Visual C++ 2008 Express with SP1 provides a powerful and flexible development environment for creating native Windows and cool 2D and 3D games.
Harness latest features of the Windows Platform SDK starting with the streamlined installation
Create native Win32 applications
Develop rich 2D and 3D games with The Game Creators GDK
Create first person shooters, puzzles, real-time strategy and much more
Focus on making exciting games and not the technical issues
The Game Creators Development kit offers QuickStarts and detail API documentation with samples
How-to Reference Library is where you can several videos that show how to use common controls
Get started quickly by becoming familiar with the Visual C++ development environment with the Introduction to Visual C++ 2008 video.