What makes a good computer game?

I don't make games, nor do I know much about game theory from the maker's viewpoint, so you may find my input worthless. In any case, I play a lot of games. There are some things that strike me as necessities for a game developer, especially an

Will Microsoft buy Unity3D?

I don't believe Microsoft will buy Unity.Microsoft won't do big money from tech to make games. It'll do big money from games. So, no competition here.Microsoft is helping out Unity 3D to support development for XBOX One on Unity because Unity is a popular technology and it helps bringing developers to their platform. Just

Why is game development becoming more expensive even though software and hardware is becoming more accessible?

The greatest expense of game development is not in the hardware or software, but in the salaries of the people developing the game. AAA games have so much content - art, animation, levels, dialogue, music, features - that it now takes trans of hundreds of people working a couple of

Can Unity 3D create games for the latest Raspberry Pi?

While you can't use Unity on it, given that RPi is ARM-based, you can technically fit Android in there. And Unity can be used to develop games for Android.The main problem comes from the fact that RPi doesn't have the same array of sensors and input/output hardware that

Why is game development becoming more expensive even though software and hardware is becoming more accessible?

The greatest expense of game development is not in the hardware or software, but in the salaries of the people developing the game. AAA games have so much content - art, animation, levels, dialogue, music, features - that it now takes trans of hundreds of people working a couple of

Can Unity 3D create games for the latest Raspberry Pi?

While you can't use Unity on it, given that RPi is ARM-based, you can technically fit Android in there. And Unity can be used to develop games for Android.The main problem comes from the fact that RPi doesn't have the same array of sensors and input/output hardware that

What technology has made video games leap so much in terms of graphics and gameplay in the last 10 years?

Technology development varies with each developer since they invent newer programming to make games better than the last and ensured that the program is compatible to the console. It has been said by game developers that every time they create a new game, they strive to push or maximize the console's capacity to play quality games with

Can Unity 3D create games for the latest Raspberry Pi?

While you can't use Unity on it, given that RPi is ARM-based, you can technically fit Android in there. And Unity can be used to develop games for Android.The main problem comes from the fact that RPi doesn't have the same array of sensors and input/output hardware that

Why is game development becoming more expensive even though software and hardware is becoming more accessible?

The greatest expense of game development is not in the hardware or software, but in the salaries of the people developing the game. AAA games have so much content - art, animation, levels, dialogue, music, features - that it now takes trans of hundreds of people working a couple of

What is the worst book, movie, or video game genre?

This is very subjective. So, this is like just my opinion, man.The worst book genre is self-help books. As far as I can tell none of these books are actually intended to help you, the authors prey on people's hope for better life

Which Website is best for Game related news?

The Art & Business of Making Games Game Development Develop - Game development news, business & culture Dev.Mag emanuele italian geekVideo Games, Wikis, Cheats, Walkthroughs, Reviews, News & Videos Polygon there is many more also available but so far these are my bookmark.

What are the best video game movies that aren't based on video games?

TRON, the film, came before any of the various games that were subsequently tied into it.

What technology has made video games leap so much in terms of graphics and gameplay in the last 10 years?

Technology development varies with each developer since they invent newer programming to make games better than the last and ensured that the program is compatible to the console. It has been said by game developers that every time they create a new game, they strive to push or maximize the console's capacity to play quality games with

Which is the best path to make my own videogame?

Pick up gamemaker studio for free here...GameMaker | YoYo GamesWatch lots of tutorials on YouTube, then make about ten full games then move onto making games with flash. Try to publish games on Kongregate and then Steam, listen to the feedback they give (if it's intelligible).Network with other people who can animate, design and do graphics better

Can Unity 3D create games for the latest Raspberry Pi?

While you can't use Unity on it, given that RPi is ARM-based, you can technically fit Android in there. And Unity can be used to develop games for Android.The main problem comes from the fact that RPi doesn't have the same array of sensors and input/output hardware that

What software can I use to create games without coding?

Ultimately none.You are generating code with all the choices you make.Visual scripting systems are still coding. When you assemble your logic with the little boxes and wires you are doing the same thing a programmer does, only with a fancy GUI wrapped over it to convince you that it's easy. If you

Would it be a good idea to do a Lego Marvel and DC crossover game?

Not just Marvel and DC, but numerous fictional universes related to Movies, Comic Books and Video Games. I was having in my imagination one called

What is stopping Marvel and DC having a video game crossover?

I suspect the main obstacle that's preventing this from happening is that it will be difficult to design a game in which the two comic universes are "equal" and fans are happy. DC and Marvel are both in the business of creating superheroes and comics. It

Which one is better movies or games?

Video games are for kids. Or so does the older generation say.Nowadays the game industry is bigger than Hollywood The video game industry continues to outperform HollywoodNow when you say better, what's your criteria? For telling stories? In movies, you as maker are in full control over everything. The end user

What is the most memorable moment you've ever encountered in a video game?

