Minecraft

‘Minecraft: The Island’ Blurs the Line Between Fiction and Gaming

The protagonist of Max Brooks’s new fantasy novel doesn’t have a name, a gender or even normal human appendages. Instead of hands, the narrator has clumsy, flesh-toned cubes, just one more weird feature of the strange and unsettling world where the story unfolds, where everything — the sun, clouds, …

Mojang

Minecraft Is Getting A Visual Upgrade On Nintendo Switch

A new patch came out for the Switch version of Minecraft today, and along with a variety of bug fixes there's also a visual upgrade!<p>Now, Minecraft …

Nintendo Switch

Minecraft: Switch Edition Patch Adds 1080p Support

The latest patch for the Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft improves the game's visuals.<p>According to the patch notes posted by 4J Studios on the …

Pokémon

This week's Overwatch news: Doomfist in Minecraft is AMAZING, plus new comics and some incredible plays

Overwatch is a truly dynamic game, which means there’s always something new going on behind the scenes or in the community

Overwatch

Update For Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition Enables 1080p Display When Docked

<b>Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition</b> is a perfect match for the Switch - it's the same great game as always but with the added convenience of being …

Nintendo Switch

Minecraft Player Builds Punching, Shooting Version Of Overwatch's Doomfist

A screenshot from McMakistein's YouTube video about recreating Overwatch character Doomfist. YouTuber McMakistein recreated a fully playable version …

Gaming

NBC is now using Minecraft to explain who owns the moon

You ever really think about the moon? More specifically, have you ever thought about who owns it? It's actually a very complicated matter. …

PC Gaming

World first for Derry theatre's Minecraft play

<b>A Londonderry theatre is to host the world's first play performed by both human actors and avatars - digitised versions of the cast - in the computer game, Minecraft.</b><p>Playcraft Live will be performed at the city's Playhouse Theatre on 14 October.<p>It will simultaneously be streamed to the world online …

Minecraft Party to Raise Money for Technology in Philly Schools

« FCC Nominees Grilled by Lawmakers on E-Rate, Net Neutrality | Main<p><i>Philadelphia</i><p>The city's mayor and superintendent announced plans Thursday to bring …

Education

Parents

Make Minecraft in 3D<p>Minecraft lovers can lose themselves happily for hours in Tinkercad. It’s a free 3D design tool for beginners that helps kids …

Kids

The first Minecraft novel...or is it a self-help book?

For anyone not obsessed with low-resolution blocks, “Minecraft: The Island” is like an alien artefact<p>I suppose I expected the Minecraft novel to be …

Books

Minecraft: The next generation

Once every decade or so, a game comes along that becomes more than just a game, more than just a franchise, and evolves into a genuine cultural …

Gaming

Update TU54 arrives for Minecraft Console Edition

There’s lots of new content for <b>Minecraft</b> fans on consoles as Mojang release the latest update which is now available to download on Xbox, …

Gaming

Amazing tropical resort in 'Minecraft' makes us wish we were digital cube people

<i>Minecraft</i> players come up with some pretty creative creations, but this one in particular makes us wish we could live inside <i>Minecraft</i>, even just for a week or two.<p>Redditor FamilyCraft shared their own <i>Minecraft</i> rendition of a tropical resort, a stunning plot of land complete with palm trees, pools, …

Apple's new augmented reality kit makes Minecraft look magical in AR

Thanks to Apple and its new augmented reality framework for mobile, one resourceful game designer has managed to render smash-hit title <i>Minecraft</i> in AR – and it looks infinitely fun.<p>Toying around with Unity 3D and the recently released ARKit, AR enthusiast Matthew Hallberg has come up with a way to …

Augmented Reality

How Scratch and Minecraft Developers Hope to Keep Kids Coding For Life

Coding curricula is sweeping into classrooms across the country, thanks to programs such as Code.org. According to the Education Commission of …

Minecraft Education

Mineblock - Play Minecraft Free Online Version - Minecraft Games

Mineblock – Minecraft Free Online Version No Download<p><i>Minecraft Games- Mineblock</i> Game is one of the famous Game of <i>Minecraft</i>. Here you can play all the …

Gaming

Minecraft on consoles get Mini Game Heroes, continuing updates

While still waiting whether Minecraft will ever officially be on an augmented reality platform, Microsoft HoloLens or otherwise, console players can …

Mojang

How I Plan To Be A Better Mom

Now that my kids are getting older, (well not that old, but old enough that they have homework and have to wake up early), I’m finding I’m having to …

Parenting

Xbox Responds to Sony's Explanation for No PS4 Cross-Play for Minecraft - Xbox One X

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer doesn't agree with Sony's explanation for why there's no PlayStation 4 cross-play for Minecraft.<p>Sony Interactive …

Gaming

Sony and Microsoft are getting in the way of an amazing service that would benefit gamers on all platforms

There's a glaring flaw with modern video games that's staring us all in the face — something that we accept as normal only because it's always been that way: not being unable to play online games with friends across platforms.<p>For example: Every year, a new "Call of Duty" game comes out, and every …

Gaming

Minecraft On Switch Will Require A XBOX Live Log-In

Minecraft is getting a big new update soon that unifies it across most platforms (except for PlayStation devices). As a result, Minecraft players on …

Gaming

Microsoft: Sony's comments about Minecraft safety "not healthy for anyone"

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has responded to Sony's concerns that cross-platform play with Minecraft would present a safety risk to PlayStation owners, …

Gaming

Xbox Boss Responds to Sony’s Comment About Minecraft Cross-Play

In an interview with Pressfire.no (translated by NeoGAF), Mojang CEO Jonas Märtensson offered up a potential reason as to why Sony isn’t allowing …

Gaming

Xbox on Sony's Reasoning for No Minecraft PS4 Cross-Play

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer doesn't agree with Sony's explanation for why there's no PlayStation 4 cross-play for Minecraft.<p>Sony Interactive …

Gaming

Minecraft AR hints at what possible with Apple ARKit

Next to Super Mario Bros., Minecraft is now perhaps the most “repurposed” game in the market, owing to how easily it can be ported to different …

Augmented Reality

Minicraft Gaming

Minecraft is an amazing game which is very popular among kids. Let's split the word Minecraft into two, mine and craft. Mine means dig while craft …

Minecraft brings Windows, iOS, Android and Switch players together for the first time

<b>Minecraft</b> fans who play on Xbox and Windows PCs can now team up with friends on Apple and Google devices following a new update.<p>The Better Together …

Gaming

E3 2017: Minecraft will allow iOS gamers to play with Windows 10, Android users

Mojang will be releasing an update to its popular building and exploration game Minecraft this summer that will introduce increased cross-platform …

Gaming

PlayStation not on board with cross-play Minecraft

Minecraft Editions will be replaced by Minecraft<p>While just about every version of <i>Minecraft</i> will soon support cross-platform play, that’s not the case with the PlayStation, Java and Wii U versions of the title, a Microsoft spokesperson told Polygon.<p>“The original Java PC version and all other …

Nintendo Switch