New Game Development Page and Tutorials on App Hub

App Hub today launches a game development landing page with guidance for beginning, amateur, and professional developers, plus an evolved XNA Game Studio guide for beginners, called the Game Development Tutorial. See the game development landing page, jump in and start the XNA Game Studio Tutorial, or read on for more information. Game Development Landing…


Gamefest 2011 – Open to All!

Gamefest is the premier Microsoft game development conference, bringing together top developers and publishers from across the globe for deep, informative talks by their peers about development technologies, tools, processes, and techniques for game development on Microsoft platforms. All interactive entertainment developers—professionals and independents—are welcome to attend this year’s Gamefest. XNA Game Studio and Windows…


“Kotaku’s Favorites” on Xbox LIVE Indie Games

“Kotaku’s Favorites” launches today as a new section on Xbox LIVE Indie Games. The list will be updated regularly by the staff of Kotaku, the popular blog for video game news, reviews, cheats, and design. Kotaku is a strong supporter of the indie gaming community and their selections will be great indicators of the quality…


Registration Now Open for Dream.Build.Play 2011 Challenge

The Dream.Build.Play Challenge is back, and we’re more excited than ever to see your ideas come to life. Build the next mind-blowing game for Xbox 360® by using XNA Game Studio 4.0, and you could win! Winning game developers split $75,000 USD in prizes and get a shot at an Xbox LIVE® Arcade publishing contract,…


7 Days Left to Submit XNA GS 3.1 Games on App Hub

Until 11:59 PM PST on February 7th, 2011, developers creating games for Xbox LIVE Indie Games can continue to submit their games made in XNA Game Studio 3.1 to peer review on App Hub. Beginning at 12:00 AM PST on February 8th, 2011, only games made in XNA Game Studio 4.0 will be accepted to…


14 Days Left to Submit XNA GS 3.1 Games on App Hub

Until 11:59 PM PST on February 7th, 2011, developers creating games for Xbox LIVE Indie Games can continue to submit their games made in XNA Game Studio 3.1 to peer review on App Hub. Beginning at 12:00 AM PST on February 8th, 2011, only games made in XNA Game Studio 4.0 will be accepted to…