A still little flash game changed my entire philosophy about Good vs. Evil.In this game, you had nothing but pixels representing a city with interconnected streets, buildings, and the people moving around. Then there were ‘infected' people. Zombies. If the zombies,

What is stopping Marvel and DC having a video game crossover?

I suspect the main obstacle that's preventing this from happening is that it will be difficult to design a game in which the two comic universes are "equal" and fans are happy. DC and Marvel are both in the business of creating superheroes and comics. It

Are videogame arcade room ever coming back?

Actually, there are places where you can go to play videogames. Maybe even in your city or town. Let me list some examples.1. XBox One/ PS4 gaming rooms. I have seen one where I live (Odessa, Ukraine). Not everyone can afford a current-gen console, but can afford spending money on a few play hours on a weekend.

What software can I use to create games without coding?

Ultimately none.You are generating code with all the choices you make.Visual scripting systems are still coding. When you assemble your logic with the little boxes and wires you are doing the same thing a programmer does, only with a fancy GUI wrapped over it to convince you that it's easy. If you

What makes a good horror game?

In all honesty, I believe what makes a good horror game is connection to the moment in time when you are scared. Whether it is the background sounds that are intended to scare, or the story itself. It is always something to consider when being scared.It is the process that makes it scary.

What is the most violent video game ever?

There are two pretty brutal games that come to mind at this time:Hatred - The game itself is about killing. That is all you have to do. The main character - the Crusader, or the Man-with-no-name, as some players have taken to calling him - is on a genocidal crusade

What games or films have been made using Maya?

You can see a sample of the projects that have used Maya on the Maya wikipedia page.Autodesk MayaMaya has been used to create graphics for many cinematic films with Pixar's Renderman, including the Academy Award winners,

What is the most memorable moment you've ever encountered in a video game?

A still little flash game changed my entire philosophy about Good vs. Evil.In this game, you had nothing but pixels representing a city with interconnected streets, buildings, and the people moving around. Then there were ‘infected' people. Zombies. If the zombies,

What software is used to create VFX for games?

VFX is done using a combination of tools. (Engine/Coding/ Middleware) A lot of it is done in the game engine like Brandon Martin mentioned, other times it's composited in After Effects or Maya and then integrated in the engine (albeit, it is much harder

Which one is better movies or games?

Video games are for kids. Or so does the older generation say.Nowadays the game industry is bigger than Hollywood The video game industry continues to outperform HollywoodNow when you say better, what's your criteria? For telling stories? In movies, you as maker are in full control over everything. The end user

Would it be a good idea to do a Lego Marvel and DC crossover game?

Not just Marvel and DC, but numerous fictional universes related to Movies, Comic Books and Video Games. I was having in my imagination one called

How much does it cost to design a video game?

To design a video game? As in, write a design document? Nothing, if you're the one writing it. Otherwise if you're asking someone to do it for you it'll be up to them to establish a pay rate for their services. It doesn't do much good if

What was the most expensive video game ever made?

So there are two ways to take this question.First, what game is the most expensive to purchase?  If this is the question you are asking then I believe the answer is "Gamma Attack."  It is an Atari game that sells for between $20,000-$50,000 to collectors.Second, what

What is the most overrated video game that doesn't deserve its popularity?

Find Fantasy VII.It's dreadfully slow-paced, clunky, impossible to really get into, even by RPG standards. It's visually ugly, with washed out location art/images, garish polygonal beasts that barely take a human shape and the frame rate of a flip book.

How much does it cost to produce a video game?

How much does it cost to produce a video game?It depends on what type of game you are building , where are you getting the assets to build the game from, if you are building it yourself or someone else is building it.When I built my first game and if you are

How did Fortnite become so popular?

Free to play on: PC, Playstation, and Xbox.Why is Fortnite quickly becoming more popular than PUBG, the grandfather of Battle Royale games these days?Because unlike PUBG, Fortnite doesn't cost $30.And when you consider the fact that many players in Fortnite's audience are young (i.e. ages 13–17), this is a big deal.Battle

Have you ever met a famous video game designer?

Quite a few since about 1999. But to be honest, I try and treat everyone the same way and don't act star-struck when I do other than to compliment them on recent and/or past work I enjoyed.

How should I find a job as game developer in the United States as a foreigner?

I have some bad news for you. Relative to other software jobs in the US, I consider the games industry to likewise be very competitive, high requirements, expectation of lots of overtime, and relatively bad salary for work done. It's still a great salary, don't get me wrong, just not as much

How to make an escape room game in a small room

There are many possibilities of making an escape room game in a small room! Even if you have an area of about 60–70 square feet. It will be a great idea if you want to open a new escape room but you have only a small storeroom which you want to use. Or if you

Can someone help me build a gaming PC?

Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core, Radeon RX 480 8GB GAMING X, Core 2300 ATX Mid TowerHoneslty, a measly 750ti would do the job here. But since you asked for