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How to make a mobile game

How to Make a Mobile Game that Cuts Through the Noise

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

The mobile game market has never been so competitive. Yet, as practically everyone in the world has a smartphone in their hands and time to play, the rewards for coming out with the next killer game have never been so great. Making a game today is very easy, but making a great game takes planning and innovation. Buildbox is the platform behind more Top 100 games than any other no-code game builder …

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Buildbox Game Spotlight: Jumping Knight

By | Buildbox, Game Showcase

This week’s game spotlight is Jumping Knight by White Dog Games! This retro-style platformer features an atmospheric-dark world with eye-popping visuals, funny characters, and a cute storyline that adds a fun twist on the ‘Dungeons and Monsters’ genre. This unique platformer built with Buildbox is only available exclusively on Steam. White Dog Games also documented their process of making the …

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Game Spotlight - We Have A Date

Buildbox Game Spotlight: We Have A Date

By | Buildbox, Game Showcase

This week’s game spotlight is a special one! We’re highlighting Jandeilson Nascimento’s entry, We Have A Date!, from our recent Buildbox Game Jam with partners Kwalee. This game jam entry stood out the most, catching the judges’ attention and winning first place. Using Buildbox, participants were given only a week to complete their submissions. The theme was ‘attraction,’ and the creators who took …

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How to Prepare for iOS 14 IDFA Privacy Changes

By | Buildbox

Hi Boxers, As many of you know, Apple recently updated their requirements for privacy transparency for apps published on the Apple Store. The aim is to help users better understand an app’s privacy practices before they download the app on any Apple platform. This has changed the process for publishing your games. You will now need to provide some information about your app’s privacy practices, as …

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Buildbox Game Spotlight: It’s Lights Out

By | Buildbox, Game Showcase

This week’s game spotlight is Sophie Ross’s It’s Lights Out. This fun retro pixel art racing game was built with Buildbox in just a week. It’s been featured in the app store’s racing games category worldwide, including countries like the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Australia, Russia, Spain, and India. So, let’s take a closer look at It’s Light Out by Sophie Ross! If you enjoy retro gaming and have a …

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Building Hyper Casual Games

What to Avoid When Building Hyper Casual Games

By | Buildbox, Guest Post

Here at Kwalee, we’ve been making hyper casual games for longer than most. All of us are very close to the development process, with our design team constantly coming up with new ideas and prototypes, but as a publisher we are also always working to guide developers who may be entering hyper casual for the first time – or those who mix hyper casual games with other projects. As Publishing Managers in particular, we play countless hyper casual games from developers of all sizes and that includes plenty …

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Creator Spotlight Shanu Joshi

Buildbox Creator Spotlight: Shanu Joshi

By | Buildbox

This week, we’re shining our Buildbox spotlight on another incredible female creator, Shanu Joshi, a student, entrepreneur, developer, and Co-founder of Codemire Games. Currently studying Computer Science in India, she started freelancing as a Flutter developer. Shanu has since created various Android and iOS applications for her clients, gaining tremendous experience in the industry. Her love of games …

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Creator Spotlight: Fathima Raseed

Buildbox Creator Spotlight: Fathima Raseed

By | Buildbox

In honor of Women’s History Month, we want to highlight female creators from our Buildbox community all March. This week we’re thrilled to shine our BB spotlight on India-based game designer, 3D artist, animator, and founder of Tomato Owl Studios, Fathima Raseed. As a talented graphic designer and artist, she’s tackled various projects from product illustrations and company logos to creating 3D …

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International Womens Day

International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallenge

By | Buildbox

Today (March 8th) marks the 110th anniversary of International Women’s Day (#IWD). It’s a global celebration to highlight women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements, which was first celebrated in 1911. It’s a day to draw attention to the issues women are still facing and a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. In 2021, the theme is: Women in Leadership #ChooseToChallenge …

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Tulip Express Game

Buildbox Game Spotlight: Tulip Express

By | Buildbox, Game Showcase

This week’s game spotlight is Tomato Owl’s Tulip Express. This beautiful 3D adventure game built with Buildbox and no-code takes players on an enchanted food delivery run full of exciting twists and turns. It’s been featured in the app store’s adventure games category worldwide, including countries like the United Kingdom, Taiwan, Japan, France, Germany, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, Russia, and the Philippines. So, let’s take a closer look at Tulip Express by Tomato Owl !In Tulip Express, players get to put on their helmets and step into the …

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