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Spellbinding Solitaire - Now Available!

Posted by Shaun Spalding on 27 August 2015

A brand new, magical imagining of your favourite card game now available on iOS and Android!

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Maddening Overload - Multiplayer now available!

Posted by Gavin Smart on 6 July 2015

Maddening Overload is available now on PlayStation®4 and with our new multiplayer update, you can show your friends who's boss.

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Simply Solitaire HD update now available

Posted by Gavin Smart on 21 May 2015

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Our hugely popular card game, Simply Solitaire HD, has just received an awesome update!

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Massive savings on GameMaker: Studio in our spring sale

Posted by YoYo Games on 18 May 2015

We're having a sale to celebrate the spring! With fresh beginnings come fresh prices, and you can get up to 40% off GameMaker: Studio products.

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Farewell GameMaker 8.1

Posted by YoYo Games on 18 May 2015

Launched in 2011, GameMaker 8.1 was a big step up from the previous versions. Bringing a host of improvements to the Room, Image, and Object editors, GameMaker 8.1 paved the way for GameMaker: HTML5 and ultimately GameMaker: Studio.

We have come a long way since 2011 and with the multitude of features and exports now in GameMaker: Studio you would scarcely believe its humble origins. With over 4 million downloads GameMaker 8.1 has had a long, successful life but due to its aging nature, over 3 years since its final update, and the availability of a superior product we have now made the decision to remove 8.1 from sale.

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Maddening Overload released on PlayStation 4 in Europe

Posted by YoYo Games on 29 April 2015

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We are very proud to announce that our first ever game for PlayStation®4, Maddening Overload, is now available in Europe!

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YoYo Games announcing full support for Windows 10 and Xbox Live at Microsoft’s Build Conference

Posted by YoYo Games on 29 April 2015

This week at Microsoft’s Build Conference YoYo Games are announcing support for Windows 10 Universal Apps with Xbox Live features in GameMaker: Studio. GameMaker already supports Windows 8 apps, Windows Phone 8 apps, classic Windows Desktop apps, and Xbox One games, but now we’re looking to expand our tools to take full advantage of the great new features in Windows 10.

Windows 10 Universal Apps give developers the option to easily create a consistent experience for gamers across Windows 10 devices whether they’re using a phone, a tablet, a PC or even their Xbox One. Representatives from the YoYo Games team will be demonstrating GameMaker: Studio’s implementation of Universal Apps on stand 215 at the Build Conference in San Francisco. If you’re in the area, stop by to check it out!

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Announcing the YoYo Games’ GameMaker Showcase Game of the Year 2014!

Posted by Gavin Smart on 14 January 2015

This year we’ve had loads of amazing games added to the GameMaker Showcase and picking the winners for each Game of the Month resulted in several hard decisions.

This year’s nominees are:

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Important changes to our VAT requirements starting January 1st, 2015

Posted by YoYo Games on 22 December 2014

Please note that unfortunately from 01.01.15 we will be obliged to charge VAT under the HMRC regulations below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/vat-supplying-digital-services-to-private-consumers/vat-businesses-supplying-digital-services-to-private-consumers

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Holiday Sale

Posted by YoYo Games on 18 December 2014

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YoYo Games is offering a 60% reduction on GameMaker: Studio Professional, and a 50% reduction on Export Modules. To kick off our Holiday Sale, GameMaker: Studio Master Collection is 20% off until 17:00 (GMT) December 19.

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GameMaker Games make top 10 in Game Jolt's "Indies Vs PewDiePie" Game Jam

Posted by YoYo Games on 1 December 2014

We are thrilled to announce that 3 GameMaker games made the top ten in Game Jolt's "Indies Vs PewDiePie" game jam.

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GameMaker: Autumn Sale

Posted by YoYo Games on 26 November 2014

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For six days only, YoYo Games is offering up to 60% reduction on GameMaker: Studio Professional, and Export Modules. To kick off our Autumn Sale, GameMaker: Studio Master Collection has 20% off until 17:00 (GMT) November 27.

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GameMaker: Studio 1.4 is here!

Posted by Gavin Smart on 25 November 2014

Arriving with a whole host of new features, GameMaker: Studio version 1.4 is here!

With today’s free update, developers now have access to both GameMaker: Marketplace and GameMaker: Player. With these new services, creating and sharing games made with GameMaker: Studio has never been easier.

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YoYo Games become official sponsors of Game Jolt's "Indies VS PewDiePie" game jam!

Posted by YoYo Games on 17 November 2014

Today we are thrilled to announce that YoYo Games are official sponsors of Game Jolt's "Indies VS PewDiePie" game jam!

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We’re enhancing the export power of GameMaker: Studio

Posted by Gavin Smart on 10 October 2014

Today we are announcing that most of the GameMaker: Studio Export Modules will now include their compiler.

With this upgrade, developers will now be able to harness the full speed of the CPU, allowing projects to run up to 100x faster across all native platforms supported. This upgrade unlocks new possibilities in CPU-intensive areas such as artificial intelligence, procedural techniques, real time lighting, enhanced physics, real time geometry deformation, collision and data manipulation, immensely raising the quality bar of GameMaker: Studio games.

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