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Capybara Games is bringing its radical 2D run-and-gun game, Super Time Force, to Xbox One in addition to Xbox 360, and aims to launch both versions simultaneously. The game will be self-published on Xbox One through the ID@Xbox program and has a new launch window of early 2014. "As 2013 waned and...

December 5th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Though Microsoft has said every retail Xbox One can be used as a game development kit, the company is recommending against consumers enabling an early developer mode on their consoles through the settings menu. In a statement to Engadget, Microsoft says the sequence of buttons that unlocks additi...

December 2nd 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft announced this morning that all developers in the ID@Xbox program will have free access to the Unity game engine, which has become the go-to cross-platform backbone of game development. The Xbox One add-on for Unity is planned for 2014. "Will we devote marketing and promotion to promisin...

November 5th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Corporate VP Phil Harrison says the indie games launched through Microsoft's Xbox One initiative are likely to show up starting in early 2014, following "an avalanche of interest" in the ID@Xbox program introduced last month. Now it's simply a matter of poring over all of the applications and getti...

September 23rd 2013 at 9:37pm 0 Comments
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Independent games will not have to adhere to a set pricing structure on the Xbox One. During an interview with Joystiq at PAX Prime, Microsoft's portfolio director for digital games Chris Charla said the ID@Xbox program, an initiative that will allow independent developers to eventually self-publis...

September 1st 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments