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What To Use For Android Game Development

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The Android play store is saturated with a wide range of games from simple Candy crush saga to the complex game like Dead Trigger 2 and Hitman Go. With the rapid growth of Android devices, the development of Android games has increased swiftly. Basically, there are some basic key elements that help to these Android games so successful.

aEURc The right tool for Android game development: Before you start developing your game, choosing the right game development tool is the very first stage. While choosing any tool, there are few factors like time constraints, costing. Here are few tools we have discussed for developing games for Android platform.

1. Unity3D

Company: Unity Technologies

Unity3D is very popular and common choice for game developers. Unity3D game engine helps to create a 3D or 2D game with the multi-platform support. This game engine also provides the free indie version along with commercial license version. Unity3D helps you to design beautiful 3d content and also provides cross-platform publishing. It supports a single integrated development environment (IDE) for a variety of platforms. Besides, developers also enjoy the great graphics quality of Unity3D as it supports audio and visual effects. As the scripting is straight forward, it helps to bring fast execution. Unity community comprises of forums, answers, feedbacks and issue tracker that provides developers a platform to share their knowledge and experience.

2. Cocos2d-x

Company: Chukong Technologies

An open source framework Cocos2d-x is written in C++. This game engine is basically a 2D game engine for mobile game development. It allows developers to use their existing C++ or JavaScript knowledge for cross-platform development into Android and on other platforms. This game engine is fast and easy to develop games as developers need to run single code across all platforms. Developers can write the code once for a specific game and can publish the game on all the global mobile platforms.

3. HTML5

Company: HTML

HTML5 is one of the most promising technologies as game development engine. It allows developing games that easily adapt to different resolutions, screen sizes, aspect ratios, and guidelines. Comparing the other complex technologies like Objective-C, C#, and Visual Studio, HTML5 is much easier and efficient for game development. The frames of windows do not restrict games developed in HTML5. As developers donaEUR(TM)t have to wait for compilation, updates and to debug in real-time, it makes very fast to develop games in HTML5.

4. AngularJS

Company: Google

AngularJS framework is designed to create the games by writing fewer codes. In MVC (Model View Controller) model, the view is defined with the concise format of HTML and can be written without getters. The data on the view level can be manipulated using filters without changing the controllers. On the other hand, the MVC architecture of AngularJS enables developers to break interface into three components that make it easier to customize the modules. In AngularJS, the data models are designed like plain objects that work as a temporary repository to store the retrieving data. The data models do not require additional getter and setter functions to modify the properties. These are automatically tied to the view by AngularJS. So, AngularJS can modify the properties and update the view in an automated way, and it is a great use for single page application.

5. Unreal Engine 4

Company: Epic Games

Unreal Engine 4 is an integrated tool for game developers. The best part about this game engine is it provides realistic graphic rendering. The technology also includes Persona animation system and Blueprint visual scripting system. Importantly, the company, Epic Games frequently releases the new versions that include improved features, updates and also fixes the bugs. ItaEUR(TM)s a complete mobile game development tool. Besides games, this game engine also supports real-time 3D films, visualizations, and training simulation.

aEURc Game concept: While developing the game, one of the targets for the developer should be the game concept. The game concept should be easy and simple but original and creative. The users of Android games range from kids to adults and aged people. So, you should be clear about the target audience of your game and with the touch of the creative storyline can help you connect a large number of users. Tracking down the current market trends of the market, we have seen the most successful games are very simple games. So, to build a lucrative game, you can try the easy and game design.

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