Student Showcase 2013

The sixth Game Republic Student Showcase took place on Thursday 30th May at Leeds College of Art with 23 projects from five universities/colleges judged by four games companies from the network. The event was also sponsored by the games companies Sumo Digital, Four Door Lemon, Just Add Water, The Blast Furnace and Revolution Software.

GR Showcase 2013

As well as the prizegiving, the awards were followed by a talk by Jon Hare, Tower Studios, and a panel debate “Games: State of the Art”.

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The full list of awards and winning teams is listed below – congratulations!


The Four Door Lemon Award for Game Technology

1st Prize – Silo by Armoured Dog (Leeds Beckett University)

Simon FDL Game Tech

 

2nd Prize – Tank Attack by Tank Attack (Sheffield Hallam University)

3rd Prize – Toy Destroy by Choking Hazard (University of Huddersfield)


The Sumo Digital Award for Game Design

1st Prize- A Typical Space Game by AFP (University of Huddersfield)

Sumo Game Design winners

 

2nd Prize- Push by Josh Pollard (Leeds Beckett University)

3rd Prize- Ragtime Racing by Ragtime Racing (Sheffield Hallam University)


The Just Add Water Award for Game Art

1st Prize- Toy Destroy by Choking Hazard (University of Huddersfield)

Game Art winners

 

2nd Prize- Underwood by Acorn Games (University of Huddersfield)

3rd Prize- Froggy by Team Stilton (University of Bradford)


The Blast Furnace Award for Best Team

1st Prize- Silo by Armoured Dog (Leeds Beckett University)

Blast Furnace winners

 

2nd Prize- Tank Attack by Tank Attack (Sheffield Hallam University)

3rd Prize – Toy Destroy by Choking Hazard (University of Huddersfield)

Here is the Leeds College of Art video of the event.

A special TV report on the event was broadcast by BBC Look North on Friday 31st May 2013.

Special thanks to Leeds College of Art for hosting the event.