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Minecraft comes into reality with 3D printed worlds

Minecraft comes into reality with 3D printed worlds

By 28 April 2014

Minecraft is no longer a block-building virtual world only, it's come into reality with the help of 3D printing. Using an open source piece of software called Mineways, a Minecraft enthusiast has brought the world to life. Dave Russell used a 3D printer... >>

Minecraft creator says it's no longer coming to Oculus VR, because he's creeped out by Facebook

Minecraft creator says it's no longer coming to Oculus VR, because he's creeped out by Facebook

By 25 March 2014

A version of Minecraft could have been coming to the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, but after Facebook has acquired Oculus, that's no longer the case.  "We were in talks about maybe bringing a version of Minecraft to Oculus," Markus Persson,... >>

Minecraft movie in the works as it crosses 100 million registered users

Minecraft movie in the works as it crosses 100 million registered users

By 27 February 2014

Top video game Minecraft will be hitting the big screen, the game's creator Markus Persson announced on Thursday.  "Someone is trying leak the fact that we're working with Warner Brothers on a potential Minecraft Movie," Persson tweeted. "I wanted to... >>

Essential iPhone games: 10 games to download for your new phone now

Essential iPhone games: 10 games to download for your new phone now

By 31 December 2013

The iPhone is a handheld gaming console. It's not nearly as powerful as the Xbox One or PlayStation 4, but it can handle plenty of action-packed titles and render intensive, stunning graphics. Developers know this, too. That's why the App Store is loaded... >>

Minecraft comes to PS3 on 17 December, PS4 and PS Vita in 2014

Minecraft comes to PS3 on 17 December, PS4 and PS Vita in 2014

By 16 December 2013

Minecraft will extend its console availability beyond the Xbox 360 and on to the PlayStation 3, Sony announced in a blog post on Monday.  The hit computer and mobile game will be available for the PlayStation 3 on Tuesday 17 December. A launch for the... >>

Minecraft toy collection pictured: Action figures, plush toys and paper craft projects on the way

Minecraft toy collection pictured: Action figures, plush toys and paper craft projects on the way

By 7 October 2013

Minecraft has unveiled a new toy collection. Think Angry Birds - but with textured cubes. Minecraft is a virtual building game that allows players to create cuboid, 3D worlds. It's available on iOS and Android, where there are over 56 million registered... >>

Ordnance Survey's Minecraft map renders 224,000 sq km of Great Britain

Ordnance Survey's Minecraft map renders 224,000 sq km of Great Britain

By 25 September 2013

There's a new world map for Minecraft that features more tha 224,000sq km (86,000sq miles) of Great Britain, and it only took two weeks to construct. Map-maker Ordnance Survey - led by intern Joseph Braybrook and the company's Innovation Labs team -... >>

Minecraft creator releases highly addictive Drop browser game for typing fanatics

Minecraft creator releases highly addictive Drop browser game for typing fanatics

By 29 April 2013

For fans of addictive, browser-based games, Minecraft creator Notch has put together one of the best. Called Drop, it essentially asks you to type as quick as you can, hitting letters that come flying toward your screen.  All the while, an optical illusion... >>

Disney Infinity takes collectibles on-screen, available in June for consoles and mobile

Disney Infinity takes collectibles on-screen, available in June for consoles and mobile

By 15 January 2013

Disney Interactive has unveiled a new game, dubbed Disney Infinity, which takes popular characters from Disney and Pixar and "integrates collectible character figures that come to life in the game". On sale this June for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, Wii U, mobile... >>

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sells over 400,000 copies on day one

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sells over 400,000 copies on day one

By 11 May 2012

After Pocket-lint's estimation that Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has been the biggest launch ever on Xbox Live, Microsoft has confirmed such by releasing a statement that it has, indeed, eclipsed Trials Evolution (the previous record holder) on day one... >>