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’re putting a call out to all Animators, Character & Environment Artists and VFX Artists to help us assess student submissions for Search for a Star.
We’re excited to announce that Hannah Smith is the latest Search for a Star contestant to fill a Playground Games Job through Search for a Star!
We’re now officially midway through Search For A Star and the 250 students who made it through to round 2 are hard at work coding their games and creating works of art. While our students are at work, now is a good time to take a peek at what tasks they’ll be working on until […]
The first round for Search For A Star and Rising Star is now officially closed for all artist and programmers. 624 Students over 75 different universities both in the UK and internationally competed, with Sheffield Hallam University, Staffordshire University, UCLAN, and the University of Hertfordshire providing a large amount of contestants each. The first round […]
We catch up Boss Alien interns Rachel Cabot and Oli Shannon-Lepper, our Rising Star 2016 programmers on their 3-month placements in Brighton.
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.
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 Search For A Star & Rising Star student competitions are back for 2016, now open to both games coders and games artists. Take part in one of the biggest industry-supported game dev competitions in the UK, showcasing your work in front of leading studios and getting a boost towards a career in games.
Applications now open for the 2016 Search For A Star competitions, with game development opportunities for both coders and artists.