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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 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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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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Hyper casual CPI Videos

Creating Successful Hyper Casual CPI Videos – How Kwalee Helped Longterm Buildbox Creator Leighton Improve His Ad Creatives

By | Buildbox, Game Marketing, Guest Post

As many of you will know, showing off your game with a great video is absolutely vital to find a big audience. Think about the last mobile game you became addicted to, and there’s a high likelihood that a video enticed you in the first place. That’s why here at Kwalee, we spend so much time thinking about how best to showcase our unique gameplay ideas in ads – …

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How to Record Gameplay

How to Record Great Gameplay Videos Easily

By | Buildbox, Game Dev Tips

Today we’re going to take a look at some of the best free tools that you can use to record video footage of your Buildbox games. We’ll be rounding up some options for both Mac and PC, along with bonus rounds that will guide you on recording from your iOS device too! Microsoft Windows has a few options, and we’re going to take a look at three of the easiest to use: First, make sure the Game Bar is actually enabled. It should be turned on by default, but here’s how to find it. Open the Settings menu by …

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solo indie dev

Making Games as a Solo Indie Dev

By | Game Dev Tips | 4 Comments

Can you really make hit games as a solo indie dev? Absolutely! Many of the top games are made by just one person, especially in the Indie scene. So today, we’re going to discuss what it takes to make games as a solo indie dev successfully. And we’ll also reveal some of the top tips to follow when making games as …

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