Which language was NES games developed in?

#1 Posted by synt4x (160 posts) -

Yeah, topic says it all.

Was it only assembly language that was used or did they use C or something on the NES as well?

#2 Posted by keyhunter (3207 posts) -

www.google.com

#3 Posted by TheKidNixon (1564 posts) -

Engrish?

#4 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -
keyhunter said:
www.google.com
What this guy actually means is, I have no idea and I feel like getting my post count up.
#5 Edited by synt4x (160 posts) -

Well that's easy for you to say, but I certainly couldn't find anything about it. Found a yahoo answers page on it but it was removed, and it had no answers when I checked the page on google cache. I'm fairly sure it was 6502 assembly language but I would just like to know for sure.

Edit: Whoops, I didn't notice other people had answered :P
It was meant to keyhunter.

#6 Edited by JJOR64 (19065 posts) -

Wow, I actually have no idea.  I don't think it's C+.

#7 Edited by Axersia (1621 posts) -
synt4x said:
Well that's easy for you to say, but I certainly couldn't find anything about it. Found a yahoo answers page on it but it was removed, and it had no answers when I checked the page on google cache. I'm fairly sure it was 6502 assembly language but I would just like to know for sure.
Yes, the NES used the MOS Technology 6502 microprocessor and programming was done in its respective assembly language.
#8 Posted by oraknabo (1514 posts) -

If there were scripting languages used to make things easier, they were usually developed in-house and not popular languages like C.

#9 Edited by synt4x (160 posts) -

So they didn't have "real" languages at all for the NES? I mean, for the C64 which also uses the 6502 cpu they had BASIC(which I wouldn't call a real language lol) and C and stuff. Why not for the NES?

EDIT: Thank you for your serious answer btw :)

EDIT2: oraknabo: ah I see. Well thank you guys for your answers.

#10 Posted by OutOfBounds9000 (2300 posts) -

Yes,the NES games were C+
#11 Edited by ahoodedfigure (4240 posts) -
#12 Posted by TylerKinkade (15 posts) -

*C++ no. More like C.

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