Gaming

Articles about multiplayer game development, from player state sync to social features like chat.

Understanding User-Generated Content in Gaming
GamingMay 24, 2023

Understanding User-Generated Content in Gaming

UGC in gaming enhances player engagement and retention, reduces developer workload, and boosts marketing efforts through community-building.
Oliver Carson
Oliver Carson
Developer Advocate, PubNub
PubNub at GDC 2023 and More Key Gaming Conferences
GamingMay 12, 2023

PubNub at GDC 2023 and More Key Gaming Conferences

Discover PubNub's involvement in GDC 2023 and other gaming conferences, showcasing its real-time solutions to empower game developers.
Oliver Carson
Oliver Carson
Developer Advocate, PubNub
How to Add a Score System in Unity
GamingMar 21, 2023

How to Add a Score System in Unity

In this tutorial, learn how to easily build real-time leaderboards and achievement streaming for multiplayer games using PubNub and Unity.
Chandler Mayo
Chandler Mayo
Solution Engineer, PubNub
Multiplayer Tic-Tac-Toe Game in React Native Mobile
GamingMar 21, 2023

Multiplayer Tic-Tac-Toe Game in React Native Mobile

Build your own online multiplayer tic-tac-toe game with React Native for iOS and Android using PubNub. Part one of this tutorial focuses on the environment setup, creating, and joining lobbies.
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Content Writer, PubNub
Turns and Deployment: Multiplayer React Tic Tac Toe Game
GamingDec 2, 2022

Turns and Deployment: Multiplayer React Tic Tac Toe Game

Build your own multiplayer tic-tac-toe game with React Native for iOS and Android using PubNub. Part two of this tutorial focuses on player turns and deploying the game.
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Content Writer, PubNub
Comparing Game Engines: Unreal Engine vs Unity
GamingNov 29, 2022

Comparing Game Engines: Unreal Engine vs Unity

Comparing the major game engines: Unity vs Unreal Engine vs Corona SDK vs GameMaker Studio, including the benefits and cons of each.
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
Content Writer, PubNub
In-Game Chat Fuels Player Engagement and Boosts Retention
GamingNov 23, 2022

In-Game Chat Fuels Player Engagement and Boosts Retention

Social features, like in-game chat, offer a solution to driving player retention by fueling engagement, attracting community-minded players, and allowing players to form bonds through your game.
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll
5 Essential Features for In-Game Chat Players Will Love
GamingOct 26, 2022

5 Essential Features for In-Game Chat Players Will Love

When it comes to in-game chat, players have expectations based on their everyday experiences with chat apps. Here are five standard features to make in-game chat your players will love to use.
Oliver Carson
Oliver Carson
Developer Advocate, PubNub
Add PubNub to Your Unity Game to Power Online Features
GamingOct 25, 2022

Add PubNub to Your Unity Game to Power Online Features

Game Developers depend on PubNub’s secure, low latency, and reliable communication network to power their online features.
Oliver Carson
Oliver Carson
Developer Advocate, PubNub