YoYo Games, who are currently attending Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2014 in Europe, announced today that they are strengthening their strategic partnership with Microsoft by offering GameMaker Studio users the ability to publish their games to Xbox One. YoYo Games have also promised additional support for current Microsoft platforms including Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1, as well as support for future versions of the Windows operating system.
The GameMaker Studio export module for Xbox One will be available to registered members of Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program in late 2014.Read More »
The feature list for GameMaker Studio version 1.4 has finally been announced, and there are even a few surprises thrown in for good measure. YoYo Games CEO Sandy Duncan shared the announcement on Twitter and also hinted that the Xbox One export is coming soon.
Check out the list of GameMaker Studio version 1.4 features summarized below.Read More »
YoYo Games have been gradually adding to their Games Showcase for about a year now. The showcase is intended to highlight popular games that have been created using their flagship product, GameMaker Studio.
Each developer that has been featured on the showcase is given a chance to share their thoughts about the engine. But looking through every individual page is tedious, so we’ve collected some of the best testimonials from GameMaker professionals for you to read in one place.
What do professional developers really think about GameMaker? Find out below.Read More »
YoYo Games CEO Sandy Duncan has confirmed that GameMaker Studio 2.0 is currently in production. He stated on Twitter that “we’re working on GameMaker Studio 2.0″ and that it will run natively on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
There is no set date for public availability yet, but hopefully we will see a beta release later this year or in early 2015.Read More »
Giving new meaning to the phrase “nuclear family”, Sheltered tasks you with keeping a mother and father, and their children, alive in the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust. Fortunately, an impenetrable underground fortress will help keep your family sheltered from the desolate post-apocalyptic wasteland above.Read More »
YoYo Games have launched a summer sale offering significant discounts on a variety of products. GameMaker Studio Professional is 40% off and available for only $60, and a new featured deal is being offered each week. Check out the latest deals below.
Sale ends 5th-6th August 2014.Read More »
A recent Early Access build has introduced C-style enumeration to GameMaker Studio, an overdue feature that will be welcomed by veteran coders. Enumerations consist of named integer constants called “members” or “enumerators”.
An example is shown below.Read More »