Round 1 for the Search For A Star completions is now open, and information on the first stage is on its way out to all those who have pre-registered!
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.
We catch up with Anthea van Leeuwen, now interning at Sumo Digital in Sheffield after winning our Sumo Digital Rising Star competition.
Apply now to take part in challenges modelled on real industry processes, develop a portfolio piece to a professional brief, and gain invaluable direct insights from games professionals.
We catch up Boss Alien interns Rachel Cabot and Oli Shannon-Lepper, our Rising Star 2016 programmers on their 3-month placements in Brighton.
We head to sunny Brighton for Europe’s biggest industry get-together Develop: Brighton sees professionals from all over the games industry gather together for networking, workshops and talks. This year, keynote speakers Hideo Kojima and Anna Sweet led the talks, which covered everything from VR to indie development. The conference also features an expo area, where attendees can […]
Our Search For A Star winners Yan Knoop & Sam Bang are joining us for the Develop Awards next week, to receive their awards up on stage!
HackerRank is a community platform which ranks programmers based on their coding skills, allowing engineers to hone their skills and companies to find top engineers. Previously working as software engineers, founders Vivek Ravisankar and Hari Karunanidhi built automatic CodeChallenges as a means of singling out the best coders in the recruitment process, and this ultimately […]
Furious Bee are passionate about making games, and helping others make them too. Although the team is made up of just two people, Technical Director Lizi Attwood and Creative Director Ross Mansfield have over 30 years’ industry experience between them, and have worked on top games titles like Call of Duty: Strike Team and CSR […]
Staffordshire University joined our Grads In Games initiative this year as a host for our first ever Search for a Star Art finals & conference day event. Founded in 1914, Staffordshire University are situated at the heart of the UK, with two campuses in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Established as one of the top universities for […]