Introduction to the Gaming Ecosystem


Gaming has become a global market. With technological advancements such as 3D graphics, virtual reality, improved hardware, etc., the gaming industry has become a major part of the entertainment industry. Today, games are played by players of all ages on different platforms. Game development is a complicated and difficult process due to the varying nature and impact of the laws of physics when simulating real-world scenarios. (For example, if a bullet is fired to hit an object at a distance, what motion should it follow, taking into account gravity and air friction?) Online multiplayer games are popular and difficult to manage due to gaming mechanics, graphics design, and APIs that support real-time performance and compatibility with different gaming consoles. The following table shows some of the major factors involved in the game development process:

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