What is Game Design? A Guide for Making Video Games

What is Game Design: The Creative Side of Development

It is no real secret that making video games is a complex and intense process – whether you’re creating a simple platformer or something as robust as an MMORPG. This complexity begins first and foremost at the idea stage where the life essence of all video game projects begins. As much as some people might … Read more

Kaboom.js Tutorials – Complete Guide

Kaboom.js Tutorials - Complete Guide

Do you want an easy-to-use game framework to build your dream projects? Kaboom.js is a relative newcomer to the game development scene, but it is already making a big splash – especially among indie creators. This JavaScript-based library was made specifically with games in mind, in the same vein of frameworks such as Phaser or … Read more

KaiOS Game Development Tutorials – Complete Guide

KaiOS Game Development Tutorials - Complete Guide

Although many of us enjoy our hardy Android and iOS smartphones with regular consumption, there is no doubt that this is not the case for everyone. Some regions simply do not have access to common smartphones in a regular capacity. For others, most smartphones are simply just too expensive. Then there are consumers who just … Read more

What is Programming? Learning Programming for Beginners

What is Programming? Learning Programming for Beginners

As technology has grown, so has the use of the word “programming.” Not only has computer programming become the secret backbone of our society, but it also has also become one of the most desirable fields to get into. Everywhere from retail businesses to high-end agencies like NASA have become reliant on programming to some … Read more

How to Make a Mobile Game In Unity

How to Make a Mobile Game In Unity

The mobile gaming industry is the largest video game industry – with over 2 billion active players worldwide. It is also the most diverse player base with people of all ages from all over the globe gaming on their smartphones. Those numbers are not likely to change for the foreseeable future, making the mobile gaming … Read more

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

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

Optimizing Mobile Apps in Unity

Web Class: Mobile Game Development

You can access the full course here: Mobile Game Development for Beginners Caching Objects In Unity, there’s many functions we can use to easily get objects/components. GameObject.Find GameObject.GetComponent GameObject.FindObjectOfType GameObject.FindObjectWithTag Camera.main Calling these every frame or frequently is not recommended. What you should do, is cache the object so that you can easily use it … Read more