Minecraft

Microsoft is Spending Billions on Acquisitions - Let's Follow the Money

Learnbonds looks at six of the biggest Microsoft Corporation (”NASDAQ”:”MSFT”) purchases. Mergers and acquisitions are nothing unusual in the …

Mojang

The Unending Appeal of Minecraft

The first half of 2017 was crammed with exceptional games. That high tide ebbed in May, and I’ve spent the last couple of weeks going back and …

Wine Cellars

Switch Games That Aren’t Zelda: Minecraft

<i>If you have a Nintendo Switch, chances are you also have The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The new Zelda is a massive, phenomenal game that</i> …

Gaming

'Minecraft' players on the autism spectrum find a safe space on the Autcraft server

One dad wanted to give people on the autism spectrum a safe space to play <i>Minecraft</i>, so he made a troll-free server called Autcraft that has ballooned in popularity.<p>Stuart Duncan, also known as AutismFather, created Autcraft in 2013. Today it has more than 8,200 members, <i>The Mighty</i> reported, and …

Autism

Issue 58 - The MagPi Magazine

Issue 58 of The MagPi – The Official Raspberry Pi Magazine is available now. Inside you’ll find incredible ideas for things to hack, code, and make …

Raspberry Pi

Make with Minecraft Pi in The MagPi 58

Hey folks, Rob here! What a busy month it’s been at The MagPi HQ. While we’ve been replying to your tweets, answering questions on YouTube and …

Raspberry Pi

Wynncraft is a full, free fantasy MMO built within Minecraft

Game within a game<p>There are two kinds of people in this world. One uses <i>Minecraft</i>'s endless possibility to make dicks, the other builds a complete …

MMOGs

Minecraft Code Builder tool now available in ‘Education Edition’

Why it matters to you<p>Microsoft is continuing to beef up Minecraft: Education Edition to make it easier for everyone to use and a more powerful …

Minecraft Education

Players Build an MMO Inside of Minecraft

The creativity of Minecraft players is already a well-known and well-documented matter, but this one likely tops them all – or at least does for this …

MMOGs

A Giant MMO Made Entirely From Minecraft

This is <i>Wynncraft</i>, a gorgeous fantasy MMO that you can play on a <i>Minecraft</i> server.<p>It’s a full and proper MMO: <i>Wynncraft</i> has everything from quests to …

MMOGs

'Minecraft' On The Nintendo Switch Is Great But It Badly Needs In-Game Audio Chat

Since <i>Minecraft</i> was recently released on the Nintendo Switch, I have been having a great deal of fun with it. However, it lacks one major feature that really brought the prior versions to life, in-game audio chat.<p>Now, the Switch version of <i>Minecraft</i> is brilliant in how it implements local …

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Major Switch Minecraft bug fixed, developers still researching 1080p update

Ghost player issue fixed<p>Recently folks have had some issues with the Switch version of <i>Minecraft</i>, most notably the "ghosting" problem where the Home …

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This is the Massive MINECRAFT LEGO Set We’ve Been Dreaming of

If you think about it, LEGO bricks and <i>Minecraft</i> are actually very similar. While <i>Minecraft</i> is the ultimate digital sandbox for building whatever your …

Lego

Mine craft: why BHP's strategic overhaul could help repel a hedge fund predator

BHP’s new image could appeal to the patriotism of its Australian shareholders and help rebuff Elliott Advisors’ advances<p>It’s been a big week for BHP Billiton. For one thing, it’s not even called that any more. As part of its “Think Big” rebranding theme, the world’s biggest mining company opted to …

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Don't Feed Parrots Chocolate, Despite What Happens In Minecraft

In the game Minecraft, a chocolate chip cookie will tame a parrot, but they're poisonous to the birds in real life. Minecraft has promised to update the game.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Polly want a cracker? How about a chocolate chip cookie? Players in the "Minecraft" video game can befriend a …

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Xbox Live is free between May 18-21, with a limited time unlock of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition

There's going to be some 'free' all over Xbox One and 360 Live this weekend, specifically between May 18 to 21. During that period you can play …

Xbox One

Lego’s Gigantic Mountain Cave Is Almost 3000 Pieces Of Minecraft Fun

Lego and Minecraft are a match made in heaven. So much so, in fact, that a company spokesperson once said “<i>Minecraft</i> is digital Lego,” adding “we …

Lego

Xbox Live Goes Free For The Weekend Alongside Xbox One's Minecraft

Considering Minecraft has sold an outrageous 121 million copies as of February 2017, chances are good that you've already tried it once or twice. But if you want to take a spin in Minecraft on Xbox One, that version is free to play this weekend. In addition, the Xbox Live online service is …

Gaming

Face-Off: Minecraft on Switch takes on PlayStation 4

As one of the best-selling games of all time, Minecraft is available on virtually every relevant platform, but not too many of them can support …

Mario Kart

The Lego 'Minecraft' Mountain Cave is the new biggest set in town

Lego and <i>Minecraft</i> have teamed up once again to bring a huge, elaborate set to the world: the 2,863-piece Mountain Cave.<p>The Mountain Cave, launching July 1, will replace 2016's the Village as the biggest Lego <i>Minecraft</i> set ever, complete with a working minecart track, waterfalls, lava, critters, and …

Mojang

A Minecraft mod could get this museum a Guinness world record

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube<p>It’s no secret that Minecraft has a growing younger audience, and organisers at the City of Florence have tapped into …

PC Gaming

After uproar, Minecraft maker to stop feeding cookies to in-game parrots

Mojang accepts concerns that children might imitate the game's dangerous avian diet.<p>Usually, when outside groups worry about video games having a …

Mojang

Minecraft dev agrees to change parrot breeding system after popular Reddit post points out it could kill real birds

Minecraft is not a good place to learn about animal care.<p>Minecraft is extremely popular with <i>the youf</i>, and that means Mojang arguably has something of …

Mojang

Meet the dad who quit his job to run a Minecraft server for autistic kids

The rules of Autcraft are simple. No bullying, no griefing, no stealing. There's a survival arena and a hide-and-seek minigame module, all under the …

PC Gaming

Man Dressed as ‘Minecraft’ Character Robs Convenience Store in Pennsylvania

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Lifestyle

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition Is Off to a Roaring Start on the eShop Charts

As we went over in our review, <b>Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition</b> is certainly worth your time; the hybrid nature of the Switch makes this a version …

Nintendo Switch

Minecraft Plays a Prominent Role in New Japanese Commercial for Nintendo Switch

<b>Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition</b> recently landed on the Switch and we had a great time with it in our review. This is truly a game which benefits …

Gaming

Minecraft Running At 720p Docked Isn't Due To A Lack Of Switch Power, Says Microsoft

<b>Minecraft</b> on the Nintendo Switch is amazing, as you'll know if you've consulted our review. However, you may have noticed that when running the game …

Nintendo

One tweet perfectly highlights the bizarre position Microsoft is in with 'Minecraft'

Microsoft's ownership of "Minecraft" has made for some decidedly strange situations.<p>There was none more bizarre than this week, when company executive Phil Spencer celebrated the launch of "Minecraft" for Nintendo's hot new game console, the Switch. As of May 11, you can buy and play "Minecraft: …

Gaming

Creativerse developer Playful welcomes the chance to move beyond the ‘Minecraft clone’ label

Next week is the eighth anniversary of Minecraft’s debut as a prealpha prototype, and its model for gameplay may be more influential now than ever before. So as new games continue rolling out that mimic some of its most popular and familiar elements, it’s time we recognize that this subgenre has …

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