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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
About the Author
About the Reviewers

The Unreal Project Browser

When you launch UE4 via the Engine Launcher, unless you have opened a project directly from the library, the Unreal Project Browser will open. In the Unreal Project Browser, you can see a list of all the Unreal projects that you have already created, and you can open whichever one you wish. You can also create a new project from here.

In the next chapter, we will cover what a project is; for now, we will only focus on the Unreal Project Browser and its user interface, as shown in the following screenshot.

At the top, just below the tab bar, are two tabs, namely Projects and New Project. Each of these tabs contains certain features that we will go through.

In the Projects tab, you can see and open any project you have stored on your system. At the top is the search bar. If you have a lot of projects and have difficulty finding a particular one, you can simply type in the name of the project you wish to open in the search bar and it will display projects that match...