Our 72-Hour Buildbox Game Jam Winners

By | Buildbox

The wait is finally over! The results are in for our 72-hour Buildbox game jam sponsored by Kwalee. This jam was one of our most challenging to-date, giving participants a tight deadline of only 72 hours to create an awesome prototype using Buildbox. Both the staff here and the team at Kwalee were blown away by the phenomenal entries that we received. The decision was tough, but the judges …

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The Future of Buildbox: A Letter to the Community

By | Buildbox

Hi Buildbox Community, I’m nearing the end of my first month as CEO of the company, and it’s been exciting meeting the community, meeting the team here at Buildbox, and digging into our future direction. With those first few weeks behind me, I’d like to share with the community some of my early plans for the product. First, let me say I am really excited about the future of Buildbox. I took on this …

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Join Us for the Get in the Game Summit 2020

By | Buildbox

We’re teaming up with GirlDevelopIt! for the Get in the Game Summit 2020. This special free online event encourages women to explore a career in the tech or gaming field. There will be a panel of inspiring professionals, including staff from our very own AppOnboard team, sharing their journey and tips for entering into the field. The Get in the Game Summit 2020 kicks off on August 27th at 9 AM PST! Click …

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Buildbox Summer Sale Extended!

By | Buildbox

Good news: You’ve asked for more time, and we heard you loud and clear. We’re extending our Buildbox Summer Sale until Wednesday, August 19th, at 5 PM PST! 🙌 If you haven’t had a chance to purchase or upgrade yet for 30% off, you still can! You don’t want to miss this opportunity to save big when you buy or upgrade to a Buildbox Plus or Pro plan. This includes both monthly and annual plans. You’ll …

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How Michael Garcia Created A Hit Game in Only 3 Weeks

By | Buildbox, Game Showcase

Running Monsters by Michael Garcia skyrocketed up the charts in the US ranking #38 in action games and was featured globally around the world. This simple yet addicting endless runner was also ranked Top 100 in 11 other countries. In the game, players become a werewolf on a rampage, running through a forest chasing villagers and eating them for a high score. It’s an insanely fun game and a real adrenaline rush …

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Buildbox Summer Sale Going On Now!

By | Buildbox

The best days of summer savings are here! For a limited time only, all Buildbox subscription plans are 30% off! This includes both monthly and annual plans. So, no matter what option you pick, you’ll save big this time around! You’ll also get to keep the same lowered price as long as you renew. Our Summer Sale starts August 5th and ends August 12th at 5 PM PST. If you’ve been thinking about upgrading …

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72-Hour Buildbox Game Jam Theme Revealed!

By | Buildbox

We’ve just kicked off our 72-hour Buildbox game jam sponsored by Kwalee with a shot to win a lucrative publishing deal plus tons of other cool prizes. Participants only have 72 hours to create and submit their entry. The deadline for submission is Sunday, August 2nd, at 11:59 PM PST! Ready to find out the theme and bonus challenges? Watch our theme reveal video below …

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Why a Prototype Is All You Need to Land a Publishing Deal

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

As a publisher of mobile games, one of the biggest misconceptions we come across at Kwalee is that developers need to have fully-fledged and complete games to even stand a chance of striking a publishing deal. For us and especially within the world of hypercasual, this couldn’t be. It’s something we do with our own internally developed games, so why change the rules for the external developers we work with? Here, we’ll talk …

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What Does It Mean to Get Published?

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

With thousands of apps being released each day on the app store, getting your game noticed can be tough and, for many indie solo developers, a daunting task. Luckily, you don’t have to do everything alone. You can work with a publishing company, like Kwalee, our official publishing partner, to help optimize your game and boost success. Going the publisher route is one of the best ways to gain support and visibility in the …

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Buildbox Game Spotlight: Railway Canyon

By | Buildbox, Game Showcase

This week’s game spotlight is Railway Canyon by Tepes Ovidiu’s Crevasse Studios. It’s a relaxing 3D puzzler that won the ‘Most Visual Impact’ category in our recent hyper-casual game jam sponsored by Kwalee. Railway Canyon also was featured in the ‘New Games We Love’ section of the app store and ranked Top 100 in 42 different countries. This unique 3D puzzler has been featured globally in the arcade puzzle category, including countries like China, Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Germany, Russia, Australia, and …

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