The game itself is an infinite action platform inspired by the likes of indie titles Super Crate Box and Risk of Rain, both of which were also built using the GameMaker engine. Cavern Kings features randomized levels and creatures, and an excessive amount of explosions.Read More »
Volunteers have been moderating the official GameMaker community forum since before YoYo Games acquired the engine and platform. They are not paid for the time and effort they spend keeping the forum safe and tidy, and are subsequently not employed by YoYo Games.
However, apparent confusion caused by the naming of the “Retired Staff” group (staff inferring an unwanted connection to YoYo Games) has led YoYo Games head of development Mike Dailly to demote all non-active moderators.Read More »
YoYo Games, the developers of GameMaker Studio, have posted a new tech blog article discussing tips and tricks that will help you navigate the user interface more efficiently.
The tech blog highlights useful and somewhat cryptic shortcuts too; you’re sure to learn something new!Read More »
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 »