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December 28, 2017

Guest Blogger

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In this post I will go over the basics of setting up a replay system and leave you with ideas on how to integrate it in your game and expand it. 

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December 21, 2017

Paul Hampton

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In this two-part blog post, I’d first like to explain how to create a good TV app registration and login experience with Login with Amazon and Amazon In-App Purchasing. In the second part, we’ll use a third-party Cordova plugin to create an app utilizing Login with Amazon.

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December 19, 2017

Peter Heinrich

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I talk to loads of developers just itching to try their hand at games, and the question of math comes up a lot. To begin our quest for math literacy in pursuit of superior game creation, let's bounce a ball!

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December 18, 2017

Serena McIntire

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Too busy to keep up with us at the Amazon Appstore? We've been busy too, from setting up object orchestration in GameMaker with Nathan Ranney to managing app permissions with Fire TV Gen 3. Read more to see what you missed!

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December 15, 2017

Shweta Kapil

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Starting with Android 6 (API 23), users can grant or revoke certain permissions to apps while they are running, instead of when they first install the app. This helps streamline the app install process for the user because he can install an app without setting permissions he doesn't want included. 

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December 12, 2017

Guest Blogger

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I want to talk about something cool that I’m calling “orchestration." Object orchestration is the act of controlling objects from inside of another object. This is very useful for something like a “controller” object, which manages many things in your game.

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December 11, 2017

Serena McIntire

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Too busy to keep up with us at the Amazon Appstore? We've been busy too, from designing fun platforming levels with Alejandro Hitti to preparing for our webinar on using mobile frameworks to sell IAP. Read more to see what you missed!

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December 07, 2017

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

120717_AustinDouglas_Blog1.jpgWith the Fire 7 and Fire HD 8, apps and games are at the center of the experience. The user interface features dedicated content pages for books, games, apps, and more creating an engaging layout that mimics the beautiful pages of a magazine.

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December 07, 2017

Sacid Celik

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Waipu.tv launched its services in September 2016 and so far, it has generated more than 50,000 subscribers. How did German company EXARING AG, developers of waipu.tv, develop this user-centric TV experience? Find out in this edition of Dev Chat. 

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December 06, 2017

Peter Heinrich

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Join us on December 14, 2017 for a webinar on integrating in-app purchasing (IAP) and selling digital items from within your app or game. We’ll cover how to set up your item catalog on Amazon, then show how you can connect to it from within your app. 

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December 05, 2017

Guest Blogger

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In this post, I wanted to share my experiences with level design - the things I did right, the things I did wrong, and general tips to make your platforming levels much better. First, I'll explain the various methods I found that were effective for me when designing levels.

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December 04, 2017

Serena McIntire

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Have you been too busy to keep up with us at the Amazon Appstore? We've been busy too, from discussing views, the camera system within GameMaker, with guest blogger Nathan Ranney to announcing our Amazon Developer Spotlight winners. Read more to see what you missed!

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December 01, 2017

Rita Auta

We have just completed the final Amazon Developer Spotlight competition of the year. With hundreds of submissions received across UK, US, and Germany, our Amazon Appstore experts had a tough job selecting the winners...

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November 28, 2017

Guest Blogger

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Welcome to another GameMaker basics tutorial! Today we are going to talk about views which is the camera system in GameMaker. Views, like most things in GameMaker, have some tricky to understand variables and functions

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November 27, 2017

Serena McIntire

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Have you been too busy this fall to keep up with us at the Amazon Appstore? We've been busy too, from discussing shaders and surfaces with GameMaker Studio 2 with guest blogger Alejandro Hitti to releasing our all-new IAP batch submission tool. Read more to see what you missed!

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