One of the most important features of Search for a Star is the support of games professionals. Their expert knowledge informs the challenges; their feedback on the submissions makes a real difference to entrants, and their years of industry experience make them the perfect judges to conduct the interviews at Finals Day. You have already […]
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 […]
Our annual nationwide careers tour Get In The Game is back, and we can’t wait to get back on the road! Last year, we visited a total of 64 universities and spoke to over 3000 students at universities across the UK along with games industry representatives from Rare, Autodesk, Boss Alien, Exient, Perforce, Edge Case Games, […]
Exient Games are a leading independent video game developer, who have worked with the likes of EA Games, Sony and Activision, and contributed to big titles like Need For Speed, Angry Birds Transformers and Angry Birds Go! Founded in 2010 and based in Oxford, Leamington Spa and Malta, Exient specialise in both original and contract titles […]
In its biggest year yet, we announce the winners of the Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star code Finals from yesterday’s event at Microsoft.
We reveal the winners of the Search For A Star Art 2016 competition, showcasing some of the best of the next generation of games artists.
This year has been our most exciting year yet, also being the first year that we’ve hosted competitions for both games code and art.
The finalists for 2016 are….
Games industry conference speakers confirmed for the 2016 Search For A Star Finals Day events
Congratulations to Sam Parras, winner of Search For A Star 2015, & Yan Knoop, winner of Sumo Digital Rising Star 2015!
Announcing the finalists of the 2015 Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star student & graduate programming competitions