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June 28, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Gaming has evolved into an all-around entertainment phenomenon. If you add up all playing and viewing hours, gaming is the world’s favorite pastime. And, with more than 2.3 billion active gamers in the world this year, this trend isn't going anywhere. 

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June 26, 2018

Peter Heinrich

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High-level programming languages usually insulate us from the details, but it pays to understand what’s happening under the covers, because knowing how the hardware works helps us to write better code.

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June 22, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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For developers, this new smart TV adds yet another way to reach potential customers. When you publish on the Amazon Appstore and target Fire TV, your apps and games will be available on the Toshiba 4K Ultra HD - Fire TV Edition out of the box.

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June 21, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Check your doorsteps, Amazon Fire TV Cube is now shipping to customers in the United States. The hands-free 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Alexa is available for $119.99 and ships with an IR extender cable and Ethernet.

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June 20, 2018

Mike Hines

Here are the four steps to link your GameOn games and AWS account. Before you begin, make sure you have admin access to your AWS account and that you have your 12-digit AWS account number handy.

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June 19, 2018

Guest Blogger

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Due to the overwhelming response from the hitbox and hurtbox tutorial I posted, and due to a lot of questions from you folks about how to do this particular thing, I’m going to show you how to set up a basic combo system.

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June 11, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Amazon GameOn connects players through friendly competition, but it can also bring developers and brands together in a unique way to engage their audience and reach new customers.

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June 11, 2018

Jesse Freeman

Mindstorm integrated Amazon GameOn into Word Fiends to easily run tournaments with real-world prizes each weekend and saw a huge spike in engagement and monetization.

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June 11, 2018

Guest Blogger

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This is a guest post by Ling Shi, principal software development lead at Hulu, originally published on the Hulu Tech Blog

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June 11, 2018

Sreeram Krishnamachari

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Starting today, you can download sales reports programmatically through the Appstore Sales Reporting API, with the ability to download compressedCSV files with transactional monthly sales data.

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June 08, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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With benefits like increasing user engagement and retention, it may be an easy decision to incorporate organized competition in your mobile game. But it’s harder to know where to start.
 

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June 07, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Today, we are excited to introduce Amazon Fire TV Cube, a hands-free 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Alexa, allowing you to control your TV from across the room.

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June 05, 2018

Guest Blogger

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It's easy to create basic game art. The next step is to add proper lighting, textures, and details. Whether you want to draw rocks, some foliage, or a giant robot, there’s a trick for every effect. Let's dive right in and have a look at different shapes, colors, textures, and other details!

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May 30, 2018

Mike Hines

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We're excited to share that GameOn released another update this week. We've added additional reporting in the console so you can ultimately determine the popularity of your competitions and the level of player engagement.

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May 25, 2018

Guest Blogger

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I’d like to share some of the insight I gained from writing the score for Crypt of the Necrodancer.

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