The Grads in Games Awards are back for 2020. Designed to recognise the work of universities, academics, students and studios in improving and encouraging graduate employment in the games industry; the Grads in Games Awards are the first of their kind. Every year we come into contact with thousands of students who are looking to […]
Registrations are now open for the 10th anniversary edition of the Search For A Star student game development challenges!
Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star have come to a close, with the winners for the 2019 student game dev challenges revealed!
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 […]
You have already been able to read about some of the amazing video games veterans who have helped assess this year’s submissions. Today, we will introduce our coding finalists. This is the nitty-gritty of games development, turning matrix style lines of alpha-numeric encryption into games you can play. These finalists have been assessed, not only on […]
Meet the Finalists – VFX It has been almost 6 months since this year’s Search for a Star started accepting its 1st Round of submissions back in September last year. Now, with Final’s Day almost upon us, we have whittled things down to a handful of amazing finalists. You have already been able to read […]
For the 2018 challenge, students were given a basic framework in Unity & asked to create a published game to an industry brief. Students worked from a local multiplayer arena as a base project, though were given full creative control in how they developed their game from that point. As a result, we’ve ended up […]
Applications now open for the 2016 Search For A Star competitions, with game development opportunities for both coders and artists.
The award-nominated Grads In Games team are visiting over 60 universities across the UK in November to deliver free games careers advice & insight.
Brains Eden is a massive game jam participated in by 150 students from around the globe, giving them 48 hours to make original games based around a surprise theme. This years theme was displacement and we were there on the Monday to be part of the final day.