A Stellar Success: The Second Annual UTS Student Games Showcase

The second annual UTS Student Games Showcase (Autumn 2018) was a huge success!

The evening was hosted by Dr. William Raffe and Dr. Jaime Garcia from the UTS the Games Studio research group and sponsored by the UTS School of Software and Microsoft Australia.

Bigger and better than last year, the event saw nearly 200 guests, students, and staff playing games and tech demos made by students from the Bachelor of Science in Games Development as well as a variety of other undergraduate and postgraduate degree from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology. Games were drawn from the Introduction to Game Design (and its postgraduate equivalent) and Game Design Studio 1. Additional WebGL projects were showcased from the Introduction to Computer Graphics subject, along with virtual reality and artificial intelligence projects from the undergraduate subject Games and Graphics Project.

The Student Games Showcase is a social evening with food, prizes and of course plenty of games to play. It is a chance to enjoy the results of the hard work put into the projects throughout a busy semester and to highlight the fantastic games related work that UTS students at various stages of their studies. The event also brings together the local Sydney games development, education and research communities to celebrate the achievements of the students who represent the next generation of the Australian games industry.  

Click here to see the winners of this year’s Best Game and People’s Choice Award prizes. Or click here to see all the entrants in this year’s showcase.

We hope that you will join us next year and continue to grow the UTS Student Games Showcase into the preeminent event for exhibiting the future Sydney’s game design and development industry.