GameFront’s Gratuitous Guide To Naming Your Video Game (Infographic)

Gears of War, Bioshock, Dragon Age, Assassin’s Creed, Uncharted… Just how do developers name their games?

We at GameFront have put together this comprehensive guide to naming your video game. By following our simple flowchart, you too can create games with such imaginative titles as God of War, Mortal Kombat, F.3.A.R., and Final Fantasy.

Because our flowchart possesses too much awesomeness to be contained within the frail boundaries of this column, you’ll need to click on the preview below to view the full-sized beast.

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11 Comments on GameFront’s Gratuitous Guide To Naming Your Video Game (Infographic)


On May 5, 2011 at 1:03 pm

Lets see their is a pack of smokes on the desk and I like cheese. I GOT A GAME NAME IDEA CHEESE SMOKE. Will make billions.


On May 5, 2011 at 1:46 pm

This flowchart is amazing. I am going to start renaming NES-era games using this instrument!


On May 6, 2011 at 7:16 am

must share, very funny.


On May 6, 2011 at 8:10 am



On May 6, 2011 at 1:58 pm

I want a wallpaper without text.


On May 6, 2011 at 1:58 pm

I want a wallpaper without text.


On May 7, 2011 at 8:37 am

I’d like this in poster form so I can hang it on my wall


On May 9, 2011 at 6:01 pm

whoever made this, I beg of you… give us the version without the text because seeing this EPIC picture and not being able to use it as a wallpaper is killing me.

Ron Whitaker

On May 9, 2011 at 9:12 pm

I believe we can accommodate that request. You can find the 1600×1200 image here:


On May 10, 2011 at 3:21 am

I thank you, but I took the liberty of making one from all the pieces: Free for anyone to use as they wish, just give credit since it was a lot of hard work. This will also permit anyone to crop their favorite part since some might like some games better.


On November 11, 2012 at 6:41 am

i cant open it (the pic)
please help me
i m creating a game
i have a team
i have evrything
except a game name
so please help me asap.