We’re now officially midway through Search For A Star and the 250 students who made it through to round 2 are hard at work coding their games and creating works of art. While our students are at work, now is a good time to take a peek at what tasks they’ll be working on until […]
It’s been the biggest year yet for Search For A Star and Rising Star. The student games programming competition has continued to see strong numbers of students undertaking our C++ HackerRank test, while in our second year hosting the student games art competition has seen submissions almost double. A total of 624 students have submitted […]
The first round for Search For A Star and Rising Star is now officially closed for all artist and programmers. 624 Students over 75 different universities both in the UK and internationally competed, with Sheffield Hallam University, Staffordshire University, UCLAN, and the University of Hertfordshire providing a large amount of contestants each. The first round […]
Introducing our new Grads In Games partner Gamer Camp who are sponsoring our Search For A Star competition. Created and staffed by industry veterans, Gamer Camp is a unique finishing school for game developers (including coders, artists, designers and producers), designed to give graduates the skills and experience the games industry demands. Endorsed by the the […]
Grads In Games is thrilled to partner with PlayStation First for our Search For A Star competition. PlayStation First is Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) Global Academic Program, designed to inspire and encourage the new wave of developers to create games across all PlayStation platforms. Universities signed up to PlayStation First can access PlayStation […]
Round 1 for the Search For A Star completions is now open, and information on the first stage is on its way out to all those who have pre-registered!
Revisiting our entrants, their companions from SFAS Art, what the competition can achieve, and the final reveal of the winners!
In episode 2 we follow three more students as they develop their own game and face a professional interview to discover if they have the skills, passion and ambition to make them stand out as a game dev star. This week we meet Tamara “Tami” Tanasescu of Edinburgh’s Herriot-Watt University, Sam Cipolat from the University of Hull and Robin Van Nunen of NHTV.
Follow the journey of applicants in the coding competitions to discover if they have the skills, passion & ambition that the games industry is looking for.
nDreams are the UK’s largest developer and publisher of virtual reality games and experiences. Their journey began in 2006 when they quickly established themselves as the leading publisher in PlayStation Home and as a developer of several major alternate reality games. When the Oculus Rift and Sony’s Project Morpheus burst into existence in 2013, they […]