BossAlien and NaturalMotion Games are a valued partner of Grads in Games and have been supporting us for a number of years. They also joined us as guest speakers on the Get in the Game university tour for 2019. The studios have always shared our passion of supporting graduate game developers who are entering the […]
Over the last two years Kwalee have become the biggest hypercasual mobile game publisher in the UK! Established in 2011 by ex-Codemasters founder David Darling, the studio is headquartered in Royal Leamington Spa and specialise in applications for iOS and Android devices. Their games have gone on to garner an impressive 250 million downloads across […]
Founded in 2011 in Cheshire, d3t is at the cutting edge of technology, delivering work-for-hire video game development services to triple-A clients. As a result, they have partnered on projects with the likes of SEGA, Curve Digital, Sony, and Dovetail Games. One of their biggest projects to date includes working on adapting the original source […]
In just 8 weeks we spoke to 1800 gamedev students at 29 universities, joined by 34 speakers from games studios across the UK!
It’s been a record matching year for sign-ups with 1000 game dev students joining SFASX! If you’ve signed up to either Search for a Star or Sumo Digital Rising Star, you’ve already taken an important first step to get you and your work seen by industry professionals. First of all, a very well done to […]
James sat down with previous Rising Star winner Anthea Van Leeuwen (Playtonic Games) and Search for a Star finalist Stefan Oprisan (Frontier Developments) to talk about the benefits of the game-dev challenges. Listen below to excerpts from the conversation as they both remember back to their favourite parts and how they found their respective years. […]
Can you believe it’s that time again? Our Search for a Star and Rising Star challenges are upon us and we’re really impressed with the applications we’ve had so far! Registrations for 2020 close soon, so make sure you apply before then! We’re busy arranging the applications for over 330 students from 55+ universities across […]
Registrations are now open for the 10th anniversary edition of the Search For A Star student game development challenges!
Rounding up our 2019 academic year with the ninth annual Search For A Star finals, conference day & the return of the Grads In Games Awards
The Grads In Games Awards returns to celebrate those who have made a real impact in improving the links between the games industry & education.