YoYo Games – One year on from GameMaker 7

on February 28, 2008 - 1751 Views

yyg.pngIt has been a year since the first (and only) release of Game Maker under YoYo Games Ltd. A year which has seen the rise of YoYoGames.com, plenty of registration problems and, as is so often the case with Game Maker related matters, a lot of controversy.

Timeline of YoYo Games Ltd

Oct 15th 2004: YoYo Games Ltd registered as a company
http://gamemakerblog.com/2008/01/02/yoyo-games-accounts/

Jan 26th 2007: Mark Overmars announces formation of YoYoGames
http://gmc.yoyogames.com/?showtopic=271847

Feb 2nd 2007: Registration at YoYoGames website starts
http://gmc.yoyogames.com/index.php?showtopic=273301

Feb 28th 2007: GameMaker version 7 released
http://gmnews.wordpress.com/2007/03/01/game-maker-7-released/

April 27th 2007: First public beta of YoYoGames website
http://gmnews.wordpress.com/2007/04/27/yyg-site-released/

Sep 6th 2007: Instant play feature released along with 2nd version of website
http://glog.yoyogames.com/?p=14

Sep 6th 2007: Commitment to “Game Maker 7 for the Mac”
http://glog.yoyogames.com/?p=15

Nov 8th 2007: Winter Competition announced
http://glog.yoyogames.com/?p=31

December 2007: Vote for us” month
http://glog.yoyogames.com/?m=200712

Jan 10th 2008: Winter Competition results announced
http://glog.yoyogames.com/?p=51

Jan 21st 2008:
10,000 games, 75,000 developers
http://gamemakerblog.com/2008/01/21/yoyogames-press-release-jan-21st-2008/

Feb 1st 2008: Ancient Civilisation competition announced
http://glog.yoyogames.com/?p=59

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2 Responses to YoYo Games – One year on from GameMaker 7

  1. Killgore says:

    *sigh* Im still waiting for GM 7 for mac. Or will it be 8.0 that is for mac? Either way. i cant wait.

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