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What are the latest technologies used when developing mobile games?

Games need to be developed in order to match with different platforms. As a result, a variety of technologies are being used during the game development process.

Game development is a vast industry, which consists of a variety of high end technologies. Games need to be developed in order to match with different platforms. As a result, a variety of technologies are being used during the game development process. Moreover, it is important to keep in mind that multiple technologies are being used to move forward with game development that belongs to a specific platform as well.

Console game development

When it comes to console game development, Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox holds a prominent place. If you take PlayStation, you will be able to find a mobile developer line as well. It is called as PlayStation Mobile. The PlayStation Mobile is based on C# programming language. However, it is paired with an SDK as well, which is based on Mono. C++ is the main programming language that is being used with Xbox game development.

Desktop game development

In today’s world, programming platforms such as CUDA are being used in order to move ahead with game development. That’s mainly because games that exist out there for desktops demand high end textures and realistic graphics. In order to cater these demands, it has become important to offer faster video calculation. That’s where technologies such as CUDA come into play. With CUDA, it is possible to execute a set of mathematical operations in parallel to each other. The programmer will have to play a major role in here.

Python is another technology, which is widely being used in game development. Some of the most popular video games, such as Pirates of the Caribbean and EVE Online were designed with the help of Python. Python is equipped with a dedicated library, which can help game developers. This library is known as PyGame.  This is an easy programming language that is available for the game developers to start with. It would not be a difficult task to build games with Python as well.

While talking about desktop game development, it is important to pay special attention towards web as well. A large number of web based games can be found out there on the internet. During the past, Flash was the leading technology used in web game development. However, the trends have changed along with time and now developers use JavaScript and WebGL in order to move forward with web game development. That’s mainly because Flash is considered as a slow and an unsecure technology available for game development.

Many different web based games can be found out there on the internet. Out of those games, the online poker games hold a prominent place. Out of all sorts of online gambling games, the poker games are the most popular. JavaScript is widely being used when developing online poker games. JavaScript is a secure platform and it can be used to deliver an excellent experience to the users who are playing games. The online poker games can effectively be optimized with the help of JavaScript as well.

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