XBox Unplugged Tutorial
Microsoft announced they'll be hosting a one-day "XBox Unplugged" tutorial at the upcoming GDC. Here's a snippet from the press release:
"Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq:
MSFT) will provide a one-day sponsored tutorial on March 19 called "Xbox
(TM) Unplugged," at the 16th annual Game Developers Conference (GDC), March
19 - 23, in San Jose, Calif.
This sponsored tutorial, a first for Xbox at the GDC, is designed for professionals in the business of creating games, but new to the Xbox. The tutorial teaches developers, artists, sound designers and producers the nuts and bolts of Xbox, and explains how to best harness the capabilities of the hit video game system. Topics will include: graphics and audio hardware, Xbox software development, unique Xbox features, online gaming, transitioning from Microsoft® Windows® to Xbox, and content creation. Attendees can expect to get in-depth information about the many components of game creation on the Xbox, from programming issues to production issues."