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Minecraft on Oculus Rift preview: VR heaven or just a load of old blocks?

Minecraft on Oculus Rift preview: VR heaven or just a load of old blocks?

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One of the major new products to be shown at the Xbox Spring Showcase in San Francisco was Minecraft. Not regular Minecraft mind, but a virtual reality version that we got to play using an Oculus Rift headset set-up at the event. Microsoft had previously... >>

New Lego Star Wars sets in the flesh: Minecraft and Ninjago complete the line-up

New Lego Star Wars sets in the flesh: Minecraft and Ninjago complete the line-up

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Having shown off a range of Lego at the London and Nuremberg Toy Fairs in the last few weeks, the brick brand let us take pics and video of the last entries in the 2016 line-up at the New York Toy Fair. The biggest question mark still left for Lego this... >>

Watch first trailer for episode one of Minecraft: Story Mode, coming this month

Watch first trailer for episode one of Minecraft: Story Mode, coming this month

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The first episode of Minecraft: Story Mode has been given a trailer, ahead of its digital release later this month. Telltale first announced last autumn that it was developing a Minecraft-branded game titled Minecraft: Story Mode. The company, which also... >>

You can now explore Britain's underground and geology in Minecraft

You can now explore Britain's underground and geology in Minecraft

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We're starting to think the people at British Geological Survey just want an excuse to play Minecraft. The Natural Environment Research Council agency claims to maintain and develop Britain's understanding of its geology. It made headlines last year after... >>

Top toys for Christmas 2015: 9 tech toys your kids will be asking for

Top toys for Christmas 2015: 9 tech toys your kids will be asking for

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Having spent many hours exploring the toys and treats of Amazon, Argos and Currys PC World at their respective annual Christmas showcases in London, we round-up some of the best toys for the festive season 2015. These are the Christmas 2015 toys your... >>

Microsoft HoloLens Minecraft shown off with stunning augmented reality 3D at E3 2015 (video)

Microsoft HoloLens Minecraft shown off with stunning augmented reality 3D at E3 2015 (video)

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Microsoft has shown off a new demo of its augmented reality headset HoloLens, playing Minecraft. The demo took place on stage at the Microsoft keynote from the E3 2015 press conference. The Minecraft demo showed a player interacting with normal Minecraft... >>

No need to buy Splatoon, now you can play it in Minecraft

No need to buy Splatoon, now you can play it in Minecraft

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Minecraft is already an immensely popular game. Splatoon has been received with much praise. Now the two are coming together to win the internet. One of the great things about Minecraft is its ability to be modified. One Minecraft tinkerer has taken advantage... >>

Lego Worlds is like Minecraft but with Lego bricks, watch the new game's trailer here

Lego Worlds is like Minecraft but with Lego bricks, watch the new game's trailer here

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Lego has added a Minecraft-like video game to its toy box.  The Danish company just unveiled Lego Worlds. It's being billed as an open-environment game, in which you can generate worlds made entirely of Lego bricks. So, it's basically a Minecraft... >>

Say hello to Alex, Minecraft's first female character you can play for free

Say hello to Alex, Minecraft's first female character you can play for free

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You can now choose to play a woman in Minecraft. Although it is 2015 and women have long made up nearly half the world's population, Minecraft has only now recognised gender diversity in gameplay by adding its first playable female character named Alex.... >>

27 incredible Minecraft creations that will blow your mind

27 incredible Minecraft creations that will blow your mind

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Microsoft recently launched the Gameband with Minecraft built right into the wearable, pushing the game back into the limelight. Using virtual building blocks - as well as a lot of time and patience - everything from Disneyland to all of Denmark have... >>