Unity vs. Unreal – Choosing a Game Engine

Unity vs. Unreal

When learning game development, people often wonder about what the best game engine is – in fact, we’ve done a whole entire article on the matter. In terms of versatility, power, popularity, and use in the industry – there are two that most people talk about though: the Unity game engine and the Unreal Engine. Answering … Read more

Best Programming Languages for Game Development

Best Coding Languages for Game Development

So, you’re ready to start creating your very own video games.  However, there comes an important question to answer when you start: what programming language should you learn how to code? While arguably most programming languages can be used to create games, including high-level languages like Python, some choices do have more benefits than others.  … Read more

How to Write a JavaScript Comment: Beginners Tutorial

How to Write a JavaScript Comment: Beginners Tutorial

When developing any sort of project, occasionally you want to write code or notes that you don’t want the computer to read. Whether this is to explain something to yourself, helps you test things, or something in-between, these sorts of additions are not only very useful, but quite common in professionally developed programs. If you … Read more

How to Optimize Games in Unity

How to Optimize Game in Unity

You can access the full course here: Publishing and Optimizing Mobile Games Light Baking In this lesson, we’re going to go over the concept of actually baking your lighting inside of Unity. When it comes to performance impact, lighting is one of the major factors that contribute. Types of Lighting In Unity, there are three different … Read more

A Guide to the Unity Device Simulator

A Guide to the Unity Device Simulator

You can access the full course here: Publishing and Optimizing Mobile Games Unity Device Simulator Tutorial In this lesson, we’re going to be looking at the Device Simulator inside of Unity. Device Simulator is a package you can install as an alternative to the default Game view. It allows us to get a preview of … Read more

Unity Havok Physics Tutorials – Complete Guide

Unity Havok Physics Tutorials - Complete Guide

Havok, is a popular physics engine which can be found in many AAA games, and now it’s coming to Unity. So what does this mean? Well for many years, people have been asking for an alternative to Unity’s built in physics system. It can be limiting for some developers, who want better performance from larger … Read more

A Guide to Handling Huge Worlds in Unity – Part 1

Huge generated game world from Unity

In this tutorial series you’re going to learn how to handle huge worlds in Unity. When you have a game with a huge world (potentially infinite), you may face some problems due to the limited resources of the computers. For example, it is not possible to keep rendering the whole world every time, since this … Read more