7-10 DECEMBER 2018


The finalist games for the FSPlay and the Best Basque Titles will compete for their award on December 9

They will support their bid before a jury made up of journalists specialized in the framework of F&S and will receive their award at the closing gala of the festival, at the Guggenheim Museum The FSPlay, which brings together proposals from around the world, is...
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The list of finalists for the Fun & Serious Titanium Awards includes some clear favourites and a few surprises for the best games of the year.

The European video game festival’s awards will be delivered during the closing ceremony at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao on 10 December. Assassin´s Creed Odyssey (Ubisoft) and God of War have the most nominations, with six each, followed by Red Dead...
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Fun & Serious brings together the leading experts, copywriters and entrepreneurs in the industry

Joe Neate, Executive Producer of Sea of Thieves, Rhianna Pratchett, Screenwriter of Mirror's Edge and the Tomb Raider saga, and Adam Myers, CEO of Failbetter Games, have confirmed their attendance Marie-Claire Isaaman, Executive Director of Women in Games, will...
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Jade Raymond Receives Honorary Award at the Fun & Serious Festival

The videogame festival honors Jade Raymond for her outstanding career, recognizing her contributions to the industry as a producer of games that are considered a turning point in the industry, as well as a source of inspiration for many subsequent titles. Today, Fun...
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Fumito Ueda, creator of ICO, Shadow of the Colossus and The Last Guardian, will receive an Honorary Award at the Fun & Serious Festival

The videogame festival honors Ueda for his exceptional career, recognizing his contributions to the industry as director of a number of highly influential games, during its 8th annual event, which will take place this December in Bilbao, Spain. Today, Fun &...
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The Fun & Serious Game Festival is the largest video game festival in Europe and has become a point of reference within the industry. Over 25,000 people passed through the capital of last year to attend its different activities.

Its mission is to recognise and promote the work of producers, directors, artists and developers of video games, through a complete program that includes conferences, round tables, networking and activities for companies as well as the general public. Every year, the festival ends with an exclusive Awards ceremony for the best video games of the year at the Guggenheim Museum.

NEW Fun Zone

Play the latest new releases, be thrilled by the excitement of eSports and compete in tournaments for all types of players. 7-9 December 2018 at the BILBAO EXHIBITION CENTRE (BEC)
  • BBK eSports: Sign up for the best sports area at the Fun Zone and play football, basketball, F1 and Rocket League online and in person.
  • FORTNITE: The biggest Fortnite arena ever with 100 gaming stations
  • Games arenas with novelties, launches and games for all audiences.
  • Manga Zone: Cosplayers, youtubers, spectacles, workshops and merchandising from Japanese culture.
  • Technology area: with robotics, minecraft and much more…
  • Virtual reality
  • Food Trucks



The VIT Talks are a meeting place where we can reflect on the new trends in the world of video games, audiovisual arts and technology. It is a space where the main leaders in entertainment will share their knowledge with everyone in attendance.





The Fun&Serious Game Festival maintains its firm commitment to the Spanish independent development industry, in the form of the BBVA Games Industry Forum. After the pilot experience last year, the B2B conference for GIF professionals is holding its second edition, in which learning and business go hand in hand, as part of an ambitious agenda of training and networking.





The Titanium Awards are the most important accolades in Europe. This annual awards ceremony is held in the Guggenheim Museum to honour the best video games of the year, recognising video games as a cultural industry and economic engine.



FS PLAY presents and promotes independent video game productions that stand out for their originality, creativity and innovation. The finalists will present their video games on Sunday, 9 December, explaining the creative development process. On Monday, 10 December the winners will be announced at the Titanium Awards ceremony.

F&S in a minute


Titanium Awards Gala


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