YoYo – Game Maker – Tizen – Beta

If the above headline doesn't mean a great deal to you, you may not be alone.  It is good news however.  It means that Scotland's YoYo Games is continuing to support future technologies and that the company's popular GameMaker platform (which, the company tells us, has now been downloaded over 5,000,000 times) could be at... 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 →

New From YoYo Games – Froad – For iOS & Android

YoYo's busy and efficient release schedule is back with the company's latest title emerging for both Android and iOS.  Froad (is he/she a frog or a toad?  We may never know...) In Froad, players are challenged to catch and nom down on tasty, tasty bugs - and avoid yucky horrid bugs, to keep Froad alive.... 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 →

YoYo Games – Updates, Releases & The Future Of Games…

YoYo Games, the company behind the popular Game Maker programme, which allows users to create and publish their own games, has been busy lately.  Very busy. Technology updates, new games, new partnerships, new team members AND courses teaching Game Maker are all now in progress - putting YoYo very firmly at the front of the... Continue Reading →

2010 – A Year In Gaming

UPDATED - Now includes Firebrand and Triple B Games... “Apart from that Mrs Lincoln, how was the rest of the play?” Any review of the games and gaming sector in Scotland in 2010 is going to be a little like reviewing the Titanic's first cruise. No matter how impeccable the service, or exquisite the canapes,... Continue Reading →

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