What programming languages were commonly used for games made in the 80's, 90's, and 2000's?

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  • sm64

    A Super Mario 64 decompilation, brought to you by a bunch of clever folks.

    Mmm no N64 was mostly C. Super mario 64 was one of the first games ever made for the console and it only contains 4 asm files . https://github.com/n64decomp/sm64

  • gbdk-2020

    An updated version of GBDK, A C compiler, assembler, linker and set of libraries for the Z80 like Nintendo Gameboy.

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    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • PrinceJS

    Prince of Persia reimplementation written in HTML5 / Javascript

    And now you can play it in your browser: https://princejs.com/

  • DOOM

    DOOM Open Source Release

    Doom (1993): https://github.com/id-Software/DOOM

  • 7kaa

    Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries

    7 Kingdoms: https://github.com/the3dfxdude/7kaa

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