YoYo Games has launched Little Town - a new game-making tutorial - which teaches students and hobbyists game development using GameMaker Studio 2.
Playtech the online gambling company which owns YoYo Games, the Dundee-based creator of Game Maker Studio, has sold the company to an unnamed buyer, for $10 million, six years after it purchased the company for $16.4 million.
YoYo Games, the creator of Game Maker Studio has released version 2.3 with radical new improvements & capabilities to make game development faster, simpler and more accessible.
Dundee's YoYo Games, the creator of the popular Gamer Maker: Studio software has been acquired by PlayTech one of the world's leading creators of gambling software. In addition to online gambling, PlayTech also offers a number of development tools and systems for creating online games. GameMaker: Studio will now join the company's portfolio of tools.... Continue Reading →
The nominations for the 2014 Develop awards have been announced, with Scotland making a moderate contribution towards the nominee list. The competition has 24 categories, with 136 companies fighting for the trophies, which will be handed out at the Develop Awards in Brighton on July 9th 2014. There list includes 68 games studios, ranging from one-man... Continue Reading →
YoYo Games, has announced a strategic partnership with Sony to bring PlayStation support to their flagship Game Maker technology. This will enable Game Maker: Studio users to create and publish games for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita consoles. The GameMaker: Studio open beta for licensed PlayStation developers is available now. GameMaker: Studio’s... Continue Reading →
YoYo Games, the company behind the popular Game Maker: Studio, which puts game development into the hands of everyone, has announced its Tizen Game Drive offering $60,000 in cash prizes to developers around the world. Tizen is of course the new open-source operating system for devices such as smart phones, tablets, cameras, smart TVs, in-vehicle... Continue Reading →
Dundee's YoYo Games, the company behind the Game Maker development software has launched a competition to reward developers creating games for Windows 8. If you're not familiar with Game Maker, it's a simple development platform, which allows anyone from the age of around 9 to build games, without having to know how to code, or... Continue Reading →