Make Your Own Xbox Games With Kodu

Microsoft Research's Kodu Game Lab, which allows you to create your own video games on the Xbox 360, is now available to download on Xbox Live. Kodu is described by its developer as extremely easy to use, which was displayed in a demo when the game was originally unveiled where a 12-year-old girl created a game with the program.

As of today you can try out the free trial version of Kodu Game Lab or purchase the full version for 400 Microsoft Points, which is equivalent to $5.

Here are some official details about the new video game creating program.

Developer: MSR Kodu

Genre: Family

Game Rating: Unrated

Players 1-4

Co-op 2-4

HDTV 1080p

Custom Soundtracks

Online Multiplayer 2-8

Kodu is a new visual programming language made specifically for creating games. It is designed to be accessible for children and enjoyable for anyone. The visual programming environment allows rapid design iteration using only a game controller for input. Share your creations with friends over XBOX LIVE.

Visit the official page for Kodu Game Lab for more information.

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