PUBLISHED STUDENT GAMES
Check out some of our student’s games
The end of the world is here. A giant alien has consumed Earth and everything you know and love, but there’s one thing still worth fighting for… America! Hop in your homemade snow plow mech and defend freedom or die trying. It’s too late for the planet, but it’s never too late for revenge! The Aplowcalypse is only the beginning!
Gordon Cooper (Engineering Lead), Sarah Cotner, Nicolas Goller, Parker Jensen, Ian Jentzsch (Team Lead), Nathan Kemp (Art Lead), Jean Luis, Taylor Morris, Oliver Scholle, Bryan Sorensen, Darrell Sweet (Design Lead), Ruohan Tang, Cole Wandler, Austin Wiecek
Year of the Gear
That’s odd; the world should have ended with the Mayan Calendar! The darn thing must be broken! As a single Cog, get into the weirdest, most exciting, physics-puzzler adventure of your life; Repair, Rewind and Reinvent the clock!
Team Name: G.O.A.T. Studios
Olivia Jenkins, Alison Johnson, Jeffrey Luo, Alan Ouska
Chris Rippey (Lead Artist/Team Lead)
Albert Tom (Lead Programmer)
Sterling Anderson(Lead Producer)
DIVE is a 3-D, 3rd person runner where the player transverses the stratosphere of planets. The player controls a lone astronaut diver as she orbits dangerous routes, by dodging asteroids, avoiding space debris, and preventing re-entry into the planet’s atmosphere.
Team name: Gravity Well Studio
Michael Biggs, Mitch Guarente, Hunter Jacobson, Zac Larsen, Lauren Peterson, Kyle Pharo, Dani Powers, Garin Richards, Mercedes Roberts, Ben Sharp
In a world of imagination one cube becomes a sphere! Swipe your cube into platforms to round yourself out. Avoid platforms that edge you out. Get to the end before you’re crushed.
How far would you go to fit in?
Team name: Late Night Lemurs
Animators: Jamie Ye
Artists: Jeremey Hodges (Lead), Fabio Xavier Jiling Liu
Engineers: Zac Belnap (Lead), Garrett Bigelow, Dylan Noaker
Modelers: Di Wu Shaona Ma
Producers: Josh Hafele, Elizabeth Wolcott
One day Ghoul Kid wakes to find his house has been invaded by lame tourists! His mission to show these rubberneck’s what a real horror house is like! As Ghoul Kid you must scare the people in the house… to death. Create enough scares and Ghoul Kid becomes stronger, let enough people escape the house and Ghoul Kid will find himself dead instead.
Tentacult! is Hotline Miami meets Pikmin. A bright, cheerful, cartoony world is being invaded by Lovecraftian Horrors – and you control the horde! Lead your minions to assimilate more and more until the entire world is in thrall!
Team Name:Salty Sloth Studios
William Davis, Anda Deng, Darron Kingston, Cameron Porcaro, Te Zhang
Ben Brzowski, Nick Houghton, Cade Johnson, Matt White, Devon Wilhite
Harley Brown, Yingge Kong, Ngan Nguyen
SKYREACH will have you exploring an ancient civilization lost in the clouds. You will construct your path as you wind your way through floating mountains, hand carved columns, and relics of a time long passed. Collect crystals and time your play precisely to increase your score as you travel through the stunning environments of SKYREACH.
Team Name: Rainbow Goats
Reilly Gray, Aditya Rajani
Ryan Kirshman, Yang ‘Leo’ Li, Omey Salvi, Nick Wuk, Yuchen Zhang
Cameron Grey, Mate Mihanovic, Jonathan ‘JP’ Pardew, Drew Pariser, Erik Willis
Lawrence Boye, Earl Kirkland, Pinakin Pandit
Reload 360 is a fast-paced arcade shooter that gives players 360-degree omni-vision and wall walking to help them track down and eliminate their opponents.
Take control of a robot sentinel as you vie for control of one of three thrilling space arenas.
