We’d like to extend a massive thank you to all of our SFASX Assessors! It’s always a mammoth task to get so many student projects marked with actionable feedback, and every year we’re humbled to see the industry step up to the challenge! Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star literally couldn’t happen […]
Founded back in 2003, Sumo Digital have since grown to eight studios worldwide! The most recent addition to their team being Sumo Warrington in the North West. This new location is headed up by Scott Kirkland, a BAFTA nominated developer with 23 years of industry experience. Their India-based studio, Sumo Pune, celebrates its thirteen-year anniversary […]
TT Games are world-renowned for their critically acclaimed work on the LEGO games series. Established in 2005, TT Games has grown to include multiple studios and its own publishing arm, which have all been responsible for the release of over 30 LEGO games. TT Odyssey, originally TT Brighton, was launched in 2018 specifically to focus […]
Today we’re looking at another amazing studio partner for our Search for a Star game-dev challenges. nDreams is an employer committed to growth and development of talented game makers, from grass-roots through to senior staff. nDreams are an award-winning virtual reality developer and publisher. As one of the biggest and most experienced VR studios in […]
BossAlien and NaturalMotion Games are a valued partner of Grads in Games and have been supporting us for a number of years. They also joined us as guest speakers on the Get in the Game university tour for 2019. The studios have always shared our passion of supporting graduate game developers who are entering the […]
James sat down with previous Rising Star winner Anthea Van Leeuwen (Playtonic Games) and Search for a Star finalist Stefan Oprisan (Frontier Developments) to talk about the benefits of the game-dev challenges. Listen below to excerpts from the conversation as they both remember back to their favourite parts and how they found their respective years. […]
Can you believe it’s that time again? Our Search for a Star and Rising Star challenges are upon us and we’re really impressed with the applications we’ve had so far! Registrations for 2020 close soon, so make sure you apply before then! We’re busy arranging the applications for over 330 students from 55+ universities across […]
Registrations are now open for the 10th anniversary edition of the Search For A Star student game development challenges!
There’s just two weeks left to register for Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2019! We’re on the search for talented games students wanting to show off their gamedev skills & get jobs with top games studios across the UK!
With the second challenge of Search for a Star and Sumo Digital Rising Star now open, and the first challenge still well underway, we’re excited to announce the industry professionals who are providing individually tailored feedback on our art students’ first challenge portfolio submissions. We’ve been blown away by just how many industry professionals have […]