GameMaker: Studio Update 1.1

Gavin Smart
13th September 2012
GameMaker News

YoYo Games today announces that Update 1.1 for GameMaker: Studio, its cross-platform games development environment, is available now. With the free update, developers will have unprecedented access to a wide range of services directly from GameMaker: Studio’s user interface, removing the technical barrier of integrating and deploying business services into games. YoYo Games has also significantly upgraded GameMaker: Studio’s audio system and room editor.

Services integrated and available in GameMaker: Studio Update 1.1:



YoYo Games continues to add services to GameMaker: Studio on an on-going basis and will make those services available in future updates. Google Analytics ( will be available soon.

GameMaker: Studio’s audio system has been completely re-written allowing much more comprehensive control of audio assets, including pause, speed, frequency and native ogg support. GameMaker: Studio’s room editor upgrade has been made to the “left click” which allows access to enhanced features like cut and paste, simple moving, and mouse-based scaling and rotation.

GameMaker: Studio has been developed with usability and efficiency at its core, allowing developers to create games in a single code base and then export and run them natively on multiple formats including HTML5, Facebook, Android, iOS, Windows and OSX. GameMaker: Studio offers a powerful, yet simple to use drag-and-drop integrated development environment with a built-in games-oriented scripting language that considerably increases games development productivity. GameMaker: Studio is a best-of-breed platform that caters to entry-level novices and seasoned game development professionals equally.

To download GameMaker: Studio Version 1.1, learn more about the GameMaker: Studio family of products and to get GameMaker: Studio, head to our download page.

Written by Gavin Smart
Senior Project Manager Gavin uses his years of industry experience to oversee the direction of GameMaker. He enjoys climbing and snowboarding, and has filled out the GameMaker offices with tons of fun board games.
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