Doctor Who Coming to Minecraft on Xbox 360

Doctor Who Coming to Minecraft on Xbox 360

It’s official, Microsoft Studios, Mojang and BBC have announced a deal that will bring Doctor Who to the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. For those of you who don’t know, Doctor Who is the longest running science fiction television drama in the world. The story follows the Doctor as he explores the universe, travelling in his TARDIS (a sentient time-travelling space ship). Thanks to this deal, Minecraft players will soon […]

No Minecon 2014? Aiming for Spring 2015!

No Minecon 2014? Aiming for Spring 2015!

One of Minecraft’s biggest conventions will not be making its annual appearance this year. COO Vui Bui made a statement on the company blog announcing this news. COO Vu Bui said that Minecon will purposely be held in the 2015 year because thats what works best for the company. “While we don’t have a set date for the next MINECON just yet, I wanted to let everyone know that it […]

Minecraft 1.8  Pre-Release Brings Rabbits and Banners

Minecraft 1.8 Pre-Release Brings Rabbits and Banners

Great news, Minecraft fans! The Minecraft 1.8 – The Bountiful Update has been pre-released: https://t.co/NLz1cYruku — Jens Bergensten (@jeb_) August 22, 2014 Minecraft 1.8, the so-called “Bountiful Update,” is the latest “snapshot” development pre-release. It contains a lot of tweaks and changes. The one you probably want to know about, though is rabbits. Yes, fluffy cube bunnies have joined the game. They come in a variety of colors, including white, […]

Minecraft failed its certification test for the PS4, PS Vita and Xbox One

Minecraft failed its certification test for the PS4, PS Vita and Xbox One

4J Studio forced to fix bugs after Minecraft failed its certification test Today on Twitter 4J Studios announced that they are now fixing the bugs that were discovered after Minecraft failed its certification test for the PS4, Xbox One and for the PS Vita. On twitter and using a sad face 4J Studio’s said that: “Sony found some issues we have to fix in their final test of Minecraft PS4, […]

Minecraft on the Oculus Rift?!

Minecraft on the Oculus Rift?!

A few days ago Markus Persson, best known for Minecraft and the founding of his company Mojang, tweeted that his irritation and skepticism with Facebook buying Oculus was finally over because he had more pressing, worldly issues at hand posting “I’m officially over being upset about Facebook buying Oculus. I’m upset about there being a hole in my favorite sock instead.” If you didn’t know, Persson showed his displeasure with the Facebook-Oculus […]

Should Have Seen this Coming: Minecraft Lego!

Should Have Seen this Coming: Minecraft Lego!

When is Minecraft not really Minecraft? When it’s Lego Minecraft of course. Really in this aggressively capitalist world where reality TV stars have their own fragrances, Vin Diesel develops games about Vin Diesel and Legend of Zelda is a monopoly set we should have seen this coming. But the fact remains that one of the greatest post-modern crossovers of all time is soon going to be available at all good toy stores. Now you can play Minecraft but for real. That […]

Minecraft Mineorama Drama Continues? The $500k Scam

Minecraft Mineorama Drama Continues? The $500k Scam

If you read the previous article about this unofficial Minecraft convention, you’ll know that Mineorama was a large convention to happen in New York in mid-July. That is, until the organizers canceled the entire convention 5 days before the date. Raking in half a million in ticket sales, quite the large number of fans, and even a few acclaimed YouTubers, were set and ready to make their way to the […]

Minecraft Convention, Mineorama – Fraud?

Minecraft Convention, Mineorama – Fraud?

Of course everyone is familiar with popular Minecraft conventions like Minecon, but Mineorama? This convention had Minecraft fans skeptical from the start, but many still proceeded with pre-ordering tickets and giving the unofficial convention a go. Those who purchased tickets may be finding themselves at the end of a scam. Unofficial Minecraft Convention – $500k Scam, or Misunderstanding? Yes, that’s right. $500,000 was spent to pre-purchase tickets to the Mineorama […]

Minecraft: Why Gamers and Everyone Loves It So Much

Minecraft: Why Gamers and Everyone Loves It So Much

It’s safe to say that Minecraft has become one of the best-selling and market-changing games of our generation. From something so small as an indie game looking for those to back Minecraft on paypal to now the cultural phenomenon that has resulted, we’ve seen a drastic change in how people view video games. But, there’s nothing graphically enhanced about this game. There’s nothing brand new that was brought. There’s all […]

Minecraft Gameplay Trailer for PS Vita Revealed

Minecraft Gameplay Trailer for PS Vita Revealed

Minecraft, Minecraft, Minecraft. How many years has it been since you took over the internet? Yes, the indie game with PlayStation 1 level graphics, simple mechanics, and randomly-generated massive sandbox worlds has become one of the most popular and recognizable symbols of modern PC gaming. While it had its humble beginnings elsewhere, Minecraft has become a big catch for console developers everywhere, ever since it made its way on the XBOX […]