dot big bang Sponsors The Global Game Jam 2023!

Global Game Jam is back for 2023, and we’re happy to announce that dot big bang will once again be the event’s headline sponsor!

The Global Game Jam is the world’s biggest game creation event. Last year, 33,000 jammers made 5,858 games in over 100 countries, taking part either virtually, or at in-person sites located all around the world. The 2023 jam is happening between Jan 29th-Feb 5th, and registrations for are open now – click here to sign up!

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dot big bang Version 0.9 Launches Today!

dot big bang is leveling up today with the rollout of Version 0.9. This is another sweeping update, with some big changes to the Game Editor—including the addition of several most-requested features, by popular demand! See the full changelog here, or read on for a brief summary.

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A dot big bang Roadmap: 17 New Features Now In Development

There are always lots of exciting things in development at dot big bang. This roadmap will give you a glimpse at what’s in progress behind the scenes—from a sound and music library, to a terrain editor that’ll let you literally move mountains, to new social features that’ll make it easier than ever to hop into games with friends.

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Fight A Giant Boss In ‘Preston’s Diamond Dash’, Live Now!

Get ready for Preston’s Diamond Dash, a fun and frantic new game that’s live now on dot big bang! Dodge lasers, escape fast-rising lava, free-fall through dropper levels, and collect all the gems to unlock a dramatic boss battle. Beat a deadly 100-foot lava-lobbing colossus to rescue Preston, and escape this mysterious diamond world!

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dot big bang x Girls Make Games: “I was able to learn many amazing things!”

Last week, the first collaboration between dot big bang and Girls Make Games took place. It was a one-day workshop offering the chance to create a cyberpunk level with support from dbb devs, run by Community Engineer Ashley Koett, and it proved immediately popular.

“The workshop filled up overnight!” says Ashley. “We ended up expanding it to accommodate 45 students, and some other dot big bang devs helped me out. It was exciting to see how much interest there was, especially on our first collaboration with Girls Make Games!”

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Make your own course in Preston’s Ultimate Parkour Heist!

Anyone who’s played Preston’s Ultimate Parkour Heist will know how fun and fiendishly tough it is. But after you beat Security Level 3 and crack that final vault, we have a fresh challenge for you! We’re inviting all parkour ninjas to put their skills to the test once more – and create the most challenging parkour level ever.

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Girls Make Games x dot big bang workshop announced, signups open

dot big bang is delighted to announce a free virtual event with Girls Make Games this June 4th! The workshop will take participants through the process of designing their own cyberpunk level using dot big bang, hosted by dbb Community Engineer Ashley Koett. Signups are open now on a first come first served basis – find more info about taking part here.

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dot big bang featured in 3D World, Dexerto & Game Developer.com

The games industry media has been taking notice of dot big bang recently, with several interesting articles popping up in various outlets. First up, the PrestonPlayz Would You Rather collab was featured on prominent esports and gaming portal Dexerto. Next, two interviews with dbb’s CEO Robert Anderberg appeared on prominent industry news and analysis site gamedeveloper.com, and in long-running print magazine 3D World.

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Preston’s “Would You Rather” Hits 100,000 Plays; Launch Video Passes 1.4m Views

Last week saw the launch of Would You Rather, a fast-paced quiz-race game made by dot big bang in collaboration with Youtube star Preston. To celebrate the release, Preston streamed the game on his PrestonPlayz channel. Thousands of viewers clicked a link to instantly hop into the game with him, bringing one of the core visions behind dot big bang to fruition.

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