XNA Game Studio
Categories: Frameworks, IDEs - IDE add-ins
Latest version: 3.0
Toolset and cross-platform gaming libraries based on the .NET Framework for creating video games for Windows-based PCs, the Zune digital media player, and the Xbox 360 console.
XNA Game Studio is required to create games for Xbox LIVE Community Games.
- Visual Studio 2008 integration: Support for C# 3.0, LINQ and most versions of VS 2008.
- Try Before You Buy: Allow your customers to try your game before they buy it.
- Invite Friends: Developers can allow players to invite friends to join their game.
- 1-click installation of Windows games.
- Highly compressed distribution of games.
Built for .NET 2
Free or free version available