Visual C# Express Edition SP1 Released and Windows Vista Update in Beta!

Michael KlucherProgram Manager – XNA Game Studio We thought these two great releases for Visual C# Express were worth passing on. The first is the final version of Visual C# Express Edition SP1, which has been released on the Microsoft Download Center. You can get it now by clicking here. We highly recommend that you…

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XNA Game Studio Express Video Tutorials Available

Charles CoxDeveloper Educator – XNA Game Studio Express If you’re looking for a way to jump-start your XNA Game Studio Express experience, check out this set of three video tutorials: learn how to draw 3d objects, move them around with an Xbox 360 controller, and play sounds, all in less than an hour! For the best experience,…

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XNA Game Studio Express Has Been Released!

Michael KlucherProgram Manager – XNA Game Studio It’s a bit early in the morning for all of us, but we wanted to be one of the first to tell you that XNA Game Studio Express has been released! To download the released product for Windows, head over to: http://msdn.com/xna/gse/. You can now also purchase a…

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XNA Game Studio Express Launch Event/Open House

Come join the members of the XNA team as we celebrate the launch of XNA Game Studio Express and the XNA Creators Club! You’ll see demonstrations of how you can build and run XNA Framework-based games on your Xbox 360 and Windows PC, as well as getting a chance to mingle with the XNA product…

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XNA Game Studio Express and the DEMMX Awards

Joe NalewabauXNA Shaman Last Wednesday (11/29), Boyd and I had the privilege of representing the XNA Game Studio Express team at the Digital Entertainment Media and Marketing Excellence (DEMMX) awards. XNA Game Studio Express was nominated in two categories: Game Innovation of the Year ESPN Integration in NBA LIVE 07 (Electronic Arts)Microsoft XNA Game Studio…

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Got a Feature Suggestion for the Next Version of XNA Game Studio Express?

Michael KlucherProgram Manager – XNA Game Studio We’re putting the final touches on our first release of XNA Game Studio Express and our launch on December 11th is less than three weeks away! Many of the team’s members have started to think about features that could be implemented in versions of XNA Game Studio Express…

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Check out our Video’s on Channel 9

Michael KlucherProgram Manager – XNA Game Studio If you missed their release, I’d highly recommend checking out both of the XNA Game Studio Express Videos on Channel 9! From Channel 9: “This is the first of a two part series in which we get a look at XNA – the technology that’s going to make…

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XNA Game Studio Express and Windows Vista

Michael KlucherProgram Manager – XNA Game Studio Many people have written to us or inquired on the forums about support for Windows Vista™. I thought it would be best to clear up the speculation and let everyone know our plans for Windows Vista support for XNA Game Studio Express. XNA Game Studio Express is tightly integrated…

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Beta 2 Changes Part I

As Michael just posted, today we released XNA Game Studio Express Beta 2 for Windows.  The biggest addition in this release is that the Content Pipeline is now included, making it super easy to load and use content in your games.  We’ve also fixed a lot of bugs and addressed a lot of your feedback…

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XNA Game Studio Express Beta 2 Available for Download

Michael KlucherProgram Manager – XNA Game Studio I hope this past week following our announcement went by fairly quickly for you. The XNA Game Studio team is pleased to announce that you can now download XNA Game Studio Express Beta 2 from the XNA Developer Center. If you’ve been using the first beta, please make…

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