In past decade, we have seen how massive advancement has taken place in the game development industry. When it comes to transforming game development ideas to life, the first and foremost thing is to choose the right language for developing the game. Juniper Research on the annual market of gaming predicts, aEURoeThe video game market on PC and mobile will grow to earn $132 billion in total revenues by 2021.aEUR? With speedy development of gaming industry, video game development has become the mainstream in the market. But developing a game is not an easy and simple work. Game development has many steps to follow including designs, programming, producing, etc.
If you are new to developing games, choosing the right programming language from thousands of them is the first thing to focus on. Here we have explained about the languages of game development. Significantly, there are two types of programming one developer focuses on; one is system programming, and another is web programming. Both system and web programming are required for game development.
System programming depends on the programming for a stand-alone game. The mostly used languages for system programming are C++, Java, C# and Unity. Programming with scripting language also comes in this section.
C++ is an object-oriented language with relatively high entry barrier. C++ allows the control over the graphical process and the hardware. C++ uses its internal structure to organize the codes in reusable blocks. It is the most commonly used language for game development. Most of the game engines support C++, so it's nice to choose C++ for starting on your game development process. On the other hand, you can use Java for game development from simple games to complex games. This dynamic language is an excellent choice for game development, and it is closely related to C++.
However, choosing the language is more focused on which platform the game is going to come, whether it is for PC or console.