Team name: Gallery 9 Games
Spencer Grant, Will Hunter, Mike Lo, Ozum Yuksel
Duncan Budinger, Russell Canning, Jon Kenkel, Zach Lorenzen, Tejas Shah, Akshay Singhvi
Greg Bayles, Jackie Cao, Andrew Riehm
An action-adventure game in the tradition of The Legend of Zelda exploring Hawaiian culture and mythology.
Team name: Kokua Games
Yung-Cheng “Jack”, Erica Larson, Wuchen Li
Sean Keanaaina, Aqeel Tapia
Saurabh Kulkarni, Karthik Narayan, Amit Prakash, Harrison “Bug” Reiser, Tzu-Ying “Diana” Wang
Paul Bills, Ben Driggs
Blind Trust is a two-player, cooperative, first-person game where the deaf lead the blind on a fantasy island using binaural audio. The Soldier uses sound to lead the Oracle through the level where the Oracle will hear obstacles, reveal them, and allow the Soldier to destroy them.
Team Name: Good Vibrations Games
Ryan Jiang, Katharine Marsh, Robert Zhu
Viswanath Altu, Rohan Bhukan, Yash Kapani, Ankur Rathore, Hardit Singh
Laurie Banks, Nick Burnham
Avinash Kalapala, Anoop Srinivas
B.E.S.T. is the world’s first and only police training simulator to focus exclusively on de-escalation of conflict. In 2015, at least 1,205 American citizens were killed by police and 127 police officers were killed in the line of duty. B.E.S.T. teaches officers how to manage conflict BEFORE it becomes a choice between the life of an officer and a civilian. Team B.E.S.T. believes officers should be armed with options, not just weapons.
Team name: BOLO|VR
Eric Allen, Ahmad Alsaleem, Nidal Ilyas, Jed Merrill, Shahbaz Sekhon, Charlie Zhao
Winner 1st Place Citizenship Award at the Microsoft Imagine Cup!
The Cursed Revolver
The Wild West is plunged into chaos when the land is cursed by an artifact known simply as, The Cursed Revolver. Discovered by an unsuspecting cowboy, the revolver becomes bound to him, and demands payment of life. The cowboy must now face the deadly demons of the west if he is to have any hope of breaking the curse.
Team Name: Cursed Revolver Studio
Chak Long Cheung, Scott Hennessy, Kyle Ruscigno, Han Ying Yang
Derek Heldt-Werle, Matthew Lemon, Rajul Ramchandani
Producer and Sound Engineer:
Trapped With The Dolls
Trapped With the Dolls is a Room-Scale Virtual Reality psychological thriller that requires the player to solve puzzles and mysteries to escape from the dolls. The player finds themselves trapped within Rose’s dollhouse, and receives help from a young girl that has been trapped herself.
Team Name: Designated Play Space
Angela Bentle, Matt Bourne, Lucas Duros, Alan Johnson, Breanna Kilpack, Gabe Martinez, Zhengguo Zhu
Calvin Chhour, Elias Robinette, Jared Schrock, Randy Slater
A Boy and His Beard
A Boy and His Beard is a fast-paced experience where you fight with your beard in an attempt to steal and collect the beards of your enemies! The game is a wave based survival game where the goal is to collect as many beards and achievements as possible!
Shadowscrapers is a mobile game where you solve puzzles using lights that cast solid shadows. Navigate the rooftops of a mysterious skyscraper city in over a dozen unique, challenging, and beautiful levels.
Team Name: Sky Pulse
Robert Baer, Patrick Benson-Kingsland, Christopher Daugherty
Duncan Cox, Evan Jackels
Caden Barton, Hannah Eyre, Cameron Minkel, Joe Narus, Kelley Schaefer, Caius Worthen
Victor Felton, Jarom Norris
Street Triker is a trike racing game where you use the bumper buttons to simulate pedaling as you speed through the neighborhood! Use pick-up boosts and character-unique projectiles to derail your friends and seize victory.
