XNA Game Studio 4.0 Refresh is a programming environment that allows you to use Visual Studio to create games for Windows Phone, Xbox 360, and Windows. XNA Game Studio includes the XNA Framework, a set of managed libraries designed for game development based on the Microsoft .NET Framework. This documentation collection contains technology overviews, tutorials, and reference material related to XNA Game Studio.
Simple, fast-paced games with colorful graphics and catchy audio, that require few or no explanations, can be played in short bursts, and usually require a lot of skill. Similar in style and spirit with the arcade game cabinets of the 80s and 90s.