Gamescom Holland Pavilion 2018

Dutch Games Association (DGA) will be hosting the ninth Holland Pavilion at Gamescom this year, bringing Dutch companies large and small to the event. Gamescom is Europe’s biggest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment, and one of the most important industry meetup worldwide for insiders, publishers and developers.

Holland Pavilion

This year DGA supports 23 companies to present their games, services or products at Gamescom. The broad selection of companies and organizations represents the Dutch games industry at its best across a wide variety of topics such as education, VR, applied, business and indie games. In the Holland Pavilion you’ll find booths from established industry players as well as indie studios that have been selected by the DGA to showcase their promising projects, such as Kuality Games with action strategy Bolt Storm, Game Brouwerij with dungeon raiding & building game Space Vikings, Kwa Qua Games with multiplayer surrealist drawing game Mish Mash, and more!

The Holland Pavilion is situated in the business area hall 4.1, where the following companies are represented:

Dutch Games Association



Iceberg Interactive


Little Chicken

Local Heroes


Breda University of Applied Sciences

Qualitas Global

The RAGE Project

Tripwire Interactive

Furthermore the Holland Pavilion Lounge situated in the center of the Pavilion features the following talented indie developers:

Kuality Games

Kwa Qua Games


Puzzles & Games

Resistance Studio

Studio Erikson

At the Indie Arena booth in the entertainment hall, Ronimo Games is showcasing Swords and Soldiers II Shawarmageddon and KeokeN with Deliver Us The Moon.

Show Your Courage

This year the signature event at the Holland Pavilion will be the ‘Show Your Courage’ Q&A on August 21 and 22, from 10am – 5pm, hosted by Dutch Game Garden and DGA. A selection of industry veterans will be interviewed on various topics in the games industry, offering the audience the chance to learn from their peers.

Tuesday August 21st

12.00 – 12.30 Michael Liebe
Kickstarter | Booster Space
14.00 – 14.30 Stephen Hey
Stephen Hey
14.30 – 15.00 Russell Kay
Game Development
15.00 – 15.30 Daniel Doornink 
XR Base
VR andAR
15.30 – 16.00 Alistair Cireo
Player Research
User Research

Wednesday August 22nd

11.30 – 12.00 Benedikt Seitz
Influencer Marketing
13.00 – 13.30 Falko Boecker 
F2P Mobile Publishing
14.00 – 14.30 Thomas Bidaux
ICO Partners
Public Relations

Get more information at the DGA desk at gamescom.

Dutch Drinks!

Join the DGA for Dutch Drinks at the Holland Pavilion on Wednesday August 22nd late afternoon, and meet the cream of the Dutch industry as well as rising stars! DGA chairman Horst Streck will kick off proceedings, and then everyone will have a chance to mingle and try out all the Dutch games. The Dutch Drinks are sponsored by Creative Europe Desk NL  as well as  two Dutch studios: Engine Software have been making games since 1991, developing and porting across a huge range of platforms, while ImproVive has been active since 2006, now specializing in VR and the opportunities it offers for storytelling, social gameplay, immersion and emotional journeys.

Register for the free event at the Holland Pavilion on August 22nd between 16:30-20:00!

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Register for Dutch Drinks!

The Holland Pavilion at gamescom and its activities are powered by:

Creative Holland

Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Creative Industries Fund NL

Dutch Drinks at gamescom are powered by:

Engine Software


Creative Europe