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.
After making a big impression in Search For A Star, James Hutchison of UCLan & Witek Gawlowski of Goldsmiths both start jobs at Sheffield’s Sumo Digital
Record number of games published as part of this year’s competition, from 40 students across 25 universities.
The results are in for Round 1 of the graduate games code & art competitions, with our team of judges whittling down 600 entrants to just 160 qualifiers.
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 […]
Congratulations to Gavin Jones of the University of Central Lancashire, the 2013 winner of Search for a Star, the industry recognised student games development competition. “Entering Search for a Star seemed a natural decision as an opportunity to apply and demonstrate my abilities”, says Jones. “The second round of SFAS in particular proved both a […]