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KvK Serious Game Jam

Want to leave your mark as a game company? Join the KvK Serious Game Jam! Think of a concept for an entrepreneurial game that challenges the player to use his entrepreneurial skills and win a commission to build a Proof of Concept! The Serious Game Jam is open to both professionals and students and you can enter as a team or individual. In addition to the Game Jam you can also meet compa...

Save the Date: DGA DAY, July 7th 2017

The DGA DAY is fast approaching! This edition of the DGA Day will take place in one of Amsterdam's most vibrant areas for the games industry: IJsfontein who is our host for this edition. PROGRAM We are working on a program full of information, inspiration and meaningful connections. A general overview of what can be expected: Insight into latest DGA developments Inspiring keynotes Interactive sessions Networking & drinks ...

DGA DAY, July 2017

IJsfontein, Amsterdam

This edition of the DGA Day will take place in one of Amsterdam's most vibrant areas for the games industry: IJsfontein who is our host for this edition.

Game Connection Europe 2017

Porte de Versailles, Paris

Game Connection is the international event for developers to find publishing and distribution partners, service providers to find new clients and for publishers and distributors to find the best new games to sign. Game Connection is in partnership with Paris Games Week and represents the professional side of the event. Game Connection Europe 2017 will be the 17th edition of Game Connection...

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION IN HOLLAND PAVILION AT TOKYO GAME SHOW 2017

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tokyo and RANGEMU are calling for Dutch (serious) game companies that want to participate in the Holland Pavilion at the Tokyo Game Show 2017. Prior to the event we will organize a day of working visits to large gaming companies in Japan. Where possible, the Embassy will also try to assist participating companies in arranging individual meetings with potential business partners. The Tokyo Ga...

gamescom 2017

The leading European trade fair for digital gaming culture is the meeting point for global companies from the entertainment industry and the international gaming community. Once again in 2017, Cologne will stand for innovation, enthusiasm and playing fun: the next gamescom takes place from 22 to 26 August!

HOLLAND PAVILION GAMESCOM (B2B AREA)

Cologne, Germany

The Dutch Games Association (DGA), the sector organization for the Dutch games industry, presents its 8th Holland Pavilion at Gamescom 2017. The Holland Pavilion offers an international stage to Dutch gamecompanies, Gamescom is one of the largest game fairs in the world and the biggest and most important European event for the international interactive entertainment industry.

Call for papers: 'Games Matter?' Media & Communication Special Issue

If it's alright I'd like to share a call for papers for a special issue edited by Julia Kneer (of Erasmus University Rotterdam) and myself: The open access journal Media & Communication is inviting contributions to a special issue to be published in June 2018 with the name Games Matter? Current Theories and Studies on Digital Games. We welcome a broad range of topics, and aim for the special issue to provide an overview of advances within th...

GamePoint acquires Israeli company Luck Genome

The successful Dutch game developer GamePoint has acquired the Israeli company Luck Genome, says Amon Endt, CEO of GamePoint. GamePoint, founded in 1998, has a global presence in multiplayer social games and is well known for GamePoint Bingo and GamePoint RoyalDice. Luck Genome, based in Tel Aviv, is the company behind the successful game ‘Slots Craze’, playable on Facebook, Android and iOS. The acquisition demonstrates GamePoint’s ambition t...

Gamescom Holland Pavilion 2017

For Gamescom Dutch Games Association offers different kinds of partnership opportunities for different kinds of budgets and different kind of meeting and visibility needs. Be part of the Holland Pavilion and enjoy the benefits of this joint partnership. Download: Gamescom Holland Pavilion Opportunities 2017 (Dutch) Companies that are interested in being part of the Holland Pavilion at Gamescom can contact us for options: contact@dutchga...

DGA PARTNERS WITH RAGE, A GROUNDBREAKING EUROPEAN INITIATIVE IN GAMING

Dutch Games Association partners with RAGE (Realising an Applied Gaming Eco-system), the European flagship research project that develops advanced software components for (applied and entertainment) games with the goal to strengthen the Dutch (applied) game industry and making it the most advanced and leading game industry of Europe. Game studios are now invited to check out over 30 alpha-version components at rageproject.eu. Components ar...

EVERYTHING IS POLITICAL. THE POLITICS OF GAMING

Can the world of politics get a place in games? How do you spread a message through a popular medium? Nieuwe Vide explores the relation between video games, art and politics in their latest exhibition. Everything is Political. The Politics of Gaming opens on the 21st of April and lasts till 18th of June 2017. More information

Dutch Digital Day

Dutch Digital Day - With great power comes great responsibility In an age of alternative facts, impending floods and extensive freedom neglect, we have more than ever a reason to create impact. This requires that we look beyond our daily work. Taking risks. Dutch Digital Day 2017 will revolve around the impact of digital superpowers. It will be a day of inspiration, innovation, and shatter...

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!

The Dutch Games Association proudly welcomes our newest member. We’re happy to introduce MeetToMatch. MeetToMatch – www.meettomatch.com We believe firmly in the value of facilitating deal-making in the games industry in the most effective form. And although we have an online matchmaking tool developed in-house, we would never solely provide this software without a full-service concept. That believe was ground for our focus on matchmaki...

DGA official partner of Quo Vadis 2017

Quo Vadis has established itself as one of the leading European conferences about games. It consists of lectures, roundtables and workshops that cover all areas of game development. From general aspects of design and mechanics down to the nuts and bolts of specialized programming or animation, every attendee will find fulfilling sessions. The conference regularly attracts top-notch speakers in their respective fields. Even industry legends ...

DGA official partner of NORDIC GAME 2017

Nordic Game is an event at Slagthuset in Malmö, Sweden from May 17-19. As a games industry conference in Europe, they have a lot to offer, including a program filled with the best speakers from the global industry and their own Nordic heroes, access to international exhibitors and 2000+ professionals, world-class hospitality and a host of networking events. Read more... Dutch Games Association is an official partner of Nordic Game, which ...

Virtual Game Night Effenaar

Effenaar, music venue Eindhoven, will organize their first VirtualGame Night together with VRee. For the first time, people will get the chance to play the VR game VRisb. VRisb works with the VRee platform, which enables players to step into a virtual world using their entire body, so that they and others can play the game in the same virtual arena. This is made possible by the technology of...

Quo Vadis 2017

Quo Vadis has established itself as one of the leading European conferences about games. It consists of lectures, roundtables and workshops that cover all areas of game development. From general aspects of design and mechanics down to the nuts and bolts of specialized programming or animation, every attendee will find fulfilling sessions. The conference regularly attracts top-notch speaker...

INDIGO 2017

De LiK, Utrecht

Dutch Game Garden is organizing the 8th edition of INDIGO, where independent developers showcase their games. The games range from brand new playable prototypes to completed games, offering impressive and rich experiences. INDIGO event takes place on June 30 at De LiK, a former prison in Utrecht, the Netherlands. For more information check out www.indigoshowcase.nl

Nordic Game 2017

Nordic Game is an event at Slagthuset in Malmö, Sweden from May 17-19. As a relevant games industry conference in Europe, they have a lot to offer, including a program filled with the best speakers from the global industry and their own Nordic heroes, access to international exhibitors and 2000+ professionals, world-class hospitality and a host of networking events. Read more... Dutch Game...

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