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.
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.
We’re proud to be sponsoring the TIGA Awards and excited to announce that we’re a finalist for two awards! Taking place on Thursday 10th November, the TIGA Awards recognise talent and excellence within the games industry at a prestigious awards ceremony in London, attended by industry leaders and the media. Award categories cover both the […]
Join us as we follow the stories of those taking part in Search For A Star, one of the toughest student games dev competitions around, and get a glimpse behind the scenes at what it takes to work in the games industry.
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 […]
Apply now to take part in challenges modelled on real industry processes, develop a portfolio piece to a professional brief, and gain invaluable direct insights from games professionals.
Our annual nationwide careers tour Get In The Game is back, and we can’t wait to get back on the road! Last year, we visited a total of 64 universities and spoke to over 3000 students at universities across the UK along with games industry representatives from Rare, Autodesk, Boss Alien, Exient, Perforce, Edge Case Games, […]
Playground Games are the talented team behind the award-winning Forza Horizon games series. Their newly released title Forza Horizon 3 has met huge critical acclaim, described to be “a masterclass in open-world racing and bigger and better than its excellent predecessor across the board. It looks fantastic, the car selection and customisation is second […]
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.
We reveal the winners of the Search For A Star Art 2016 competition, showcasing some of the best of the next generation of games artists.