Winners of the 2019 UTS Student Games Showcase
We are extremly proud of all the games made by our students and shown at the Student Games Showcase evening. To recognize their hard work and the outstanding levels of sophistication in their semester projects, four awards for the best games of the evening were given away, each with prizes for every member of the winning teams.
These awards were decided by impartial members of the Sydney games education, development, and research industries as well as our colleagues and friends.
We proudly present this year’s winners!
Best Capstone Game – Game Design Studio 1
This award was for games made in the subject 31102 Game Design Studio 1 (postgraduate 42075). This is a third year, first semester capstone subject for student in the Bachelor of Science in Games Development that pushes students to the limits of game design and development, requiring that they utilise and build upon their knowledge from the first two years of their degree while also teaching and enforcing agile project management methodologies.
AND THE WINNER IS:
- Aryeh Zinn
- Sean Simon
- Robert Romano
- Alex Leydon
Best Digital Game and Best Board Game - Introduction to Game Design
These awards are for board and digital games made in the subject 31262 Introduction to Computer Game Design (postgraduate 32004), which is a second year, first semester subject of the Bachelor of Science in Games Development as well as an open electives for undergraduates and postgraduates in within the UTS Faculty of Engineering and IT.
AND THE WINNER OF THE BEST DIGITAL GAME AWARD IS:
Jack & Jill
- Steve Hughes
- Elsie Meng
- Christopher Hughes
- Matthew Chin
AND THE WINNER OF THE BEST BOARD GAME AWARD IS:
Master of Elements
- Edward Su
- Dominic Paine
- Timothy Lou
- Troy Lee
Best Research Projects - Games and Graphics Project
This award was for research projects done in the subject 31248 Games and Graphics Project. This subject exposes our students to working on a research project in the broad fields of games or computer graphics. They experience working independently on an authentic project with a focus on innovation and knowledge discovery in digital media design and development.
AND THE WINNERS OF THE BEST UNDERGRAD RESEARCH PROJECTS ARE:
On a Train
We would also like to thank our generous sponsor for contributing with the prizes for the best student games awards.
Our research partners from:
We look forward to next year’s event and seeing the original designs created by our students.
If you would like to see all games that were hosted at the event (in this year and the past!), see the Games section.