FrostRunner and La Rana Win at MomoCon
PLANO, TEXAS — May 25, 2019 — SMU Guildhall dons another award for the Cohort 27 hit speedrunning platform game, FrostRunner, as it was named one of five Indie Winners at this year's MomoCon in Atlanta, GA. Of hundreds of games that were entered into the contest, both FrostRunner and C27's La Rana were honored in the top 20.
This is SMU Guildhall's first year to participate in MomoCon, which is one of the fastest growing all-ages conventions in the country. Fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games come together to celebrate their passion at this 4 day event.
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About SMU Guildhall
Since its genesis, SMU Guildhall has set the bar in game development education. Recognized as one of the best game design graduate programs in the world, SMU Guildhall works collaboratively across disciplines and industries to train the next generation of game developers. It’s long held a seat in the Top 10 rankings for game development programs across the world by the Princeton Review, sitting at Number 1 for the past two years. In addition to its Team Game Production curriculum, the Guildhall has been commended for the high quality of its faculty of industry veterans and professionals as well as its career services achievements. The program has graduated over 800 alumni, who now work at more than 270 video game studios and tech companies around the world. The program’s achievements can also be seen in its high-caliber game successes including record breaking downloads, awards, and contest wins. SMU Guildhall offers both a Master of Interactive Technology in Digital Game Development degree and a Professional Certificate of Interactive Technology in Digital Game Development, and it is the only program to offer specializations in all four cornerstones of game development — Art, Design, Production, and Programming. For more information, visit guildhall.smu.edu.