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 →

YoYo Games Expanding, Recruiting New Staff, Moving To New Office

Dundee's YoYo Games, the company behind the rather awesome Game Maker software has announced that it is expanding. YoYo currently employs 25 people, but is looking for around 25 more to help the company keep pace with the rapid evolution of the global games market and demand for Game Maker: Studio, which YoYo claims is... Continue Reading →

Cobra & YoYo Hit The Hundred Top iOS Games

ArcadeSushi.com has published its list of 2012's best games.  Two games created in Scotland make the list.  YoYo Games' suicide-im-up Karoshi and Cobra's BAFTA nominated iBomber Defense Pacific both make the list. Karoshi is number 85.  The site says: Karoshi takes the age old video game concept of surviving and turns it upside down. In... Continue Reading →

Game Maker Now Available On STEAM

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a young game designer, in possession of a good idea, tends to do nothing with it.  Ever.  Except in the pub, when they moan to friends that they can't get funding, that games don't make money these days and that now they've mentioned it aloud, it will be... Continue Reading →

YoYo Games New Release – Pollushot – And Update on HTML5 Game Maker

YoYo's latest release, Pollushot, is a simple physics-based puzzler in which the player must use a slingshot to stop fiendish pirates polluting the skies and take them DOWN! Pollushot takes YoYo's multi-format strategy forward, with a simultaneous release on both iOS (with optimisation for the iPad 1&2) and Android devices.  The game features unlockable achievements... Continue Reading →

YoYo Games Launches New Website

YoYo Games has launched its brand new - and very slick - website.  The new site outlines all of the company's activities, from the hugely popular Game Maker app, through to the online community of game makers and games, as well as the more recent publishing arm. YoYo has created a greal deal of momentum... Continue Reading →

Out Now – Super Snake HD From YoYo Games

Super Snake HD, YoYo Games latest mobile release is out now on the Apple and Android App markets.  Created by Mark Overmars and Jochem Schut, SSHD is exclusive to YoYo Games. Based, obviously, on the classic Snake (arguably the world's most played game, thanks to its presence on almost every Nokia handset for over ten... Continue Reading →

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