Today, Amazon Appstore began the gradual roll out an updated submission experience, which includes improvements to the APK section in the Appstore console.[Read More]
Designing for the 10-foot experience does require that developers understand the capabilities (and limitations) of TV hardware, and to reconsider how they present information and handle user input. There are a few key design principles that apply.[Read More]
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.
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.
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.[Read More]
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.[Read More]
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.[Read More]
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.
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.[Read More]
This is a guest post by Ling Shi, principal software development lead at Hulu, originally published on the Hulu Tech Blog.[Read More]
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.[Read More]
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.
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.[Read More]
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![Read More]