The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

TMO at E3 - Heavy Duty Game Design Software Announced for Mac

by , 8:00 AM EDT, May 17th, 2005

Sawblade Software announced Tuesday Power Game Factory, its game design software suite for creating side scrolling action games for the Macintosh.

Requiring no programming, Power Game Factory is capable of producing high quality games featuring a polished graphical user interface. Power Game Factory applies the latest technologies to the proven 2D platformer game genre; games made with the software can combine high resolution sprite graphics and realistic physics with authentic old school gameplay.

Game projects may be extremely simple, or they may feature hundreds of huge levels and hours of gameplay. There are no restraints placed on the number of levels, characters, weapons, and items in a game. Completed game projects can be compiled into self-contained, fully functional applications which users may sell without royalties or limitations of any kind.

Due to arrive in the Spring of 2005, Power Game Factory will ship on a CD bundled with the Greenland Invasion game project, which demonstrates the capabilities of the software. An included 6-step beginner's tutorial will help users get started with their own game design projects, while an exhaustive 190 page user's manual provides a complete reference. Also included are collections of extra level background graphics and game music. In addition, customers will enjoy free Sawblade Software stickers and a Sawblade Software product order form offering discounts on merchandise.

The company has not announced final pricing of the product.

Recent TMO Headlines - Updated May 25th

Wed, 8:53 PM
GOP, Businesses Want to Spam Your Voicemail Without Calling Your Phone
Wed, 6:45 PM
Apple Releases AirPods Firmware 3.7.2
Wed, 6:42 PM
Warby Parker Brings Eye Checkup to Your iPhone
Wed, 6:26 PM
Samsung's Iris Scanning Joke, Crappy Business is Not OK, and PC Design - ACM 412
Wed, 6:12 PM
The Telegraph's 93 Second Primer Steve Jobs's Career
Wed, 4:19 PM
Comprehensive Guide to Mac Trackpad Gestures and Force Touch
Wed, 4:11 PM
Watch the Game of Thrones Season 7 Trailer
Wed, 1:44 PM
What We Know About Appleā€™s 5G Wi-Fi Testing
Wed, 1:36 PM
Apple Music Trailer for Sean 'Diddy' Combs Documentary 'A Bad Boy Story'
Wed, 1:23 PM
Apple Wants you to Know Swift, Smarthome Fatigue - TMO Daily Observations 2017-05-24
Wed, 10:59 AM
Apple Launches New Swift Curriculum on iBooks Store for Free
Wed, 9:00 AM
Live Home 3D Pro for Mac: $24.99
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!