Learn how to create great mobile games with Libgdx

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NORDERSTEDT, Germany, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The book “Learning Libgdx Game Development” is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with all the information you need to know about the Libgdx framework as well as game development in general so you can start developing your own games for multiple platforms. You will gradually acquire deeper knowledge of both, Libgdx and game development while you work through twelve easy-to-follow chapters.

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The book will walk you through a complete game development cycle by creating the example game Canyon Bunny that is extended with new features over several chapters. These chapters handle specific topics such as organizing resources, managing game scenes and transitions, actors, a menu system, using an advanced physics engine and many more. The chapters are filled with screenshots and/or diagrams to facilitate comprehension.

“Learning Libgdx Game Development” is the book for you if you want to learn how to write your game code once and run it on a multitude of platforms using Libgdx.

What you will learn from this book:

  • A complete game development cycle using the example of Canyon Bunny
  • Get an overview about Libgdx to prepare your system for multi-platform game development
  • Use sprites and sprite animations
  • Build complex user interfaces
  • Use texture atlases
  • Create animations with interpolations
  • Use music and sound effects
  • Manage multiple scenes
  • Create interesting screen transitions
  • Use particle systems
  • Use accelerometer sensor data
  • Write shader programs for advanced special effects
  • Use 2D physics (Box2D)
  • And much more …

The book “Learning Libgdx Game Development” is available for purchase at:

About Gamerald

Gamerald is an independent game development studio based in Norderstedt near Hamburg (Germany).
It was founded in 2011 and focuses on mobile game development ever since. Their first title Mr. Lizard had its debut in 2012, a fast reaction game with cute graphics suitable for children and grownups as well.

The team consists of highly ambitious people with a great long-time passion for games of pretty much any genre. Equipped with a rich pool of game design and development skills, never-ending enthusiasm, innumerable hours of gaming experience, and a determined strive for creating something new and fun.

Check out Gamerald on YouTube: http://youtu.be/5GsMEtsgjJQ

For more information, visit http://gamerald.com/ .

Media Contact: Andreas Oehlke, Gamerald, +494064666629, andreas.oehlke@gamerald.com

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