News Archive for November 2012

GameMaker: Studio - Latest

Posted on 30 November 2012

We issued a release of GameMaker: Studio last week which, in a few cases, has resulted in sprites and background resources being overwritten.


YoYo Games Autumn Sale

Posted on 22 November 2012

Get GameMaker: Studio Web Collection (GameMaker: Studio Professional + GameMaker: Studio HTML5) for $49.99 -- marked down from $199.99 -- a remarkable 75% savings from November 21st - 27th!


GameMaker: Studio Windows Phone 8 Export Available Now

Posted on 21 November 2012

YoYo Games announces that GameMaker: Studio, its powerful cross-platform games creation technology, now offers a Windows Phone 8 export module. GameMaker: Studio for Windows Phone 8 makes publishing newly-created and pre-existing games to Microsoft’s Windows Phone Store a quick and easy process, thanks to its one click exporting capability.


October Steam Competition Winner

Posted on 15 November 2012

The winner of the October YoYo Games Steam competition and $1000 is the_dudefather with the game “LaserCat's Halloween Deadventure”! This game was one of the highest rated games by the Steam community and all of the YoYo Games judges enjoyed playing.


Limited Time Windows Store Rebate for GameMaker: Studio Developers in the U.S.

Posted on 9 November 2012

Windows 8 is here!

YoYo Games recently launched GameMaker: Studio™ support for Windows 8 giving all existing GameMaker: Studio STANDARD, PROFESSIONAL and MASTER COLLECTION customers access to the Windows 8 export for free. We also launched an exciting competition giving developers a chance to win $500 for publishing Windows 8 games. In addition, we began offering heavy discounts on GameMaker 8.1 customers to upgrade to GameMaker: Studio. But, it doesn’t stop there. We’re attempting to make it irresistible for you to publish a Windows 8 game and are now offering you a $50 rebate on your registration to the Windows Store for simply publishing a game created with GameMaker: Studio and telling us about it by December 31, 2012. See details and rules below.

Windows 8 is an opportunity you don’t want to miss out on and GameMaker: Studio makes it easy to prepare your new or already-released games for publishing on the Windows Store. Take advantage of all of our exciting Windows 8 offers before it’s too late.

How to Redeem
Email the following information to: windows8launch@yoyogames.com by 12/31/2012: