In just a few years, Unity has become a premier game development engine that has encouraged indie developers all around the world to create expansive titles for PC, consoles and mobile. With Unity 4, the engine is ready to take on big budget game development, and Windows 8 is invited along for the ride.
Developers who want to make games for the Xperia Play and happen to be visual learners are in luck. Sony Ericsson has announced the availability of training videos that are designed to help everyone get started and pick up some valuable skills. The videos are available through design3, a game development portal. Unfortunately, a subscription’s… Continue reading Xperia Play Developer Training Videos Announced
Zipline Games, a new mobile games company, has announced the first beta of its Moai game development platform. Moai offers mobile game developers a open-source SDK for developing IOS and Android games in Lua with all the features and performance of native development. Moai Cloud expands the Lua heritage with flexible hosting and scalable cloud… Continue reading Zipline Launches Game Development Platform
Here’s some happy news to end the week on: MegaZebra, a developer that specializes in social games, has raised a lot of money. Doughty Hanson Technology and Kizoo Technology Ventures announced yesterday that they’ve made a significant investment. Unfortunately, the exact details haven’t been disclosed, so we can’t say convert the deal into a specific… Continue reading MegaZebra Gets Millions In Funding
Tapjoy, a distribution and monetization platform for application developers, has announced a new way for independent developers to turn their social mobile and tablet games into profitable titles. Tapjoy will help fund the growth of early-stage and pre-launch games by leveraging the company’s distribution and monetization platform and by investing its capital and resources to… Continue reading Tapjoy Launches Publishing Platform For Game Developers
Three companies known as Joyplay, Kooky Panda, and New Game Town are almost sure to be holding celebrations today. MocoSpace announced this morning that the firms are the first three groups to be selected for its $1 million HTML5 Mobile Game Developer Fund. That means the firms will receive free marketing support in order to… Continue reading MocoSpace Names Firms Selected For HTML5 Mobile Game Developer Fund
Mobile social gaming platform Scoreloop is launching “Go Android,” a partnership program designed to help iOS developers bring their games to Android. This new initiative from Scoreloop offers eligible developers the ability to reach a new audience without the time and resourcing hassle that comes along with porting. “We’re providing real value for developers, not… Continue reading Scoreloop Launches Android Program For Game Developers
Many people would agree that iOS developers who have ignored Android so far have missed a big opportunity. The upside, however, is that they remain eligible to benefit from a new $100 million fund (called Fund9) established by OpenFeint and The9. OpenFeint and The9 want top developers to port their games to Android, and the… Continue reading $100 Million Fund9 Encourages Porting To Android