Inauguration of GAME JAM 2k18
GAME JAM 2k18, 24 hr Hackathon event organized by the Department of Information Science & Engineering in association with Juego Studio, Students Technical Association of Information Science & Engineering (STAISE) and NAIN was inaugurated by Mr. Suman Balakrishna, CEO Juego Studio and Mr. Abhijith Shetty, VP – Delivery, Juego Studio. The ceremony was presided by Dr. Umesh M Bhushi, Prinicpal and Dr. Shamanth Rai, HOD, Dept. of Information Science & Engineering. In his inaugural address, Mr. Suman gave an insight into the $45 Billion Gaming Industry. He stressed that students should develop Entrepreneurial skills to enter this industry. This was followed by a presentation about the company - Juego Studio. A total of 23 teams comprising of 100 students from Sahyadri, JNNCE Shimoga, MITE Moodbidri and PACE Mangaluru are competing in the event. The winners will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- and consolation prize of Rs. 5,000/-.
The valedictory programmewas presided over by the Juego Studio Team namely, Mr. SumanBalakrishna, CEO; Mr. AbhijithShetty, VP – Delivery, as well as Dr. ShamanthRai, HoD, Dept. of Information Science &Engineering.
The event witnessed many creative and innovative games being developed by the budding engineers. Hackathon had 3 themes for game development namely – Finish Line, Target and Color. Participants were free to choose the theme of their choice. The list of winners is as follows:
1st Prize (Rs 10,000) - ArjunSuvarna - 3rd Year CSE
Chaman K, Musthaq, Arvind
2nd Prize (Rs 5000) - AdityaSuvarna - 2nd Year CSE
ShreyasBaliga, Melvin Lobo, Jehad Mohammed
The Juego Studio Team lauded the Department of ISE for jointly organizing an event of this calibre.