Beginning Android Games
Beginning Android Games offers everything you need to join the ranks of successful Android game developers. You'll start with game design fundamentals and programming basics, and then progress towards creating your own basic game engine and playable games. This will give you everything you need to branch out and write your own Android games.
The potential user base and the wide array of available high-performance devices makes Android an attractive target for aspiring game developers. Do you have an awesome idea for the next break-through mobile gaming title? Beginning Android Games will help you kick-start your project.
The book will guide you through the process of making several example games for the Android platform, and involves a wide range of topics:
For those looking to learn about Android tablet game app development or want Android 4 SDK specific coverage, check out Beginning Android 4 Games Development, now available from Apress.What you’ll learn
This book is for people with a basic knowledge of Java who want to write games on the Android platform. It also offers information for experienced game developers about the pitfalls and peculiarities of the platform.Table of Contents
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Review: Beginning Android GamesUser Review - Andrew Dalgleish - Goodreads
I liked this book. It walks you through building a game using basic and then more advanced techniques. The author structures his code nicely to ensure the user isn't hacking together something, but ... Read full review
Review: Beginning Android GamesUser Review - Greg - Goodreads
A little too specific but has good information and explains it well. I used it as a reference while finishing up a game so I can't really say how good this would be for beginners. Read full review