Game "box" wars

The ball sails over the net onto M$ side, one bounce…
M$ delivers a backhand, and

REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 11, 2006 — Your World. Your Game. With today’s release of Microsoft® XNA™ Game Studio Express and the launch of the XNA Creators Club, this phrase has never been more true. Based on the easy-to-use Visual C#® 2005 Express Edition and Microsoft .NET Compact Framework, XNA Game Studio Express opens up the world of game development to the masses and is now available for free to anyone with a Windows® XP-based PC at

Game Creation was already available to the masses.
We call it Blender :smiley:

MS is actually doing really well in this arena.

If it’s confirmed that MGS4 will be available for XBox360, then PS3 is dead.

I have Blender to create my games, and I can do it without much programming or none of it at all.:stuck_out_tongue:

Good luck for Microsoft in this field.

I can’t wait to see what type of games come out of this announcement. Will they be offering the cream of the crop as purchases on Xbox Live Arcade, or can these developers make full fledged highly detailed graphics?