Professional Windows Phone 7 Game Development: Creating Games using XNA Game Studio 4

Professional Windows Phone 7 Game Development: Creating Games using XNA Game Studio 4

by Chris G. Williams, George W. Clingerman
     
 
Create the next generation of gaming titles for Windows Phone 7!

Providing an overview of developing games for Windows Phone 7 while working within XNA Game Studio 4, this comprehensive resource covers such essential topics as device/emulator, development tools, device orientation, tilt and accelerometer sensors, multi-touch, working with Cloud and Web

Overview

Create the next generation of gaming titles for Windows Phone 7!

Providing an overview of developing games for Windows Phone 7 while working within XNA Game Studio 4, this comprehensive resource covers such essential topics as device/emulator, development tools, device orientation, tilt and accelerometer sensors, multi-touch, working with Cloud and Web services, and more. Three complete games are included within the book plus hands-on explanations and clear example codes help you gain a deeper understanding of the Windows Phone 7 features so that you can start building a game right away.

  • Serves as a comprehensive reference on Windows Phone 7 game development with XNA Game Studio 4
  • Includes real-world examples and anecdotes, making this book a popular choice for those taking their first steps into the game development industry
  • Demonstrates how to program for device orientation, incorporate Touch Input, add music to a game, work with 3D, and take your game to the marketplace

Put your game face on and start designing games for Windows Phone 7 with Professional Windows Phone 7 Game Development!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470922446
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Chris G. Williams is a principal consultant for Magenic, delivering custom-built .NET solutions to clients. He is a Microsoft MVP in XNA/DirectX, and speaks regularly at user groups, code camps, and professional conferences.

George W. Clingerman is a business developer who works with .NET and SQL to build WinForm and web software. He also develops games, creates tutorials for beginning game development, and is a Microsoft MVP for XNA.

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