XNA Game Studio 2.0 – What everyone should know

If you haven’t heard yet, XNA Game Studio 2.0 (as announced at GameFest) will have two features everyone will love (among others): Compatibility with all versions of Visual Studio 2005 – I can’t even guesstimate the number of people who have personally asked me about this. Now I have good news to tell them. Xbox…

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NASA & PhotoSynth Collaboration

Live Labs announced today that NASA will be using PhotoSynth to create 3D environments of the preparation of the Endeavor launch. A snippet: “Today, we’re announcing an exciting collaboration with NASA using Photosynth technology, to create three-dimensional environments of preparations for the launch of space shuttle Endeavour.  For the first time ever, viewers can experience unprecedented…

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Giant Asteroids Made Possible With Lasers

Well, that’s certainly a cool sounding title for a blog post, but it doesn’t really compare to what the post is really about. At the San Diego Civic Center August 6-8, the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival will host giant versions of games such as Asteroids, Tempest, and Star Wars. These games are the only three…

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