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FIEA Students Represent at The Virtual 2020 Intel University Games Showcase

April 29, 2020

Every year Intel host a video game development competition at GDC (Game Developers Conference). Due to the Corona virus this year, the event will be lived streamed on Thursday, April 30th at 3pm Pacific time.
Artwork from FIEA student game Malediction

Students from around the nation, including UCF’s FIEA program, will compete for $40K in hardware and prizes from Intel. Winners will be chosen in categories of gameplay, innovation and visual quality. There are 23 games that are in this showcase for 2020, so the competition will be intense!

This year, the FIEA student game chosen to compete is Malediction. Malediction is a third-person puzzle/platformer that gives you the ability to control space and time!

Award Categories

  • Best Gameplay (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards)
  • Best Visual Quality (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards)
  • Innovation Award

2020 Intel University Games Showcase Finalists:

The 16 finalists and the universities they represent are as follows:

  • Light Within the Darkness, University of Wisconsin STOUT
  • OZIAS, Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Rhome, SMU Guild Hall
  • Cui Cui, The Savannah College of Art and Design
  • The Slimes, CMU
  • Castle Fight, University of California Santa Cruz
  • We Went Back, The University of Utah
  • Cow-Duction, Drexel Game Design & Production
  • Avast Ye, Brigham Young University
  • Malediction, Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy
  • Excalibots, DigiPen Institute of Technology
  • Descent of Champions, Champlain College
  • WhipSlash, Michigan State University
  • AiliA, NYU
  • LightFarm, Sheridan
  • Ginkgo, USC