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26 incredible Minecraft creations that will blow your mind

26 incredible Minecraft creations that will blow your mind

By 15 October 2014

Microsoft announced in September it would buy Minecraft for a tonne of money, thrusting the best-selling video game into the spotlight once more, but players have been loving it for years and using it to painstakingly create and recreate intricate worlds... >>

Yes, you can play Minecraft on an Android Wear smartwatch, Gear Live demo is bonkers (video)

Yes, you can play Minecraft on an Android Wear smartwatch, Gear Live demo is bonkers (video)

By 30 September 2014

Minecraft is playable on a smartwatch and here's proof. Corbin Davenport sideloaded the Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.9.5 APK of the Android version of the game onto his Samsung Gear Live watch running Android Wear OS 4.4W and it works without needing any... >>

Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion

Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion

By 15 September 2014

Microsoft and Mojang have come forward to confirm that Microsoft is acquiring Mojang and the Minecraft franchise for $2.5 billion. Mojang took to its official blog to confirm the news, but wants to set the Minecraft community at ease, saying it will be... >>

Microsoft to buy Minecraft creator Mojang, will have to cough up $2 billion for the privilege

Microsoft to buy Minecraft creator Mojang, will have to cough up $2 billion for the privilege

By 10 September 2014

Minecraft was recently released for the Xbox One, having been a hit on PC and then Xbox 360 for a while, but that doesn't seem to be the end of the game's tie-in with Microsoft. Reports suggest that the software giant is in talks with developer Mojang... >>

Minecraft to arrive on PS4, a day before Xbox One

Minecraft to arrive on PS4, a day before Xbox One

By 4 September 2014

Microsoft was the first to announce its next-gen version of Minecraft on the Xbox One and now Sony has swooped in to release the Minecraft PS4 Edition a day earlier. The PS4 version of Minecraft will be priced similarly to the Xbox One version, meaning... >>

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition launching this Friday, from £4

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition launching this Friday, from £4

By 3 September 2014

Minecraft is making the jump to next-gen on the Xbox One with its Minecraft: Xbox One Edition due out this Friday 5 September. For those that already own the Minecraft Xbox 360 version they can pay £4 and get upgraded to the next-gen version. For first... >>

Doctor Who Minecraft official, now all we need is Kim Kardashian Loom Bands and we'll win the 'net

Doctor Who Minecraft official, now all we need is Kim Kardashian Loom Bands and we'll win the 'net

By 28 August 2014

The Twelfth Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi, started his journeys in the blue box last weekend to critical aplomb and it seems we can all rest easy now, the UK's biggest science fiction franchise is in great hands. That said, the BBC is taking no chances. It... >>

Lego Minecraft brings online bricks into the real world, full-sized

Lego Minecraft brings online bricks into the real world, full-sized

By 18 August 2014

Lego has released a new range of Minecraft kits, with full-sized bricks, available to buy now. These are just the start as more sets are due to follow. Until now the only Lego Minecraft available was micro sets with the blocks and characters shrunk down... >>

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,... >>