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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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How to Turn Your Creativity Into a Business

By | Buildbox | 3 Comments

Are you full of ideas? Buildbox is the ultimate tool to use to turn your creativity into a business. Our powerful no-code software enables anyone with an idea to make a polished game that they can publish on the app store for profit. You don’t need any prior coding, design, or technical skills to use Buildbox. It’s extremely easy to dive right in and start creating incredible 2D and 3D games for iOS, Android, and …

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Boxnation Podcast – Episode 1: Pitching a Successful Game With Renee Gittins

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Today we’re happy to announce the official release our newest show on our Boxnation Podcast! Each episode of Boxnation Podcast brings you the latest trends, news, and inspiration from top guests and developers in the gaming industry. In an interview format, Boxnation hopes to entertain you while getting informed on what’s happening in the fascinating and ever-evolving world of games! 

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What a Publisher Looks for in Hyper Casual Games

By | Buildbox, Guest Post | One Comment

If you’re already making games in Buildbox, you may already be dreaming of reaching a massive global audience with your creations. You should be too, because it’s well within your grasp! Buildbox is a great tool we regularly recommend to those who want to create brilliant hyper casual mobile games, so if you’re already using it you’re on the right track – especially if you’re taking part in the latest Buildbox game jam! 

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Game Trends

Current Game Trends And How To Use Them

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Do you know what the latest game trends in mobile are right now? If you want to succeed in the app business, staying up-to-date with the most current game trends is crucial. So, Today we’ll be discussing what’s hot right now in games, plus a few sure-fire tips to help you keep up with latest gaming trends all year round and …

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