This highly-anticipated title provides a clear introduction to game programming for VB .NET programmers! Microsoft insiders have written an easy-to-read guide, so you can start programming games quickly. This book even includes an introduction to Managed DirectX9, and other advanced .NET features, like animation and sounds.
Beginning 3D Game Development with Unity introduces key game production concepts in an artist-friendly manner, removes the hurdles to understanding scripting. It enables independent game artists to learn how to produce casual games for mobile, desktop, and console platforms.
Beginning Android 3D Game Development is a unique, examples-driven book for today's Android and game app developers who want to learn how to build 3D game apps that run on the latest Android 5.0 (KitKat) platform using Java and OpenGL ES. A Drone Grid game case study is included.
Beginning Android 4 Games Development offers everything you need to join the ranks of successful Android game developers. You'll start with game design fundamentals and programming basics, and then progress toward creating your own basic game engine and playable game that works on Android 4.0 and earlier devices.
Beginning Android C++ Game Development introduces general and Android game developers like you to Android's Native Development Kit (NDK). The Android NDK platform allows you to build the most sophisticated, complex and best performing game apps that leverage C++.
Beginning Android Games offers everything you need to join the ranks of successful Android game developers. You'll start with game design fundamentals and programming basics, and then progress towards creating your own basic game engine and playable game.
Android has extended the Android OS to tablets, bringing mobile games developers new opportunities with increased screen size and multicore processing power. Jeremy Kerfs demonstrates how the games programming world has changed and how to program great new games on the Android tablets.
Beginning Android Web Application Development shows how to build applications using the key methods and techniques of Android development that you'll need to create your own dynamic, feature-rich Android mobile websites and applications.
Having most recently worked on the MotorStorm game for PlayStation 3, Will McGugan shares valuable insights that not only will help you exploit Pygame to its maximum potential, but are sure to make you a more creative and knowledgeable games developer all round.
Beginning iOS 3D Unreal Games Development is a one-of-a-kind book using the Unreal UDK game creation system to create 3D games like Infinity Blade for the iOS platform, which includes the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
Beginning iOS 5 Games Development provides a clear path for you to create game apps using the iOS 5 SDK platform for the iPad, iPhone, and iPad touch. You'll learn how to use classes to create games, including graphics, and animations.