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Microsoft shutting down Popfly game development service

Microsoft has decided to shut down its user friendly development program Popfly. Released two years ago, the program enabled people with little or no programming experience to create games. Come August 24, folks will be asked to direct themselves to XNA or Kodu. Via Kotaku.

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Kodu headlines

  • Microsoft's Kodu game creation tool goes live today [Update]

    Microsoft’s to release Kodu, its game creation app, today on Live for $5. The program will allow you to create games and share them with anyone on your Friends list, and includes a terrain editor, co-op for up to four players and plenty more. We’ll let you know when it goes up. Update – Sorry, […]

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  • Microsoft's DIY game-maker "Kodu" launching by end of June

    Microsoft’s game creation tool Kodu, which in some circles has been incorrectly compared to Sony’s LittleBigPlanet, is launching on Xbox Live’s Community Games service by the end of June, according to a blog post from one of the game’s developers. “I’m doing final content passes as we get ready for release, which is the end […]

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  • Off-screen Kodu footage from CES 09

    After the break. Watch as the ‘actual 12 year old girl’, Sparrow, help Robbie Bach along with Kodu, Microsoft’s new game-creating game revealed yesterday. To top it off, IGN has some screenshots for you. What more could you want from your Friday? By Mike Bowden

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  • Microsoft announces new creation game Kodu

    During last night’s CES 09 keynote, Microsoft’s president of the Entertainment and Devices Division, Robbie Bach, unveiled a new Community game entitled Kodu. The official blurb reads: “Kodu” is a pick-up-and-create game where anyone can build their own unique world in just minutes using a simple image-based creator menu that makes game creation simple for […]

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