Centennial College hosts 36-hour hackathon

Centennial College recently hosted a 36-hour hackathon at the college’s Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre in Healthcare (WIMTACH).

Fourteen Software Engineering Technology – Interactive Gaming students worked in four teams to create games using the Unity platform. Students were guided throughout the process by professors from the Software Engineering Technology program.

SmokeBomb Entertainment, an industry partner with WIMTACH, sponsored the event. The company challenged the students to create immersive and engaging game experiences using Unity game development framework and Virtual Reality devices. Students had a great networking opportunity with industry professionals, including two software developers from SmokeBomb who were on hand throughout the event to assist the teams with expert advice.

For more information, see the official announcement

News Date: November 28, 2016