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15 Best Game Development Books of All Time

Our goal: Build the most true list of best Game Development books.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Game Development books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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    Appears in 5 articles
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    Appears in 4 articles
  3. 4
    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 6
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 7

    Getting Started with Unity

    Dr. Edward Lavieri

    Appears in 2 articles
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    Appears in 2 articles
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    Appears in 2 articles
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    Appears in 2 articles


  • How was this list created?

    We searched for "best Game Development books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many books are in this list?

    There are 15 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Game Development books on the internet.

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