[Post of the Month] End of an Era: GameMaker 1.X Sunset coming at end of July 2018

Yes, this is the end of GameMaker…well at least the end of official GameMaker Studio 1.X support. Worry not though, if you have GameMaker Studio 1.X it will continue to work as it always has and you can always jump onto the GameMaker Studio 2 platform which is the greatest sequel in the GameMaker software series to date. Indie Game Development has grown by leaps and bounds in the past years and GMS has played Read more…


GameMaker Studio 2 Winter Sale brings warm savings to developers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for getting discounts on games and software. YoYo Games attempts to stuff developer’s stockings with up to 20% off of GameMaker Studio 2 licenses. If you are just getting into game development or even looking for a more robust framework then now is the time to jump in and start making dreams a reality.   GMS2 is a full update of the original GameMaker Studio product and offers Read more…


GameMaker Studio 2 Annouces official Mac version in newly released 2.1 milestone

GameMaker Studio 2 – v2.1 Released August 25th, 2017 It finally happened, yes GameMaker Studio 2 version 2.1 has been released and with it comes a whole bag of updates. Most important of the new features though, is the official support for Mac; this is something that has been not only lacking but asked for by the community for years. To top it off, YoYo Games has bundled the Mac version along with the Windows Read more…


GameMaker Studio 2 adding C# region type syntax code folding soon

GameMaker Studio 2 Code Folding Code folding is a pretty simple concept: Condense multiple lines of code into one line that can be expanded again when needed; it keeps large code files neat and clean while allowing a developer to still read over the general logic flow. How you implement code folding, on the other hand, can make or break the entire user experience. Don’t believe me, just look at how upset Mike Dailly gets Read more…


HumbleBundle for GameMaker: Studio 1.4

HumbleBundle for GameMaker: Studio 1.4 Some truly great news for all game developers released today as the HumbleBundle Store announces a GameMaker “Rebundle” which offers an amazing discount on the export licenses for GameMaker: Studio 1.4. Before we get into the details of the bundle I want to explicitly point out that this bundle is for GameMaker: Studio 1.4 not GameMaker Studio 2, but that does not mean you should not get this bundle and Read more…


GameMaker Studio 2 Adds Console Export Modules

GameMaker Studio 2 Adds Console Export Modules The Good News June 22, 2017: YoYo Games announces triumphantly that Console Export Modules for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have arrived Now this is great news, it really is; console exporting at the click of a button is a grand idea and really lends itself to getting out there and making the next big hit on some of the newest console platforms available: PS4 and Xbox One. Read more…


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…


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…