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Session Name: Core Technologies for Windows 8 Games (Presented by Microsoft)
Speaker(s): Chas Boyd
Company Name(s): Windows Graphics
Track / Format: Programming

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Overview: 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.

GDC 2013

Chas Boyd

Windows Graphics

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