Make Xbox 360 Games and EA Lands Soccer Stars!
It's the middle of August and summer is starting to come to an end. But, before school starts up again, there's still lots of video game news to dish up for you. Especially since Microsoft is giving everybody a chance to make an Xbox 360 game, for free! Plus, EA has the goods on a bunch of the biggest stars to ever kick a soccer ball in their FIFA 07 video game. Check out the details below, as well as a list of the games dropping this week.
Make an Xbox 360 Game with the XNA Game Studio Express!Microsoft's smokin' hot Xbox 360 game console is an awesome game machine and it just got better! Microsoft doesn't just want you playing Xbox 360 games, they want you to be able to make Xbox 360 games. They're launching the "XNA Game Studio Express" program, which you'll be able to download for free and run on your PC, so anybody can get their hands on the tools to design games. It's a hardcore kind of project, harder than even your nastiest math homework, but it's awesome that Microsoft is giving everyone a chance to be a game designer without having to blow $$$ on software!
Soccer Stars in Electronic Arts' FIFA 07 Video GameEA has landed the biggest names in soccer to star in their upcoming FIFA 07 sports game for all the coolest game systems. This means they'll have the athlete superstars on-hand to do motion-capture so they look as realistic as possible in the game. And with the power of the Xbox 360 and PS3 you'll really see the difference! Here's a list of which stars they've signed.
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