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How to Build a Cool Ancient Looking Creeper Face in Minecraft PE

Introduction: How to Build a Cool Ancient Looking Creeper Face in Minecraft PE<p>About: Hello, My Internet Friends! I Am WimpaWampa!! I don't really do …

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Now You Can Explore Parts of Britain’s Geology in ‘Minecraft’

You might be able to destroy them, too.<p>The British Geological Survey has created three-dimensional <i>Minecraft</i> models of several locations in the country, including Ingleborough (above), York (below), and West Thurrock (two below).<p>The models include roads and buildings above ground, so the viewer can …

I played 'Minecraft' with Microsoft's HoloLens

"Try to look straight," a Microsoft employee tells me in a bright, cheery tone. I'm staring through an unusual pair of binoculars -- the kind that's normally used to test your eyesight in an optometrist's office. My gaze is locked on the piercing white light inside, but I can feel my sleep-deprived …

Dang, The Fallout Minecraft Mod Is Coming Along Nicely

This ought to tide you over until <i>Fallout 4</i> comes out... er, if it comes out before <i>Fallout 4</i>.<p>The Project Wasteland mod for <i>Minecraft</i> has been in …

PewDiePie addresses 'haters' who are angry about his success and wealth

Yesterday's news that YouTube star PewDiePie made $7 million in the last year prompted so many negative responses that the popular video commentator felt compelled to issue a response.<p>In a six-minute video today he explains his relationship with wealth and success. He makes his money through …

Kid-Friendly Minecraft Server Launches Bitcoin Economy

A multi-player server on the wildly popular video game Minecraft has introduced bitcoin to its world as a way of teaching children about digital …

New Dragon Quest looks like a Minecraft clone

<i>Minecraft</i> has no shortage of imitators, but I never thought <i>Dragon Quest</i> would be one of them.<p>Enter Square Enix with its latest creation, <i>Dragon Quest</i> …

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We're excited to finally reveal our new web site and forums which were developed<br>with the support of our Patreon backers. If you'd like to support the …

Get Ready for the Minecraft Generation

Here comes the Minecraft generation.<p>Now entering Middle School, these youngsters might very well be the ones to take the baton from Millennials.<p>Admittedly, I am not a social scientist, nor do I play any video games, let alone Minecraft. While purists would use the term empirical research to …

Minecraft update brings several new features and limited edition DLC to Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Some massive free updates went live on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of Minecraft today. They upgrade the game to a new version and bring with …

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Kids Get To Play Minecraft In Movie Theaters This Summer

Most of us play games at home on our computer monitors which is usually of the 20+ inch variety. Some gamers might have their rigs hooked up to a …

Minecraft rival Fairystone launches this week

Fairystone, an iOS app that looks to build on the success of sandbox games like Minecraft, is set to grace our iOS devices this week, according to a …

Pixel art world record broken in Minecraft

Streamer Thorlar has created what he believes to be the biggest pixel art image ever made in Minecraft.<p>At the end of a 23-week-long process, he put …

Cover Story: “Playdate”

Any parent of a four-to-x-year-old will likely understand this week’s cover. Most everyone else will probably be confused.<p>Minecraft is a video game invented, in 2009, by Markus Persson (a.k.a. “Notch” to the seven hundred trillion humans who play it), as a sort of intuitive reimagining of the …

Temper your Minecraft HoloLens enthusiasm

It was the mic-drop of Microsoft demos, Minecraft coming to life in augmented reality on the HoloLens headset, and it unsurprisingly stole the E3 …

Meet Microsoft HoloLens' killer app: Minecraft

LOS ANGELES -- Tumble some bricks on a table, and start playing. This isn't Lego: it's augmented-reality Minecraft.<p>Microsoft's new augmented-reality HoloLens head-mounted display is fascinating, but still a mystery. What games it will play -- or even, how much it will cost -- are still unknown. But …

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Minecraft meets Jurassic World: See the park in its blocky glory

Jurassic World, the latest film in the Jurassic Park franchise, hasn’t exactly received stellar reviews. But if you want to take a look at the new setting without trudging to the cinema today, there’s another option: Minecraft.<p>Incredibly popular YouTuber, The Diamond Minecart aka DanTDM has created …

Finally, Someone Has Built a Model of Chicago in Minecraft

Be it plastic miniatures, LEGO pieces or virtual bricks, it take a lot of time and passion to recreate a scale model of Chicago's famous skyline. Earlier today, a Reddit user posted an image of a <b>1:4 scale model of Chicago</b> they had built in the popular sandbox video game <b>Minecraft</b>, so we decided to …

The best iPhone apps for Minecraft

Minecraft can be a pretty big addiction for players but with that said it’s easy to find yourself getting stuck and need to know how to advance. The …

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Minecraft meets ecology simulation in an open-world educational game

Veteran studio Strange Loop Games is embarking on an ambitious project to create a new kind of open world multiplayer game where the survival of every player on the server depends on careful management of in-game resources. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education, <i>Eco</i> hopes to become a …

Gameband Is the Ultimate Wearable (for Minecraft Players)

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Gameband + Minecraft is something special for fans of <i>Minecraft</i>. It’s a wearable (yeah, I know we’re hearing a LOT about those …

Splatoon is now playable in Minecraft — and it’s pretty close to the real thing

Splatoon for Wii U is one of the best new Nintendo games in years, and now PC gamers get to try it out, too … kind of.<p>YouTuber SethBling has a created a playable version of Nintendo’s riotous shooter for the popular block-building game Minecraft. It lets two teams of four (or more), armed with a …

Microsoft Offered Each Mojang Employee $300,000 to Stay After Buying ‘Minecraft’

As one of the richest companies in the world today, it’s no secret that Microsoft is sitting on a near unfathomable amount of money at all times. The …

How the early version of Lego Worlds compares to Minecraft

Could <i>Lego Worlds</i> really compete with <i>Minecraft?</i><p>It sounds beyond belief to me, so I decided to do some investigating in the Early Access version of <i>Lego</i> …

LEGO’s answer to Minecraft is now available on Steam for $14.99

There have been countless <i>Minecraft</i> knockoffs since the indie game phenomenon exploded on to the scene a few years ago, but there’s one that might be …

The First Five Joyous Minutes Of LEGO's Minecraft

How much delight can one pack into five minutes? Watch and learn.<p>Outed last week as LEGO video games often are—via a physical instruction …