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  • Blog Post: LEGO Rock Band Video Game Announced

    An awesome combination of LEGO ® and Rock Band ® , check out this announcement. http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20090421005517&newsLang=en “LEGO Rock Band combines the multiplayer music experience of Rock Band® with the fun, customization and humor of...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft IT Arcade Game - ServerQuest II

    Keith Combs , one of our IT Professional Evangelists and fantastic blogger announces the release of ServerQuest II a learning game for IT enthusiasts.  If you’re a student interested in IT and IT aspects of software, keep in touch with Keith’s blog for great articles on Microsoft IT .  And...
  • Blog Post: Student Scholarships available for Digital Games cruise

    Yep, it’s a cruise. And some of the top games researchers and companies will be on board talking about digital games. And it could be FREE! The rules around submitting for a student scholarship at the Foundations of Digital Games are now posted at the conference website . Applicants for FDG Student...
  • Blog Post: Back to School Downloads

    Starting back to school?  Here are a few downloads you might consider to kick off the new year or setting up a new machine: The Ultimate Steal is back!  Office Ultimate for students at only $59.95 .   That's Word, Excel, Groove, Outlook, Access, OneNote... well, you can see the LONG...
  • Blog Post: Type Type Revolution - DDR for your computer

    A spin-off of Dance Dance Revolution, the Popfly Team brings us Type Type Revolution to keep your fingers busy all day!
  • Blog Post: Popfly Game Creator: Games by Students

    Alfred beat me to posting my own content :) We recently asked a number of students to use Popfly and submit a Popfly creation (a mash-up or a game). 10 of the games that were created were picked by the Popfly Team in the Games We Love http://popflywiki.com/GamesWeLove.ashx entry in the Popfly wiki...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup US Finals: Gaming Style

    The national finals included a track on Innovation and Entrepreneurship as well as a track for gaming and digital design. Student interviewed a panel of recent grads from EA and spoke to social media entrepreneur David Henderson. Check out these videos taken by Clint Rutkas on similar topics. Getting...
  • Blog Post: Best Practices: Designing Mobile Applications

    These days, mobile devices are as common as chewing gum. Will your next application be ready to hit the streets? I recently talked to a group of MIS majors at Baylor University about Windows Mobile Design. Here are some tips and tricks to help you with your User Interface (UI) Design. Thanks to...
  • Blog Post: Mine Sweeper in Silverlight 1.0

    Mine Sweeper using Silverlight 1.0 , developed by a student member of the Microsoft Facebook Group , Melih Kemal Tekin from Turkey. Nicely done!
  • Blog Post: NEAT-o-Games for Windows Mobile

    NEAT-o-Games is a fantastic example of using Windows Mobile to improve your world. Check out this news coverage from their photo and video page (this page is fairly slow to load). NEAT-o-Games is 24 hour competition between you and a friend to see who is burning the most energy. It measures any movement...
  • Blog Post: Let's hear it for your fellow students

    What were your fellow students working on last year? Here are a couple of my favorites, a Bed-Mounted Laptop and the Titan Racers Game … orange, orange. Do you want to share a project you’re working on? Send me an email at divein@microsoft.com Think you’re lazy? Rob Douglas of Vanderbilt University shows...
  • Blog Post: AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft

    Dan Fernandez announces the availability of an AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft and walks us through the features. Now you can write a WoW addon without getting lost in the scripting.
  • Blog Post: Your way, Your play, XNA: Modify a 2D Game in 10 minutes

    Introduction to Gaming: Modify your first 2D Game using XNA Games Studio Express. I walk you through some of the key gaming concepts and then add in Collision Detection and Score Keeping to the game. Resources: - Original 2D Project - XNA Creators Club - XNA Team Blog - TorqueX...
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