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Learning Unreal Engine Android Game Development

By : Nitish Misra
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Learning Unreal Engine Android Game Development

By: Nitish Misra

Overview of this book

<p>Have you ever wanted to create games that will get users hooked to their phones? Unreal Engine 4, with all its tools and power, will help make your dreams come true! Designed to get you working with Unreal Engine 4 from the very first page, this book will quickly guide you through the basics in the first two chapters. Once you get the hang of things, we will start developing our game—Bloques!</p> <p>Bloques is a puzzle game with four rooms. Each room will be more challenging than the previous, and as you develop, you will graduate from movement and character control to AI and spawning. Once you've created the game, you will learn how to port and publish your game to the Google Play Store.</p> <p>In addition to building an Android game from start to finish, you will also discover how to generate revenue, and how to optimize game performance using the tools and functionalities the engine provides. With this book, you will be inspired to come up with your own great ideas for your future game development projects.</p>
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Learning Unreal Engine Android Game Development
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Unreal 4

Greetings! If you have picked up this book, chances are you are interested in developing games on Android devices using UE4. This book explains all that you need to know in order to get started using UE4. From the very basics, such as downloading and installing the software, to the more advanced, such as packaging your finished game and porting it onto your android device, everything will be covered in this guide. You can develop games for a wide variety of platforms on UE4, but the one we will be focusing on is Android.

In this introductory chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • UE4 and the features it provides

  • Downloading and installing UE4

  • The Engine Launcher and its user interface

  • What to expect from the guide