1. Free Download: Automated YouTube CMS
This week’s free file is an easy to install content management system (CMS) that will allow you to create a Bootstrap-powered video website that will automate the process of pulling in videos from YouTube. With the YouTube Automated CMS, you can import directly from channels, by video URL, or by search phrase. You had better download it for free while you can!
2. Create an Online Gaming Clan/Community
All serious online gamers, regardless of their age, are part of at least one clan. Each clan has their own identity, internal organization and community rules. If you’re planning on starting your own gaming clan, the WordPress Theme YouPlay has been designed specifically for you. As well as all of the features you would expect from WordPress; the powerful theme also supports bbPress, BuddyPress and WooCommerce.
3. Build Your First iOS Mobile Game
While there’s no clear formula for creating a popular mobile game, high-quality visual effects and simple gameplay are two of the components that heavily contribute to their success. If you’re looking to build your first mobile game and are aiming for the popularity charts, then the highly addictive and beautifully designed iOS Game Jetpack Challenge is the perfect template to get started with.
4. Launch Your Own Browser-Based Gaming Website
Despite the rapid rise of mobile games and the demise of Flash, the demand for web browser-based game sites, like MiniClip, continues to grow. That dream you have of launching your own gaming site is about to become a reality all because of the WordPress Plugin CTL Arcade. With more than 110 HTML5 games available, the plugin gives you everything you need to create a bustling browser-based gaming community.
5. Augmented & Virtual Reality are Here!
As you may have noticed with the recent release of Pokemon Go, many game developers have begun incorporating Augmented Reality (the real world with super-imposed digital images) into their mobile games. Virtual Reality (purely digital scenarios) mobile games are not that far behind either. It really is an exciting time to be a game developer or game designer!
6. SevenStyles – First Australian Author to Earn 1 Million
Brad Goble – better known as SevenStyles is the first Author on GraphicRiver to cross the million dollar threshold, and the first Australian to do so on any of Envato’s marketplaces. It was only around five years ago that Brad was working a retail job at local office supplies store pining for the freedom to quit and do something creative. So, how did he get here?
Mobile gaming characters may look simple, but can be difficult to create. With game design assets, like the Flying Enemy Character Kit, all of the hard work is done for you.
If you’re a fan of Pokemon, Dragon Ball Z or Naruto, you can use these Anime & Manga Photoshop Text Styles to recreate their highly unique typography styles.
Photoshop Addons: Photoshop Text Styles / Anime And Manga
As virtual reality is about to hit us in a big way, with this Mobile Mockup Kit you can get a jump-start on promoting your VR gaming apps in real-life scenarios now.
Mockup Templates: VR & Mobile Mock Up
If you’re an indie game designer on a budget, the extensive gaming assets of Flat Jetpack will allow you to create an action or shooter platform game in no time.
Gaming Assets: Flat Jetpack
11. Learn How to Create an iOS Mobile Game
This Envato Tuts+ video course will reignite that childhood passion you once had for gaming by teaching you the basics of iOS game development. You will learn how to add gravity, introduce multiple bodies, handle touch, and detect collisions. All culminating in the creation of a simple Breakout-style game. Building a mobile game couldn’t be any easier!