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AWS for Games at Unreal Fest 2023

Unreal Fest, the annual developer conference organized by Epic Games, the company behind Unreal Engine (UE), returns to New Orleans October 3—5 for three days of speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, and specialized industry tracks. The conference brings together game developers, designers, artists, and professionals across industries to gain deeper insights into the latest technologies, learn […]

AWS for Games at Gamescom 2023

Gamescom, the annual video game trade fair and conference held in Cologne, Germany, came roaring back in 2022 with over 265,000 consumers and industry professionals coming together to interact and get a glimpse into the future of gaming. The conference, one of the largest gaming events in the world, offers a platform for game developers, publishers, […]

Fire up your Unreal Engine-based game on all Graviton cores_files

Fire up your Unreal Engine-based game on all Graviton cores

This post is written by Yahav Biran, Principal Solutions Architect, and Matt Trescot, Games, SA Leader – Americas Historically, the art of creating and running complex game servers locked developers in to a single CPU architecture, typically Intel/AMD. Our developers tell us it’s hard to introduce different CPU architectures once game servers are built for a […]

GDC remains the place for the worldwide game development community to come together to celebrate, innovate, and continue to push our industry forward.

AWS for Games at GDC 2023

Over 28,000 developers, artists, visionaries, and storytellers came from around the world to meet, learn, share experiences, and celebrate the global video game industry at the 2023 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco March 20 – 24. From the hundreds of breakout sessions, hallway conversations, massive expo floor, and after-hour parties, it’s hard to […]

How to Integrate the AWS C++ SDK with Unreal Engine

How to Integrate the AWS C++ SDK with Unreal Engine

Game developers increasingly require cloud technologies to support their games and provide the best experience to their players. Leveraging cloud services provided by AWS can help with important game components such as managing and deploying game servers, running analytics on various game metrics, and utilizing AI/ML to detect player health and retention. Creating and maintaining […]

Introducing Community Health on AWS

Introducing Community Health on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is proud to announce the launch of Community Health on AWS, a set of solutions designed to help AWS for Games customers build and grow safe, inclusive, and fun online communities. Initial Community Health on AWS solutions include Spectrum Guardian for Games, a fully managed software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering from AWS Partner […]

Managing Your Game Studio on AWS: Part 1

Managing Your Game Studio on AWS: Part 1

Written by Adam Hatfield, Pawan Matta and Daniel Whitehead Edited by Nathan Graves As game developers first begin their cloud journey, you commonly hear them ask, “Where do we start?” AWS has over 200 services, countless features, and it can be hard to know where to begin and why. One of the most beneficial things […]

Building Games on AWS: Security – New YouTube Video Series Launch

Building Games on AWS: Security – New YouTube Video Series Launch

AWS for Games is excited to announce “Building Games on AWS: Security” – a new YouTube series pioneered by AWS security specialists, solutions architects, and AWS Professional Services consultants. Building Games on AWS is a collection of YouTube videos that teach game developers how to use AWS for games. To learn more, check out this […]

Gain Insights Into Your Player Base Using The AWS for Games Cohort Modeler

This is the first blog post in a series focusing on the AWS for Games Cohort Modeler. The AWS for Games Cohort Modeler is a deployable solution for developers to map out and classify player relationships and identify like behavior within a player base. Within the code sample is a SAM (Serverless Application Module) template […]

Community update for Amazon GameSparks

As this year is ending, we want to provide an update on Amazon GameSparks, which is the upcoming addition to the AWS Game Tech portfolio that was pre-announced at GDC this past July. Amazon GameSparks will be a managed service that provides backend feature tools for building, running, and scaling games. Built from the ground […]