The Ukie Student Game Jam is back for its sixth year! Last years Game Jam was our biggest yet with over 260 students taking part across 55 teams.
Teams of Ukie Students from institutions all across the UK will be competing for victory on 5th & 6th November by creating the best game in a 30 hour period. There will be multiple prizes with the ultimate accolade of Ukie Student Game Jam Award winner 2019 being announced following a review by industry judges.
The University of Brighton partners with local AAA developers to host Brighton’s first GAY(M) JAM, a collaborative competition celebrating inclusion and diversity within gaming.
Dr Panagiotis Fotaris, Games course leader at the University of Brighton commented “With such huge potential as a storytelling format, games are a great opportunity to respectfully explore and depict various identities and orientations. The GAY(M) JAM allowed participants to develop games that promoted LGBTQ+ inclusivity and depicted sexuality in a positive way.”
Game Jam Winners Revealed!
With 260 students participating in the Game Jam spread over 55 Teams from 15 educational institutions, this was the initiatives biggest and best Game Jam yet. Year on year there is an increasing level of competition as students continue to improve and impress with their submissions.
Ukie Students unveil their biggest nationwide Student Game Jam ever. Made up of over 250 students, from over 15 educational institutions, 55 teams competed to have their game crowned the cream of the crop and awarded with a plethora of prizes.
These prizes include:
We are very pleased to annouce the three winning teams from the fourth annual Ukie Student game jam.
Best Game - "My Body, My Choice" by A Jam Gem from NFTS
Team Members - Gracie Drake, Daisy Fernandez, Shane Hou, Joel Marshall and Michael Murray.
Best Concept - "Legion" by The Senate from Chester University