Xperia Play Developer Training Videos Announced

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

MocoSpace Names Firms Selected For HTML5 Mobile Game Developer Fund

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

$100 Million Fund9 Encourages Porting To Android

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

List Of Top 50 Mobile Gaming Devs (Partly) Revealed

It’s time again for some of the best mobile gaming developers around to be recognized for their work.  This week, PocketGamer.biz began to reveal its list of the top 50 developers of 2010, with numbers 50 through 41 going public today. We’d encourage everyone in this field to continue to check PocketGamer’s site as more… Continue reading List Of Top 50 Mobile Gaming Devs (Partly) Revealed

RockYou Acquires Playdemic

There’s more good news today for developers who are interested in the kind of payday that comes when a bigger company swallows a smaller one.  RockYou, which is known for making any number of social apps, has acquired Playdemic, the firm behind a Facebook game. Jonathan Knight, RockYou’s SVP of Games, stated in response, “At… Continue reading RockYou Acquires Playdemic