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Build a Twitch Extension With an AWS Serverless Backend

Whether you are live streaming your band’s latest single or live coding a web app, the broadcaster community is creating and sharing content that viewers around the world can consume. The developer community is revolutionizing that experience by building interactive capabilities that allow viewers to directly engage with their favorite broadcasters through Twitch Extensions. Extensions […]

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Build Immersive and Ambitious Game Experiences

Game development isn’t only about game services and connected features. It’s also about building immersive, ambitious experiences unconstrained by technology. Looking to build fast and keep players playing? That’s where Amazon Game Tech can help. Amazon Game Tech provides tools and services that empower game developers, helping them craft innovative experiences that delight their customers. […]

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Lumberyard in 2016 – Looking Back, Looking Ahead

December is a busy month for teams at Amazon, and the Lumberyard group is no exception. There’s lots of bustle in our four offices as we wrap up features for the next release, look deep into the data from our last user test to see areas we can improve, review animatics for the GDC surprises […]

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Amazon Lumberyard Opens Austin Office

As we’ve been working on Lumberyard over the last couple of years, we’ve assembled a team of industry veterans who are inspired to build a AAA game engine that uses the vast compute and storage of the cloud to help you build otherwise-impossible player experiences, and engage massive communities of fans. In fact, the typical […]

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Reflections on GDC 2016

With the release of Lumberyard Beta 1.1 and our participation in the Game Developers Conference, March was an important milestone for the Lumberyard team. This was the 30th year of GDC and the 18th I’ve attended. We’ve witnessed significant change in our industry over these years. Platforms and products have evolved. Game development has become […]

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GDC 2016!

The Amazon GameDev team is excited to showcase Amazon Lumberyard and Amazon GameLift at this year’s GDC. We’ve been hearing positive and helpful feedback since our launch last month and will be discussing new features and improvements based on that feedback. Our booth is located in the Main Hall #1224, and we are eager to […]

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What’s Next for Lumberyard?

Our entire Lumberyard team has been enthusiastically reading your feedback since our Beta launch. One of the most frequent questions is “what’s coming up next for Lumberyard?” Our philosophy on building a roadmap is simple – start by listening to customers, and work backwards from there. For example, when we heard from game teams (from […]

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