Monday, April 8, 2019

How to make video game at home

Video games are widely popular among youngsters and professionals as well. There were times when a company with 100 employees were needed to make a video game. But today, one individual can make video game at home sitting in front of a general computer.

In this article, I am going to share, which software language is best to learn to make video games?

Before proceeding further, we have to keep in mind, video games are not only played on computer systems these days but also on mobile devices, play console and many more.

Using any programming language such as C, C++, Java, C# we can make video game. With pure coding it may take one year to complete. There are video game engines available using which we can make video games in couple of days.

how to make video game at home

1. Unity 3d

Unity 3d is one of the popular video game engine. In this we can easily build complex to complex video game with in few days. Unity 3d is also available for free. C# programming language is used to do the coding part. Unity 3d reduces down the effort which saves resources and time also. For assets, unity has its own store, where we can get assets such as objects, characters, models etc. for free also. The one thing that makes unity 3d best is its real time render feature. We wont notice a single buffer.

2. Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine is another popular software using which we can simply build complex to complex video game scenes.

[source: wikipedia]

The Unreal Engine is a game engine developed by Epic Games, first showcased in the 1998 first-person shooter game Unreal. Although initially developed for first-person shooters, it has been successfully used in a variety of other genres, including stealth, fighting games, MMORPGs, and other RPGs. With its code written in C++, the Unreal Engine features a high degree of portability and is a tool used by many game developers today, with it being source-available.

3. Android Studio

Android Studio is a software from Google. It is a IDE software. Android Software Application market is large. There are millions of downloads taking place each second. One of the best platform that is so popular is Google Play Store. To develop application in android studio one must have to have a good basic understanding of Java Software Language. Not only android application but also we can make android games in android studio.

4. Thunkable

Thunkable is popular online platform which helps any one to create android applications. No prior programming knowledge is required. It gives drag and drop facility to create complex to complex application.

The best part about these softwares, there are plenty tutorials available on youtube.

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