Game loop: the heart of the game engine


  • Péter Mileff



Game loop, elapsed time, optimization


The world of gaming has come a long way since the days of Pong and Space Invaders. Today, games are not only a form of entertainment, but also a major industry that drives technological advancements in multiple fields. A game is a complex system, consisting of many components. In this publication, we explore one of the most important part of it, the concept of game loops and their role in game technology. A game loop is a fundamental structure in game development that controls the flow of a game by constantly updating the game state and rendering the graphics. This publication aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of various types of game loops and their importance in game technology.