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April 05, 2018

Francesco Mattia

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Fire OS-based devices update apps automatically and, as a developer, you can expect that most of your users will transition to the latest version of your app in a matter of days. Some users, however, turn this functionality off. On some devices, like phones, this often gets turned off to save data.

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April 03, 2018

Guest Blogger

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Consider a playable build, no matter how simple, as a save point. It is a milestone along the way toward the finish line, and one that, if you were forced to abandon your game tomorrow, you would be able to return to.

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March 29, 2018

Guest Blogger

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I am really excited about most of the new features coming up in the next few months, listed on the roadmap, so I figured I’d talk about those and the cool possibilities those features will unlock.

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March 27, 2018

Mario Viviani

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This eBook will guide you through the steps necessary to add IAP to your Android app. Together, we will implement, from scratch, an Android application that uses the Amazon In-App Purchase APIs to allow in-app purchase of a magazine subscription.

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March 19, 2018

Reggie Martin

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Today we announced Amazon GameOn, a cross-platform, competitive gaming service for developers. GameOn is a set of flexible APIs that allow you to easily build cross-platform competitions into your games, allowing your players to compete for real-world prizes fulfilled by Amazon.

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March 19, 2018

Peter Heinrich

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In this webinar, developer evangelist Peter Heinrich will talk about competitive mobile gaming and walk you through the steps to integrate the GameOn APIs.

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March 15, 2018

Guest Blogger

Image10-nonartists-pixelArt_stepsCharacter.pngThere are more freely available game assets than ever, but sometimes you want (or need) something custom. Not to worry! It's quite easy to get decent looking art using free software and minimal art skills.

 

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March 12, 2018

Guest Blogger

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Today, the topic of discussion is object ownership. By assigning an owner to an object, which is usually another object, we can manage object interactions.

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March 08, 2018

Guest Blogger

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It’s important when applying music to a video game to remember that the star is only as good as the supporting cast. Some of the most important music in any video game is the soundtrack between the super memorable stuff: the interstitial music.

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March 06, 2018

Chris Foley

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In this article, I will explain a bit about the last piece of the puzzle: engaging the people who will actually promote your game.

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March 01, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Download the 2018 Global Esports Market Report by Newzoo for free. 

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February 28, 2018

Guest Blogger

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Today, we are going to explore ways to create and iterate on the content assets of your game. This includes level designs, textures, shaders, sounds, music, particle systems, and anything else that makes up the look and feel of your game.

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February 26, 2018

Peter Heinrich

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This guide is designed to help you navigate the available resources for developing high-quality media streaming apps on Amazon Fire TV.

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February 26, 2018

Siva Rajaraman

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We are in the process of revamping the app submission experience on our developer portal. Part one of this revamp is focused on improving the multimedia assets upload experience and how you add app descriptions.

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February 22, 2018

Tess Selim

GDC 2018 is right around the corner, and we’re excited to be back with a week full of brand new content! Let us know if you'll be going to GDC and you'll get free swag when you check in to the Amazon Developer Day on Monday, March 19th.

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