This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
Our chapter on animation discusses topics that are directly applicable to gaming applications, but no, we don't use a gaming example in the text. We have a game example on our web site (Banker) with source code.
Essential JavaFX Example Page.