Mobile Games 101 – Android and iOS Development

This mobile game tutorial is a subset of lessons from Mobile Game Development for Beginners, which is included as a part of our all-access package.

Create your own mobile games for Android and iOS devices!

Each year the amount of mobile gamers and mobile games increases exponentially, and currently over 86% of the world’s population now owns a smartphone. As such, skills in mobile game development have become essential for programmers to know. Even for hobbyists, building mobile games has presented new and unique challenges that have opened up a whole new world of players to enjoy their games.

This free tutorial, based in the popular Unity game engine, will help you start your journey into mobile game development by teaching you the basics. You’ll not only learn how to build a mobile game for Android and iOS, but also explore touch-based mechanics – an essential element of any mobile game. By the end, you’ll have a strong foundation to pursue mobile game development even further and pursue new career opportunities.

You will learn how to:

  • Prepare Unity for mobile game development
  • Set up a basic mobile game
  • Detect touch inputs such as tapping to control your game
  • Build your Unity-made game to both Android and iOS
Courses by Unity Certified Experts

Our course instructors aren’t just fun to learn from – they’re also serious gamers, qualified coders, and have been formally certified by Unity Technologies and CompTIA for their excellent programming and teaching skills. That way, you can be confident that you’re developing strong, modern skills that will set you up for success as a game developer.

As a Unity Authorized Learning Partner, our courses are confirmed as being of the highest quality, and as being relevant in today’s industry.


Learn with project-based courses that are designed to be flexible – access them 24/7, fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.

With an online platform optimized for all modern devices, you can even learn on the go!

✅ Watch video lessons

✅ Read text summaries

✅ Explore interactive lessons

✅ Practice with source code

✅ Build real projects

✅ Earn completion certificates


Our community of 1,000,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!

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The Unity courses at Zenva helped me achieve a level of comfort with game development that I didn’t think was possible. They give you the confidence to expand your skills, and were so easy to understand.

Basic understanding of Unity and C#.

Tools and Frameworks

Recorded in Unity 2020.1, updated to Unity 2021 LTS

Learn the basics of mobile game development in Unity and build your mobile game to Android and iOS devices.

  • On-demand, 24/7 access
  • 0.6 hours of on-demand video
  • Certificate of completion
  • Closed captions

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