Developing a game for Nintendo 3DS might cost up to $1.8m USD, according to Marvelous Entertainment (Harvest Moon series). These 3DS estimates are more in line with what developers spend on home console games (Wii games cost as much as $1.4m, though Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 budgets can be double that). Read on
Companies, groups, or studios that design and program games. For companies who publish, market, and manage games, see Game publishers. For individual people who make videogames, see the People index or the Game designers category.