Imagine a beautiful, cube-based world in which you can build, destroy, create, and explore. Imagine this world bending to any whim you have. You can play how you like, creating your own story as you explore and build or destroy environments. Sound familiar? No, it isn’t Minecraft. It’s Mythruna, a game developed back when Minecraft […]
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For those unfamiliar, a 'video game engine' is software that makes the construction, testing, and completion of games and apps much easier. These days game engines are so advanced you really don't even need to know how to code/program.
Luckily for those interested in game development, there are tons of game engines that allow you to create fantastic and revolutionary games. The question is, which one do you choose?
In all of our engine-related articles, we go into depth about the history of game engines, what they’re capable of, and who should ultimately use them.
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Make sure you explore all that video game engines have to offer and don’t be afraid to experiment. Who knows, maybe you will create the next best game by using our in-depth guides?
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Over the years, chances are you have played or at least heard of some iconic RPGs. RPG’s = Role-Playing GamesThe Final Fantasy franchise, Fallout, and its sequels. Plus newer franchises like Pillars of Eternity 1 and 2. I remember being awed at the depth of these games, letting you feel like you are part of […]
A thing that sticks out to me when perusing the big bad Internet is the potential for creativity. Aside from a few rotten apples like toxic gaming communities, baby boomers sharing pictures of Minions, and spam accounts trying to follow you on Twitter, I believe that the Internet truly is an amazing platform to exchange, […]
I am always excited when I hear of another game engine that allows for a lot of customization. Something that allows the user to make either 2D games, 3D games, and even a nice combination of the two. Games in the Paper Mario series come immediately to mind: 2D sprites interacting in a 3D environment. […]
Mobile gaming is a phenomenon that is ever-growing. Gaming on the go was definitely a dream of mine. I was tired of playing my Sega Genesis in my room and being forced to leave it at home whenever we would go on a family trip. Of course, Gameboys helped remedy this problem. But now we […]
Game engines are the framework around which game developers build the actual game around. Of course, they all have their own unique build. For example, Grand Theft Auto V’s game engine, RAGE, is very different from the widely-used Unreal engine. This gives a game its own particular look and feel. Some of your favorite games […]
Back in my younger years, I was like any gamer: I was drawn to creating my own projects. I used rudimentary programs for developers at a young age, not feeling fulfilled in the least with the tools at my disposal, or the end result from using them. I was disheartened and my foray into the […]
Game Maker Studio is probably one of the most popular engines for 2D top-down or side-view games. Nidhogg, Cook Serve Delicious 2, Nuclear Throne, Paper Knight, Gunpoint, and the list goes on and on. If you’re familiar with indie games, you’ll probably notice some of the biggest indie releases in the past few years. The […]
Starting with the iconic first-person shooter Farcry in 2004, Crytek’s CryEngine blazed a path into the gaming world. Developed in 2002, CryEngine is now a mainstay in game development. Many games use CryEngine: the Farcry series, Crysis franchise, and Warhorse Studio’s Kingdom Come: Deliverance to name a few. With an impressive list of games and […]