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.
We’ve just finished our final talk of the week at Staffordshire University, where we’ve had one of our best student turn-outs yet. It’s been another great week for Get In The Game with a fantastic line-up of speakers, from AMD, Dovetail Games, Playground Games, Rebellion, Autodesk, Framestore, Red Kite Games and Inertia Games. https://twitter.com/ASwift_James/status/798190585257533440 Students […]
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 […]
After winning the 2016 Search For A Star Art award, we catch up with Sam Bang to find out more about his experiences with the competition.
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.
We reveal the winners of the Search For A Star Art 2016 competition, showcasing some of the best of the next generation of games artists.
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….
Games industry conference speakers confirmed for the 2016 Search For A Star Finals Day events
The first round of Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star is now over for both coders and artists taking part in the 2016 competition. We’ve had record numbers of applications this year for both code and art, and we’re excited to see what talent this year’s competition will reveal. Last year we […]