6 video game marketing tips

6 Steps To Level Up Your Video Game Marketing Strategy

By | Buildbox, Game Marketing

It’s taken you months to turn your stellar idea into a gaming app. You’ve got this amazing game on your hands but you aren’t completely sure how to market an app. What do you do? You want to reach your target audience so they get to play and love the game as much as you do. You can do that when you know the do’s and don’ts of video game marketing! Read on for details ….

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how to design 3d games

How to Bring Your Imagination to Life By Developing 3D Games

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

If you’re ready to start designing your first 3D game, this guide will show you how. Learn everything from how to insert and manipulate objects, add some action and even how to name a game that will have players clicking it as soon as they see it. In a 3D game everything pops out into a third dimension. Objects now have height and up-down movement along a third axis – the z-axis. Most 3D games use …

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Update from Buildbox

Our Latest Update from Buildbox CEO, Jonathan Zweig

By | Buildbox

We’ve been listening to all of your feedback on our social and support channels over the last few weeks. Thank you for taking the time to voice your concerns. I’ve spoken with our internal teams and held numerous zoom video meetings with our creators in the Buildbox community to discuss how we can improve. You spoke, we listened, and came up with a new solution that will benefit both our …

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5 mistakes to avoid in beginner game development

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Designing A Video Game

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

There’s nothing more exciting than coming up with a unique idea for a 2D game, but there are five common mistakes you’ll want to avoid in beginner game development. These mistakes could turn your amazing idea into an unplayable game that no one will want to play, and no one wants that! There are millions of video games out there and when you finally come up with a unique idea for a 2D game, you don’t …

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Game Spotlight Tiny Pixel Dungeon

Buildbox Game Spotlight: Tiny Pixel Dungeon

By | Buildbox, Game Showcase

It’s spotlight time, and this week’s mobile game pick is Tiny Pixel Dungeon by Hoo Games. Built with Buildbox Classic and no-code, this very fun retro 2D platformer takes players on an epic yet dangerous quest for treasure. Inspired by some of the arcade classics, Tiny Pixel Dungeon features tons of challenging levels and entertaining cutscenes that will have you feeling nostalgic. The game also has a bonus …

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5 considerations for 2D game design

Top 5 Considerations for 2D Game Design

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

To players, the differences between a decent 2D game and truly remarkable one may often be hard to pin down. However, like anything else that has been created, those aspects are always there by design. To some, they may come with intuition or by chance, but those who consistently craft winning games understand the principles behind great design and use them systematically. When making your 2D …

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how to make a 2d game

7 Steps to Designing a Great 2D Game

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

If you’re ready to start developing your first video game, Buildbox Classic has everything you need to create a 2D game that will keep players coming back for more. For players, 2D games are as popular as they’ve ever been, and they offer several advantages for developers as well. 2D and 3D games differ in a couple of ways. 3D games attempt to recreate a world in three dimensions on a flat …

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Introducing Buildbox Classic And So Much More!

By | Buildbox

Big news: You may have already heard that we have been working hard behind the scenes to launch a new and improved version of Buildbox 2, our original drag and drop 2D game maker. Well, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve just released it as Buildbox Classic! Available now, Buildbox Classic allows you to rapidly build and prototype 2D games whether using pre-built templates or starting from …

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Buildbox Update

An Update from Buildbox CEO, Jonathan Zweig

By | Buildbox

Dear Buildbox Community, I absolutely LOVE the passion you have shown since we announced our new plans! Buildboxers have the most vocal energy in the video game creation market today, and that’s why I am so in love with our community: we hear you, and we believe in you! I have been spending my day on the DMs and on video calls with many of you to hear you out and understand your needs moving …

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We Are Betting on Our Creators — Big News from Buildbox CEO Jonathan Zweig

By | Buildbox

From this day forward, we are rededicating Buildbox to our community. You all, the Buildbox creators, deserve the best tools in the world to bring your video game ideas to life, and we hope you’ve noticed how hard we’ve been working on the tools you use every day.  As of this letter, 1,034,386 of you have signed up for our platform.  That’s a lot of creators and growing rapidly by the day!  Our lean and dedicated …

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