Very serene, up until the point when the spider mech starts shooting boxes of TNT at another mech. But that’s just what Minecraft mechs do. »
The above gif progresses as follows: Minecraft 3D art as it’s meant to be viewed, as a 2D-ish render; Minecraft 3D art in-game; Minecraft 3D art in-game, but closer. It’s quite the transformation. »
Vienna is a city full of historical sites, exciting architectural styles and most importantly, it’s not a giant metropolis. So it’s the perfect candidate for a crazy Minecraft project. »
In a crazy quick turnaround for Telltale Games, the second episode of Minecraft: Story Mode is available today. It’s usually several months in-between episodes! Game of Thrones, for example, had its last episode released in July, and the finale won’t arrive until next month. »
The blocky sushi and blocky salad are both sublime. To enjoy them, all you need is a copy of Minecraft.
The reveal of Minecraft: Story Mode was met with a lot of internet skepticism in 2014—could a narrative-driven take even work for such an open-ended exploration game? I’ve played through the first episode of the new series, and can say with confidence that yes, actually, a story fits Minecraft pretty damn well. »
This looks way way way better than my castles, which are basically stone blocks with teeth. It’s why I mostly stick to the tried-and-true Crappy Wooden Rectangle™ houses nowadays. »
Japanese streamer Daasuke took a break from playing Minecraft to show off his new oil-match lighter. That’s when things got bad. Real bad. »
Visually, this Minecraft map is nothing fancy, but it does demonstrate how the game could be used as a teaching tool.
At Oculus Connect today, the company announced video apps, including Netflix and Twitch, and confirmed Minecraft is getting proper VR support in 2016. An updated Gear VR, compatible with all 2015 Samsung phones, hits in November for $99, but no word on a price or release date for the Rift...yet. »
Boats in Minecraft, due to their durability (or lack thereof), have been nigh impossible (or at least highly aggravating) to use on anything but the open sea for years now. One player took to Reddit to vent a bit on the matter. And thank goodness he did.
The Syrian refugee crisis has become a political flashpoint throughout Europe. Some people are being assholes about it. Then you’ve got this kid, spotted at the “Solidarity with Refugees” march in London. »