The Fire Hose

Covering the news of the day at Microsoft

Browse by Tags

Related Posts
  • Blog Post: Build and share your own games for Xbox One using Project Spark open beta

    Project Spark, which lets you build and share your own games, is now in open beta for Xbox One, so that Xbox One owners can join the existing community of Project Spark players and creators without needing a beta code. To get started, just search for “Project Spark” in the Xbox One store...
  • Blog Post: Be a game developer using Project Spark, now in global beta for Xbox One

    Project Spark, which lets you build and share your own games, is now available in beta for Xbox One, for everyone. You can request a beta key by going to Project Spark’s website, or obtain an access code card from a Microsoft Store in your area. The beta program lets creators use Project Spark’s...
  • Blog Post: Project Spark global beta begins now on Windows 8.1

    When it was introduced at E3 in June, “Project Spark” lit up the imaginations of players everywhere with its premise of inviting players and fans to become creators of an endless adventure. Starting Dec. 3 exclusively on Windows 8.1 and available to fans on Xbox One early next year, registered...
  • Blog Post: ‘Project Spark’ shows off personalized voice and motion capture

    At gamescom, Team Dakota revealed several innovative features for future “Project Spark” creators: voice and motion capture, which uses the power of Kinect to bring players into the game like never before. Xbox Wire reports that players can capture facial animations, body motion and voice...
  • Blog Post: Xbox One to support self-publishing

    Big news: You (and you and you, too) will be able to create games and experiences for Xbox One and Xbox Live. So says Marc Whitten, chief product officer of Xbox, to Xbox Wire and Major Nelson today. “Our vision is that every person can be a creator. That every Xbox One can be used for development...
  • Blog Post: ‘Project Spark’ game jam at gamescom 2013 yields zombie squirrels, goblins and more

    At gamescom 2013 in Cologne, Germany, the Xbox team held a game jam where 10 designers were given one hour to create games using “Project Spark”. “Project Spark” is a digital canvas that lets users create, play and share their own worlds, games and stories. Players use a powerful...
  • Blog Post: 'Project Spark' lets you build your video game as you go

    Would you rather battle trolls in a moonlit desert or dance with them in a sun-drenched forest? Project Spark lets users tap their inner game designer and create their own worlds and stories. It all started with a question: “What if people could do whatever they wanted in a video game?”...