|The Game Creators today released App Game Kit (AGK) version 2 on STEAM, which means that the easy to use, instant coding tool for beginners, hobbyists and indies alike is now available on the largest digital store in the world.
Now anyone can easily and quickly code and build apps for cross platforms using AGK's BASIC scripting system. With just a few commands users can have demos or games up and running on mobile devices. AGK also caters for more seasoned developers, allowing them to use the AGK C++ libraries and benefit from all the features of AGK's core game engine.
Bob Duffy, Developer Relations Intel Corporation, said, "AGK is a great cross platform development tool. It allows developers to quickly optimise and compile apps for Intels x86 powered Android devices."
The Game Creators Development Director, Rick Vanner, said, "We´ve significantly improved AGK by making the IDE cross platform, speeding up the Compiler and adding new and powerful commands. Games can be developed and instantly deployed to their chosen mobile devices for rapid prototyping."
AGK2 was funded by Kickstarter backers and many of them are already using this game maker to create and publish their own apps. Developing apps for multiple stores is still a big issue for app developers. AGK does all the heavy lifting - making it easy to code, compile and then export apps to each platform. All developers need to focus on is their game/app idea.
Bundled with AGK2 is a retro style shooter game called Echoes+. Chris Jeffels, the author of Echoes+, coded the game once and deployed it for both Windows and Mac platforms. When asked why he chose AGK2 for his game engine he commented, "AGK2 is multi-platform, powerful, feature rich and continuing to grow, it was an easy and affordable choice."
AGK2 was used to develop Driving Test Success Theory, Hazard Perception and Highway Code apps for UK publisher Focus Multimedia. Once developed the apps were immediately deployed onto the IOS App Store, Google Play, Amazon, Mac Store and Blackberry World and quickly became the UK´s #1 ´Learning to Drive´ apps.
Price and availability
AGK is available for both Windows and Mac platforms and apps can be deployed cross platform including iOS, Android, Windows, Blackberry and Mac - all at the very affordable price of just $99.
The App Game Kit official website: http://www.appgamekit.com/
About The Game Creators
The Game Creators, a privately owned UK company, are developers and publishers of affordable game development tools. Established in 1999, their brands include DarkBASIC, The 3D Gamemaker, FPS Creator, DarkBASIC Professional and DarkGDK. They are official Intel Black Belt Developers with a driving focus of bringing game making tools to the masses.
Learn more about games creation and join a thriving game making community at www.thegamecreators.com.