YOYO GAMES ANNOUNCES GAMEMAKER: STUDIO UPDATE 1.1 AVAILABLE NOW

DUNDEE, Scotland and SAN FRANCISCO – September 12, 2012 – YoYo Games today announces that Update 1.1 for GameMaker: Studio, its cross-platform games development environment, is available now. With the free update, developers will have unprecedented access to a wide range of services directly from GameMaker: Studio’s user interface, removing the technical barrier of integrating and deploying business services into games. YoYo Games has also significantly upgraded GameMaker: Studio’s audio system and room editor.

Services integrated and available in GameMaker: Studio Update 1.1:

 

YoYo Games continues to add services to GameMaker: Studio on an on-going basis and will make those services available in future updates. Google Analytics ( www.google.com/analytics) will be available soon.

GameMaker: Studio’s audio system has been completely re-written allowing much more comprehensive control of audio assets, including pause, speed, frequency and native ogg support. GameMaker: Studio’s room editor upgrade has been made to the “left click” which allows access to enhanced features like cut and paste, simple moving, and mouse-based scaling and rotation.

GameMaker: Studio has been developed with usability and efficiency at its core, allowing developers to create games in a single code base and then export and run them natively on multiple formats including HTML5, Facebook, Android, iOS, Windows and OSX. GameMaker: Studio offers a powerful, yet simple to use drag-and-drop integrated development environment with a built-in games-oriented scripting language that considerably increases games development productivity. GameMaker: Studio is a best-of-breed platform that caters to entry-level novices and seasoned game development professionals equally.

To download GameMaker: Studio Version 1.1, learn more about the GameMaker: Studio family of products and to get GameMaker: Studio, please visit: www.yoyogames.com.

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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