Game Dev: The truth about development times
AAA titles are taking longer, and longer to develop, let us explore why.
Video games have become a construct in which people escape reality. The creative and exciting worlds that game developers provide for gamers vary in scale, size, and scope of features. Yet gamers complain on that it takes too long to release these games after they are announced.
On more than one occasion I have seen members of the gaming community on forums such as Reddit, or over on X (formerly Twitter) complaining that games are taking too long. As a programmer myself I decided to look into these claims and do a deep dive into why games are in fact, taking longer to develop.
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