Learning XNA 4.0

Learning XNA 4.0

Want to develop games for Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7? This hands-on book will get you started with Microsoft’s XNA 4.0 development framework right away – even if you have no experience developing games. Although XNA includes several key concepts that can be difficult for beginning web…

The Game Maker's Companion

The Game Maker’s Companion

The Game Maker’s Companion is the long-awaited sequel to The Game Maker’s Apprentice. This book picks up where the last book left off, advancing your game development journey with some seriously impressive gaming projects. This time you’ll learn how to make professional-quality platform games with solid collision detection…

Windows Mobile Game Development

Windows Mobile Game Development

This book will provide you with a comprehensive guide to developing games for both the Windows Mobile platform and the Windows Phone using the industry standard programming languages C# and VB .NET. You will be walked through every aspect of developing for the Windows Mobile platform-from setting up…

Windows Phone 7 Game Development

Windows Phone 7 Game Development

Windows Phone 7 is a powerful mobile computing platform with huge potential for gaming. With “instant on” capabilities, the promise of gaming on the move is a reality with these devices. The platform is an ideal environment for .NET developers looking to create fun, sophisticated games. Windows Phone…

XNA 3D Primer

XNA 3D Primer

This Wrox Blox will guide you through the world of 3D programming and give you solid knowledge and a foundation in game programming using Microsoft’s XNA Framework. You will learn the fundamentals from 3D mathematics to model animation, including all the subjects needed to start developing 3D games,…

XNA Game Studio 4.0 Programming

XNA Game Studio 4.0 Programming

Get Started Fast with XNA Game Studio 4.0 – and Build Great Games for Both Windows Phone 7 and Xbox 360. This is the industry’s best reference and tutorial for all aspects of XNA Game Studio 4.0 programming on all supported platforms, from Xbox 360 to Windows Phone…

3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3

3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3

Microsoft Silverlight is a programmable web browser plug-in that enables the animation, vector graphics, and audio-video playback features that characterize Rich Internet Applications. Silverlight is a great (and growing) RIA platform and games are the next level to exploit in it. But it doesn’t offer 3D capabilities out…

Beginning Game Development with Python and Pygame

Beginning Game Development with Python and Pygame

Like music and movies, video games are rapidly becoming an integral part of our lives. Over the years, you’ve yearned for every new gaming console, mastered each blockbuster within weeks after its release, and have even won a local gaming competition or two. But lately you’ve been spending…