YoYo Games, the studio behind leading 2D game development engine GameMaker Studio 2, today announced the launch of its Creator Editions for Windows and Mac, a new easy to learn package that has been specifically designed for first time game makers, both young and old. With the Creator Edition, users can unleash their creativity and turn their idea from a simple concept into a finished video game.
“At YoYo Games with GameMaker Studio our mission is simple - create an accessible, robust set of tools for everyone who wants to give game making a shot,” said James Cox, general manager, YoYo Games. “With over 10 million downloads of the GameMaker Studio family of products, the Creator Edition is the perfect present for families who want to unleash their creativity over the holiday period and make the next Angry Birds”.
GameMaker Studio 2 is an award winning, professionally used game engine tool for making of video games across desktop, mobile and console platforms. More people, including children, are playing games than ever, and with the Creator Edition, YoYo Games has introduced the technology at a $39/£30 price point to ensure everyone gets the opportunity to try their hand at making games. The software has already found a home in over 1000 schools across the UK and USA across a range of ages.
GameMaker Studio 2 features simple-to-use drag-and-drop tools, tutorial and game assets, enabling users to quickly and easily create 2D games, letting their imaginations run wild in the process. The Creators Edition also allows users to publish their games to either Windows or Mac Desktop allowing family and friends to play their creations.
The Creator edition is the perfect platform for creators to take their first steps into games development and publishing onto digital platforms. It gives users all the options they might need to create characters, environments, props and levels as well as integrate sound, movement and other actions. The GameMaker Studio 2 Creator edition 12-month licence is now available for
$39 (approx. £30) through the YoYo Games website.
To access GameMaker Studio 2 tutorials visit: https://www.yoyogames.com/learn.