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Game Development Courses

Don't put it off any longer! Get the game development training you need to start developing that killer game app today. You know the one—you've been thinking about it for years. Game apps are fun and very popular in the Windows Store, and, with the tools now available, there’s no excuse not to get started. Our game development courses cover the tools and skills needed to start building games for Windows PCs and mobile devices right away. Taught by experts, all of our game development courses also include lots of practical demos. And stay tuned for game development training that focuses on using HTML5 for both 2D and 3D games, along with deeper looks at other game development topics.

Level 100
Published: 27 April 2015
Creating Games with Project Spark
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 05 May 2015
Creating Windows Phone and Windows Store Games with MonoGame
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 28 April 2015
Creating Your First 2D Game with GameMaker
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 05 May 2015
Creating Your First Marmalade Game
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 27 April 2015
Developing Games with Construct 2
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 18 May 2015
Dream it, Make it. A Classroom Extension for Hour of Code with TouchDevelop
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 27 April 2015
Hour of Code Event Training
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 12 May 2015
Here’s your chance to learn how to create games from the ground up, using C++ and DirectX. Learn about the game loop, input detection, applying basic shaders, state management, and more.
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 15 May 2015
Learn to Code with CODExist: Bot Levels Up
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 28 April 2015
Learn to Code with CODExist: the Birth of Bot
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 13 May 2015
Quick Start Challenge: Kinect v2 Sensor and openFrameworks
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 27 April 2015
Quick Start Challenge: Sharing Data - XAML & openFrameworks
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Level 100
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Level 100
Published: 27 April 2015
Quick Start Challenge: Touch Support Using openFrameworks
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Level 100
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Level 200
Published: 06 May 2015
Advanced MonoGame for Windows Phone and Windows Store Games
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 28 April 2015
C++/DirectX Game Development: Animations and Advanced Game AI
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 05 May 2015
C++/DirectX Game Development: Fun with Sounds and Shaders
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 05 May 2015
C++/DirectX Game Development: Skyboxes and Porting DX11 to 11.2
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 14 May 2015
Construct 2 Advanced Game Development
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Level 200
Published: 06 May 2015
Creating 2D Games with GameMaker: Advanced Techniques
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 27 April 2015
Developing 2D & 3D Games with Unity for Windows Jump Start
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 27 April 2015
Developing 2D Games with HTML5
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 28 April 2015
Developing Advanced 2D Games with HTML5
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Level 200
5
 
Level 200
Published: 14 May 2015
Developing Games with Marmalade and C++ for Windows and Windows Phone
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 27 April 2015
Game Production Basics
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 02 June 2015
Microsoft Azure Back End for Gaming
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 27 April 2015
Porting Unity Games to Windows Store and Windows Phone
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 19 May 2015
Build apps with Kinect for Windows v2 with experts from the Kinect engineering team.
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 27 April 2015
Quick Start Challenge: Graphics Debugging
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Level 200
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Level 200
Published: 12 May 2015
​HTML and XAML developers, are you ready to start having fun with Windows 8.1? Join Microsoft experts for an on-demand version of the highly successful dive deep into the gadget and devices side of Windows 8.1.
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Level 200
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