XNA Framework Game Development for Windows Phone

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The XNA Framework class library is documented in the XNA Game Studio 4.0 section of MSDN. Also in the same section are conceptual and how-to topics to help you create games for Windows Phone.

The following links take you to XNA Game Studio documentation.



XNA Framework Class Library

Contains the comprehensive list of classes, interfaces, and value types for game development.

Developing Windows Phone Games

Describes how to develop games for Windows Phone, which is very similar to Windows game development.

Creating a Windows Phone Game or Library Project

Step-by-step guide to creating a Windows Phone Game (4.0) project and library.

Deploying a Windows Phone Game

Describes how XNA Game Studio can copy executable and media files to a Windows Phone emulator.

For additional information about game development for Windows Phone and to participate the community discussions, see XNA Creators Club and XNA Game Studio Blog.

To download the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP Refresh, go to the Windows Phone Developer Portal.