We announce the winners of the inaugural Grads in Games Awards, recognising achievements across academia and industry to progress graduate employment in the games industry
The Search for a Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2018 challenges have come to a close. 2018 has been one of the best so far, with such a high calibre of students that even getting to the finals was a close challenge, let alone our judges having to make a final decision on the […]
Search for a Star 2018 Meet the Finalists – Character Art 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 Character Art Finalists. Where environment art defines levels and set scenes, it’s the characters that bring life to […]
Search for a Star 2018 – Finalists Confirmed With Final’s Day a little over 2 weeks away we are proud to announce the full list of this year’s lucky challenge Finalists. With months of hard work behind them, these lucky few will progress to Final’s Day, at Sheffield Hallam University. There they will face an expert […]
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.
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.
Record number of games published as part of this year’s competition, from 40 students across 25 universities.
Check out our gallery of student art projects, creating assets for Unreal Tournament for the 2016 Search For A Star & Rising Star competitions.