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Core Technologies for Windows 8 Games (Presented by Microsoft)


Windows 8 provides a well-known set of high-performance technologies for cutting edge games ranging from casual to hard-core. In this talk you will see how to exploit high-performance Direct3D graphics and XAudio game SFX APIs on a variety of devices ranging from phones to tablets to gamer rigs. We will also show how to use a broad range of input technologies like touch, mouse, keyboard, accelerometer, and Xbox game controller, so that users can play their favorite games anytime, anywhere.

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  • GDC 2013
  • Chas Boyd
  • Windows Graphics
  • free content
  • Programming
  • Programming