Team Name: Paper Panda Studios
Susannah Goodman, Michael Hawk, Jizelle Jade, Andrus Jones, William Jones, Daniel Leman, Trent Lisonbee, Steven Maleki, Katrina Nhan, Chase Sanders, HongMing Tong
Ashton Newell, Trevor Newell
Seconds to Square
Seconds to Square is a momentum based action platformer where players draw boxes to manipulate time.
Team Name: Fast Fall Studios
Coleman Brcko, Britt Hohn, Mirai Mckain, Tyler Pratt, Jacob Whitlow
Kevin Faustino, Aaron Kc Hsu, Janelle Michaelis, Jared Shaw, Conan Zhang
Matt Alexander, Gregory Olsen
Wrecked: Get Your Ship Together
Wrecked is a whimsical exploration HTC Vive virtual reality game filled with spaceships, fax machines, and hamster-powered engines. Transform your couch into a hovership and transition seamlessly from inside to outside, across landscapes, and into space with no teleportation. Are you ready to get your ship together?
Team Name: Business Mouse Studios
Matt Barnes, Jeff Jackman
Yash Bangera, Michael Brown, Shreyas Darshan, Samrat Pasila, Sam Russell
Robros is the first-ever strategic escort shooter where you plan your path before grabbing your gun! Gameplay is split in two phases: planning and execution. When planning, you map your route on a 2D map while using battery power as you plot your path. When executing, you race down winding corridors and gun down rogue robots that impede your path while protecting your charge from harm.
Team Name: Team B.R.O.S.
Kaushal Magodia, Saurabh Tanna, Franzi Wischmann
Ajinkya Dhote, Ameya Gadkari, Rohan More, Yashasvi Rawal, Vikram Singh, Suwas Walve
Hide vs Seek
An experiment has gone horribly awry, giving birth to a mischievous, shape-shifting blob of goo! A state-of-the-art tracking robot was created as a countermeasure to protect the house. Take the role of either character and join the frantic cat-and-mouse chase as the blob sneaks through the house while the robot hunts it down in this extreme game of Hide and Seek!
Team Name: Brave Little Studios
Kevin Anderson, Cody Lee, Wesley Meek
Kun Cheng, Sudeep Singh
Mitch Eastwold, Kenny Green, Yue Yang
MEGAMiX is a rhythm-action-platform game. Move to the beat to clear platforms, fight enemies, and save the world!
Team Name: Megamix
Alan Chang, Kamchai Loketkrawee, Chloe Zeng
Arpit Chadha, Yashas Gujjar, Utsav Jamwal, Arturo Ordonez-Hernandez, Murali Raganath
Jonathan Do, Patrick Randazzo, Bochao Wang, Dylan Yokoyama, Spencer Nelson
Deliriant is a short, experimental game exploring a family’s struggle with an endless cycle of abuse. A mother wanders the empty rooms of her home, discovering that her family’s emotions have left deep marks.
Tara Mleynek, Sean Murray
Karteek Eamani, Rishabh Kaushik, Pranav Nayak, Krishna Teja Salimeda, Siddaradha Vangala
Rony Donis Dubon III, Mitchell Kulina, James Montgomery, Benjamin Steele
FORWARD is a flight-based time trial racer set in a sci fi environment. The game sees you flying at breakneck speeds through tunnels that are packed with obstacles you must avoid in order to make it to the finish line of each level before time runs out.
Team: Yuuuge Games
Releasing on Arbor Day 2018, Forest Below is a mobile game where you draw the path for your roots in order to solve water collection puzzles. Developed between 15 students for a senior project at the University of Utah EAE program, Forest Below set out with the goal to engage a new generation in the wonders of nature. We worked over the course of 2 semesters honing our unique puzzle mechanics and world-building painterly art style.
Angel Arvizu Cruz
OverClocked: The Aclockalypse
Overclocked: The Aclockalypse is a roguelike bullet hell following The Keeper’s time-twisting battle to reclaim The Eternal Sands from Greenwich and her clockwork army. Use The Keeper’s ability to slow time to weave through impossible waves of cogs; then blast them with timesand to tock some sense into those ticked off timepieces. Can you push far enough through the 4th Dimension’s ever changing floors to defeat Greenwich and reclaim The Eternal Sands?
