GameMaker Studio 2.3.0 Released

August 18, 2020

After an extensive beta, this release packs tons of new features and quality-of-life changes to speed up and improve development in the engine

Interview with Pond Games' Daniel Freer on developing RITE

July 20, 2020

Daniel Freer reflects on RITE development, shares details of designing levels and art, and the future of Pond Games hosts bundle to raise money for racial justice and equality

June 7, 2020

The bundle contains 740+ indie releases with all proceeds being donated to legal defense and bail funds for the Black Lives Matter protests

Unity makes Learn Premium free during the COVID-19 crisis

May 4, 2020

Learn how to make games and utilize the Unity game engine for free until July 20th, 2020

GameMaker Studio 2.3 Beta Release & Features Overview

April 25, 2020

IDE changes, new resource types, and additions to GML bring more power and flexibility to developers.

GDC Relief Jam Starts Now

March 27, 2020

All works from the game jam will be sold in a Pay-What-You-Want bundle, with proceeds going to the GDC Relief Fund

GDC 2020 postponed - and what that means for you

February 29, 2020

Find out about ticket refunds, alternative events, and relief efforts to help provide funds for developers.

Kongregate partners with The Strong to preserve Flash games

January 12, 2020

The partnership will allow The Strong to download and preserve Flash games after Adobe discontinues Flash Player later this year

IGF 2020 Nominees Announced

January 11, 2020

The finalists for this year's Independent Games Festival include Untitled Goose Game, A Short Hike, and Mutazione

VVVVVV source code released for 10th anniversary

January 10, 2020

Terry Cavanagh open sources VVVVVV for other developers to learn from

Archivists bring back the OUYA marketplace

November 27, 2019

The server replacement allows OUYA consoles to once again browse the OUYA games library

YoYo Games to permanently delete the legacy GMC archive

November 23, 2019

In an effort to decrease outdated examples from search results, YYG will soon purge the archives

OGMO Editor 3 CE released, interview with the devs

November 21, 2019

We sat down with the developers behind the latest iteration of the 2D level editor

YoYo Games hosts game jam to celebrate GameMaker's 20th anniversary

November 13, 2019

Developers have a week to create a game using the theme "20" for the software's 20th anniversary

IndieCade 2018 festival nominees announced

September 24, 2018

A roster of over 100 titles and the return of Night Games kicks off the second decade of IndieCade

Nintendo Switch export for GameMaker Studio 2 enters open beta

August 10, 2018

Nintendo Developers can sign up for the beta to try out the new export before its September launch

GameMaker Studio 2.1.5 update

August 3, 2018

YoYo Games releases an update with a plethora of bug fixes and some handy new features

Kongregate to launch desktop games portal

March 11, 2018

Kartridge launches summer 2018 as a platform to publish indie games

GameMaker Studio 1.4 "End of Life" upgrade discount

March 4, 2018

Developers who haven't yet upgraded from 1.4 can currently save 30% on GMS2

Game Jolt Partners

December 6, 2016

YouTubers and Twitch streamers can sign up for a new revenue share program

Unity 5.5 has entered the public

December 1, 2016

Unity now comes packed with Hololens support, improved renderers, and more.

GameMaker Studio 2 Beta Game Jam

November 30, 2016

YoYo Games hosts the first GMS2 game jam, running from Nov 30th to Dec 13th

GameMaker Studio 2 announcement, beta, pricing

November 12, 2016

The latest version of the game development software is packed with new features

YoYo Games teases GameMaker: Studio 2.0 with new 12 second video

October 12, 2016

YoYo Games launches #Time2MeetYourMaker campaign, possibly for a new 2.0 of GM:S

GameMaker Community relaunched

June 20, 2016

After a three month wait, YoYo Games has revived the GMC forums

Game Jolt marketplace opens with over 20 games

May 13, 2016

Developers can now sell games on the popular game portal Game Jolt with minimal effort

The refinery launches

May 13, 2016

Early access games and playtests can now be deployed on using their new systems

HaxeFlixel 4.0.0 released

February 18, 2016

Refactored rendering engine? Improved HTML5 support? Get your hands on the new HaxeFlixel!

YoYo Games releases three free GameMaker games on Raspberry PI

February 15, 2016

YoYo Games gives away games to gauge interest in a Raspberry PI export for GameMaker: Studio

Amazon releases game creation tools

February 9, 2016

Lumberyard, GameLift, and other Amazon game services become available to developers worldwide

Unity adds New 3DS support

February 4, 2016

The Nintendo developer program adds Unity for New Nintendo 3DS to their list of development tools

IndieCade 2016 submissions open

February 1, 2016

Submissions are open for developers who want to show their game at the 2016 IndieCade festival

Game Jolt at GDC + ticket giveaway

January 28, 2016

Game Jolt is bringing 15 hot indie developers and their games to GDC - and you could be one of them!

Train Jam sponsored tickets

January 27, 2016

Under-represented genders can register to receive sponsored tickets to attend Train Jam 2016!

Game Jolt Client preview released

December 22, 2015

Been waiting patiently for the Game Jolt Client? Good job, your patience has paid off.

Flippfly's Prototype Showdown

December 16, 2015

Play and vote on 16 different prototypes from Flippfly to decide which becomes a full game

HandmadeCon 2015 schedule

October 28, 2015

HandmadeCon 2015 secures a schedule of talks from five phenomenal game programmers.

IndieCade 2015 day 2 recap

October 28, 2015

Day two of IndieCade was a busy one! Check out our favorite games we found on Saturday.

IndieCade 2015 day 1 recap

October 24, 2015

We share our favorite games and events from the first day of IndieCade

IndieCade 2015 Official Nominees

October 10, 2015

IndieCade releases the list of over 100 indie games that will be available for consumption at the event.

HandmadeCon 2015 announcement

October 2, 2015

Mark your calendars for a programming conference full of game devs talking about code and design

Humble Weekly Bundle GameMaker

September 19, 2015

Over a dozen games come in the latest Humble Bundle - complete with their source code!

Indies VS Gamers Game Jam

July 3, 2015

Game Jolt, with PewDiePie, Markiplier, and Jacksepticeye, host a new kind of game jam

Presenting the IGF 2015 winners

March 6, 2015

The 17th annual Indepenent Games Festival awards recognized some of the best recent indie games

Get your hands on Unity 5 today

March 3, 2015

Unity 5 brings in both new features and new pricing schemes that make it more affordable than ever

Twine 2.0 released

December 16, 2014

The second iteration of the open source software launches onto web browsers

Game Jolt + PewDiePie Game Jam

November 8, 2014

The top 10 Indies VS PieDiePie community voted games get played by PewDiePie himself

Unity 5.0 pre-order beta available

October 28, 2014

Both pre-order customers and Unity Pro subscribers can try out the new features provided in Unity 5.0

distribute() alpha launches

October 24, 2014

Rami Ismail's new press management service goes alpha, with hundreds of developers day one

2nd annual Day of the Devs

October 21, 2014

Double Fine & iam8bit's second annual event, showing off the latest indie games, music, and art.

Boss Fight Books: Season 2

October 20, 2014

The team reached 300% of its Kickstarter goal within hours, ensuring six more books are on their way

Leap Motion 3D Jam starts

October 20, 2014

Developers have six weeks to develop a game utilizing the Leap Motion Controller

indie(Bulletin); is live!

October 19, 2014

Welcome to our new blog!