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Minecraft coming to Vita next week

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2014 7:00am PDT

Minecraft is finally coming to the PlayStation Vita, and Sony has detailed the somewhat convoluted upgrade and cross-buy schemes between it and its console counterparts.

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"Steve Watts posted a new article, Minecraft coming to Vita next week"

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Minecraft for PlayStation 4 hitting stores October 7

By Steve Watts, Sep 18, 2014 8:00am PDT

Following a successful PS4 digital launch, the recently Microsoft-acquired block-building game will hit retail stores soon with a day-one patch.

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"I hope there is a Microsoft logo somewhere on boot up, just for the weirdness of seeing that on ..."

- AroundTheFur1380 see all 4 comments

Minecraft releasing for PS4 today

By Robert Workman, Sep 04, 2014 7:00am PDT

Sony gets a jump on Microsoft by releasing the first current-gen version of the game, with a similar price structure.

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"It's such an awesome game. Really wish I could get it to work on my Rift. "

- Dessicator82 see all 5 comments

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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"Pretty sure chunks get unloaded pretty quickly in game. It'll never actually handle that much ..."

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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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"I wish they would do something with the world generation popin' in front of you at boo levels... :("

- excessus see all 4 comments

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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"Good, I hope this sells well for them. Cool underrated concept."

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Mojang's Scrolls coming to tablets

By Steve Watts, Apr 07, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Mojang has detailed several plans for updates to Scrolls, including a demo version that they say will help pave the way for an iPad and tablet port.

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"Man, I cannot wait for hearthstone for the iPad (USA). With FTL it feels like the iPad is ..."

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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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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 movie rights acquired by Warner Bros

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2014 6:30am PST

Warner Bros has acquired the rights to a Minecraft movie adaptation. Lego Movie producer Roy Lee is reportedly attached to the project.

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"I just don't' see how this could translate to a movie.... I don't know, it would take a lot of ..."

- Gwyndion see all 11 comments

Minecraft surpasses 100 million registered users

By Robert Workman, Feb 27, 2014 12:30pm PST

Minecraft continues to reach new milestones.

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"Only own it on Android when it was two years ago for 0,10€ during Christmas. Haven't really ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 12 comments