Minecraft

Minecraft for Switch to receive cross-platform play and retail release in June

Minecraft is one of the best-selling video games of all time, selling more than 144 million worldwide across all platforms, including Nintendo Switch. While the Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition game is currently available on the Nintendo Switch, this June will see the universal Minecraft Bedrock Engine come to the platform, along with a new physical version coming to stores at a suggested retail price of $29.99 USD. This Bedrock version of the game contains all the great...

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Super Mario MashUp Pack Coming To MineCraft Wii U

Nintendo will be bringing some of its timeless mascots and set pieces to the world of MineCraft with the optional “Nintendo MashUp Pack” for the Wii U Version of the game. Revealed today on Nintendo’s official YouTube Channel, this new add-on includes skins themed after classic Nintendo characters like Wario, Mario, Luigi, Peach and Toad. It also includes tile sets that will allow players to build giant versions of their favourite chatacters or even a replica of...

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Minecraft Creator Notch To Receive Pioneer Award At GDC 2016

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This year at the Game Developers Choice Awards Marcus “Notch” Persson will be receiving the Pioneer Award for 2016. The Pioneer Award is given tho individuals who help develop breakthrough technologies and game design that set a new standard for the industry. If you’re not aware of Notch’s multi billion dollar success story Minecraft then perhaps you’ve been living in one of the many caves dug by its players. Blending together survival elements, a rich crafting system,...

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Battle Royale Game Coming to Steam and it features 16 player combat

Ever wished you could enact the hunger games somewhere that had a bit better graphics than Minecraft? Well, your prayers have been answered. The Culling will be coming to Steam early access in March. The game features 16 players on an island, who are given various weapons and sent off to kill each other. The launch trailer features, crafting, scavenging, and  a whole lot of killing. “There is no second place, only one can be called the winner”...

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Minecraft: Story Mode arrives on Wii U on Thursday

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Telltale Games and developer Mojang announced today that Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series will be coming to the Nintendo Wii U on Thursday, January 21st with the first episode, ‘The Order of the Stone.’ The title will launch in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U in North America and Europe for $4.99. Telltale will also be bringing additional episodes to the Wii U in the coming weeks, with a Season Pass option for $19.99...

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Minecraft Wii U Is Already Among The All Time Top 10 Downloads In Japan

Mojang’s smash hit about your struggle to survive the night all while hissing snake creatures try to blow up your home, Minecraft, has already cracked the top ten all time downloads in the Japanese Wii U E Shop. According to the all time download purchase rankings available on the Nintendo Japan website Microsoft’s latest acquisition already sits among such system sellers as Super Mario Maker, Super Smash Bros for Wii U, Mario Kart 8 and classics like...

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MINECRAFT WII U confirmed for december release

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It was only a matter of time. Mojang have announced this morning that they will be brining their Billion dollar franchise to the Wii U console this month in time for the holidays.  In a post  on their front page containing a video interview with Jens ‘Jeb’ Bergensten we are treated to a little tongue in cheek press interview where we hear that “whats next for Minecraft” is that “were fixing boats oh and one more thing Minecraft is...

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Dwarf Fortress Gets an Update: WAIT WHAT?!

You read that headline right, good ole Dwarf Fortress is getting an update. After starting a Patreon and raising over 4,000$ a month, developer Bay 12 games has delivered on their promise. The first of what I assume will be many releases is now live, and it features a few new things as well as all the classic Dwarf Fortress goodness, and of course its still free. The launch announcement does not mince words, it states: “The flow...

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Minecraft will FINALLY get a Wii U release

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Mojang’s wildly successful survival block building game is finally going to be on the Wii U, nearly 5 years after its release.  PEGI is responsible for the leak, as they have listed its rating publically.  NeoGaf user HypnoDarkrai first spotted it and posted it on the forums. The announcment is expected today at the Nintendo Direct event, which will offer updates on new and upcomming Wii U and 3DS content (andy maybe NX info???). The stream is at 2pm...

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Minecraft’s Title Update #9 Is Now Available On Xbox 360

Releasing a day ahead of schedule is Minecraft’s next update, cleverly titled “Title Update 9”, for the Xbox 360. This is probably one of the most anticipated updates for the game as players can now journey to “The End” and fight the boss of Minecraft – the Enderdragon. In addition to The End and the Enderdragon there has been a number of additions and improvements added to the game which you can read after the break

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Minecraft “Title Update 9” Teaser Trailer

A few days ago we brought you news that Minecraft will be headed to retail in the form of a disc (Yay!). Today Mojang & Microsoft have released a new trailer detailing what will be in “Title Update 9.” Unfortunately they still haven’t given a firm release date on when it will hit our Xbox 360 consoles, but we expect it will be before or on the same day that Minecraft hits retail stores (April 30th).

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Minecraft Topples COD: Modern Warfare 3 For XBL Supremacy

The Xbox Live “most played” charts aren’t usually a site for heated competition between popular games but this week we have a new king in Mojang’s Minecraft. The Xbox Live version of the block building toppled Activision’s Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 for the most players on Microsoft’s Online service. Certainly MineCraft is no longer the small indie title that it was back in 2009 but it is still amazing to see a game developed by...

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Minecraft Is Getting Bats In Caves With Update 1.4

Bats have always been known to be real pains in the neck when exploring through a cave (Pokémon fans can probably attest to this). However, the bats that’ll be in Minecraft‘s spooky 1.4 update for October won’t actually do anything to you (well, they might frighten you). They’re only going to be active during the night, and will escape if you disturb them. Don’t expect any amazing loot to drop if you slay a bat, either.

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Minecraft 1.8.2. Update Coming Soon

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This month is the planned release for the next update of the ever popular Minecraft on Xbox 360 – or at least it is tentatively scheudle for some time this month according to this Twitter feed. [youtube id=”Xztzrn05MOE” width=”600″ height=”350″] What does this newest patch have in store for the the Minecraft fans? Keep reading after the jump to find out!

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