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Developed in Collaboration With MSDN Channel 9, XNA Game Studio, and App Hub
This combination video and text tutorial set teaches basic 2D game development on Windows, Xbox 360, and Windows Phone 7 using XNA Game Studio 4.0.
Learn the following lessons in our easy-to-follow chapters:
· Game Design from Start to Finish· Animated and Static Art Creation· The Game Loop Explained· The XNA Content Pipeline· Rendering Static and Animated Sprites· Player Input on Windows, Xbox 360, and Phone· Collision Detection and Response· Debugging Game Code· User Interface Design and Rendering· Sound Playback· Information on Xbox LIVE Indie Games and Windows Phone Marketplace
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Special thanks to the Xbox LIVE Arcade and Microsoft Game Studios Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone 7 teams!