What does it mean to outsource a game?
Outsourcing video game can be done in a number of ways, from fully outsourced to requiring additional support or expertise to meet a certain deadline or to complete a task that requires a skillset that is now available in house.
At Skyhook Games we offer a wide range of services to clients looking for an outsourced solution. Whether you need support with 3D vehicle animation, character design or something else, get in touch and a member of our team will be happy to speak with you and explain how we could help.
How much does it cost to outsource a game?
The cost of outsourcing a game will vary depending on a number of factors. This can include whether you are thinking about outsourcing the entire game production, or a particular part of it. Then the complexity of the game will also be a contributing factor to the overall cost.
At Skyhook Games we have worked with companies of all shapes and sizes providing them with the support they need to get the job done. If you would like to find out more and get a quote for your project, please get in touch and a member of our team will be happy to help.
How do you outsource game development?
Firstly, you need to choose a reliable, tried and tested company that you can trust. At Skyhook Games we have an enviable reputation meaning that many of the leading organisations within the industry lean on us for support to provide them with the skillset they need to complete their game.
The first step in outsourcing a game is choosing an outsourced partner and then getting to grips with exactly what you want from the game. Some of the questions to ask yourself include:
- Who will be the target audience of the game?
- What will be the main feature(s) of your game?
- What graphic quality are you looking for?
- Have a budget in mind that the outsourcing partner can work with.
- Check the company’s experience and reputation/reviews.
- Work on a project plan with the outsourced company.
What are the benefits of outsourcing a game?
There are many benefits to outsourcing games development. When working with a company like Skyhook Games you will get access to a full team of talented and experienced developers which you may not have the budget or requirement to have on an ‘inhouse’ basis. Access to this level of experience and expertise can typically speed up the development process meaning your game can get to market faster.
Do game companies outsource?
With ever increasing competition in the gaming space, outsourcing has become a viable option for many companies to allow them to quickly pivot and bring their game to market quickly. Several huge companies in the gaming industry have admitted to outsourcing aspects of their development due to the vast advantages that come with it.
Why do game developers outsource?
Game developers will typically use an outsource partner such as Skyhook Games to minimize overall costs, meet a deadline and or bring in external expertise that is not available to them within their organisation.
3D Character Art
What is 3D character art?
3D character art is a design technique that is used to create a three-dimensional representation of a character. At Skyhook Games we have worked on a wide range of 3D character art for both clients that use us as an outsourced partner and for our own creation Lawn Mowing Simulator.
How much does it cost to 3D model a character?
Many companies choose to work with Skyhook Games to provide them with the expertise to provide them with a fantastic 3D character that is the perfect addition to their game. The cost of outsourcing this 3D character art can vary depending on volume i.e. how many characters you are looking to have created. The next determining factor can be the complexity within the character art design. The friendly team at Skyhook Games are available to speak with you about 3D character art, whether you want to find out more or would like to get a quote, we are here to help. Get in touch!
3D Environment Art
What is a 3D environment artist?
A 3D environment artist is a professional artist who works in the video game industry. They specialise in creating indoor and outdoor locations for a game setting. At Skyhook Games we have a team of experienced 3D environment artists that can provide you with stunning environment designs for your game.
What are examples of 3D environment?
There are many examples of a 3D environment, from real world landscapes right through to dystopian futures and everything in between! Whatever your requirements the team at Skyhook Games can conceptualise and bring your ideas to life. Having the right 2D or 3D environment art can really bring the WOW factor to a game.
How do you outsource 3D environment art?
There are many reasons why companies of all sizes decide to outsource their 3D environment art. By working with an experienced and reliable company like Skyhook Games the process of outsourcing your development is relatively straightforward. Get in touch to speak with a member of our friendly team who can provide you with more information and explain the process in full.
How much does 3D environment art cost?
The cost of outsourcing 3D environment art can vary, this is due to the significant differences that there can be within different environments; whilst some settings may be relatively basic there are other environments that can be incredibly complex. To get an accurate quote of creating your 3D environment, get in touch and a member of our team will be happy to help.
What is a 3D prop?
3D props are models used to populate a scene within a game, for example within Lawn Mowing Simulator many of the props include various types of lawn mower and other gardening related accessories such as strimmers. If your game setting was to take place within an office the 3D props required might include objects such as desks, chairs and cabinets. At Skyhook Games we have a wealth of experience in delivering incredible results with 3D prop creation that looks fantastic. Want to find out more? Get in touch and a member of our team will be happy to help.
What does a 3D prop artist do?
3D prop artists create digital, 3D models that are used in video games. At Skyhook Games our 3D props artist team is made up of several staff members whose key responsibilities include:
- Researching reference materials to ensure a realistic prop is created.
- Ensure consistency with the design of their prop(s)
- Produce high quality, visually impressive props that look fantastic to those playing the game.
How much does it cost to make a 3D prop?
The cost of having a 3D prop can vary based on two factors. The first factor is the volume of work that is required, if you have a large number of props that you would like to have designed then due to economies of scale the cost per prop can reduce. The second factor is the complexity of the props that you wish to have designed. To get an accurate quote for having your 3D props designed please get in touch and a member of our friendly team will be happy to help.
3D Vehicle Art
What is 3D vehicle art?
3D vehicle art within the gaming industry relates to taking a clients idea or rough sketches and turning them into a visually stunning 3D representation that can be used within their game. At Skyhook Games our team of experienced developers have worked on a wide range of vehicle art projects ranging from trains, cars, airplanes and more!
How much does a 3D car model cost?
The cost of creating a 3D vehicle such as a car can vary depending on the complexity of the vehicle. At Skyhook Games we have worked on a wide range of 3D vehicle art that you can see within our gallery. As you will see from these examples our team of experienced designers and developers are able to create visually stunning designs on a range of vehicles with varying levels of complexity.