Beginning iOS Game Development

Beginning iOS Game Development

Want to start writing games for the iPhone and iPad, but you’re new to iOS development? This book provides the starting point. No matter your experience level with iOS programming, this beginner’s guide covers the technologies you need to know to get started creating fun iOS games. The…

Flash Game Development by Example

Flash Game Development by Example

Build 10 classic games in Flash. Learn the essential skills for Flash game development. Start developing games straight away. Build your first game in the first chapter. Fun and fast paced. Ideal for readers with no Flash or game programming experience. The most popular games in the world…

Gamification by Design

Gamification by Design

What do Foursquare, Zynga, Nike+, and Groupon have in common? These and many other brands use gamification to deliver a sticky, viral, and engaging experience to their customers. This book provides the design strategy and tactics you need to integrate game mechanics into any kind of consumer-facing website…

HTML5 Games Development by Example

HTML5 Games Development by Example

Learn HTML5 game development by building six fun example projects. Full, clear explanations of all the essential techniques. Covers puzzle games, action games, multiplayer, and Box 2D physics. Use the Canvas with multiple layers and sprite sheets for rich graphical games. Harness CSS3 special effects to create polished,…

Learning Cocos2D

Learning Cocos2D

Cocos2D is the powerhouse framework behind some of the most popular games in the App Store. If you’ve played Tiny Wings, Angry Birds, Mega Jump, Trainyard, or even Super Turbo Action Pig, then you’ve played a game that uses Cocos2D or Box2D physics. The beauty of Cocos2D is…

Learning HTML5 Game Programming

Learning HTML5 Game Programming

HTML5 will transform web and mobile gaming. As new browsers rapidly adopt it, HTML5 will do everything “legacy” technologies such as Flash and Silverlight have done – and much more. In Learning HTML5 Game Programming, pioneering developer James L. Williams gives you all the knowledge, code, and insights…

Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0: Learn Programming Now!

Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0: Learn Programming Now!

Now you can build your own games for your Xbox 360, Windows Phone 7, or Windows-based PC – as you learn the underlying concepts for computer programming. Use this hands-on guide to dive straight into your first project – adding new tools and tricks to your arsenal as…

Panda3D 1.6 Game Engine

Panda3D 1.6 Game Engine

Panda3D is a game engine, a framework for 3D rendering and game development for Python and C++ programs. It includes graphics, audio, I/O, collision detection, and other abilities relevant to the creation of 3D games. Also, Panda3D is Open Source and free for any purpose, including commercial ventures….