The ZURICH GAME SHOW also offers various specials and surprises.
Gaming with the best graphics in the world! Model aircraft.
This is model aircraft. Let yourself be inspired by this fascinating hobby in the model aircraft section of ZURICH GAME SHOW.
Exciting flight demonstrations in the indoor model flying zone with attractions and the possibility to test your skills on model flight simulators. Are you ready for the challenge?
Learn how you can get into model flying and let yourself be inspired by airplanes, helicopters and quadrocopters. Did you already know that thanks to today’s transmission and camera technology it is possible to sit in a model aircraft and steer it like a real airplane?
Come by in Hall 7 and learn more about this exciting hobby.
Improve your handicap at the ZURICH GAME SHOW
There are some names for what the team of “Golfsession” does: Urban Golf, Cross Golf, Street Golf, X-Golf. But what it definitely is not is regular golf!
Most of the time, they punch their balls in abandoned industrial areas, quarrys or from the top of cars. For us, they carried their balls, golf clubs and many obstacles to Zurich. Grab your club at the “Next Level Playground” of the ZURICH GAME SHOW and try to putt. Remember your posture, don’t draw too much and Rock’n’Hole!
Escape Quest – Are you clever enough?
… to solve all the riddles in 30 minutes?
Escape Quest brings four of their rooms to the ZURICH GAME SHOW. Here you cannot save and reload or google the right solution is not an option. In the “Bank Heist – Room” for example, the safety of the Exiles Bank and their greatest treasure lies in your hand. A clue can be hidden everywhere and even the smallest detail may be the answer to beat the room. You and your friends must think logical, observe, combine and keep a cool head. But the time runs merciless: 30.00, 29.59, 29.58, 29.57…..
Ready to transform!
Did you ever wonder how it would feel to stand eye-to-eye with a real Transformer? First a stylish Mustang, now a walking robot to which even the tallest guy has to look up.
From a whole different world the Transformer “Wheeljack” and “Archee” from AJ-Designs will visit the ZURICH GAME SHOW for the first time. Beside them, you will think you slipped into a Hollywood Blockbuster from Michael Bay.
Here you can have a first look, to what you can experience live with us: youtube.com/watch?v=6_FQ37Gpr_s
The next Transformer-Movie you watch, you will see with different eyes.
Meet the geeks of
Martina, Méline and Guido from SRF Digital are visiting ZURICH GAME SHOW for the first time. If you already know their Let’s Plays or like to watch the “Geek Sofa”, the talk show about games and geek culture, then this is your chance to personally meet, chat and game with them Friday through Sunday.
In addition, they’ll broadcast a special geek sofa live from the fair: on Friday from 8pm, on Saturday and Sunday from 4pm, with all the highlights of the fair day and great guests.
Print yourself and your outfit as a 3D Photofigure
Minimize yourself into a 3D Photofigure at the ZURICH GAME SHOW. Take the chance and create an unique ifolor 3D TWINSIE which will accompany your forever.
70 highend cameras take your pictures in the 3D eventcontainer from ifolor. It is basically a selfie but in 360 degrees. After that, you get your best pictures to choose from. In the end your 3D-model will be made of polymer plaster in scale 1:10 and printed with 390’000 colours. The 3D photoshoots are free for you and every other visitor of the ZURICH GAME SHOW. You get your 3D TWINSIE for a very special price starting at CHF 149,00 It is also possible to get double-TWINSIES with your family or your best friend.
We give the best three participants of each our cosplay contests their own TWINSIE from ifolor as a memory of the ZURICH GAME SHOW!
Fly your drone at the ZURICH GAME SHOW
The pilots from eye4i bring their high-tech drones to Zurich and it is up to you to pilot them. Test these agile racer in an own FlyZone and fly them through a parkour full of obstacles.
With their build-in camera and video glasses you will feel like you sit in the pilot chair. But without the dizziness when you fly fast loopings or even collide with other drones.
Experience the drone-sport at the ZURICH GAME SHOW and let it carry you away.
ExerCube: The new way to workout
The Swiss Startup Sphery AG bring their brand-new workout program “ExerCube” to the ZURICH GAME SHOW.
This game based fitness tool shows, how multimedia will accompany us in every aspect of our lives. ExerCube has been developed by sport scientists together with game and multimedia designers. Their fun and effective program will be used in different fitness studios in the future. Surely it will only be the first of many innovative programs from Sphery. Test your fitness in the ExerCube.
Red Bull Mind Gamers
Super Brains & Puzzle Lover beware: Red Bull Mind Gamers enters the second round!
At ZURICH GAME SHOW, the Red Bull Mind Gamers container – developed with the help of MIT – will be used as a digital escape room. Red Bull Mind Gamers is a worldwide contest for logic and skill games. In order to solve the tasks before time has run out, the participants have to work together in teams of four. Quick problem solving skills and logical thinking are the keys to success here. The Swiss team that solves the puzzles the fastest, qualifies for the Red Bull Escape Room World Championships.
THE CRE8OR visits the ZURICH GAME SHOW for the first time
Our fans know him and his mods already from the FANTASY BASEL – The Swiss Comic Con: Ali “THE CRE8OR” Abbas, the 13-time German Champion and world record holder in case modding, will present this work for the first time in Zürich.
His designs fuse modern hardware with the best cinematic, comic and gaming artwork: “H.R. Giger” “Dark Knight” and “Ragnar’s Revenge” are just a few of the masterpieces from his luggage.
