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Game of the Month: March

Posted by James Foreman on 3 April 2014

March's GameMaker Game of the Month goes to the fantastic


GDC 2014 Highlights

Posted by James Foreman on 24 March 2014

The YoYo Games team has arrived back in the UK after a fantastic week at GDC in San Francisco. We had a tremendous time meeting everyone who attended and were lucky enough to be able to share some of GameMakers newest technology features. Here are some of the highlights:


YoYo Games and Sony Announce GameMaker: Studio Partnership for PlayStation's Licensed Developer Program

Posted by Jaime Cottini on 19 March 2014

Today at GDC, we're thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with Sony to offer GameMaker: Studio support for PlayStation®4, PlayStation®Vita and PlayStation®3. This makes publishing GameMaker: Studio games to PlayStation® platforms easy and free of charge for all licensed PlayStation developers.


YoYo Games Demoing 19 GameMaker Titles for PS4 at GDC

Posted by Jaime Cottini on 19 March 2014

YoYo Games is proud to be demoing 19 fantastic GameMaker games for PlayStation 4 at its GDC Booth Wednesday, March 19 through Friday, March 21. Please come by booth #1924 to see all of the amazing games and talk to our technical team about what's new with GameMaker: Studio. Thanks again to all of the participating developers -- you rock!


Game Of the Month: February '14 Winner

Posted by James Foreman on 3 March 2014

February’s GameMaker Game of the Month goes to the multi-award winning:


Tizen Game Drive Winners Revealed

Posted by James Foreman on 25 February 2014

Thank you to all those who entered games for the Tizen Game Drive. Without further ado, the winners are: 


GameMaker Sale!

Posted by James Foreman on 21 February 2014

Are you an aspiring game designer, artist or programmer looking to for a way to take your work to the next level? Become a Pro and take advantage of our GameMaker: Studio Professional sale!


YoYo Games at GDC 2014!

Posted by James Foreman on 19 February 2014

Interested in checking out the latest with GameMaker: Studio? Fancy meeting some of the YoYo Games team?


Video Game BAFTA Nominations 2014

Posted by James Foreman on 12 February 2014

Today the 2014 Video Game BAFTA nominations were announced.  We are thrilled to discover that two GameMaker games have been nominated!


Game of the Year 2013 Announcement

Posted by James Foreman on 10 February 2014

The results are in and you’ve chosen the 2013 Showcase Game of the Year. 


Game Of the Month: January '14 Winner

Posted by James Foreman on 3 February 2014

We want 2014 to be a spectacular year for GameMaker Games!


CEO Sandy Duncan to Discuss the Latest in Game Dev Tech at PocketGamer Connects 1/21

Posted by Jaime Cottini on 17 January 2014

Pocket Gamer Connects is taking place January 20-21 in London. If you're planning to attend, mark your calendar with Session 3: Choosing Your Instruments (Best Tools) on Tuesday, January 21 at 1:45 in the Academia Room. YoYo Games CEO Sandy Duncan will be part of the panel discussing the latest in game development technology.


New Tech Blog Post: Changes to the GUI layer, and the new Application Surface

Posted by James Foreman on 17 January 2014

Mike Dailly, head of Development at YoYo Games has authored the latest GameMaker: Studio Tech Blog 'Changes to the GUI layer, and the new Application Surface'. To find out more, please visit: http://yoyogames.com/tech_blog/45


Tizen Game Drive: Two Weeks Left!

Posted by James Foreman on 17 January 2014

The Tizen Game Drive is nearing an end. With only two weeks left, we would like to remind all participants that passing Tizen certification can take several days. With that in mind, if you intend to submit a game(s) to the Tizen Game Drive competition, you should do it as soon as possible to avoid disappointment! The randomly selected prize draw will continue to run until the end of the competition. 


Unveiling YoYo Games’ 2013 Showcase Awards

Posted by James Foreman on 16 January 2014

Today we are lifting the curtain on YoYo Games’ Showcase Awards honoring the best games entered into our Showcase in 2013! The winning developer will receive a trophy, will be promoted through YoYo Games social media channels and will be featured on the front page of our showcase. The best part about our awards is that our community gets to pick the winning game!