Minecraft fans got the chance to vote on what would become the game’s next enemy type during MineCon Earth 2017 this weekend. They chose the one that tries to kill you if you don’t get enough sleep.
The first half of 2017 was crammed with exceptional games. That high tide ebbed in May, and I’ve spent the last couple of weeks going back and catching up on what I missed. I’ve also spent a lot of time playing Minecraft, a game that came out almost six years ago.
Minecraft now has Stranger Things costumes. Actually, Stranger Things skins to be more precise. The game’s latest pack will let you explore and build as up to fifty different characters from the show, including from season two, so be warned, the DLC does include spoilers.
The piece above, called “The Perfect Marionette,” took first place in a recent Minecraft sculpture contest, reminding us that not only are games art, they can also be amazing platforms for creating it.
Fancy construction sets are nice, but there’s plenty of building to do in Minecraft proper. The first wave of Minecraft Adventure Figures from Jinx are the perfect way to just hang out at your desk with Steve and the gang.
For the past several years, Mocchi Hajikura has been working on recreating the classic Studio Ghibli film Laputa: Castle In The Sky in Minecraft. His work is now finished.
Minecraft’s “Better Together” update launches today. It allows players on Xbox, mobile, VR, and Windows 10 to play together. It also adds a host of new features like new host options, game start rules, and parrots (!!!). The Nintendo Switch version, unfortunately, isn’t ready yet, but Mojang says it’ll be out this…
Minecraft New Nintendo 3DS Edition is available today on the Nintendo eShop. Just in case you were looking for your 17th version of the game. You can play it on your New 3DS or New 2DS XL.
Outside of painted cardboard boxes and foam, toys are the best way to play with Minecraft in the real world. Jinx’s second series of Minecraft Craftables vinyl toys feature nine collectible kits that combine together into three iconic Minecraft locales.
Over the next two months Microsoft will be releasing some very Minecraft-themed pieces of hardware: an Xbox One S and two controllers. They have gone all in on the branding, to surprisingly excellent effect.
Pixelmon, a robust Pokémon-themed modification for Minecraft released in 2012, can no longer be downloaded. The developers say the take down is the result of a request by The Pokémon Company itself.
An Xbox One S Minecraft bundle is coming to Japan. On July 12, the 500GB model will packaged in a special box. Minecraft has a strong following in Japan, so perhaps this will move a few consoles for Microsoft?
Over the last six years, Adam ‘SkyDoesMinecraft’ Dahlberg made a name for himself through Minecraft videos, amassing 11 million subscribers on YouTube. He’s now done with it and is retiring from making Minecraft videos. In two notably different videos, one kid-friendly and one not, he said he no longer enjoys the…
I spent my free time last weekend playing Cave Story, a good game that first came out in 2004. The reason I’ve been playing it is simple: It just came out on the Nintendo Switch.
It doesn’t come with any bundled extras (other than a copy of Minecraft), but $200 is the best cash price we’ve seen on an Xbox One S to date. I’m one of those dummies that paid $500 for a Day One Xbox One, so I’m gonna go sulk in the corner for a minute.
Minecraft is getting a major graphics overhaul according to an announcement made by Mojang at Microsoft’s E3 press briefing today. These improvements, including 4K treatment, will be part of the “Super Duper Graphics Pack,” available this fall.
Silent, deadly, and destructive, creepers are probably the most dreaded mob in Minecraft. Fittingly, the creeper has a twisted and horrifying past that ranges all the way back to one of the first editions of Minecraft.
Coming soon to all versions of Minecraft, the Adventure Time pack turns one of the more popular fan-made mashups into something you’ll be able to buy.