Welcome to another NewsFromScratch game development news round-up. Today we have 2 different game engine releases, a new asset pack from Kenney.nl, as well as an update to AssetForge.
Diligent Engine is a cross platform rendering framework that abstracts away the complexities of dealing with OpenGL, Vulkan, DirectX and Metal APIs. This new release adds Vulkan support for Android and more. You can learn more about Diligent Engine in our previous feature available here.
PlayCanvas Release 1.27
PlayCanvas just released a new version, 1.27. PlayCanvas is a complete 3D game engine with tooling that runs entirely in the browser. The 1.27 releases biggest new feature is a new procedural mesh generation API, enabling a huge swath of new functionality. You can learn more about PlayCanvas in our multipart tutorial available here or in video form here.
Kenney.nl New Asset Pack + AssetForge Release
Kenney.nl have released another free 3d model asset pack around the concept of Nature, now with over 330 low polygon game ready assets. Additionally a new version of AssetForge was released, with improved sprite rendering features and more. AssetForge is a 3D modelling application that takes a kit-bashing appraoch. You can learn more about AssetForge here.
Learn more about all of these announcements in the video below.