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Adbox Dashboard

Adbox Dashboard Update: New Reporting Feature

By | Buildbox

Have you checked out the brand new reporting feature in your Adbox Dashboard yet? We’ve recently updated the Adbox Dashboard to give you more insights into your games’ ad performance. You can now view a detailed, customized summary of your earnings report when you visit the dashboard. In just a few clicks, you can generate a full report of your games based on the platform, impressions, eCPM …

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Product Feedback Page

New Buildbox Product Feedback Page: Have Your Say!

By | Buildbox

We’ve just launched our new public Product Feedback page, so now you can always stay up to date on what’s new, what we’re currently working on, and the cool features and tools that are coming soon. You can even leave feedback and suggestions to let us know what you’d like to see next in the software! Ready to help shape the future of Buildbox? Here’s how our new Product Feedback page works …

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Vegetable Knight Template

New Premium Template Vegetable Knight Now Available

By | Buildbox

Prepare to slice your way to victory with our new premium template Vegetable Knight, on sale now for only $14.99 right inside Buildbox! Complete with two distinct worlds, each with its own separate art styles and game modes, this template features everything you need to create a fun action-packed arcade game. In Vegetable Knight, players have to slice the vegetables while avoiding the bombs in this fun …

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Buildbox World for Android is Here!

By | Buildbox

We’re excited to announce that the wait is finally over! Buildbox World is now available for Android! Buildbox World is your one-stop shop for creating and exploring bits. If you haven’t heard, a bit is a new term we’re using for your Buildbox World exports. Bits can be anything! The best bits are bite-sized game experiences. Export your bits from Buildbox directly to your mobile device in seconds for easy …

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how to name a game in 7 steps

7 Steps to Finding the Perfect Name for Your Game App

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

When you’re browsing games in the App stores, it’s often the game’s name that catches your attention. A game with an awesome name is bound to be pretty dope, right? You’d think that a game with a name like “Operation Darkness” would be pretty cool, especially since it’s an RPG set in an alternate World War II. Instead, the game was a visual mess with poor mechanics. Of course, the opposite can be said …

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Buildbox 3.4.2 Update

Buildbox 3.4.2 Update: Google Play Android App Bundle Support & More!

By | Buildbox

Our new update, Buildbox 3.4.2 is officially live! This latest update features Google’s Android app bundle (AAB format) support to help you stay updated with the new Google Play app publication requirements, starting August 1st for developers. We also added some other fixes and additions for performance improvements! Here’s a quick rundown of Buildbox 3.4.2 New Features …

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5 tips for selecting video game background music

5 Tips To Select The Best Video Game Music

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

By nature, most game developers are visually oriented. They’ll spend hours designing and discussing artwork, character skins and game effects. Granted, sound effects also get a lot of attention — but when it comes to music, the conversations often grow quiet. Yet background music is a fundamental component to the gaming experience. Not only does great music add tremendously to a game, a …

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2d vs 3d games

A Creator’s Guide to 2D vs. 3D Game Development

By | Buildbox

What’s really the difference between 2D and 3D games? There’s certainly a difference in the appearance, user experience and game development process. However, the general skill set involved in developing 2D and 3D games is the same, even if that means you have no coding experience. All you need is an imagination to bring a game to life! It’s easy for anyone to create video games in Buildbox, but …

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Adbox Ad Monetization

Introducing Adbox: Our New Ad Monetization Solution for Buildbox Creators

By | Buildbox

Do you need help with your ad monetization strategy? Ready to make your own game and tap into a new revenue stream with mobile game ads? Buildbox has you covered! We are excited to announce the release of our new ad monetization solution, Adbox. Adbox is our new all-in-one ad monetization solution that takes the guesswork out of integrating ad networks, so you can focus on the fun part of …

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5 benefits of becoming a video game designer

Top 5 Benefits of Becoming a Stellar Video Game Designer

By | Buildbox

Have you ever played a video game that made you so enthralled with the idea of becoming a video game designer that you spent hours trying to learn to make video games of your own? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, there are currently 287,200 video game designers in the United States and that number is expected to increase as games continue to grow in popularity.  This profession is one of the few out …

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