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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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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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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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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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