Minecraft

Minecraft's next update is going to be huge, taking the adventure underwater

At Minecon, Mojang and Microsoft announced the next big update for the blocky adventure game.<p>Minecraft is a craft 'em up extravaganza taking place in …

Nintendo Switch

Mojang Is Letting YOU Pick The Next Minecraft Mob

Mojang Is Letting YOU Pick The Next Minecraft Mob<p>/ November 17, 2017 at 5:23 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>Years later, the phenomenon known as <i>Minecraft</i> is …

Mojang

Minecraft: Choose the Game's Next Mob This Weekend

As part of its Minecon Earth event taking place this Saturday November 18, Mojang has announced that it will be holding a special event to allow fans …

Hunger

New Minecraft hour of code tutorial + 4 ways Microsoft is changing the way our kids learn

Remember when the most sophisticated item in the classroom was a calculator and maybe a computer with a CD-ROM? Those days are long gone. But it’s …

Minecraft Education

New Minecraft tutorial lets you build and upload worlds into the game

<b>Minecraft</b> fans can create levels and play them in the Education Edition for the first time as part of a new tutorial from Microsoft.<p><b>A Hero’s Journey</b> …

Minecraft Education

Microsoft makes education version of ‘Minecraft’ tougher to keep up with students’ skill levels

Microsoft now has 2 million licensed users across 115 countries playing the education version of “Minecraft.” But it had to develop a tougher version …

Education

Minecraft Education Edition – Classroom Examples Webinar

Thinking about using Minecraft Education Edition and want to see some practical classroom examples?<p>Come and join this free webinar with 4 teachers …

Minecraft Education

Minecraft and Forge: Try This Amazing Way to Visualize Logic

I’ve got virtual circuits on the mind lately. There are a myriad of tools out there that I could pick up to satisfy this compulsion. But the one I’m …

Engineering

The Incredible True Story of How a Florida Teacher Became Head of 1 of the Biggest Brands on Earth

Lydia Winters is living the dream.<p>As the brand director at Mojang, she's responsible for maintaining all aspects of the massively popular Minecraft brand — from tiny collectible figurines to international events, Winters has her hands in pretty much everything. It should come as no surprise, then, …

Mojang

Play Fair NY 2017: Minecraft VR Experience, Oculus Rift Virtual Reality

This past weekend, <b>Play Fair NY 2017</b> invaded the Jacob Javits Center in midtown Manhattan. The ultra kid-friendly environment is a welcome to parents …

Virtual Reality

Minecraft in the sky, anyone?

DroneBase, a company that offers professional drone services, now lets anyone build with virtual blocks in the sky.<p>With an iPhone, you can already make virtual furniture appear in your home, or play games on your tabletop with pieces and armies that don't actually exist.<p>Now, a company wants to let …

Drones

Hundreds of schoolkids used Minecraft to hold the largest ever architecture lesson – and are now heading for the record books

More than 400 schoolchildren have used <b>Minecraft</b> in their bid to set a new world record for the largest ever architecture lesson.<p>The youngsters from …

World Records

Minecraft Halloween Challenge: Lessons Learned

Yesterday Dr. Glen Emerson (@emerson_glen) and I, along with four other teachers and my Minecraft-guru daughter, Rachel, facilitated an evening …

Minecraft Education

'Stranger Things' invades 'Minecraft' with new skin packs

<i>Minecraft</i> players who love the upside down of <i>Stranger Things</i> have a new skin pack to acquire. It's available now in concert with the new season of the hit retro-horror show on Netflix. It looks like the whole cast is represented as a <i>Minecraft</i> character, including Hopper, Mike, Eleven, Dustin, Lucas …

Netflix

Stranger Things 2 skin pack for Minecraft is the only way to bring Barb back to life

Available to download right now on every platform<p><i>Minecraft</i> has partnered with Netflix to create a new set of skins based on the <i>Stranger Things</i> series. The skin pack is available for download right now, and we’ve included the video trailer above.<p>The skin pack is surprisingly comprehensive, and …

Netflix

Stranger Things Season 2 Minecraft crossover LIVE

This morning you can watch the entirety of the Stranger Things Season 2 trailer in Minecraft form. In addition, the whole Stranger Things crew is …

Netflix

'Stranger Things' Comes to 'Minecraft' Today

Everyone is caught up in the frenzy that is the new season of Netflix's (admittedly great) <i>Stranger Things</i>, and <i>Minecraft</i> [$6.99] couldn't sit this …

Netflix

Minecraft: New 3DS Edition out physically in North America on November 10

Minecraft: New 3DS Edition has been out digitally since the last Nintendo Direct. But as we know, Nintendo was preparing a physical version. A …

North America

Microsoft MakeCode for Minecraft makes learning computer science easy and fun, especially for kids

<b>Microsoft</b>'s MakeCode team has come up with an innovative approach to make learning software development fun, especially for children. The MakeCode …

Computer Science

A 'Minecraft' Miniseries Coming from Mattel

<i>Minecraft</i> [$6.99] is so huge that it has captured almost every corner of pop culture—toys, games, novels—and today we got an announcement about a new …

Mini-series

MakeCode for Minecraft makes learning to code super fun

October 23, 2017 | By Peli de Halleux, Principal RSDE<p>A few years ago, my group in Microsoft’s research organization began to experiment with tools …

Programming

Minecraft will now let you send zombies to destroy your friends' worlds

<b>Minecraft</b> fans will be able to place items and characters in their friends’ worlds as they watch them play as part of a new partnership with …

Mobile

Microsoft-owned Mixer debuts new interactive streaming tools for Minecraft

Minecraft is getting even more interactive thanks to a new tool from Mixer.<p>The Microsoft-owned streaming platform today announced new features that …

Science

Mixer interactivity now available with the Minecraft 1.2.5 beta

Mixer mobile broadcasting, directly in Minecraft When we launched Mixer Create on Android and iOS last month, we loved seeing the reaction from our …

Mobile

Mine craft for Mars

If there are habitable conditions on Mars, they may be underground. Scientists from around the world are now testing how to live on other planets by …

Space

Minecraft-Like Title Battleminerz is Heading to 3DS This Year

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Gaming

The Annual Celebration of All Things Minecraft Just Got 1 Very Cool Cohost

Back in August, it was announced that Minecon — the annual celebration of all things Minecraft — would take an altogether different form for 2017. The newly branded Minecon World aimed to expand the festivities well beyond the confines of the single city chosen to host days full of activities each …

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If you want, you can transfer your Minecraft Wii U data to Switch now

Go ahead<p>The Wii U version of <i>Minecraft</i> was basically put out to pasture when it wasn't included in the "Better Together" cross-play update. In …

Gaming

Minecraft’s Better Together update may not actually be better

Credit: Microsoft<p>It sounds like the rollout of Minecraft’s Better Together update isn’t exactly what many of us envisioned when cross-platform play …

Gaming Consoles

Gamers Continue To Create Incredibly Impressive Sculptures In Minecraft

<i>Minecraft</i> is still driving the kiddies wild, and it must be set to overtake <i>Pac-Man</i> and <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> as the video game gateway drug that has …

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