The Keemstar vs Fortnite saga continues. Today Keem protested Epic’s Fortnite Summer Skirmish with a campaign to get Minecraft more Twitch viewers. Keem said that it might be a “big fail,” and it kinda was. While Keem’s chat yelled at him for playing wrong, Minecraft peaked at over 20,000. Fortnite had 230,000. It was…
Minecraft isn’t only popular in Japan, it’s also popular on the Nintendo Switch.
Nintendo is bringing three new 2DS XL designs to Japan over the next month, with Mario Kart, Animal Crossing and Minecraft handhelds due to be released.
This sweeping timelapse video shows the construction—out of thin air—of Novigrad, the great city of The Witcher 3 (and Witcher lore in general, I guess).
We’re conditioned to expect console manufacturers to be bitter rivals, constantly at each other’s throats in a battle for market supremacy. But sometimes, the enemy of an enemy can be a friend.
Yesterday, the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs voted to approve a controversial new copyright directive that, if made into law, could change the internet as we know it. Just one of the many potential terrible results of the directive, which tasks companies to monitor user-submitted content for…
Minecraft: Story Mode is being turned into a 5-episode interactive Netflix series. Telltale confirmed that it will arrive on the streaming platform this fall and be similar to Stretch Armstrong: The Breakout, with occasional prompts to make choices for the characters. Telltale is also making a Stranger Things game.
Minecraft has been big business for Mojang and Microsoft, but they’re not the only ones making money off a game that’s almost ten years old. There are others who have grown up with the game, learned its strengths and weaknesses and now found opportunities to make a living doing what they love.
Imagine you’re cast adrift on the open seas with nothing but a hook in your hand. That’s the premise behind Raft, a survival game out now in Early Access.
Minecraft on the Switch will get its long awaited Bedrock update on June 21, Nintendo has announced. The free update adds cross-play with Xbox One and Android devices, as well as Xbox achievements. But starting in September, players will need a paid Switch Online subscription to keep playing online.
Someone recreated Super Mario Odyssey’s New Donk City in Minecraft. They built it using the base version and the whole thing took about three weeks. While the scale and scope is impressive, the pixel art-adorned buildings are the best part. You can see the whole thing in more detail over on Imgur.
Skins uploaded to the official Minecraft site have affected over 50,000 Minecraft accounts with malware, according to a report by security firm Avast.
Hundreds of schools across the U.K. closed today after receiving bomb threats via email. The threats were later discovered to be a hoax tied to a Minecraft server rivalry.
Octovon, a group of Minecraft players so good at building maps that they’re available for commissions, are responsible for this absolute work of art.
When a game owned by Microsoft is available on a Nintendo console, things are sometimes going to get awkward.
Ender Dragon is Minecraft’s final boss, a serpentine collection of dark blocks that launches fireballs at the player. Minecraft speedrunners have long struggled with it, but this week speedrunners finally discovered how to bypass the Dragon altogether. It’s already led to a world record.
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.