Kodu - programming for kids
“Kodu is a visual programming language made specifically for creating games. It is designed to be accessible for children and enjoyable for anyone.
Kodu provides an end-to-end creative environment for designing, building, and playing your own new games.
* High-level language incorporates real-world primitives: collision, color, vision
* Runs on Xbox 360 and PC
* Interactive terrain editor
* Bridge and path builder
* Terrain editor - create worlds of arbitrary shape and size
* 20 different characters with different abilities”
Etc, etc. Now this looks great!!!
From a link by Zac Woodall, Microsoft Access PM.