SwissGames GDC 2021Illustration: Pro Helvetia

SwissGames at GDC Online

The next international SwissGames delegation will bring promising Swiss game studios to GDC online, the digital version of the leading industry trade fair event for promotion, networking and matchmaking.

Swissnex in San Francisco is collaborating with Pro Helvetia for this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) that will take place online.

In order to gather an outstanding delegation, Pro Helvetia is launching a call for participation to all Swiss companies and indies eager to present their project to the international stage and reach out to international markets. The collaboration with swissnex in San Francisco guarantees to bring a lot more action to the GDC online version, implementing the program with an extra week of webinars, one-to-one meetings with US industry experts, skills development and coaching to get the developers prepared for GDC online.

GDC, online: 19 – 23 July 2021

US Game Industry Week, online: 31 May – 4 June 2021

Participating Studios for GDC Online


Game: Untitled Mecha Game (previously Box Game) | Action Sandbox | PC / Mac / Nintendo Switch

Steer your walking-fortress through the bandit-ridden forests. Build, combine and extend the Mecha with various weapons and strange items. Gather your crew, face mean enemies and fight mighty, completely generated Mechas in this colorful Rogue-Like game.

Nicolas Hafner

Game: Kandria | Hack’n’Slash / Action RPG | PC

Kandria is a hack and slash, puzzle platforming game set in a broken down, post-apocalyptic desert. Show off your combat skills by slashing your way through any opposition in a flurry of extravagant sword moves. As an android there is no limit to where you can go or what you can do.


Game: Grimoire Groves | Roguelite/ Adventure/ Diversity | PC / Nintendo Switch

Grimoire Groves is a cozy and wholesome heal-and-craft rogue-lite. Discover your magical witch powers, nurture cute plants and complete your grimoire! Explore the forest and make it a home for all the plants.

Echtzeit GmbH

Game: Whoop Arcade | Action / Racing | PC / VR

Maneuvering powerful racing drones through air-gates assembling various tracks in racing mode and competing in shoot-em-up battle-modes making use of all three dimensions in space offered by the environment, players need fast reactions.

Stray Fawn Studio | City Building / Survival / Simulation | PC / Console

Game: The Wandering Village

In a world where mysterious plants are spreading all over the earth, emitting toxic spores as they grow, a group of people seeks shelter on the back of a giant, wandering creature. Becoming their leader, players build both their settlement and a symbiotic relationship with the gentle beast to survive together in this hostile, yet beautiful post-apocalyptic world that now surrounds them.

Caustique Games

Game: Team: Cars | Racing / Co-op | PC

Team:Cars is a 2 team 30 people online multiplayer racing & car combat game with stylized low poly visuals & detailed physics and audio simulation. Collectible cars equipped with guns and abilities battling in 15 minute matches, focusing on team tactics and emergent gameplay in lovely chaotic encounters.

Lukyantsev Company

Game: Wild Planet | Atmospheric / Survival | PC / Console

Explore and survive on an alien planet with your friends by building, crafting, hunting. Be part of the community and join the effort together to discover the secrets and leave your mark in the world to stand the test of time.

Lakeview Games

Game: Pool Party | Party / Casual | Steam / Nintendo Switch

Pool Party is a fast-paced party game for you to enjoy with friends. It’s a fun cross-over of the fighting game genre and Pool in a joyful universe. So get your bathing suit and hop on this adventure in Pool Party!


Game: Return to Nangrim | Fantasy / Adventure | Oculus / PSVR

Return to Nangrim is a first-person fantasy game which involves exploration, research, puzzle solving and defense strategies in order to unveil the secrets and story of Nangrim.

Patch XR

Game: Patchworld | Music / Co-op | Oculus / HTC Vive

PatchWorld is a social VR music playground for everyone to play, build and share interactive music world in real-time. It allows users to discover the joy of real-time generated sound through a series of fantastical musical worlds that are fully interactive and customizable.

Violet Saint

Game: Moroi | Hack’n’Slash / Adventure / Puzzle | PC

Moroi is a top-down surreal horror hack’n’slash with Adventure elements, dark humor, Weapon Crafting and a heavy focus on story and dialogue.

Team KwaKwa

Game: Soup Raiders | Tactical RPG | PC / Console / Nintendo Switch

Soup Raiders is a wacky and fun tactical RPG with a real time battle system where pirate and merchant animals fight each other and the world is in a soup. Liberate the Western Soup from the grasps of Mr. Whale.