Practical GameMaker: Studio

Practical GameMaker: Studio

Gain the skills required to create fun and compelling games using GameMaker: Studio, and its GML programming language. In this full-color book you’ll learn 24 practical programming elements that are important when creating any game. Each section includes an introduction to a new programming element, some examples, a…

Rapid Game Development Using Cocos2d-JS

Rapid Game Development Using Cocos2d-JS

Get a gentle introduction to the Cocos2d-JS framework to begin working with sprite manipulations, animations, and other 2d game development topics. This book covers environment setup and getting started with a framework that works seamlessly across all browsers. Rapid Game Development Using Cocos2d-JS teaches you the overall architecture…

Beginning Android Games, 3rd Edition

Beginning Android Games, 3rd Edition

Learn all of the basics needed to join the ranks of successful Android game developers. You’ll start with game design fundamentals and Android programming basics, and then progress toward creating your own basic game engine and playable game apps that work on Android smartphones and tablets. Beginning Android…

Marmalade SDK Mobile Game Development Essentials

Marmalade SDK Mobile Game Development Essentials

Modern mobile devices are capable of supporting video games of amazing quality but there are so many different devices and platforms how can you support them all? The answer is to use the Marmalade SDK to write your code once and deploy it to all popular mobile platforms…

Ouya Unity Game Development

Ouya Unity Game Development

Ouya is a microconsole running its own version of the Android operating system. The console features an exclusive Ouya store for applications and games designed specifically for the Ouya platform. It runs a modified version of Android 4.1 Jellybean, and is open to rooting without voiding the warranty….

Getting Started with SpriteKit

Getting Started with SpriteKit

SpriteKit is Apple’s game engine to develop native iOS games. Strongly boosted by the Apple Inc., Cupertino, it has increased in popularity since its first release. This book shows you the solutions provided by SpriteKit to help you create any 2D game you can imagine and apply them…

Getting Started with UDK

Getting Started with UDK

UDK, the free version of the popular and award-winning Unreal 3 Engine, is an amazing and powerful tool to use for projects of any kind. You can use it to create high-quality games and make your dream games a reality. UDK can be a little intimidating based on…

Beginning Platino Game Engine

Beginning Platino Game Engine

Learn how to build a game using Platino Studio. Follow step-by-step basics to create an app, and then add different functionalities and game logic. With Beginning Platino Game Engine you will be able to develop UWP apps using the Processing JS language. You also will be introduced to Temboo and…

IT Through Experiential Learning

IT Through Experiential Learning

This concise book shows readers how experiential learning can be used to overcome the challenges posed in applying and delivering information technology (IT) to their business needs through innovative, game-based approach. Technology innovations and evolving business models are part of a rapid change that is forcing corporate and…

Designing Digital Games

Designing Digital Games

The easy way for kids to get started with video game design Is your youngster a designer at heart? Read on! Designing Digital Games helps children apply their design skills to video game design using Scratch—and this book! Introducing simple programming concepts over the course of three easy-to-follow…