game development what do i need?

Hello fellow ppl how ru :)
im thinking about going into game development
where should i start and what language should i learn
i want to develop platform based games ps xbox pc
for example COD last of us little big planet l4d gta(i know i cant program all these games by myself)
c++ is a language that is used in making games should i start with this?
what different areas are there in game development?

can you give me a website link or a blog or the name of a book from where i can learn about game development?

btw im in the computer science programme of my uni so i do have a programming background

all help will be much appreciated thankz ^_^
I am not an experienced coder but I want to be a game developer too.

where should i start and what language should i learn


http://www.cplusplus.com/forum/lounge/105681/

can you give me a website link or a blog or the name of a book from where i can learn about game development?


http://www.amazon.com/Jumping-into-C-Alex-Allain/dp/0988927802/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

http://www.amazon.com/Beginning-C-Through-Game-Programming/dp/1435457420/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1373742680&sr=1-1&keywords=beginning+c%2B%2B+game+programming

http://www.amazon.com/Game-Coding-Complete-Fourth-McShaffry/dp/1133776574/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1373742534&sr=1-1&keywords=game+coding+4

what different areas are there in game development?


-Designer
-Artist
-Programmer
-Level designer
-Sound engineer
-Tester
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