Gamefest 2011: Save the Dates!

  Join us at Microsoft’s annual conference for developers creating world-class entertainment for Kinect, Windows Phone 7, Xbox 360, and Windows. Featuring deep technical content presented by experts from Microsoft and the game industry, Gamefest also covers game production, business aspects, certification, and best practices to maximize success in the entertainment market. Who should attend?…


New "Spring Cleaning" Opportunity in WP7 Marketplace: For Games, Too!

If you’re looking for opportunities to better merchandise and sell your XNA game in the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace, check out the “Spring Cleaning” opportunity just unveiled by the Windows Phone Marketplace team. http://create.msdn.com/news/Spring_Cleaning_Opportunities The team is offering a number of merchandising slots, with an opportunity to dramatically increase an app’s sales. The best news for…


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…


New WP7 Games Educational Content on App Hub: Phase 3!

Today, a brand-new set of game development educational items are available on App Hub, in Phase 3 of the “Create Games for Windows Phone 7” educational series. In this release, you’ll find a grab-bag of new content, including a multi-platform tutorial and the popular Role Playing Game Starter Kit, now for Windows Phone 7. Check…


New Developer Education for WP7 Games Today on App Hub

Today, as part of the Create Games for Windows Phone 7 Educational Series on App Hub, we’re proud to announce the launch of nine brand-new educational items to make your Windows Phone 7 games even better.   Check out the Educational Roadmap to download these and other great educational items. Here’s what you’ll find there:…


New WP7 Games Educational Content on App Hub: Performance!

Today, as part of the Create Games for Windows Phone 7 Educational Series on App Hub, we’re proud to announce the launch of a brand-new set of six educational items to help you get peak performance as you develop your Windows Phone 7 games.   Check out the Educational Roadmap to download these and other…


Announcing Two-Day Windows Phone 7 Developer Training for Apps and Games!

Attention Creators! If you’re interested in building games (or apps) on Windows Phone 7, there’s a brand-new opportunity to get two days of hands-on training for free, including the opportunity to deploy and test on real Windows Phone 7 devices! Direct from the MSDN Events team: Experience two days of fast-paced learning and create high-demand…


Regarding the Visual Basic CTP for Windows Phone Developer Tools

You may have seen the announcement earlier today about the upcoming Visual Basic CTP for the Windows Phone Developer Tools. This Community Technical Preview is an opportunity for developers to get an early preview of the Silverlight app-building experience for Windows Phone 7 using Visual Basic. To clarify, this Visual Basic CTP is for Silverlight…


Goodbye Girl

­­­­Hello, Amazing Creators!   It has already been an exciting week for everyone! At long last, we’ve got the final version of XNA Game Studio 4.0 into your eager hands. There are even more exciting and amazing things we have to share with you very soon, too. So it is with a heavy heart I…


Create Games for Windows Phone 7 – Weekly Roundup

Welcome to the first of many weekly round-ups for the “Create Games for Windows Phone 7” educational series, presented by the XNA Creators Club Online. The Big News: If you haven’t heard about it, there are free samples, articles – even a whole 2D game lab – all waiting for you at the new Educational…

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