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Epic Releases Unreal Engine 4.3 for Game Development with Over 500 Enhancements

Monday, July 21, 2014 by

Epic released the latest update to Unreal Engine, Unreal Engine 4.3, which integrates a wide range of enhancements and new features for subscribers. Since launching in March at GDC with its monthly subscription model, Unreal Engine 4 has seen a continual stream of improvements, with over 500 coming in the 4.3 update alone.The 4.3 update brings greatly improved...


Game Developers Receive Updated Unity Test Tools V1.2

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by

Unity recently released version 1.2 of Unity Test Tools. Here are some overviews of the new release.Assertion ComponentCode StrippingUnity had been hearing that the main issue that prevents developers from using the assertion component is the lack of the option to strip the code out of the release builds. To solve the issue Unity has implemented scene post-process ...


Complete Game Developer Magazine Archive Now in the GDC Vault

Friday, October 11, 2013 by

After having ran for almost two decades, Game Developer magazine sent out their last issue back in July. But rather than let it collect dust, you can now find the complete archive in the GDC vault. It was an excellent print magazine, and now it is provided for free in PDF form. With content covering the then decline of Apple to articles related to today's mobile e...


App Developer News Weekly Roundup for The Week of August 9th, 2013

Saturday, August 10, 2013 by

From the Editors DeskHello everyone! It's been a great week in mobile and we've got lots to share with you! The August issue is here officially so be sure and check it out if you haven't already. We have been getting alot of great feedback from the developer community and it's much appreciated! Top Stories for the week of 8/10/2013Easier to Do: Find Bigfo...


Beginning Game Programming for Teens with Python

Thursday, August 8, 2013 by

Age is no boundary when it comes to programmers, and Julian Meyer who is 13, shows everyone here how it's done. Take a look at this nicely written tutorial on writing a game using Python.There is an argument that some make about why Python is the last language you'll have to learn, and seeing how you can make a decent game so quickly here you might tend to agree.Ju...


Eight Elements To A Successful Game

Sunday, August 4, 2013 by

I get to see a lot of your great games all the way from inception to being released on the App Store and/orAndroid Market by working at Lanica.A lot of you send me your games to figure out a problem here and there, or ask me questions about how to do XYZ or this-and-that. Some of you send me assets without blinking; other of you are reluctant to send me your assets...


An argument for HTML5 gaming

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by

I am not even going to begin to site all of the differences when it comes to HTML5 vs native device game programming, but the folks over at Venture Beat want to make sure everyone knows HTML5 gaming is a very real possibility.HTML5 is awesome, just recently I even used it as a player for my app Blabber Box and it proved to be lightweight and fast! Plus it work...