game developers

Facebook opens Instant Games to all developers

Facebook’s Instant Games are now open to all developers, Facebook announced this week in advance of the Game Developers Conference. First launched in 2016, the platform lets developers build mob

Amazon confirms that it has acquired GameSparks

Ahead of GDC later this month, Amazon has confirmed an acquisition that speaks to its ambitions to do more in the area of gaming — and specifically through offering platform tools for the games

To IP or not to IP, that is the question

The rise and fall of Pokémon GO begs us to ask many questions regarding how to launch a game to position it for success. One specific question it raises is whether branded intellectual property is so

Microsoft Acquires SyntaxTree To Offer Better Unity Support In Visual Studio

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired SyntaxTree, the France-based company behind UnityVS, a popular Visual Studio plugin for developers that use the cross-platform Unity framework to write t

Touchten Adds Offline Rewards, Ropes In TMS Entertainment As An Investor

Touchten, a Jakarta-based mobile games startup, announced today that it plans to add an online-to-offline (O2O) feature to its games, which it hopes will attract and engage users who don't use credit

Localizing Games For China Doesn’t Just Mean Making Them More “Chinese”

China boasts the world's fastest growing market for mobile devices and, like in the rest of the world, games dominate the amount of time users spend in apps. The top publishers there already include o

iSwifter Reveals Itself As “Agawi,” Announces Second Version Of Cloud Gaming Platform For Publishers

The Menlo Park-based company formerly known as <a target="_blank" href="">iSwifter</a> has announced version 2.0 of its cloud gaming platform to offer more co

Yodo1 Raises $2 Million To Help Game Developers Enter China

Beijing-based <a target="_blank" href="">Yodo1</a>, a service that helps game developers enter the Chinese market, is today announcing it has closed $2 million in seed funding fro