You have already been able to read about some of the amazing video games veterans who have helped assess this year’s submissions. Today, we will introduce our coding finalists. This is the nitty-gritty of games development, turning matrix style lines of alpha-numeric encryption into games you can play. These finalists have been assessed, not only on […]
The Brits wasn’t the only event taking place at London’s O2 Arena this week. Instead we found ourselves wandering down the red carpet to the 2016 VFX Festival! Developed in 2013 by Escape Studios and Pearson College London, The VFX Festival brings together students and industry experts who all share a love of VFX, Games […]
Exciting placement and internship opportunities await in 2016/17 with worldwide employer Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment! WBIE is a leading publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of video games and interactive entertainment. As an employer, they have been rated as one of the top 3 employers offering placement & internship opportunities to students. Creating & distributing content […]
All 29 of the games produced in the 2015 Search For A Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star competitions, listed for you to download and play for free
We’d like to thank Born Ready Games for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. Principal Engineer Greg Booker and CEO James Brooksby are kindly giving their time to act as judge and mentor respectively. Greg is also part of the team responsible for designing and assessing the first two stages of the competition.
We’d like to thank Marmalade for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. As well as providing the Marmalade SDK framework for all entrants to use in the second stage of the competition, Marmalade are also generously providing extended SDK licenses to all finalists and full Indie licenses to the winners.
We’d like to thank Boss Alien for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. As part of their involvement with the graduate programming competition, Lead Programmer & Co-Founder Richard Bangs is kindly giving his time to act as judge for the competition and Senior Programmer Ryan Sullivan will be available as a mentor for the finalists. Boss Alien are also generously providing a selection of awesome prizes for all finalists.
We’d like to thank Microsoft for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. As part of their involvement with the graduate programming competition, Microsoft Technical Evangelist Lee Stott is kindly giving his time to act as judge for the competition. Microsoft are also generously providing the Microsoft Campus as the venue for the Finals day, a selection of awesome prizes for all finalists, and free publication to the Windows 8 Phone Store for all second stage games development projects.
After showing off gameplay videos of this year’s Search For A Star entries yesterday, we’ve got a hands-on option for you today – download the game projects onto your Win8 phones to play for yourself! As part of both the Search For A Star and Rising Star competitions, students were required to develop and a game from a […]