O'Reilly logo

XNA® 3.1 Game Development for Teens: Game Development on the PC, Xbox 360®, and Zune® Player by Jerry Lee Ford

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 1. Introducing Microsoft XNA Game Studio 3.1

Today computer video games are played on personal computers, portable devices, and game consoles. Computer games can be played solo or multiplayer and they can be played over networks like the Internet. Computer games pit players against each other or the computer in a make-believe world. Playing computer games can be a lot of fun. However, as this book will show you, making computer games is even more fun and challenging. Microsoft XNA Game Studio 3.1 provides a free game development framework that greatly simplifies the game development process. This chapter will provide an introduction to XNA game development and will give you a basic overview of how it is used to create new computer games. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required