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 […]
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 […]
Search for a Star 2018 – Finalists Confirmed With Final’s Day a little over 2 weeks away we are proud to announce the full list of this year’s lucky challenge Finalists. With months of hard work behind them, these lucky few will progress to Final’s Day, at Sheffield Hallam University. There they will face an expert […]
Thank you to all the lecturers, tutors and universities for their support and encouraging students to get involved. It is no coincidence that almost all of the top 10 universities below can boast multiple Search for a Star winners, finalists and high achievers!
With two weeks still to register, over 500 students from 83 universities across the UK and Europe have already signed up for the Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star challenges. This year has seen a surge in entries from key games universities, with Sheffield Hallam University way out in front.
Our Get In The Game tour is live, and what a week it’s been! We began this week in Scotland’s wonderful capital, visiting The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot-Watt University. We had a great turn-out at all three universities, making Edinburgh a fantastic start to the 53 day tour. It was then on to […]
The award-nominated Grads In Games team are visiting over 60 universities across the UK in November to deliver free games careers advice & insight.
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
Another packed day of the Get In The Game tour visiting universities in the north west, featuring Boss Alien, Microsoft, Sumo Digital, Konami and more!