Minecraft

PC, IPHONE, IPAD, MAC, XB360, XBOX ONE, PS4, PS3, PSVITA / Simulation / Release: Nov 18, 2011 / ESRB: U

Amazon Fire Phone and gaming potential

By Robert Workman, Jun 19, 2014 2:45pm PDT

How gaming-capable is the Amazon Fire Phone? VERY.

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Minecraft coming to Xbox One, PS4 and Vita this August

By Robert Workman, May 22, 2014 9:30am PDT

Minecraft will finally make its way to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Vita this August.

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Minecraft Xbox 360 offering free and discounted skins

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Minecraft is turning two years old on Xbox 360 today, and it's celebrating by offering free and discounted skin packs.

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Country of Denmark recreated in 1TB Minecraft map

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 30, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Fans have made so many amazing creations in Minecraft that we've become pretty desensitized to them. Oh, you created a fully functional city in the...

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Minecraft 360 content to transfer to Xbox One too

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2014 9:30am PDT

Minecraft content will transfer from Xbox 360 to Xbox One, Microsoft has announced, just like the PS3-to-PS4 transfers we heard about recently.

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Minecraft content to transfer from PS3 to PS4

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Minecraft is already on PS3, but if you're holding back so you don't have to recreate everything in the PS4 version, don't worry. Mojang says the plan is to let users transfer their worlds from one to the other.

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Minecraft Realms now live, offers servers for $13/month

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 8:45am PDT

Mojang has now released Minecraft Realms in North America. The service lets subscribers pay for a private, invite-only Minecraft world with the ability to restore earlier states, as an effort to make a safe place for kids to play.

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Minecraft 1.8 expands custom world tools

By Steve Watts, Apr 23, 2014 6:30am PDT

Minecraft is getting a new 1.8 update that gives you a robust set of tools to determine very precise aspects of the world generation. Mojang has released a video preview showing this in action.

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How Minecraft helped revive Age of Wonders 3

By Steve Watts, Apr 22, 2014 6:30pm PDT

Age of Wonders 3 lead designer Lennert Sas says that after seeing a splash message in Minecraft, the studio contacted Markus "Notch" Persson for financial and consulting support.

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Minecraft digs up PlayStation 3 retail in May

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2014 9:00am PDT

Minecraft is preparing to release on PlayStation 3 as a retail disc on May 16.

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Watch the Simpsons riff on Minecraft

By Steve Watts, Apr 07, 2014 8:30am PDT

Minecraft got honored with a Simpsons couch gag last night, one of those signs that you've truly made it as a pop culture icon.

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The Microconsole: Can Amazon's Fire TV succeed where others failed?

By Robert Workman and Andew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 1:00pm PDT

We analyze the launch of the Amazon Fire TV, and what could work in its favor down the road.

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Minecraft for PS3 adds Uncharted & Killzone skins

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 31, 2014 11:00am PDT

Skin Pack 1 will include a number of Sony stars, including Uncharted's Nathan Drake, the cast of Heavy Rain, Sly Cooper, and "some Killzone dudes" because let's be honest, you don't know any of their names.

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Minecraft for Oculus canceled due to Facebook acquisition

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 26, 2014 9:25am PDT

Mojang was "in talks" about bringing a version of Minecraft to Oculus Rift. However, yesterday's acquisition by Facebook has put an end to all of that.

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Unreal Engine aiming to be 'next level' Minecraft

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2014 8:30am PDT

Unreal Engine general manager Ray Davis says the team has been inspired by Minecraft, and wants to make its building tools as fun and easy to use as the popular game.

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