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September 7, 2015  9:02 AM

Amazon C++ SDK: cloud games development on the cloud, for the cloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Amazon, AWS, Games, Open source

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is aiming to provide software application development professionals with more tangible tools to build native cloud applications on the cloud, for the cloud.

March 19, 2014  10:04 AM

Sony open sources games tools framework: woos developers to Playstation land

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Games, Sony

Sony is making it Authoring Tools Framework product available to programmers for free under the Apache 2.0 open source license. The Authoring Tools Framework (ATF) will be free to download and use. Industry commentators have suggested that this may now create an incentive for independent...


May 26, 2013  1:23 PM

Free World of Tanks game blasts XBox One away

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Games, Open source, XBOX, Xbox One

Given all the brouhaha surrounding Microsoft's new Xbox One his week, it is comforting to see that free and open source online computer game development (and publishing) is alive and well. NOTE: Xbox One second hand games have been rumoured to be subject to price hikes/fixes --...


November 16, 2012  10:12 AM

Apple Mac open source fantasy video game

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Games, Open source

In a week filled with big data and predictive analytics at what is an undeniably fairly heavy enterprise level, the Computer Weekly Open Source Insider blog today turns to the equally important subject of community driven fantasy video games. Battle for Wesnoth is available for Apple Mac from its...


November 6, 2012  10:39 AM

3D BlackBerry games to span Android & Apple iOS

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
BlackBerry, Cross Platform, Developers, Games, Open source

In the shadow of dark industry mutterings relating to the firm's wider position in the mobile device market, there are healthy sections of the RIM technology stack garnering interest from developers and users alike. RIM (Research In Motion) has not long launched the Gameplay open source...


March 17, 2011  12:35 PM

Puppy Linux sit! roll over, there now – good dog

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Applications, Games, Linux

Linux is evolving. Linux is developing tiers, so that so-called "top tier" Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian, Mandriva and others have been grabbing more of the headlines than some of the lesser known beasts in this Unix-like operating system ecosphere. Of course this is...


December 17, 2010  4:28 PM

Gameloft is Java Verified

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developers, Games, Java

The Java Verified programme has announced that Gameloft has become the first Java Verified Trusted Status developer. As one of the biggest users of the Java Verified standard, testing several hundred applications each year, Gameloft has earned Trusted Status by consistently demonstrating mobile...


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