How Do You Make Video Games?

Is it harder than you think it is?

The things that you will need to make the perfect game!

You will have to think of what you are going to make a game about

And you will have to know the budget of the things that you need to get to make the game. Like it could be more than 1 million dollars if you want to make a really good, high quality game.

what you need to plan before you make a game

  1. Know the type of game you want to make (i.e. a platformer, shooter, RPG).
  2. Know the budget. There are both free and premium options ripe for the taking.
  3. Know the length. ...
  4. Know the basic plot. ...
  5. Know your skill level.

the software

You have to choose the proper software. And it would take a pretty long time to make the worlds, the background and the characters and other stuff that you need to add to a game.

what makes a good game

"Yerli spoke to X360 Magazine, stating that, “The better the graphics, the better the physics, the better the sound design, the better the technical assets and production values are – paired with the art direction, making things look spectacular and stylistic is 60 percent of the game.”

What Engine Should You Use To Make Video Games

The stuff to make the PERFECT game

"The things that you need to make a perfect video game is . . .

  1. Gameplay
  2. Audio
  3. Presentation (including art style and UI)
  4. Story
  5. Graphics "

The game you should start first

It would be best if you make little games like on the internet (small platformer game) instead of games like what you would buy at stores (High quality games).

What would help you with making the game

It would be best if you planned on what you are going to make because if you don’t think about it then it would turn out to be a major disappointment. It would also help if you break it down and know what parts you are going to work on before the other parts and it would help if you watch other people make video games like on YouTube.


You would have to do a small amount of coding. Just enough that you can handle.

Coding - the process of assigning a code to something for the purposes of classification or identification.

Work Citations

Roberts, Anna. "How to Make the Perfect Video Game." Hypable How to Make the Perfect Video Game

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"Making Your First Game: Basics - How To Start Your Game Development - Extra Credits." Youtube. Extra Cedits, 14 Jan. 2015. Web. 3 May 2016.