Microsoft brings the XNA Game Studio European Tour to Ireland at TCD
Posted on: 03 December 2007
TCD’s Computer Science lecturers, students, and games developers took part in the Microsoft® XNA® Game Studio Tour at
One of the critical challenges for the technology industry has been the falling numbers of computing science and engineering students. The aim of the XNA Game Studio tour is to make computer science more interesting, and show the game programmers of tomorrow how they can be part of this exciting industry.
“Interactive entertainment is one of the fastest growing and most exciting areas of global industry right now,” said Dr Steven Collins, Computer Science lecturer at Trinity College Dublin. “It represents a fantastic opportunity, not just for students but for the local economy and that is why we decided to launch a new postgraduate Masters degree in Interactive Entertainment Technology at TCD with XNA Game Studio as a key component.”