Budget titles are not there after the release of the Xbox 360. For a single project of game, each developer studio is spending thousands of dollars, where the video games are now reliable source of entertainment accompanied with movies and television. It not only had shown employment to much of the young people with computer / technology skills, it also has the consumers some reason to spend more money. The people with talent in game programming, developing, art design and game testing are more in demand now.
It can be difficult for some to imagine why video gaming is such a big industry and how video games sometimes have more budget than movies. There is longer a time of video games made by one man, but for the Popcap mini-games. It is very difficult to create a game, and many businesses are involved in selling millions of copies of a product. To get a great sound management, game studios employ professionals in sound effects. They also employ testers who play the games for longer times searching for bad coding or bugs. Some studios even go the extent of employing actors to speak the voice of characters just as in a movie of animation. The publisher also employs publicist, managers, and advertisement firms to get some sales of their gaming product. Though there are some big budget Xbox 360 games.
The name Halo is becoming as popular as Mario. From the times of Goldeneye, Halo game has the inheritance of being the best game in the multiplayer series. The new one has all the aspects that Halo fans wanted. Millions of copies of this game were sold in its first week at a unit price of 60.00 dollars, as it has great features and has all the aspects that fans wanted it to be.
Although Gears of War may not have changed any mechanics in playing the game, but it certainly transformed the way we look at games today. The most advanced graphics were used to present the game. The Unreal engine (the system with which the game was made) and the development bar of the game were set very high and at new heights.
Another giant game that spent thousands on its production came into the market together game with budgets based on graphics and features. Mass Effect, an RPG in which a player feels interpersonal association with the characters and it also allows you talking and behaving anyway you want to, where each character acts with a voice. Most of the gamers consider them as true value for money.