France
Light Them All by Corentin Vignet, Switzerland
One Hand Clapping by Bad Dream Games,USA
The Swiss Game Developer Association (SGDA) has announced the nominees for the Swiss Game Awards. An independent Jury, consisting of Adam Moravanszky, Director GameWorks Engineering (Nvidia), Anaïs Emery, Artistic Director (Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival – NIFFF), Sascha Komaromy, Marketing Manager Switzerland (Sony Interactive Entertainment), Lidia Panio, Curator & Artistic Director (grafikSCHWEIZ), Philipp Rüegg, Senior Editor (Digitec Galaxus) & Filippo Zanoli, Journalist (Ticinonline/20 minuti) has selected the following games:
The Swiss Game Awards will take place during the Ludicious & SGDA Award Show on 1st February 2019 during #Ludicious19
In addition to the Ludicious Awards, nominees are eligible to receive the following AMAZING prizes thanks to our partners at Indie Prize and Indie Arena Booth!
Special Prize 1: A spot at the Indie Arena Booth at Gamescom!
The winners of the Ludicious Innovation in Games Award will be awarded by Indie Arena Booth to get one of the very much sought-for beautiful spots in the Indie Arena Booth selection at Gamescom in Cologne, August 2019. Isn´t that awesome?
Special Prize 2: Tickets and a showcase space plus accomodation in London, in partnership with Indie Prize!
One of our nominees will be awarded at the Ludicious Game Awards to win a place at Indie Prize showcase during Casual Connect Europe in London, to foster relationships with other developers, gain exposure for their team and beautiful games, and learn how to succeed in the new games ecosystem! Casual Connect brings together the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the gaming field to further the industry with the best learning and networking opportunities for gaming professionals since 2005 four times every year. See the full schedule of Casual Connect events for 2019 at http://casualconnect.org/