Game Bandits 2011 at Singapore.

I’m doing XNA Sessions at Game Bandits 2011 , Singapore.


A 2-days Hands-on Master-class for game developers to get updated and explore the in-depths behind the screens of play works.

At this master-class, participants can expect a heavy-packed schedule on game design and development including optimization, lighting, coding, scripting, flaw test-bedding and more.

Event details.



Location –

201 Victoria Street
#07-02A Iluma Shopping Centre
Singapore 188067

Microsoft MVP Open day at Hyderabad, INDIA [Event Update].

19th May 2011, I had attend to MVP Open day at Hyderabad ,INDIA. It was 4 day event

for fellow MVP`s from The region. 1st day sessions was held at Hotel Ista,

Hyderabad.2nd and 3rd day sessions was held at Microsoft India development center

(MSIDC) Hyderabad .

Keynote by Amit Chatterjee – Managing Director, Microsoft India Development Center.

MVP Open day 2011 group.

Developer, IT and Consumer track sessions Delivered by Microsoft employees who

works on Microsoft Products such as Windows, Office, Visual Studio, Cloud, and

Windows Phone 7.

Meeting with Senior Program manager, Windows Phone 7 Developer tools MSIDC, India.

I also got a chance to deliver a session at the open day Event in the graveyard shift section. My session is about XNA game development.

Final day sessions was again held at the hotel Ista .After the final closing note by MVP

Lead INDIA Mr. Abhishek Kant event was come to an end.

Overall it was a great event organize for MVP`s in the region.

And had lot of knowledge and fun at the event.

Its great to see more events like this in the future.

Microsoft’s founding employees 1975 .

XNA Game Development Workshops at Singapore Universities [Event Update].

Last week I did XNA Game Development Workshops at Singapore Universities with collaboration from Microsoft Singapore.Universities Including ,Nanyang Technological University (NTU) ,SIM University and National University of Singapore(NUS).


XNA Game Development Video Learning.

1 $ Limited offer available now.


Nanyang Technological University (NTU).


12.30-1.30 –  XNA Game Development.

2.30-3.30  –  XNA Game Development.

Shen Yizhe talking about the Imagine Cup Competition.

Introduction to XNA Game Development.

Participants –35.

University Website.



SIM University.


2.00 –3.15 – XNA Game Development.

3.30 –5.00 –Hands on Labs (XNA).


Receiving a gift by Prof Tsui Kai Chong, Provost, SIM University.

Participants –20.

University Website.



National University of Singapore(NUS).


11.30-12.30 – Windows Phone 7 Development and XNA.

Shen Yizhe talking about the Imagine Cup Competition.

Windows Phone Development and XNA.

Participants –15.

University Website.

Celebrating 3 Years for my blog

I had started my blog in January 2008.As of now it had reached over 72,000 hits within 3 Years. That is average of 65 visitors per day. I `m hoping to have even more visitors in 2011.


My First Blog post –


XNA creators Club now call as App Hub.App Hub includes both XBOX360 and Windows Phone 7 Distribution marketplace.You can use XNA to publish games for both XBOX360 and Windows phone 7.And silverlight to Publish Apps for Windows Phone 7.Only you need to have one membership

XNA & Windows Phone Developer Tools 4.0 Released.


XNA & Windows Phone Developer Tools 4.0 Now Available for download !

  • Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone
  • Windows Phone Emulator
  • Silverlight for Windows Phone
  • XNA Game Studio 4.0
  • Expression Blend

And For Windows XP Users – XNA Game Studio 4.0 Standalone for Windows and Xbox 360 only.

Windows Phone Game Development Using XNA Training at Microsoft Singapore [Event Update].

Last week i did 2 day training on Windows Phone Game Development at Microsoft Singapore.

Day 1.




July 29, 2010.


9:00 a.m. – 9.15 a.m.

Welcome Note.

Chris Ismael     Developer Evangelist.


9:15 a.m. – 11.00a.m.

Windows Phone 7 Game Development.

Uditha Bandara. XNA/DirectX MVP.

Microsoft XNA Game Studio provides rich tool set to create games for Windows Phone 7 devices.

This session outlines how to use XNA API for develop 2d and 3d games.


11.30a.m. – 1 p.m.

Casual Games and XNA.

Uditha Bandara. XNA/DirectX MVP.

Casual Game developers can use XNA to develop games and sell it on Windows Marketplace for Mobile and XBOX Live marketplace.

This session outlines the life cycle of casual games and how you can use XNA to make money from your Game.


1 p.m. – 1.15 p.m.






Microsoft Singapore.
1 Marina Boulevard,
#22-01 One Marina Boulevard,

Participants –60.

Day2 : Dev Day.

Hands on Labs.





July 30, 2010.


9:00 a.m. – 9.15 a.m.

Welcome Note.

Uditha Bandara.   XNA/DirectX MVP.


9:15 a.m. – 11.00a.m.

Hands on Labs 1. –Getting started with the Windows Phone Developer tools.

Uditha Bandara. XNA/DirectX MVP.

Windows Phone developer tools beta now available to make games for windows phone 7 devices.

This hands on Labs provides tutorials on how the get started with the windows phone developer tools.


11.30a.m. – 1 p.m.

Hands on Labs 2. –Building Your Own Mobile Game Title.

Uditha Bandara. XNA/DirectX MVP.

XNA Game Studio 4.0 supports developing games for multiple platforms including PC, XBOX360 and Windows Phone.

This hands on Labs provides in depth tutorials on how to create your own mobile game titles.


1 p.m. – 1.15 p.m.





Avantus Training.
79 Robinson Road CPF Building .

Participants –15.