C++ and directx or openGL have been know for gaming design. Im not a programmer although. I cant help you much into detail. Google gaim design you will find a hand full of site. Trust me its the easiest thing to read up on, every one wants to be a game programmer. lol (=
I have programmed a few games, what do you want to know? The best language?? depends on what game you want to make. If you have any ideas post them and i will try to help
I want to make a adventure game, the way i see the market going its the biggest and baddest 3d game that makes it but i beleive its the Great idea. I want to do puzzle solving/arcade adventure game, eg. like the NEW prince of persia Games.