Nintendo has made game development easier than ever before. Now you can create your own games on your Nintendo Switch with Game Builder Garage, which is out now.
Nintendo has already experimented with game creation software, although earlier offerings focused primarily on very narrow game genres. Super Mario Maker 2 allows you to create extremely creative Mario levels, but they will still be side-scrolling platformers starring the company’s iconic plumber.
WarioWare DIY allows you to create your own microgames, which are incredibly short and only last a few seconds. The Labo VR Kit had a shockingly good game editor, but the games were hooked to a cardboard virtual reality headgear that had to be purchased separately.
This week, we’re talking about Game Builder Garage, software that allows us to develop our own video game. To begin, Nintendo is offering this concept as software with which children, parents, and entire families can learn the foundations of programming, eventually leading to the capacity to build their own game and share it via the internet.
Game Builder Garage is the easiest way to get into game development
The most amazing element of Game Builder Garage is how it manages to overcome all of these limitations. The full 3D engine allows you to create games in any genre you can think of, as long as you can figure out how to make the logic work.
The game walks you through the steps of making platformers, racing, shooters, puzzle, and other types of…