GMB 2016 Review & Financial Report

2016 Review & Income Report

We’ve arrived in 2017 with much to look forward to in the development of our much loved software, GameMaker Studio. 2016 saw the release of GMS2 and the community has taken to it rather well, with games starting to take shape to show off what the new software is capable of. Last year also saw the revival of this blog, which is what this post is really about. I wanted to reflect on the last couple Read more…

Mobile, Web and UWP released for GMS2

GameMaker Studio 2 Available to purchase

Today YoYo Games have announced the much anticipated release of the Mobile, Web(HTML5) and UWP. The latest products in the all-new GameMaker Studio 2 series. It comes just two months after the original release of the GMS2 open beta and could prove as the catalyst for a tidal wave of sales – as many users held onto their copies of GM:S 1.4 and its beloved export modules to reach as many platforms as possible with Read more…

GameDev Behind The Scenes #1 – Making A Small Sellable Game Fast by @nmeunier

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes throughout an indie game’s development cycle? In this ongoing devlog series for my upcoming game Missile Cards, I’m peeling back the curtain to share my processes, thoughts, tips, and experiences as I develop and launching a small commercial game on Steam using GameMaker Studio. In this first installment, I briefly explore how I got started making Missile Cards, cover the concept of a “minimum viable Read more…

Missile Cards Needs YOU!

missile cards gameplay 1

Missile Cards is a fresh, new mash-up of the Atari classic, Missile Command, and the functionality of a strategic, turn-based card game. I recently caught up with the developer, Nathan Meunier, to find out how the game idea came about as well as delving a little into his background in gaming.

NAL is Alive Early Access Release


NAL is Alive  has been released in Early Access on Steam as of last week. NAL is Alive is a launcher for a variety of games previously released under the NALGames pseudonym. It is the successor to the NAL is Dead bundle.  NAL is Alive promises to be a great snap shot of GameMaker history.  NAL (Andrew Mclusky) has been a well know figure in the GameMaker community for many years, perhaps best known for the Read more…

Inspiration for Your First GameMaker Attempt

So you’ve taken the jump and decided to download GameMaker: Studio. But what are the simplest gaming options for you to take your first steps in game development?

GameMaker Studio 2 Now Available to Buy!

GameMaker Studio 2 Available to purchase

YoYo Games today announced that GameMaker Studio 2 Beta is now available for all to purchase. This is exciting news for developers wishing to get theirs hands on the newly released software and owners of GM:S Professional can get it the upgrade for just $59.99. This is a one time purchase of the software in its current state and also after the full release.

YoYo Games Hosts Q&A On Reddit

Yoyo Games discuss GMS2 on Reddit

On Tuesday 15th November, YoYo Games (more specifically – Shaun Spalding, Mike Dailly & Russell Kay) were on Reddit answering your questions about the recently announced GameMaker Studio 2. The topics were varied with each member having their own agenda but here are some of the main talking points about the latest iteration of the game development software we’ve all come to know and love.