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 […]
With so many submissions for round two of Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star now in, it’s time to take a look at our illustrious panel of round two judges. These guys and girls know the industry like the back of their hand and know from first hand experience how to break […]
Get In The Game is over for another year, and what a tour it’s been! This year’s been our biggest and longest tour yet, visiting a total of 64 universities across 8 weeks. In total, 2000 students and 70 academics and lecturers came along to our talks, and it’s been great to see so […]
Round 1 for the Search For A Star completions is now open, and information on the first stage is on its way out to all those who have pre-registered!
We’ve travelled a long way this week to visit universities in the South for the penultimate week of our Get In The Game tour. Kicking off the penultimate week of tour at @UWEBristol today! @ASwift_Sharan discussing the results of our dev survey #gitg16 @GradsInGames pic.twitter.com/6R7afQryeg — James Woodward (@ASwift_James) November 29, 2016 Beginning the week […]
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.
We’re half way through the Get In The Game tour, finishing off a great week visiting universities across London. This week we were joined by Thad Frogley, Mark Gossage & Will Tarratt from Boss Alien, & Gwaredd Mountain from BAFTA-winning studio, Preloaded. Each spent time sharing their experience and advice with the students alongside our […]
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.
And that’s week three of Get In The Game done! It’s been another awesome week of talks in Keele, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Wolverhampton, Coventry and Derby. This week we were joined by Boss Alien, Playground Games & AMD sharing their experience and advice with the students. It’s been awesome learning the process behind Playground’s new title Forza […]