Meet the Kinect introduces the exciting world of volumetric computing using the Microsoft Kinect. Learn about software for the Kinect, and how to write programs and scripts using the Kinect as an input device.
Pro Android Web Game Apps is a hands-on guide to building web games, focused on Android devices. You'll start with a blank HTML page, and by the end of the book, have the skills needed to create a multiplayer online game with rich graphics, sound, animation, and more.
The Essential Guide to Flash Games is a unique tool for Flash game developers. Rather than focusing on a bunch of low-level how-to material, this book dives straight into building games, covering everything from old classics such as a Missile Command-style game, to hot new genres such as tower defense.
The Game Maker's Companion is the long-awaited sequel to The Game Maker's Apprentice: the beginner's guide to game development that has become a staple of the bedrooms and classrooms of hobbyist game developers all around the world.
Discover the Zune mobile platform and use practical, step-by-step examples to build complete, working XNA 3.0 games to download and play. From the simple to the complex, you'll learn to develop content and design games for Zune, enrich them with music and sound, and use Zune's wireless system for multi-player games.