MineCon News


MineCon Earth 2018 Returns This Fall With Cosplay and Community-Themed Events

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 11, 2018 4:45pm PDT

Hang out with other block-loving friends at the annual event. 


Minecraft Goes Under the Sea with 'The Update Aquatic'

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 18, 2017 4:55pm PST

MINECON Earth had plenty for Minecraft fans, including details on the game's next update.


"Cool, thought it was strange they did almost nothing with the underwater aspect of the game when ..."

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MineCon 2013 going to Orlando, Florida

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 27, 2013 1:30pm PDT

MineCon is returning for yet another year. But where will it be?


MineCon 2012 held at Disneyland Paris

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2012 7:45am PDT

Minecraft developer Mojang had said that its second dig 'em up shindig would be held in Europe, following its debut in Las Vegas last year. Today it announced the location, which turns out to be just about the most American place in Europe imaginable--Disneyland Paris.


Indie Jeff's Weekly Pick: Catapult for Hire

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 18, 2011 2:30pm PST

This week, I explore an early preview-build of pixelMEGA Games' Catapult for Hire, and use my medieval siege weapon to fish, golf, destroy stuff, and more.


Watch Minecraft's launch at MineCon keynote

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 21, 2011 6:00am PST

Roll up, roll up, come see the amazing Notch flip the "Activate Minecraft" switch during MineCon's keynote speech to officially launch the indie dig 'em up, joined by chums including the men of Mega64.


"Is VVVVVV still the same graphics and game or did they add stuff for the 3DS? I would seriously ..."

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Minecraft on Xbox 360 playable at MineCon

By Xav de Matos, Oct 24, 2011 1:15pm PDT

Developer Mojang Specifications, the outfit established after the success of the indie fave Minecraft, has revealed that the Xbox 360 version of its smash-hit will be playable at MineCon 2011.


Minecraft MineCon tickets now on sale at $99

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 11, 2011 10:45am PDT

Got $99 and a love of all things Minecraft? Tickets for the official 2011 MineCon are now on sale, and a little more has been revealed of what exactly will be going on there in Las Vegas this November.


"Well, I guess this game is no different than The Sims really. Or Sim City (back in the day) so I ..."

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Minecraft conference MineCon dated for November

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 03, 2011 11:45am PDT

MineCon, an event meant to celebrate the official release of the beloved, world-building sandbox, Minecraft, will be held in Las Vegas on November 18-19.


"If it is anything like the cons I've been to: Lots of Alcohol. "

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