AWS for Games Blog

Developer’s Guide to operate game servers on Kubernetes – Part 1

Introduction Live operations are a strategy that maintains player interest through continuous updates and fresh content, enhancing dynamic engagement and driving game evolution across platforms. Game operation teams use live operations to deliver new expansions or events in multiplayer online games, enriching the online world. Player customization, seasonal events, and community challenges boost retention, engagement, […]

Azur Games migrates all game analytics data to ClickHouse Cloud on AWS

Azur Games , a mobile game publisher and developer, recently achieved over 8 billion game installs across their portfolio of hypercasual games. In the beginning of 2024, Azur Games migrated all 120 TB of their active game telemetry data to ClickHouse Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS), a fully managed service that allows companies to […]

Level-Up Mood Board Creation with Amazon Bedrock and Miro – Part 1

Introduction Imagine a visual canvas where ideas converge, sparking inspiration and collaboration. That’s the power of a mood board—a curated collection of images, colors, and textures that encapsulate the essence of a project. These versatile tools empower artists and designers to visualize concepts and establish a cohesive vision across various creative industries, including: Video Game […]

Gamer Arena minimizes DevOps demands, unlocks generative AI potential with AWS

Serving more than 550,000 users globally, Gamer Arena offers a unique ecosystem for video game players to compete and earn rewards. Established in 2020, the company aims to introduce gamers to the advantages of blockchain technology in a fun and exciting way. It hosts a mobile application with more than 20 self-published games, as well […]

Speed up game server development with Amazon GameLift Anywhere and the Amazon GameLift Agent

When developing multiplayer games, you are constantly creating new game client and game server builds. Being able to test the latest changes quickly is important for getting feedback on feature updates and bug fixes. This fast iteration cycle allows you to keep developing without interruptions. There are many aspects to automating the build and deployment […]

Maximize Your Game Data Insights with the updated Game Analytics Pipeline

In the highly competitive gaming industry, collecting and utilizing data has become a driving factor for game success. Game studios of all sizes have realized the immense value in analyzing player data to drive key business decisions. Additionally, the trend of releasing Games-as-a-Service where revenue is primarily generated from in-app purchases, subscriptions, and other microtransactions, […]

AWS for Games sponsors Epic Games’ Women Creators Program

In October 2023, Amazon Web Services (AWS) teamed up with Epic Games to support its ‘Women Creators Program’ (WCP), an initiative to train women to create in Unreal Editor For Fortnite (UEFN) and provide mentorship as they pursue careers in games. UEFN combines the power of Unreal Engine – an advanced real-time 3D creation tool for photorealistic […]

Operationalize generative AI applications on AWS: Part II – Architecture Deep Dive

In our previous blog, Operationalize generative AI applications on AWS: Part I, we covered the basics of how companies are using generative AI and Large Language Model Operations (LLMOps) on AWS. We discussed use cases for game companies using generative AI, ways to customize LLM, and a high-level architecture for the LLMOps solution on AWS. […]

Omeda Studios swaps out ‘Predecessor’ backend in less than five months using Amazon GameLift and Pragma

After running the live game for 16 months, Omeda Studios migrated its backend to Pragma using Amazon GameLift, the dedicated game server management service from Amazon Web Services (AWS). The change was implemented ahead of its latest release, which made the game free-to-play across platforms.

AWS Partner Showcase at GDC

At GDC 2024, AWS thought leaders, game developers, and 12 technology partners hosted a partner showcase where they discussed best-in-breed tech used to build, innovate, and maximize growth of today’s games. Three panels covered Generative AI, Cloud Game Development, and Game Backends. In the first panel, Game Backends to Accelerate Development, AWS Partners AccelByte, Pragma, […]