Red Kite Games have an continued their strong relationship with Grads in Games by partnering for another year. The studio believes it is a great medium to give back to the industry by mentoring the next generation of game devs whilst also keeping an eye out to add to their own talented team.
In just 8 weeks we spoke to 1800 gamedev students at 29 universities, joined by 34 speakers from games studios across the UK!
We’re close to the big finale of our Search For A Star student gamedev challenges, so it’s time to introduce you to the lovely judges for the final stage!
We’re thrilled to welcome back Red Kite Games as a studio partner this year. Based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Red Kite is made up of a highly experienced group of developers from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. Formed in 2012, and founded by former Rockstar developer Simon Iwaniszak who brought his 12 years […]
One of the most important features of Search for a Star is the support of games professionals. Their expert knowledge informs the challenges; their feedback on the submissions makes a real difference to entrants, and their years of industry experience make them the perfect judges to conduct the interviews at Finals Day. You have already […]
Finals day is fast approaching, and as much as the entrants to Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star are important, so are the industry professionals who volunteer their time. These games industry professionals are providing individual feedback on everything from code and animation to art and gameplay. Their feedback in earlier stages […]
Want to beef up that CV? Looking to get your hands on some industry swag? Maybe meet and network with top UK studios at our legendary Search for a Star Showcase day? Well, we’re looking for students like you to join our award-winning Grads in Games team as Ambassadors! What is Get in the Game? […]
With so many submissions for round two of Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star now in, it’s time to take a look at our illustrious panel of round two judges. These guys and girls know the industry like the back of their hand and know from first hand experience how to break […]
Get In The Game is over for another year, and what a tour it’s been! This year’s been our biggest and longest tour yet, visiting a total of 64 universities across 8 weeks. In total, 2000 students and 70 academics and lecturers came along to our talks, and it’s been great to see so […]
Revisiting our entrants, their companions from SFAS Art, what the competition can achieve, and the final reveal of the winners!