XNA Game Studio Express: Developing Games for Windows and the Xbox 360 / Edition 1

XNA Game Studio Express: Developing Games for Windows and the Xbox 360 / Edition 1

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by Joseph B Hall
     
 

ISBN-10: 1598633686

ISBN-13: 9781598633689

Pub. Date: 09/06/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


XNA Game Studio Express: Developing Games for Windows and the Xbox 360 is the ultimate resource for hobbyists and students who want to write games for Windows and the Xbox 360 game console. Learn how you can create your own games using the amazing tools of XNA and Game Studio Express, the free game development tools and APIs from Microsoft, based on the…  See more details below

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XNA Game Studio Express: Developing Games for Windows and the Xbox 360 is the ultimate resource for hobbyists and students who want to write games for Windows and the Xbox 360 game console. Learn how you can create your own games using the amazing tools of XNA and Game Studio Express, the free game development tools and APIs from Microsoft, based on the incredibly popular Visual Studio IDE. You'll begin with an introduction to the XNA platform and the Game Studio Express development environment. From there, you'll examine many different game genres and will develop your own working games. You'll also cover writing components and libraries and will develop reusable code that can be plugged into your game projects. Wrap things up with a collection of more advanced topics. To get the most out of this unique guide you will need a working knowledge of programming, but readers with a variety of backgrounds will still benefit from the comprehensive coverage found inside.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598633689
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/06/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.90(d)

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Why develop for consoles? Chapter 2: Getting started Chapter 3: Game Studio primer Chapter 4: C# primer Chapter 5: Managed environment primer Chapter 6: Cross-platform Chapter 7: Coding for the 360 Chapter 8: Game design and architecture Chapter 9: Build a game Chapter 10: Distribution Chapter 11: Resources

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