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Visual Effects Society Handbook by Susan Zwerman, Susan Zwerman, Jeffrey A. Okun

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INTERACTIVE GAMES

FILMS VERSUS GAMES

Habib Zargarpour

In a very short time the games industry has become as big as the film industry in terms of revenue, and many people are transitioning from working in one industry to the other. There have been numerous discussions about the convergence of films and games but it is important to understand what the differences are and what they have in common. Understanding these differences and commonalities can help the transition from one to the other. There are many types of games and for the most part in this section third-person and first-person games will be compared with films, though many of the same points also apply to other types of games.

Basic Differences

The most important difference between ...

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