Game Development Essentials: An Introduction

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Author : Jeannie Novak


510 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2005

©2012 , Published


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GAME DEVELOPMENT ESSENTIALS: AN INTRODUCTION, 3E is an authoritative, industry-driven introduction to the world of game development, with updates that keep readers current and well-prepared for a successful career in the field. This book not only examines content creation and the concepts behind dev... more


Comprehensive coverage of all essential gaming topics ranges from planning, prototyping, and testing, to production and marketing.

Case studies and industry profiles of prominent game developers offer a revealing behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the industry.

Thought-provoking questions h... more

New to this Edition

Revised profiles, tips, and quotes from industry professionals and educators.

New and updated game screenshots, photos, illustrations, and diagrams.

Expanded sections on the newest trends in game development including mobile, social, and serious games.

Coverage of new console and mobile platforms... more