Step 6: Conclusion
And thats how you make games. I skipped some of the smalled steps and merged them, but you start to understand how games work and how they look. Remember, there is more, like Mocking(Demos), Converting(like Half-Life PC to PSX), and even more out there. This just gets you started in the thinking of a Video Game Designer. If you want more information check these sites out:
Videogames.com - There Features are good starts on technology
Classic Gaming.com - Another Good site for Beginners. Shows a really detailed look at chips (everything) and some others.
My Genesis Hardware In English - Starts you into the chips of the Genesis.