In just 8 weeks we spoke to 1800 gamedev students at 29 universities, joined by 34 speakers from games studios across the UK!
We’re bringing the award-winning Get In The Game careers talks to universities across the UK!
If you’re on a games-related course & want to know more about how to get into the games industry, sign up now for your nearest event & make sure you don’t miss out!
Registrations are now open for the 10th anniversary edition of the Search For A Star student game development challenges!
We’re close to the big finale of our Search For A Star student gamedev challenges, so it’s time to introduce you to the lovely judges for the final stage!
We’re thrilled to have BossAlien back as our Grads in Games partner for the fourth year in a row. BossAlien have always shared our passion to support graduate game developers who are entering the world of work for the first time. Founded back in 2011, by ex-employees of Disney’s Black Rock Studio, BossAlien was acquired […]
So, you’re at University studying 3D Character or Environment Art, VFX, Animation, Programming, Comp Sci or Game Design, right? You might not be thinking about it just yet, especially not in your first or second year, but you’re going to be hoping to get your first role in the games industry pretty soon aren’t you? You’ll […]
Game Dev Heroes was held this week during Develop:Brighton, recognising the unsung heroes & role models of game development who inspire, support and encourage those around them. We’re thrilled to see that not only were several benefactors of Grads In Games in the shortlists, but Thad Frogley of Boss Alien won as the Game Dev Hero in the Management category – Well done Thad!
The Search for a Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2018 challenges have come to a close. 2018 has been one of the best so far, with such a high calibre of students that even getting to the finals was a close challenge, let alone our judges having to make a final decision on the […]
One of the most important features of Search for a Star is the support of games professionals. Their expert knowledge informs the challenges; their feedback on the submissions makes a real difference to entrants, and their years of industry experience make them the perfect judges to conduct the interviews at Finals Day. You have already […]
Finals day is fast approaching, and as much as the entrants to Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star are important, so are the industry professionals who volunteer their time. These games industry professionals are providing individual feedback on everything from code and animation to art and gameplay. Their feedback in earlier stages […]