Dundee, Scotland – YoYo Games today announces that Russell Kay, chief technology officer and Mike Dailly, head of development, will present at The Game Developers Conference™ Europe (GDC Europe), taking place in Cologne, Germany August 13-15. Both Kay and Daily will present on two aspects of modern game development with insights based in part on their work developing recently launched GameMaker: Studio, the company’s cross-platform game development technology. YoYo Games’ booth is No. 160 and will be open August 13 and 14 for demos of GameMaker: Studio and soon-to-be-announced ground-breaking functionality.

In a presentation titled “Applying Retro Techniques to HTML5 Development,” Kay draws on tips and tricks that can now be used to ensure fluid, high-quality gaming experiences in HTML5. Dailly will be hosting another technical talk titled “The Voodoo Art of Dynamic WebGL” where he’ll be discussing WebGL and how to harness its power at a low level for the development of 2D games, and 3D particle effects in a 2D game context.

· “Applying Retro Techniques to HTML5 Development” with Russell Kay – Monday, August 13 at 5:30 p.m.

· “The Voodoo Art of Dynamic WebGL” with Mike Dailly – Tuesday, August 14 at 2:30 p.m.

For more about the YoYo Games presentations at GDC Europe, please visit: http://schedule.gdceurope.com/sessions/track/programming.

GDC Europe is the largest professionals-only games industry event in Europe. GDC Europe is the essential platform for learning, inspiration and networking for the creators of computer, console, handheld, mobile, smartphone/tablet, social, and online games in Europe.

About YoYo Games

YoYo Games is a top publisher of mobile, social and web-based games and the creator of GameMaker: Studio, the world’s fastest and easiest to use cross-platform games development technology. YoYo Games publishes titles created with GameMaker: Studio including hits "They Need to be Fed,” “Simply Solitaire HD” and Pocket Gamer’s 2012 Android Game of the Year "Karoshi.” Privately-held YoYo Games was founded in 2007 by games industry visionaries to incubate and showcase the next generation of games development talent and devices. GameMaker has been downloaded 10 million times, hosts a community of a half a million registered users and is deployed in more than 5,000 schools and universities worldwide. For more information, visit www.yoyogames.com. Follow YoYo Games on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.  

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