Applications now open for the 2016 Search For A Star competitions, with game development opportunities for both coders and artists.
Congratulations to Sam Parras, winner of Search For A Star 2015, & Yan Knoop, winner of Sumo Digital Rising Star 2015!
The winners of the 2015 Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star competitions
We’ve got a new article about the 2015 Search For A Star competition over at gamesindustry.biz, explaining the benefits of taking part in the competition and why it is so important for those wanting to break in to the games industry.
Aardvark Swift is delighted to announce that Microsoft have confirmed they’re on board as a partner for Search for a Star 2015
After 3 challenging rounds including over 230 entrants from 52 universities, the winners of the 2014 Search For A Star & Rising Star competitions have been decided.
We’d like to thank Born Ready Games for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. Principal Engineer Greg Booker and CEO James Brooksby are kindly giving their time to act as judge and mentor respectively. Greg is also part of the team responsible for designing and assessing the first two stages of the competition.
We’d like to thank Marmalade for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. As well as providing the Marmalade SDK framework for all entrants to use in the second stage of the competition, Marmalade are also generously providing extended SDK licenses to all finalists and full Indie licenses to the winners.
We’d like to thank Exient for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. As part of their involvement with the graduate programming competition, Exient CTO Jason Fielder and Lead Programmer Neil Holmes are kindly giving their time to act as judge and mentor respectively.
We’d like to thank Boss Alien for working with us to make Search For A Star a success. As part of their involvement with the graduate programming competition, Lead Programmer & Co-Founder Richard Bangs is kindly giving his time to act as judge for the competition and Senior Programmer Ryan Sullivan will be available as a mentor for the finalists. Boss Alien are also generously providing a selection of awesome prizes for all finalists.