Hi! This is the right place to find out more information about how we permit use of our brands and logos. We’ve taken great care in creating these, so we ask that you only use them in accordance with these guidelines.
The only logos that we allow general usage of are the GameMaker Studio 2 logos below. You can only use the YoYo Games logo in certain circumstances detailed below (e.g. if you are reporting about us in the media). You must follow these guidelines when using any of these logos.
When can I use the GameMaker Studio 2 logos? These are the only GameMaker-related logos that you are allowed to use and they can only be used in the following situations:
How should I display the GameMaker Studio 2 logos? If you fall into one of the categories above, then we ask you to observe the following spacing rules when using the GameMaker Studio 2 logos:
Where should I display the GameMaker Studio 2 logos? We’re happy for developers that satisfy the conditions above to use the GameMaker Studio 2 logos in the following ways to promote their games and game assets: on a game’s splash screen, in promotional materials, in game credits, on your game store pages on game distribution platforms, on your personal websites, in game trailers and in social media posts. Any other reasonable promotional use along these lines is acceptable too.
Is there anything else? Please note – GameMaker:Studio is now end of life, so please don’t use that name or any of its associated logos anywhere. We no longer make the GameMaker:Studio logo available for use - please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about that.
What if I just want to refer to YoYo Games or GameMaker by name? When referencing our company, please use ‘YoYo Games’. We’re OK with you using the name ‘GameMaker’ when referring to games or game assets created using our suite of GameMaker tools. To avoid any confusion, do not use YoYo Games or GameMaker in your company name, website address, game or other product.
When can I use the YoYo Games logo? You may only use this logo in the following situations:
How should I display the YoYo Games logo? If you fall into one of the categories above, then we ask you to observe the following spacing rules when using the YoYo Games logo:
Is there anything else? Please do not use the YoYo Games logo to indicate that you have used one of our tools to create a game or a game asset – you should use the GameMaker Studio 2 logo instead as detailed above.
Please contact us at email@example.com to ask any questions about use of our name or logos, to ask for any permissions not specified above (e.g. use of different colour versions of our logos, use on merchandise, or use of other logos not listed here such as the GameMaker Publishing logo) or to report any instances of someone using our branding other than in accordance with these guidelines.