I recently started used Corona SDK to create mobile games that run on Android and Iphone. Corona SDK uses Lua Scripting language to do its magic. Corona lets you focus on the gameplay aspects of game creation. The tutorials on their website are excellent and the community continues to grow.

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I have created a menu system using coronas Storyboard that automatically releases the previous scene. I will be creating a tutorial for the process soon.