Congratulations to Robbe Mahieu from Howest DAE, our winner in the Games Programming category in Rising Star 2023!
Congratulations to Luke McFarlane from Abertay University, our winner in the Games Programming category in Search For A Star 2023!
The assessments have been received back and we have our finalists selection for this year’s Search For A Star and Rising Star challenges in Games Programming! We’ll be interviewing all the finalists and revealing the winners of this year’s challenges as part of our Search For A Star finals event, taking place on April 13th […]
Check out our Games Programming student projects for Search For A Star & Rising Star 2023! This year we decided to focus purely on C++ coding for our programming challenge, as it’s the primary language that most studios are looking for from graduate coders. While the increased challenge caused a significant drop in the number […]
Check out our Games Programming student projects for Search For A Star & Rising Star 2022! It’s been another great year for our game development category, with another wide range of creative responses to the project brief! For their Search For A Star projects, our student programmers were given a very basic prototype of a […]
We caught up with this year’s Search For A Star Games Programming winner, Francisco Nicolau from the University of Lisbon Instituto Superior Técnico, to find out what it’s been like to win the challenge and what he’s learned since reaching the finals last year. On winning Search For A Star “When I saw the announcement, […]
We’ve had another fantastic year for Search For A Star, with 225 games projects created by students from across the UK and Europe. We’re now reaching the final stage of the challenges, and are pleased to reveal our finalists for 2021! These students have shown high level skills and created exceptional projects over the course […]
Congratulations to Justyna Kwiatkowska from the University of Central Lancashire, our Games Programming winner of Sumo Digital Rising Star 2020! Justyna topped the project stage with her excellent game development project, The Catgeon, earning her a place in the finals. Our assessors were really impressed by Justyna’s project, ranking it first overall, ahead of even […]
We’ve had another fantastic year for Search For A Star, with over 260 games projects created by students from across the UK and Europe. We’re now reaching the final stage of the challenges, and are pleased to reveal our finalists! These students have shown high level skills and created exceptional projects over the course of […]
Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star have come to a close, with the winners for the 2019 student game dev challenges revealed!