If you don’t already know him, watch his cool video from the last FANTASY BASEL – The Swiss Comic Con:
The Swiss Ghostbusters have charged their proton-packs to maximum and prepared the traps to protect the ZURICH GAME SHOW. It does not matter if it is a “Class 5 Full-Roaming Vapor Ghost” or just a simple spook. These experts get the job done and our visitors can feel totally save!
At their booth, you can learn more from the awesome history of the ghostbusters, which spans meanwhile over 30 years. Experience every aspect from the movies and shows to the LEGO Ghostbusters Headquarter and the equipment of the crew. There are not many movies which influenced an entire genre like the Ghostbusters. And for certain you will always know the answer to the question: “Who you gonna call?”
Swiss Garrison - The 501st Legion
The Imperium marches for the ZURICH GAME SHOW
From a galaxy far, far away the warriors of the Imperium found their way to Zurich: Imperial Stormtrooper, Siths and bounty hunters march for the ZURICH GAME SHOW.
The Swiss Garrison is the local branch of the 501st Legion (also known as Vader’s Fist) the worldwide fan-club of the Star Wars universe. They are available to our visitors for pictures and great show acts. Their high quality costumes and exact replicas thrill the members of both sides of the force. Maybe there will also be a Jedi from time to time, but it will be tough to face such a superior might.
Movie props and fan articles from the Roman Güttinger collection
Roman Güttinger has been collecting film props for over 30 years. Today, he owns one of the largest private collections of Hollywood movie props and fan articles in Europe. In many cases, well-known films are also published as game titles – or vice versa. Therefore, in the collection of Roman Güttinger, you can find of course objects that make the heart of a gamer beat faster. Especially original characters and fan articles of the Hollywood classics are now traded as rarities. At auctions, the relics of pop culture are sold today like works of great artists. At the booth of Roman Güttinger some visitors will probably find a trouvaille – but without having to pay a high auction price. Even just looking and wondering is allowed and worth it!
Ready, Aim, Airsoft!
Experience Airsoft at the ZURICH GAME SHOW and be inspired by this high powered teamsport.
It is all about teamwork, tactics, fairness and the thrill of the game. Here you don’t have a mouse, no controller and no screen. Just you, your reflexes and your aim. Now you can witness in real-life what you knew only from a screen before. At the massive shooting range you can try airsoft by yourself and even play a parkour! The members of the airsoft-community will answer all questions you have regarding their sport. Also their luggage is full of realistic airsoft guns which will make the game even more exciting. This is how you play robber and gendarme these days!
At ZURICH GAME SHOW you can experience the action-packed leisure sport Lasertag up close.
Lasergame Schweiz will present the most modern laser weapons in the world at a large shooting range. The SMGs from iCombat shoot harmless infrared light, but are otherwise indistinguishable from real weapons: From the blowback to the magazine change was thought of everything. Test it yourself and you`ll be amazed! For thrilling outdoor games you can get to know the LASERWAR assortment from bazookas to assault rifles.
Also in 2018, the SGDA Summit will take place at ZURICH GAME SHOW.
The Swiss Game Developers Association (SGDA) is an association and advocate of Swiss game developers, supported by its members. The goals of the non-profit organisation are a supportive political environment, professionalization through the promotion of skills and young talents as well as increased visibility of a strong Swiss gaming industry. Exciting discussions with exceptional guests on support options for game productions, crowdfunding for games and mixed reality games as well as other topics are accompanied by an exhibition on Swiss games, virtual reality and augmented reality games.
Official After Party
We will celebrate the ZURICH GAME SHOW AFTER PARTY on Friday from 10 pm, in the legendary Club Sektor 11, nearby the Messe Zurich.
Save your tickets for this super great party; because the stars from the ZURICH GAME SHOW, the helpers, makers and exhibitors will make sure that the party will be unforgettable.
Tickets for the party are also available at the Welcome Desk in the fair and at the box office.
Location: Sektor 11, Andreasstrasse 70 www.sektor11.ch
Geek & Superhero Hall
Meet national and international cosplayers, who are also present daily at cosplay contests on a big stage. In this hall also Swiss Garrison – The 501st Legion with many Stormtroopers and the Swiss Ghostbusters are present.
Even stars from the gaming world, from actors known as “Game Voices” to YouTubers and Art Directors of big game titles, will arrive at ZURICH GAME SHOW and be available to the fans for autographs and photos.
The program will be announced in the next few days.
Modelling & Tabletop Hall
Let yourself be enchanted true to the motto “Create your own world!” from the latest table games and everything related to model making!
Fans of Table Top games build entire landscapes for their favorite games and create their own characters. Logically, that also everything fits around model making: self-built games, new aviation, ship, iconic railway or drone worlds to hip racing car models.
A big magic card tournament and exhibitors with more trading cards will give you an insight into the world of modern card games.
Generation Future Zone
In the “Generation Future Zone”, families, teachers and authorities will learn what is meaningful and hip in the area of games for children and young people. Specially trained staff offers consultations regarding media literacy, playful learning with games and eLearning tools. The organizers also offer an exciting panel program with proven specialists as speakers for all topics.
Also fans of virtual and augmented reality as well as Swiss games will get their money’s worth. Over 30 studios show their latest works. Various providers of the latest virtual reality experiences have their current products tested..