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2009 Dream-Build-Play winners announced, Dust takes top honor

It must be nice winning $40,000! We imagine Dust: An Elysian Tail developer Dean Dodrill will be drinking his fair share of shirley temples this weekend with all those extra duckets, after winning first place in this year's XNA Developer Dream-Build-Play competition. As you can see in the gallery...

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PSA: Dream-Build-Play submission deadline tomorrow

Just a quick reminder for all the aspiring game creators out there: Tomorrow, August 6, is the last day to submit entries for the 2009 XNA Dream-Build-Play competition. So, put the finishing touches on that masterpiece because time is running out. Don't give up! Just tighten up those graphics in...

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GDC09: MS announces new XNA features, Dream-Build-Play 2009, new dev kit

Microsoft today announced an update to XNA Game Studio, its free Xbox 360 development tools. The update will allow Xbox Live Arcade or Community Game developers to include Avatar support in their games. The update will also include support for the Xbox 360's Party system. Additionally, the update...

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Microsoft awards $75,000 to Dream-Build-Play 2008 winners

The winners of the annual indie developer-friendly contest Dream-Build-Play were recently announced. After scouring the 350 titles that were submitted (including, we imagine, a great deal of groundbreaking Pong clones), Microsoft awarded the $40,000 grand prize to Singapore's Team Gambit, for...

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XNA 2.0 release adds Xbox Live support and more

Yesterday, Microsoft lifted the veil and unleashed an exciting update to its XNA Xbox 360 development software by adding Xbox Live support. XNA 2.0 is available to aspiring game developers and now features complete Xbox Live functionality including matchmaking and co-op gameplay. Not only that, but...

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