State of Game Development in India
Over the course of this decade India has established its dominance in the software services industry. The large resource and talent pool that India provides can hardly be ignored. But if there is one software sector that India has not yet capitalized on entirely it is the game development domain. This is bound to change as the Indian gaming industry is poised to see two-digit growth in the 2010.
- PC Gaming: Shockwave, Flash, Visual Basic, Java, visual C++, DirectX, Open GL, Graphics software like Adobe Photoshop, animation software like Maya, 3D Studio Max, Lightwave etc.
- Console Gaming: the respective software development kit, Visual C++, Dire ctx, open GL, Graphics software like Adobe Photoshop, animation software like Maya, 3D Studio Max, and Lightwave etc.
- Mobile Gaming: Visual C++ for native application development, J2ME, VB, WAP, ASP, JSP, graphics software like Macromedia Fireworks, Freehand, Adobe Photoshop, animation software like Maya, 3D Studio Max, Lightwave etc.