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Get experience in developing high performance games with rich 3D graphics with Managed DirectX Game Programming Evolution. This book focuses on high performance, "retail" quality software processes and uses a complete, working application to demonstrate code tehcniques. In this book, you will work with a game called "Tunnel Vision," which encompsses most features that game programmers need to implement when creating any game. A high performance 3D game engine will be used to render graphics, including advance graphical features such as Vertex and Pixel Shader 2.0, high dynamic range lighting, showing, particles, and skeletal animation. You'll also learn how to include rich sound and sound with reverberation as you work your way through Tunnel Vision. As you play the game, you will learn to increase the functionality of the application by modifying and extending the base game. Start exploring 3D game programming with Managed DirectX Game Programming Evolution.