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04 March 2006

Gamecloud - - Casual Games Interview: Wildsnake Software

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Formed by former members of Microsoft, Wildsnake Software has released a number of casual games over the years but later this year they will also be the exclusive publisher for new games created by Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov. Gamecloud got a chance to chat with Wildsnake co-founder "Andy" (he prefers to be called that in interviews) to find out more about the company and future plans.

19 January 2006

15 Seconds : A Step-by-Step Guide To Using MySQL with ASP.NET - Part 1

Back in the days of classic ASP, if you were building a database-driven web site, your choice was either to invest a lot of money to get a copy of Microsoft SQL Server (or some other enterprise-ready database) or invest a lot of time finding a way to deal with the performance and scalability limitations of Microsoft Access. Luckily these days there's another viable alternative: MySQL.

Video Game Development: Learn to Write C# the Fun Way

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Learn the concepts of 3-D video game production as instructors from DigiPen Institute of Technology demonstrate the key stages of developing a game engine using Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition, a new development environment for beginner programmers.

17 January 2006

MGS User Research - Home

Games User Research at Microsoft Game Studios

16 January 2006

:: Último Segundo - Um videogame para o resto de nós

Há um ditado nos círculos tecnológicos, muitas vezes dito com ressentimento que, se você der oportunidade aos caras da Microsoft, eles entregarão um produto com credibilidade. Eles fizeram isso com planilhas. Eles fizeram isso com os navegadores. E agora, com o novo Xbox 360, a equipe de Bill Gates apresentou um sistema de mídia e game realmente excelente. E não há nada de ressentido nisso.

Entrevista: gerente do Xbox 360 nos EUA, Bruno Silva fala do dia a dia da Microsoft - 03/10/2005 - UOL Jogos

A Microsoft sequer pensava em investir na indústria de consoles e ele já estava lá, trabalhando na divisão de jogos da gigante que hoje concorre com Nintendo e Sony pela supremacia dos videogames, e que prepare-se para o lançamento do Xbox 360 em novembro.