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AppOnboard acquires Buildbox

By | Buildbox | 30 Comments

Back when started Buildbox in 2014, we had a very simple vision:  To empower anyone to create video games. Our goal then, as it is today, was to help push forward the maker generation.  To help people create works of art that were previously impossible without being a programmer. We see #nocode as the future of development, and …

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Nite Fighter

Buildbox Game Spotlight: Nite Fighter

By | Game Showcase | 2 Comments

This week’s game spotlight is Ben Scriven’s Nite Fighter. It’s an action-packed 3D flying arcade shooter with mind-blowing effects! And here’s the thing, it was built using our new 3D game development software, Buildbox 3! This cool sci-fi shooter is not only a must-play for gamers, but it’s also a great example of the type of …

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Google Play Pre-Registration

How to Use Google Play Pre-Registration to Promote Your App Launch

By | Game Marketing | One Comment

Did you know that you can use the Google Play pre-registration feature to promote your game? That’s right! Google Play’s pre-register option was previously only available to major app studios, but now it’s open to all. That means even if you’re a one-man indie dev studio, you can take advantage of this killer pre-launch strategy to help generate tons of buzz around your awesome game before its official release. When you use …

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NoPilot

Buildbox Game Spotlight: NoPilot

By | Game Showcase | 2 Comments

Hey Boxers! It’s time for another awesome game spotlight! This week’s pick is Rice Ball HongKong Limited & VR Playing Games’ NoPilot. It’s been ranked #12 in all games in Australia and the Top 10 in both the action and arcade category. Apple has featured No Pilot in Australia, China, Japan, UK, Russia, France, Germany …

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Buildbox 3

Announcing Buildbox 3 Official Release

By | Buildbox | 39 Comments

We’re excited to announce the official release of Buildbox 3, our most advanced game engine to-date! Buildbox 3 opens up the world of game development to everyone regardless of their skill level, making the entire process of developing professional looking 3D and 2D games extremely easy. With Buildbox 3, you can drag and drop …

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Buildbox 3 developing in 2D

Buildbox 3: Developing in 2D

By | Buildbox | 9 Comments

Did you know that you can also make cool 2D games with Buildbox 3?In this exclusive video, you’ll see how easy it is to work with Buildbox 3 in a 2D environment. You’ll also learn some of the new 2D features and improvements that we’ve made to Buildbox 3 to make developing in 2D super simple and fun …

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Buildbox 3

Buildbox 3 Sneak Peek: RPG Example

By | Buildbox | 10 Comments

Buildbox 3 is coming , and we’re so excited that we wanted to give you guys an exclusive sneak peek before the official release. In this video you’ll see how easy it is to use smart assets in indie games, like role-playing games. Also, in the final release of Buildbox 3, we’ll have 14 new assets and 40 new nodes that have never been …

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Vision of Buildbox Documentary

Vision of Buildbox Documentary

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In honor of the upcoming release of Buildbox 3, 8Cell Productions presents ‘Buildbox Vision: A Documentary.’ This cool mini-documentary with Buildbox founder, Trey Smith, and CTO Nik Rudenko tells the incredible story of the company, the vision behind the software, and it’s role as a pioneer in the #NoCode movement …

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