Using the pygame subset for android allows us to easily port a game written with python and pygame to Android. Hence we are capable of developing a game in python on the PC and let it run on our favorite Android device.
A step-by-step instructional guide on how to setup a BB10 development environment. This article includes instructions for downloading all the tools, installing them, and setting them up. You will learn how to get the BB10 simulator up and running and then how to connect it up to the momentics IDE to run and test code. You'll also learn how to connect to a physical BB10 device so that you ca...
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In this article I would like to share with you the story of creating our company’s first iOS game at a hackathon event, using a wonderful 2d graphics engine Cocos2d. It covers some technical problems, we’ve bumped into, while developing the game, as well as the process of creating the actual gameplay.
In this article by Steven F. Daniel, author of Xcode 4 iPhone Development , we shall:Learn about the features and components of the Xcode development tools.Lean about Xcode, Cocoa, Cocoa-Touch, and Objective-C.Take a look into each of the iOS Technology Layers and their Components.Take a look into what comprises the Xcode Developer set of Tools.Take a look at the new features within the iOS4 SD...
Cocos2d is first and foremost a rich graphical API which allows a game developer easy access to a broad range of functionality. In this article, we will take a look at the basic uses of sprites.In this article by Nathan Burba, author of Cocos2d for iPhone 1 Game Development Cookbook, we will cover the following topics: Drawing spritesThe most fundamental task in 2D game development is drawing a...
Adobe's Stage3D (previously codenamed Molehill) is a set of 3D APIs that has brought 3D to the Flash platform. Being a completely new technology, there were almost no resources to get you acquainted with this revolutionary platform, until now.In this article by Christer Kaitila, author of Adobe Flash 11 Stage3D (Molehill) Game Programming , we will:Obtain Flash 11 for your browserGet all t...
Mobile Game Development, a big-picture introduction to the fastest-growing segment in entertainment, offers students the latest on developing for the iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry platforms. This excerpt is from Chapter 5, which covers art for mobile devices
In this article I will discuss the technique developed and implemented in our new game Armageddon Wars that has extended the potential life of the iPhone’s battery during gameplay. To do this, I will demonstrate the following:Lowering the frame rate of a game increases the battery life by a significant amount.Games do not need a high frame rate when displaying a static screen, or a simple 2D an...