YoYo Games Acquired For $16.4M

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 →

Develop Award Nominations Announced

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 And Sony Announce Game Maker For PlayStation

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 Launches $60K Tizen Development Competition

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 →

Win Big With Game Maker – $35,000 In Prizes For Windows 8 Games

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 →

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