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Those in the know have seen this day approaching for quite some time, but Microsoft has made it official. XNA Game Studio is effectively done. A leaked internal email revealed the company is prepared to retire the development...

Alright, this bit of news isn't directly related to videogames, but doubtless there are reasons for gamers to get excited over it. Fans of the singing virtual characters known as "Vocaloids" (the most famous being Hatsune Mik...

Coin App's Max Blastronaut seems to have something of an identity crisis. Creator and lead designer Panya Inversin describes his game as "a classic four-player beat-'em-up with some extra bells and whistles: vehicles, ha...

Of all the upcoming indie games created with Microsoft's XNA tools, Dean Dodoril's Dust: An Elysian Tail is perhaps the best known. This is because a.) it's beautiful and b.) Dodoril's lupine protagonist (the eponymous Dust) ...




We first talked about Dust: An Elysian Tail a few months ago, where we called it "Odin Sphere for Furries." However, please do not let this game's furry leanings put you off, because Dust is so gorgeous, I'm having ...

The sad situation that is Xbox Live Indie Games has been a topic I've addressed before, and its marginalized position as the red-headed stepchild of Xbox Live has been frustrating for creators and consumers alike. It looks li...

Veks and Silence is an upcoming XNA developed title that looks absolutely ridiculous. It’s a side scrolling shooter where you take on a zombie horde. The game will span over 13 levels and is set to have plenty of featur...


Dtoider Agent MOO has been working on his game called Agent MOO: Maximum Overdeath, or Ammo for short, for a very long time now. The community has been playtesting it ever since we got wind of his game and now it’s on i...

Microsoft’s play, create and share game that “an actual 12-year-old girl” can play is finally available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. That’s right. Kodu Game Lab -- one of Microsoft’s big talking poi...

Back in November of 2008, for my very first event coverage as a representative of Destructoid, I had the opportunity to be at the launch of the then-called Xbox LIVE Community Games. While many of the games on display were a ...


Everybody knows that being indie is incredibly cool, and Microsoft has jumped on the bandwagon by rebranding its XNA Community Games channel as Xbox Live Indie Games. That makes the downloadable clocks and fireplaces seem so ...

Elysian Tail: Dust is an XNA-developed game by Dean Dodrill that is currently in its Pre-Alpha phase. There are two very interesting things about this particular title. First of all, it looks absolutely stunning, and even in ...







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