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….
Congratulations to Sam Parras, winner of Search For A Star 2015, & Yan Knoop, winner of Sumo Digital Rising Star 2015!
All 29 of the games produced in the 2015 Search For A Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star competitions, listed for you to download and play for free
Announcing the finalists of the 2015 Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star student & graduate programming competitions
Check out all that was on show during the first day of LAUNCH 2014 curated by Aardvark Swift & Grads In Games
With the final round taking place at the Microsoft Campus on Monday, let’s take a closer look at our three Rising Star finalists for 2014; Milcho Milchev, Sam Parras and Sammy Hosny.
Out of over 90 initial entrants, these three second-year students have excelled through the first two stages of the competition to earn their place in the final.