[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…


[Made In GameMaker] PurpleBit Surfing Cow by Heavy Sheep Games

Like the idea of catching waves? As a cow? A purple cow with sunglasses on? I hope you do because a brand new Made in GameMaker game: PurpleBit Surfing Cow is out on Google Play store and it is completely Free to play with no ads or in app purchases at all. A true tribute to Purple Cow Studio which has a diverse and great community behind it and I personally wanted to know a Read more…


[Indie Interview] Heavy Sheep Games with Luiz Gustavo

Putting the Cow in Cowabunga, Indie Game Studio Heavy Sheep Games launches their debut game: PurpleBit Surfing Cow on Google Android complete with you guessed it: A purple cow on a surfboard! I had to sit down and talk with Luiz Gustavo who leads the Heavy Sheep Games team to find out about the creators of such a unique game and get some insights on how they developed a game like this. PurpleBit Surfing Cow Read more…


[Made in GameMaker] GameDevDan vs Life Launches on Steam

GAMEDEVDANvsLIFE launches onto Steam as a compilation of 50 “Made in GameMaker” games spanning all kinds of genres ranging from: Puzzle, Racing, Arcade, Platformer and Adventure. Dan himself not only co-founded¬† Chequered Ink Ltd, but also worked at YoYo Games for 2 years and learned GameMaker first hand. Check out the development process first hand by seeing how the games evolved over time by setting the sort order in the launcher from Oldest to Newest Read more…


[Made in GameMaker] Bounce Rescue by Bitecore Studios

  Bounce Rescue is a brand new game released on Steam that was made in GameMaker Studio. Great graphics, solid controls, engaging music and even multiplayer make this a shining example of the quality that can be made with GMS. I spoke to Bitecore Studios to get some developer insights and details on how they made such a great game that also has some amazing technical features including: Full Steam Integration with leaderboards, controller support, 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…


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…