[ad_1] Considering using Unity? We’re just back from GDC where we talked with tons of different indie devs doing amazing things with the Unity Engine. Unity is a very versatile engine so this video helps give a glimpse into 5 different studios making very different games in different ways. Find out best practices from… Read More

[ad_1] If you’ve been following the blog for any length of time, you know MonoGame is an official “Favorite Project.” We also know allot of you like to play with it too. But it’s felt something like a dead end road, especially for those who would like to write console games. Well last week we… Read More

[ad_1] To close out our Game Theme week, this post from Helen Lynn is a perfect ending and way to kill your entire weekend… 🙂 Three great GameMaker games for Raspberry Pi As I began to type today’s blog post, I received an email from Eben beginning, “Wow – awesome stuff.” I set aside the… Read More [ad_1] Hi everyone – I’m Amanda Lange. Welcome to Episode 2 of the Game Dev Show! Last week Remedy announced that Quantum Break, originally announced as an Xbox One Exclusive, will be coming to Windows 10 as well. It inspired me to do a quick look at the Universal Application Platform so that I… Read More

[ad_1] I might get in trouble for today’s post, but I still thought it was pretty darn cool and given how often I blog about game engines and development, I really didn’t think I could pass this up… And it DOES help you quickly create Windows 7,8,10 and Xbox one games! So I should be… Read More [ad_1] Microsoft teamed up with Playcrafting to host a Global Game Jam in NYC from January 29th-31st! Over 300 people attended and jammed throughout the weekend. Alyssa “A.C” Menes (@acmenes) delivered her Intro to Audio for Game Developer talk at Global Game Jam and it was streamed on the Global Game Jam Twitch account… Read More

[ad_1] This tutorial from Mike Stout has nothing to do with Microsoft but everything to do with game development. If you’ve ever wondered how to get started building your game levels, this is a must read… A Beginner’s Guide to Designing Video Game Levels In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to design levels for video… Read More

[ad_1] Last December Miguel de Icaza blogged about a cool, cross platform, light weight 3D game engine that’s very C# and friendly… 3D Game Engine for Android, iOS, and .NET [Post Copied in Full] Building 3D experiences and games using a high-level framework that works across all of the major platforms is now as easy… Read More [ad_1] So I play a lot of games (Heroes of the Storm!) and I frequently want to record what I’m doing, so that I can provide commentary for others, but also so that I can learn from my mistakes. I generally use a tool like Camtasia for my recording and editing, especially outside of… Read More

[ad_1] Containing to give you all something to keep your Winter Break’ers busy and productive, today I’ve got two cool different game dev posts. First, Friend of the blog Petri Wilhelmsen has kick off a great new video series, Creating a Game from Scratch (with Unity3D) #GameDevLive–Episode 1: Creating a game from scratch! I decided… Read More