Do you need to learn c or c++ for game programming? I am very good with java. Is it true that most game engines are in c or c++.should i learn c or c++ or start making games in java.Can you suggest some books to start with
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Many game engines are, indeed, in C or C++, particularly the first-person-shooter types. This is because that style of game typically needs to squeeze the maximum possible performance out of the graphics hardware.
So, to answer your question, no you do not need to learn C or C++. It will be helpful if you want to take full advantage of graphics hardware but not all games need that.