The lights are on
Microsoft showed off Project Spark during its presentation, a title that appears to give players the tools to create their own game.
Players can create worlds by saying canned phrases, such as "show me rivers" and "evening." During the presentation, the Xbox One generated a woodland area based on the commands. From there, players can get closer using Smartglass and mold the worlds with more precision. The presenters painted in a mountain and carved a river as a moat. Then he added a rock and person, adding pet AI to the rock, which then followed the player character around in the world. Then a goblin town was added.
Microsoft says players will be able to share their worlds and games with other players. We then saw what the world might look like three days later. The goblins had overrun the world, and the players countered by firing meteors their way.
The demo ended with a reel of other games that could be built with the tools. Apparently, players will have the flexibility to create games of different genres, similar to how LittleBigPlanet functions on the PlayStation.
The game allows players to create using the Xbox One, Smartglass, and Windows 8.
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This was pretty dope, actually!!
I loved minecraft, adored terreria, and now I've got my eye on spark!
This is one of the only titles I've seen so far that I was actually genuinely impressed by. The idea of being to create so many different things from scratch is exciting.
This was actually the one exclusive game shown that blew me away. This looks freakin' amazing. A mix of the Sims with LBP. I really wanna see more of this.
Please, the last thing we need is a bunch of kids thinking they know a lot about games because they made one on a crappy rpg maker...
This looks dumb in my opinion, everyone likes different stuff though.. Maybe some more information will help my perspective.
Little Big Planet Xbox edition.
Good thing this is for PC. After having built a computer over a year ago, I'm sticking to my machine for a while.
Makes me want the Xbox One. These "create your own" projects are really fun because I have a lot of fun creating and I love seeing what other people can do.