In its biggest year yet, we announce the winners of the Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star code Finals from yesterday’s event at Microsoft.
This year has been our most exciting year yet, also being the first year that we’ve hosted competitions for both games code and art.
The finalists for 2016 are….
Games industry conference speakers confirmed for the 2016 Search For A Star Finals Day events
The results are in for Round 1 of the graduate games code & art competitions, with our team of judges whittling down 600 entrants to just 160 qualifiers.
The Search For A Star & Rising Star student competitions are back for 2016, now open to both games coders and games artists. Take part in one of the biggest industry-supported game dev competitions in the UK, showcasing your work in front of leading studios and getting a boost towards a career in games.
The award-nominated Grads In Games team are visiting over 60 universities across the UK in November to deliver free games careers advice & insight.
Congratulations to Sam Parras, winner of Search For A Star 2015, & Yan Knoop, winner of Sumo Digital Rising Star 2015!
All 29 of the games produced in the 2015 Search For A Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star competitions, listed for you to download and play for free
March’s Search For A Star blog is now live over at Develop Online, covering details about the second round process and why Exient have been a strong supporter of the competition for the past three years.
Our latest blog is now up, covering our time curating last week’s graduate-focussed Day 1 of the Launch Future Gaming & Digital Conference, featuring Microsoft Rare, Lift London, Modern Dream, Exient, Playground Games and more!