Video Game Making Books

Introduction to Game Development A book is the single best thing you can purchase when you want to make a video game. It is a reference you can have by your side as you make games and it can be an invaluable resource to teach you how to make a game. A lot of the software is free to download but figuring out how to use it can be a challenge. A book can make this a lot easier.




Newest and upcoming releases in game design books

The game design industy is a fast forward moving industry. Here is where you can find the latest and the upcoming books on making games, artwork for games and more. New Books in Video Game Design


Books For Consoles

Books on designing video games

Artwork and Design Books

Game art is of course very important and there are many professionals that focus just on creating and managing the look of video games. If you have artistic flair or just want to make games that look great check out these books - Artwork of Games Books

Specific Software

If you want to work with specific software or already do Here is a selection of books specifically written for that game software. - Software specialized Books

Careers in Video Games

Here are some great books that help you plot out a career in video games. There are many interesting and exciting paths you can take in the video game industy. It all depends on what you like and what you want to do. Start out on the right foot and learn about careers in video games. - Video Game Career Guides

Programming Books

If you are really serious about making video games you need to learn the real applications that designers use. Here is a guide to the best programming books that will give you the right path to making real video games. Programming video games

Books about Specific Video Games

If you have a favorite game I have a selection of books here that the describe the games, the art and how these games were made. Programming video games

Writing and Scripts in Video Games

A creative and most important aspect of video game design and creation. Writing and Scripts


Game Design for Teens

Books specifically for teens thinking about a career in Video Game Design Game Design for Teens



  • has lots of great books on programming video games. Check it out. This link will take you directly to their section on Programming.Books on Programming
  • Best selling books on Game Develoment. Go directly to the list of top sellers.Top Selling Game Development Books


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