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Unity has 3 languages, C# the most common (UnityScript/Javascript, and Boo), and has many tutorials online + documentation and how tos, etc., and comes with VS 2017, but I think you could get it with out 2017.

I would use this.

You mention nothing of his programming skills, so I am going to assume we are putting the cart in front of the horse here. Still, if he is willing to take baby steps and learn, then Unity is the way to go.

FYI - Blizzard Games Hearthstone was done in Unity and a handful of popular games on Steam were done in Unity as well.

Many epic 3A games do not use Unity, but rather use the Unreal Engine, etc., and/or roll their own 3D engines.

Unity is getting better with every release. It has a good asset library (free, $$) so you don't need to be a graphic artist to get going with game design/implementation.


Edit: There are some nice articles and tech blogs on this site having to do with Unity game dev.
UNITY 3D – Game Programming – Part 2[^]

This one is almost 5 years old but has a lot of links to info, etc.: So you want to be a Unity3D game developer?[^]

and the obligatory MSDN article: Unity - Developing Your First Game with Unity and C#[^]

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