Finals day is fast approaching, and as much as the entrants to Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star are important, so are the industry professionals who volunteer their time. These games industry professionals are providing individual feedback on everything from code and animation to art and gameplay. Their feedback in earlier stages […]
Join us as we follow the stories of those taking part in Search For A Star, one of the toughest student games dev competitions around, and get a glimpse behind the scenes at what it takes to work in the games industry.
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, […]
After winning the UK Imagine Cup 2016, Team Sapient from The University of South Wales have now qualified for the world semi-finals. Imagine Cup is split into three competitions: World Citizenship, Games and Innovation, and sees students from all over the world competing for cash prizes. Students taking part in the games competition had the […]
Atomhawk Design are a leading visual development and design studio, specialising in games, films and digital media. Their impressive client roster features big names like Marvel, Disney Interactive, BBC, Warner Bros Games, Song and Microsoft Studios. Some of the exciting projects they’ve worked on to date include Avengers: Age of Ultron, Mortal Kombat X, Dead […]
After winning the Rising Star competition last year, Yan Knoop has now become the second person ever to win Search for a Star for the second year in a row.
Learn more about Microsoft & the Search For A Star competitions, with published games projects developed using DreamSpark and Visual Studio Online.
Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2016 is well underway, with the award and challenge winners already having been announced.
Record number of games published as part of this year’s competition, from 40 students across 25 universities.
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.