The XNA Ireland Challenge Colleges Cup 2010 theme is Pac-Man (c) Namco Bandai Networks Europe.

A starter kit will be released shortly and the competition will take place in March 2010.

Phil Bourke and the XNA Ireland Challenge crew will have a stand at the forthcoming Video Games Live concerts at the National Concert Hall, Dublin on the 29th November.

World famous games music composer Jack Wall will conduct the Lombard Philharmonic and Choir. The performance includes music from Mario, Zelda, Halo, Final Fantasy, Warcraft, Sonic, Metal Gear Solid, Myst, Tron, Castlevania, Metroid, Medal of Honor, God of War, BioShock, Civilization IV, Tomb Raider and classics such as Donkey Kong, Dragon’s Lair, Tetris, Frogger, Ghosts ‘n Goblins, Gauntlet, Space Invaders and Pac-Man. Matinee *tickets* are now available from **

For more on the XNA Ireland Challenge Colleges Cup and the Games Fleadh see