The procedure of game development can be complicated. From the development of the game concept to writing the codes, creating graphics, debugging, and many more. These procedures can be complicated and expensive. However, this application gives game developers valuable tools for bringing their game ideas to life. The application has everything that a developer needs to create a game, from the game concept to a full-fledged game. The program is easy to use for both new users and experienced game developers as well.
Drag and drop
With its drag-and-drop user interface, the game developer can create a functional game in just a few minutes and without writing a single code. However, the game has an inbuilt language called GML, the user can easily learn the language while using the program. Once the user is comfortable with the language, performing more complicated will be easy.
The user can further extend the capability of the program with third-party libraries and SDKs. Perhaps, the best part of this program is that it allows the user to export multiple platforms using a single development workflow. The application exports the game to Android, iOS, HTML 5, Mac OS X, Windows desktop, Ubuntu, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
With this program, game developers who do not have a big budget can create powerful 2D games without breaking the bank.
It is part from tools category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The GameMaker Studio demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.