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Microsoft Confirms XNA Is On Death Row

Microsoft Confirms XNA Is On Death Row

February 2, 2013 1 Comment

Let it be known that Microsoft is no longer actively developing XNA game development framework. Games like A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda  and Rocket Riot were in fact made using XNA in the past. Support for XNA on the Windows Phone 7 OS was the last major announcement for the engine, that later was removed in Windows Phone 8.  XNA/DirectX MVPs were sent the email ...

Exclusive: Doom & Destiny Creators Sit Down For In-Depth Interview

Exclusive: Doom & Destiny Creators Sit Down For In-Depth Interview

January 14, 2013 4 Comments

HeartBit Interactive, creators of the greatly successful Doom & Destiny RPG has finally come clean with the details surrounding the fantastic game. They recently sat down for an exclusive interview that gives us all insight on the porting process, future updates and future ambitions with the Windows Phone OS. MBGW: Hey guys! Fancy meeting you here again ...

Brandon Watson Squashes Latest Eldar Rants About WP7 Apps Being Incompatible with Windows Phone 8

Brandon Watson Squashes Latest Eldar Rants About WP7 Apps Being Incompatible with Windows Phone 8

January 30, 2012 1 Comment

Talks of Windows Phone 8 (Apollo) getting a Windows 8 kernel is a rumor that more and more is beginning to look like its true. Eldar Murtazin however has taken it one step further and has began the rumor that current Windows Phone apps would be incompatible with the next version of Windows Phone (Windows ...

Microsoft Creates a One Stop Shop For Info On Making Apps

Microsoft Creates a One Stop Shop For Info On Making Apps

April 26, 2011 No Comments

There is already a tremendous amount of information that is available online on how to create Windows Phone 7 applications. Before WP7 even was out we heard the screams coming out of Redmond – developers, developers, developers!!! So if you want to create WP7 apps there is no shortage of the amount of tutorials and ...

Rumor: List of Announcements For MIX11 (WP7)

Rumor: List of Announcements For MIX11 (WP7)

April 11, 2011 No Comments

With Microsoft hosting MIX11 soon, they have been teasing that a few important announcements will be made regarding Windows Phone 7. Well now there is a mysterious list going around that supposedly is every bullet point that Microsoft will make regarding WP7. The list is as follows… Interoperability: devs can now use both Silverlight and ...

XNA Will Be Coming to Visual Basic

XNA Will Be Coming to Visual Basic

March 29, 2011 No Comments

One developer request I heard over and over again from the community was that they wanted XNA on Visual Basic. It is finally going to happen after soon. ‘Tonight at DevConnections, Senior Director Dave Mendlen announced that XNA support will be coming to Visual Basic. This is part of Microsoft’s co-evolution strategy, whereby we are ...

Updated Windows Phone Training Kit

February 3, 2011 No Comments

Microsoft has just released their newly updated Windows Phone training kit. It comes with a few new labs and a bug fix. The 2 new labs are ‘Accessing Windows Phone Devices’ and Multi-touch Game Development XNA Framework”. Accessing Windows Phone 7 Devices is a lab that lets you work with the phone’s camera and location ...

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Watch Microsoft’s New Windows Phone Ad Featuring Instagram, OneDrive, Amazing Photos, & Cortana (VIDEO)

Check out the latest ad by Microsoft showcasing the Nokia Lumia 1020 with Instagram and OneDrive and the newly,...

Windows Phones Computex 2014 New Partners Devices Roundup & Specs

On display this week at Computex 2014 several new Windows Phones 8.1 devices from partners were finally officially unveiled! Check...

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