Entries in 'xna' (8)

Microsoft's XNA framework no longer in active development

Microsoft's XNA framework no longer in active development

Microsoft has confirmed it has no plans to produce future versions of its XNA development software.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 1st 2013 at 8:21AM in News
Microsoft Unleashes XNA Game Studio Express

Microsoft Unleashes XNA Game Studio Express

Based on the Visual C# 2005 Express Edition and .NET Compact framework, XNA Game Studio Express allows anyone with a Windows PC to develop a game, which can then be ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 7th 2011 at 8:51PM in News
XNA gets Windows Phone makeover

XNA gets Windows Phone makeover

Having officially lifted the lid on its ambitious Windows Phone 7 plans to the global tech media yesterday, Microsoft has quietly re-branded its indie dev operations to incorporate its new ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 11:38AM in News
Satchell: ‘We don’t need BBFC or PEGI’

Satchell: ‘We don’t need BBFC or PEGI’

The head of Xbox community developer service XNA, Chris Satchell, has said that user generated content can be responsibly rated by an audience of its creators' peers – and doesn’t ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 18th 2008 at 2:11PM in News

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Microsoft finally makes handheld gaming move

Microsoft finally makes handheld gaming move

During the firm's keynote at GDC today, Microsoft revealed that its Zune portable music player was staking a claim in the handheld gaming space by being able to play games ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2008 at 9:46AM in News
XNA community gaming arrives on Xbox Live

XNA community gaming arrives on Xbox Live

During its GDC 2008 opening keynote, Microsoft has unveiled its answer to the often-speculated idea of 'a gaming YouTube', with a service called Xbox Live Community Games – and Microsoft ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2008 at 9:40AM in News
Microsoft planning ‘YouTube for games’

Microsoft planning ‘YouTube for games’

Develop reports that general manager of Microsoft’s game developer group Satchell has revealed that Microsoft is working towards a service where users can publicly display and share XNA games.

by Ed Fear
on Sep 13th 2007 at 3:28PM in News
Microsoft reveals new XNA dev tool

Microsoft reveals new XNA dev tool

In his keynote at Microsoft’s Gamefest event, XNA general manager Chris Satchell unveiled the latest version of XNA Game Studio – and announced a new strategy for the product, reports ...
by Ed Fear
on Aug 13th 2007 at 7:47PM in News