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Dual Universe combines sci-fi star systems and Minecraft

Dual Universe is an upcoming sci-fi MMO emphasizing crafting, sandbox exploration, trade, and space warfare.<p>Crafting has become a major feature of …

Surprisingly High Production Value: Minecraft In Real Life

This is a video imagining Minecraft in real life. It was surprisingly well made, and I must say playing Minecraft in real life looks rather …

How to Make Minecraft More Friendly for Small Children

Minecraft is a great game for kids, no doubt about it, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a wee bit frustrating for smaller children. If you have a …

LEGO Minecraft The Village (21128) Review

Earlier this month, LEGO released their Direct-to-Consumer set for the LEGO Minecraft line with The Village (21128). The set contails 1,600 pieces …

Pixel Piracy, from the makers of Terraria, is out today!

Lead t’ life o’ a pirate captain in this open world sim! Recruit a crew 0′ scurvy sea-dogs, outfit them, customize yer vessel and set sail on t’ high …

Top 10 Alternative Minecraft Games

<i>Minecraft</i> has been available since 2009 and while the game has received its fair share of updates, the core remains the same. After all, why mess …

505 Games Confirms Terraria Wii U Release Dates and Details

Eight-player online multiplayer is in

'Terraria' Guide Book Helps Parents Decode Children's Gaming Chatter

<i>Terraria Ultimate Survival Handbook</i> is great for players of the game but also helps parents make sense of what children are saying.<p>The battle to balance screen time and other activities can be hard work in families. Finding ways to attract children to other media and activities can be a big …

Mojang now offering early — and free — access to the Minecraft: Education Edition

Some of us have always thought <i>Minecraft</i> serves as a great educational tool. Not only does it play as a digital canvas for creative pixilated designs, …

Minecraft ‘Friendly Update’ brings cross-platform play to Pocket and Win 10

Mojang has just announced the release of Minecraft update 0.15 for the Windows 10 and Pocket editions. Also known as ‘The Friendly Update,’ the …

Minecraft: Wii U Now in Stores Including Mario Mash-Up Pack

The Super Mario Mash-Up Pack is Included on the Minecraft: Wii U Edition Disc<p>Being able to buy the boxed version of the <i>Minecraft: Wii U Edition</i> game …

Retrogaming

Top 10 Best Opening Video Game Sequences Of All Time

The first moments in any video game are arguably the most important. It doesn’t take long for you to decide whether a game is worth spending your …

Final Fantasy

Indie developers ditch controllers for real-life interactions

If there’s one thing E3 was not short of, it was controllers. Thousands of the things! Xbox controllers, Dual Shock controllers, third party controllers, motion controllers. But at Indiecade, an independent games showcase at the show, developers devised a variety of ways to play with no controller …

Gaming Conventions

E3 2016 review: from VR Star Wars to the new Xbox One

The annual LA games expo revealed dystopian futures, post-apocalyptic worlds and the odd funny pirate<p>There may have been question marks surrounding last week’s annual video games expo – E3 in Los Angeles – with some publishers not hosting booths, but gamers need not fear: it was as bombastic as …

Virtual Reality

Marvel Reveals Doctor Strange Synopsis

<b>Marvel Studios</b> has built up enough goodwill at this point that they could probably get away with just releasing a title and release date and still …

Marvel Universe

From Luxo to Dory: See the 30-Year Evolution of Pixar Movies

Pixar has come a long way since the company released its first short, <i>The Adventures of André and Wally B</i>, in 1984. As <i>Finding Dory</i> breaks box office …

Animation

Baby Dory Is The Cutest Part Of "Finding Dory" Or Any Movie Ever, Really

I'm dead.

The 10 Most Disappointing Movies of 2016 So Far

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Movies

UFOs, climate change and missing airliners: how to separate fact from fiction

Last year I was emailed by someone who witnessed a star brighten and then rapidly disappear. Fortunately she recorded the time and location of the …

UFOs

100 Must-Read Books about Libraries & Bookstores

This post is sponsored by <i>The Invisible Library</i> by Genevieve Cogman.<p><i>One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than …

Mario, Zelda, and more Mario: The best games for Wii U

Alas, poor Wii U! Nintendo’s ill-fated successor to the Wii must have been conceived under a bad star. It has never been able to grab the same …

Comment on This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games by Booperkit

I agree somewhat. Also stating that it will be free ‘like Google’ is a bit silly too. People pay to access the Internet and for the hardware they use …

Polygon writers' top 10 games of E3 | Polygon

We asked ourselves: If we could take home 10 games from E3 — magically finished and ready to play — right now, which would they be, and in which order?<p>Not surprisingly, there are a few games in these lists that keep cropping up: <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>, <i>Dishonored 2</i>, <i>The Last Guardian</i>,</i> …