If you want to make games, Unity is a tool you should look at. It allows you to easily create games (both 3D and 2D) for a variety of platforms including Windows, Linux, Mac , Web , iOS, Android and Windows Phone. It also has a free version and if you ever need the pro version it is reasonable cheap to buy or subscribe to.
Check out some of the features in the upcoming version:
Here are some links to get you going:
- Unity download page
- Unity Asset Store – great place to find add ons and game assets such as art and music
- Tutorial: Creating your first Unity Android App – my tutorial
- Intro to Programming with Unity3D – a good set of video tutorials for those with little or no programming expirence
- Unity learning center – heaps of tutorials and access to documentation
Go Nuts and build the next Flappy bird!