Path to Convergence
Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox
• Use as Web App, Windows App
• Built with interoperability in mind for other JS Libraries
Visual Studio 2013
Web Application Template
Construct2 - cross platform game development for beginners
• Extensible. Support via plugins
• Exports a Visual Studio Project.
• Smaller market place.
• Free license = Free game
Construct 2 features easy game, but also offers an extensible plugin
architecture that can appeal to education audiences. Developers can be
encouraged to develop their own plugins.
GameMaker - family of products that caters to entry-level developers and seasoned game
development professionals to create cross platform games
• Easy to use – No need for Code
• HUGE support
• Full version $$
• No Source Code
GameMaker is a top quality game editor that makes it easy for developers to
build games quickly.
Unity – most popular cross platform game
development tool for 2D and 3D games
Unity Windows Store games
Unity supports all of these features
Handle all inputs
Portrait and landscape
Myriad of displays, resolution, pixel density
Other certification requirements
Microsoft Azure web sites
Ready for your Modern Web App.
Access Azure Services.
Faster to market.
Open and flexible.
SQL Table storage
Blob storage Mongo DB Facebook Twitter Google
Microsoft Active directory
Table - Scheduled
SDK WINDOWS STORE, IOS, ANDROID, WINDOWS PHONE 8, IOS, ANDROID, HTML 5/JS
Flexible, rich apps for Windows devices Web and native experiences across any device
Mobile Services Overview
Windows Phone 8
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