Search For A Star

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Graduate games programming, development & publishing competition, showcasing exceptional & talented students. Comprised of three stages; a C++ programming challenge, a Unity3D games development & publishing project, and a final interview at the Microsoft UK campus with a panel of industry peers.

Judges & mentors include representatives from Microsoft, Unity3D, NaturalMotion, Exient & more.

Current Search For A Star News

Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2015: The Winners

Sam Parras, Search For A Star Winner 2015

Congratulations to Sam Parras, winner of Search For A Star 2015, & Yan Knoop, winner of Sumo Digital Rising Star 2015!

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Latest Develop news blog from SFAS 2015


March’s Search For A Star blog is now live over at Develop Online, covering details about the second round process and why Exient have been a strong supporter of the competition for the past three years.

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Applications Now Open For Search For A Star

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We’ve got a new article about the 2015 Search For A Star competition over at, explaining the benefits of taking part in the competition and why it is so important for those wanting to break in to the games industry.

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The Winners 2014

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After 3 challenging rounds including over 230 entrants from 52 universities, the winners of the 2014 Search For A Star & Rising Star competitions have been decided.

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