GMB is up for Sale!

I’m really short on time these days so I’ll keep this brief. I had high hopes when I took over the reins back in November last year. I started to implement a lot of new things and the content was coming nice and regularly. Readership is up, income is growing steadily and the subscriber count has grown nicely since I took over. However, due to personal circumstances at work I just don’t have the time Read more…


Ownership Change – What Now For GMB?

Those of you that still frequent this blog for its amazing resources will know that Matthew posted this final post way back in March 2015, over 18 months ago now. It was with this post that he declared the end of his contribution to this blog and the time-consuming maintenance that comes with running a site of this nature. Having run several websites concurrently in the past, alongside a full-time job, I know how hard Read more…


GameMaker Blog Ceasing Publication

UPDATE: GameMaker Blog is alive and well but under new ownership, read more here. I’m leaving this post up as it was Matthew’s last post and explains why the blog was inactive for 18 months. ——————————————————————————————————————————– Unfortunately, GameMaker Blog will be ceasing publication for the foreseeable future. I’m no longer able to maintain the website in addition to my real life and work obligations. Since GameMaker is a niche topic, it is extremely difficult to Read more…


Exclusive Interview With The Creator Of GameMaker

Today we’re joined by Professor Mark Overmars, the creator of GameMaker. Continue reading for the full interview.


GameMaker Studio Adds Support For Xbox One

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 Read more…


GameMaker Studio Ranks #35 On Develop’s Top 100 Tech List

GameMaker Studio has ranked as the 35th best game development technology in the latest edition of Develop 100, a tech list voted on by independent developers, CTO’s, and industry heavyweights. Unfortunately, the popular 2D game development engine was outranked by competing engines.


Official GameMaker Asset Store Opens

The long-awaited GameMaker Marketplace has officially opened. Today the asset store was soft-launched by YoYo Games, the developers of GameMaker Studio. Publishers will be able to sell a variety of assets on the marketplace, including graphics, audio, scripts, fonts, shaders, and extensions. YoYo Games describe the store as a “one-stop-shop for developers to access all of the amazing game making resources created by members of the GameMaker community.”


$3000 Software Giveaway – GameMaker Studio & Construct 2

[highlight]This event has now ended. Subscribe to our newsletter in the sidebar to be notified of future giveaways.[/highlight] As of today, GameMaker Blog has been online for 7 years! To celebrate this milestone we’re giving away $3000+ worth of free software, including licenses for GameMaker Studio, the beginner-friendly game development engine that this website is all about. Entering the draw is quick and easy, and completely free. Continue reading for more information about the prizes Read more…