Windows GRFX wrap-up of build 2015: What will you build?
Avg Rating: 0Wow, it's been a busy year so far for the graphics teams here at Microsoft. In addition to busily building the graphics features and upgrades you'll get your hands on with Windows 10, we've been out and about. We've run into you at standout events like GDC, XFest, and //build. Read on for a…
How to pick and manipulate a 3D object in universal Windows game apps
Avg Rating: 4(2)Microsoft DirectX is a collection of APIs for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially in game programming. In this video, we'll show you how to use DirectX to pick a 3D object and manipulate it in universal Windows game apps. Download sample:…
The Source of Doom... A six part series all about the Doom 3 source code
Avg Rating: 5(4)For our Wild Wednesday project it's time to get into the wayback machine and not only play a little Doom 3 but play with its source too. I thought this a great series that walks you through getting the source, compiling it, walking you through its structure and more. Doom3 Source Code Review:…
E3 on MTV
Avg Rating: 0Can’t make it to the upcoming video game mecca that is the E3 Expo 2010? Not to worry, MTV Networks has you covered. According to this recent announcement, MTV is partnering with Microsoft to deliver coverage of the event’s key moments, including the premiere of Project Natal, the innovative…
Boy Scouts Get a Video Game Badge?
Avg Rating: 0You know, we love video games as much as the next guy, but really, a badge for playing them? That’s right. The Boy Scouts of America (the Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scout, that is) have officially introduced a new badge for video games. OK, it’s not actually a “merit” badge per se, like…
Track the Hottest Video Games on Twitter
Avg Rating: 0How hot is the new Beatles’ edition of Rock Band? A new site called TweetMyGaming can show you. This dedicated, real-time Twitter tracker aggregates all the tweets about video games and displays them on its main page in a live-updating feed. You can see what games others are searching for at the…
Video Games Live announces 50 new shows
Avg Rating: 0Video Games Live is an amazing video game concert co-founded by a friend of mine Tommy Tallarico. They have just announced new tour dates in several different countries. If you get a chance to check it out it's a must see. Here's a link to an interview I did with Tommy about Video Games Live a…
Grand Theft Auto IV launches in NYC
Avg Rating: 0We've all been waiting for RockStar Games latest edition of the GTA series...but some of us waited longer than others. I went to Liberty City (aka NYC) to meet and hang with the hardcore fans as they stood in line for hours in the cold hard rain to be the first to get their hands on the game. It's…
Rock Band: Can the drums be silenced?
Avg Rating: 0I think I can safely assume that we all enjoy a good Rock Band jam session from time to time. BUT- have you (or your neighbors) ever been troubled by the noise the drumstick makes when it hits the drum-pad? It's somewhat like listening to a radio station that's not exactly tuned in right-…
Tuttles Madcap Misadventures: Enter to win!
Avg Rating: 0The Tuttle Madcap Misadventures Starlight charity challenge pairs having a good time with doing good. A first of its kind fundraising initiative Starlight Starbright Childrens Foundation has partnered with Legacy Interactive on the development of this original game. Learn more about how you can help…