Team: Timewind LLC
Van Euclid Dy
Kickshot is a first-person speedrunning game in which you utilize your tools, environment and movement abilities to complete the course as quickly as possible. Speed through the Floating Island, and Desert Wasteland levels. Use unique movement and knowledge of the courses to achieve the greatest time.
Team: R.A.M. Studios
John Radford(Lead), Danny Diaz, Danny Peterson, Will Boyce, Kolton Eichers, Michael Nash, Issac Smith, Zach Gainer
Dalton Nell(Lead), Domas Piragas, Joey Despain, Monish Gupta, Connor Douglas
Lost Borderline is a pixel-perfect hack & slash puzzle-crawler where the boundaries of reality are broken, giving you creative control over the sides of the screen. Play as a skilled Huntress as she shoots, slashes, and dashes
her way through an underground cavern with a mysterious secret… the rules of reality don’t apply here. Armed with the ability to warp spacetime with the click of a button, harness the power of the borderlines to tactically wipe out enemies and solve maze-like puzzles. Explore the cursed crystal catacombs of a lost civilization and discover the hidden secrets of the Lost Borderline…
Miguel Bergonia, Cameron Brotzman, Matt Eggett, Alisa Joo, Evan Rabdau, Elizabeth Ross,
Jon Alger, Spenser DuBois, Dylan Fairbanks, Alex McCorristin, Andrew Robers, Justina Wunderlich,
Michael Black, Emilee Choate, Josh Marchand, Julian Miranda, Caughey Zachery
Glitchball is a 2D Vaporwave party-game that’s like soccer but the ball kills
you. Use your jetpack and shield to deflect the incoming glitchball to score goals, kill players, and compete for dominance in a chilled out dead mall.
Team: Reboot Arcade
Max Connor Oakley
After years of experimentation, Slimy the rat has had enough and is looking for an escape! Use Slimy’s mutating power to help him get out. Sling, stick, and slide your way to sweet freedom in this 3D puzzle game.
Karen Vazquez Hernandez
And I Must Scream
And I Must Scream is a horror-platformer that delves into the psyche of a young boy and follows him as he metaphorically and physically traverses the five stages of grief.
Team: Stitched Mouth Studios
Cheng Hao ‘Nick’ Chu
The Red Moon
“The Red Moon” is a digital board game about Town Building, Alliances, and Magic.
Team: Pumpkin Patch Productions
Mavrick is a western pinball bullet hell game where with the power of Infinium, the infinite fighting resource, the player rocket punches through baddies around the town of Mavrick.
Cult of the Eye
Cult of The Eye is a tower defense inspired game where you manually control each tower. Use them to survive violent attacks from an alien monster.
Barely Alive Studios
Chak Long Cheung, Ekshit Nalwaya, Petra Pintar, Varun Suravarapu
Khadeidre Dean, Ekshit Nalwaya, Varun Suravarapu
Xiaotong Li, Sarah Soller, Chak Long Cheung, Miguel Espinosa, Emi Eve, Xiaotong Li
Chak Long Cheung, Emi Eve, Miguel Espinosa, Sarah Soller
Zoom Zoom Newton
Zoom Zoom Newton: is a physics-based mobile game! Guide Newton, a brave kitten well versed in space magics, through asteroid fields and nebula by creating gravity wells for him to orbit. Achieve a variety of different goals in a myriad of levels in this fast-paced, goofy, casual game.
Team: BoxCastle Games LLC
Noelle Johnston, Mikaila Young
Utkarsh Rao Viswavasu, Dorian Rosen
Nate Shirey, Chase Sanders
Robert Baer, Jonathan Bishop
The Samurai Crusader
The Samurai Crusader is a twin-stick action RPG set in a procedurally generated fantasy universe. The player unlocks new weapons and improves their favor with four distinct deities.
Team: Orochi Studios
Sai Pavan Koundinya Upadhyayula