Game Development

Universal Windows Platform Apps Comes To Clickteam Fusion 2.5

Creating a video game can be daunting for seasoned pros and possibly completely overwhelming for the absolute beginner. I’ve written a few times about Clickteam Fusion 2.5 and why I believe that it is probably the #1 most user friendly way to make your first game. Now, the folks at Clickteam have given users of their scripting free system the ability to bring their creations to both Xbox One and the Windows Store via Windows Universal Apps (or UWP)....

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Degica Discounts RPG Maker MV By 50% Alongside Free Weekend 

For the next 48 hours Degica’s game development software in the two decades old RPG Maker series is free on steam until the end of the weekend.  This indie game development mainstay is so powerful that there are several professional level indie releases that have used it and it is simple enough that potential programmers can get their games running in a little under an hour. The latest edition RPG Maker MV adds a number of brand new features...

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Clickteam Fusion 3 Hopes To Revolution Indie Game Development [World Premiere]

Games have been my passion since I was very young and along with this passion came the spark of creativity – hoping that someday I would be able to develop my own video games. A piece of software from then little-known French software creation firm Clickteam called The Games Factory helped me explore the core concepts of game design. 16 years later, Clickteam is still around and their most current piece of engine technology, Clickteam Fusion 2.5...

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Crytek Announces CryEngine V Alongside New Pricing Model

CryEngine, the engine, and tool set that power AAA franchises like Crysis, Far Cry and others had a brand new version unveiled yesterday at the Games Developer Conference in San Francisco. Titled CryEngine V this brand new iteration of the development toolkit from Crytek focuses on making game development more accessible for AAA, developers on a budget and indies alike. How exactly does Crytek hope to make their engine available to more developers? By shifting away from...

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Dev Talk: Building and Managing Your Team – Renee Gittins

Renee Gittins discusses how to recruit a team and lead them to help you create the game of your vision. Balancing your own preferences and desires with theirs, you can build a strong team that respects each other and works well together towards a common goal. Renee covers details such as compensation methods, communication and management tools and other items you need to transform your personal project into a full team project.

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“Star Wars Open World RPG” Kickstarter Showcases Game Development Delusions

A new game has been announced on Kickstarter. It’s an expansive, open world RPG in the Star Wars universe with graphics rivaling Star Wars: Battlefront and “with the feel of The Witcher 3“. The game is set to launch December 2017 if its funding goal of $200,000 is met within the next 26 days. Development has yet to start, the team has not yet been formed, and licenses have not yet been acquired. If you could not contain your...

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Saint’s Row IV Once Featured Dragons & Stephen Colbert

Would you believe us if we told you that Saints Row IV originally featured Stephen Colbert as the president of the United States? How about taking a page from Skyrim, with dragons flying around all over the place? For a game originally scheduled to be a downloadable expansion to Saints Row IV, titled Enter The Dominatrix, The folks at Violition have had so many crazy ideas that they have tossed entire drafts of the game’s script in...

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