Thank you to all the lecturers, tutors and universities for their support and encouraging students to get involved. It is no coincidence that almost all of the top 10 universities below can boast multiple Search for a Star winners, finalists and high achievers!
With two weeks still to register, over 500 students from 83 universities across the UK and Europe have already signed up for the Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star challenges. This year has seen a surge in entries from key games universities, with Sheffield Hallam University way out in front.
Grads In Games is thrilled to partner with PlayStation First for our Search For A Star competition. PlayStation First is Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) Global Academic Program, designed to inspire and encourage the new wave of developers to create games across all PlayStation platforms. Universities signed up to PlayStation First can access PlayStation […]
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.
Record number of games published as part of this year’s competition, from 40 students across 25 universities.
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….
Day 7 of the Get in the Game Careers Talks Tour saw us return home to Yorkshire to visit Sheffield Hallam University & the University of Hull.
With the final of the 2014 Search For A Star competition taking place at the Microsoft Campus next Monday, let’s take a closer look at this year’s finalists.
These five graduates and masters students have excelled through both the C++ test in round 1 and the game development & publishing project in round 2 to reach the final.