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Amazon Lumberyard Reviews

Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch – with full...

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  • By the time the patch hits all servers will be dead
    It really doesn't help that it started development on Lumberyard which is now a dead product. - Source: Reddit / 16 days ago
  • Is PES unique?
    Amazon has apparently declared Lumberyard dead, incidentally: - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • What's the UI framework used in creating the AWS Cloud Quest game?
    Sumerian has been discontinued so I doubt it. Maybe lumberyard if they are trying to use their own services? - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • Amazon Games switches off New World's entire economy after players discover duping glitch
    They already have. AWS and AGS worked together on Lumberyard - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • I presume you're all aware of 42.10
    Section 42 pertains to Amazon Lumberyard, a 3D Game Engine. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Why do CIG, even after 9 years of development and 374 mils of raised pledges are not fixing those nasty, annoying, game breaking bugs - a mini-FAQ.
    It’s called lumberyard because that’s what Amazon decided to call it: (In short; they licensed cryengine, built in a bunch of native support for Twitch and AWS services and released it as open source ( doesn’t seem to be much uptake from studios apart from CIG and Amazon Game Studios themselves (and some of their projects were killed off... - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Amazon Lumberyard

The Top 10 Video Game Engines
Amazon Lumberyard is the engine built by Amazon (as the name suggests). According to the site, Lumberyard is “Free. Powerful. Fully Customizable.” The game engine has “no royalties or seat fees, frictionless integration with Twitch and AWS, plus much more on the horizon.”
Top 10 Mobile Game Development Tools For Intellectual Games
Amazon Lumberyard wrote in C++ and Lua scripting language and launched by Amazon. It is a cross-platform AAA game engine based on CryEngine with easy AWS and Twitch integration. Lumberyard is free, and it doesn’t require seat licenses, royalties, or subscriptions but only standard AWS fees for acquired AWS services.
11 tools to get you started making video games
Learning tools: There is a free series of getting started tutorial videos and video talks on more specific features in the engine. There is also a free training course on how to use Lumberyard with AWS.
The Best 15 Mobile Game Engines / Development Platforms & Tools in 2020
Amazon Lumberyard is the game creator engine launched by Amazon. Make use of its free tools and create your game – it can be released in different devices thanks to its cross-platform functionality. Engage your users with visually rich content through the Lumberyard’s Twitch integration.

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