GarageGames releases iTorque 2D 1.5

in iOS Development (F)

[] GarageGames, LLC announces the latest update to its line of mobile software development tools: iTorque 2D version 1.5. Users can create a single game and then use iTorque 2D version 1.5 to deploy to all of the current iOS devices.

The 1.5 release includes many updates requested directly by the Torque development community. "What made this release special was the dedication to incorporating feedback and feature requests directly from the community." says Michael Perry, iTorque Lead Developer, GarageGames.

iTorque 2D v1.5 includes many new features that will allow mobile app developers to flex their creativity by utilizing an expanded array of over 30 new behaviors. These new behaviors help reduce coding time while providing more accessibility to artists and designers. All of the new behaviors in version 1.5 are accompanied by an expanded and more detailed documentation library for increased development support.

New to iTorque 2D v1.5 is the robust Feature Demo. The Feature Demo includes explicit examples of implementing functions such as loading game levels, gyroscope and accelerometer motion control, and robust multi-touch. The 1.5 Feature Demo provides working code and visual reference that will help expedite the mobile app development process.

Publishing mobile applications for iPod touch, iPad and iPhone is easier than ever with the release of iTorque 2D v1.5. Developers will appreciate the ability to publish a single mobile application across multiple devices (full Universal App support) with little effort. In addition, version 1.5 is in full compliance with OS X Snow Leopard, OS X Lion and Xcode 4. The engine has also been tested for compatibility with the iOS 5 Software Development Kit.

Making games for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is a fast, fun and straightforward process using Torque's tools for game development. Students, designers and independent developers can jump start their project with easy and powerful technology used by thousands of developers. Advanced developers can accelerate their development with this feature rich development environment. iTorque 2D supports many of the popular features introduced by the original Torque 2D product.

iTorque 2D license provides the following features specific to the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch:
* WYSIWYG 2D editor at iPhone, iPad or iPod screen resolutions
* Most complete suite of visual tools for 2D iOS development found anywhere
* Fully tested for iOS 4.3 and Xcode 4
* Powerful and simple scripting language for rapid prototyping
* Multi-touch, accelerometer, and gyroscope input support
* Tutorials and documentation to guide users of all experience levels
* Full source included to integrate any other commercial middleware and customized expansions
* QuickTime movie playback and music playback support
* Utilize Apple's Game Center to extend your game's experience through achievements, leaderboards and player authentication.

You can prototype your iOS game on PC(TM) or Mac(R), then optimize it for deployment to the iPhone(R), iPad(R) or iPod touch(R). You will use a Mac to perform optimization, device deployment and Objective-C coding, but you can still code your game play scripts and C on Windows or OS X.

Product Availability:
To purchase iTorque2D and begin developing your own mobile apps, please visit our website.

Based in the Summerlin community of Las Vegas, Nevada, GarageGames is an independent developer and provider of the full-featured Torque product line that enables independent developers, beginners, studios and hobbyists to create games for platforms including iOS, PC and Mac,. GarageGames is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graham Software Development. For more information, visit our website GarageGames(R) and Torque Game Engine(R) are registered trademarks of GarageGames, LLC. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective companies. Graham Software Development is an investment and holding company focused on emerging technologies - particularly video game development and web related technologies. Copyright (C) 2011 GarageGames All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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