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UP team wins SA national finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup by fighting aliens - 12/06/2014
From Department of Information Science

A team of four multimedia students from the University of Pretoria, who call themselves the Super Sea Dragons, won the SA national finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup. The group developed a game called Orbit, a 2D game set in space in which players assume the role of Atlas, an astronaut who navigates and explores systems of tiny planets, fighting aliens to save humanity.

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