Make Games with Google

Resources for enhancing your games with Google technologies.

We'll see you at GDC 2015!

This year we're hosting our annual Developer Day at West Hall and be on the Expo floor in booth #502. We’re excited to give you a glimpse into how we are helping mobile game developers build successful businesses and improve user experiences.

Google Play game services ends the year with a bang!

In an effort to supercharge our Google Play games services (GPGS) developer tools, we’re introducing the Game services Publishing API, a revamped Unity Plugin, additional enhancements to the C++ SDK, and improved Leaderboard Tamper Protection.

Going Global: Space Ape Games Finds Success in Japan

Add-ons are small apps that run inside Google Sheets, Docs, and Forms. After you write an add-on with Apps Script — a server-side JavaScript platform — you can publish it to our store for millions of Google Apps users (or just the users in your domain) to find and install.

Platforms for Your Games

Acquire Users and Engage

Monetize and Measure

  • Google AdMob

    The largest mobile ads platform used by more than 650,000 apps. Monetize and measure your iOS and Android app games.
  • Google Play In-App Billing

    Let your players pay quickly and easily on their Android devices.
  • Google Play In-App Subscriptions

    Sell content, services, or features in your app with automated, recurring billing.
  • Ad Interstitials

    Present rich full-screen experiences at natural app transition points.
  • Google Analytics

    Understand and measure what your users do inside of your game — a key to engaging and monetizing users in the long run.

Essential Tools to Build Your Games

  • Open Source Libraries and Samples

    mathfu — Reliable C++ libraries for common math operations
    fplutil — Command-line tools for Android automated builds and C++
    LiquidFun — A fluid particle physics engine based on Box2D
    VRToolkit — Build VR games for Android, including Google Cardboard
    Pie Noon — A sample game for Android, including Android TV.
  • Unity Plugins

    Play Games Plugin — Use Play Games Services in Android and iOS
    Google Analytics Plugin — Easily implement Analytics in Unity
    Google Mobile Ads Plugin — Mobile ads in native Android or iOS apps
    Cardboard Unity SDK — Create VR experiences for Android
    Project Tango Unity SDK — The quickest way to put the user inside a 3D world with Project Tango.