Minecraft was Brought to Windows Phone

Minecraft was Brought to Windows Phone

If you do not have any idea of what Minecarft is, you should probably go and take a look. It is a fairly easy (in terms of design and game mechanics) indie game, originally developed by a man known as Notch (he has nothing to do with the game as of now, though). Recently, Microsoft has bought this franchise for some astronomical amount of money. To be more exact, they […]

Minecraft modder spent 2 years building FFVII’s city of Midgar

Minecraft modder spent 2 years building FFVII’s city of Midgar

An incredibly diligent and passionate Minecraft modder who goes by the name “Killerx20″ has spent 2 long years faithfully building and recreating Final Fantasy VII‘s iconic city of Midgar in its entirety. Read more details on and see some screenshots of Killerx20’s Minecraft Midgar after the break. FFVII‘s Midgar in Minecraft First, some screenshots of the city: Midgar 1: Midgar 2: Midgar 3: Midgar 4: Killerx20 had the following to say on his recreation of […]

Minecraft Pocket Edition is Coming to Windows Phone

Minecraft Pocket Edition is Coming to Windows Phone

Heads up, Miners- Minecraft is finally coming to Microsoft’s Windows SmartPhone. And it only cost 2.5 Billion Dollars to do make it happen, almost 6 years after the game’s initial release. And I thought the Vita was late to the party. Hell, at least I remembered the Vita EXISTED; I’ve heard less in the past few months about Windows phones than I have about the Fire Phone. Yeah, that exists […]

Minecraft PlayStation Vita Edition Available Next Tuesday

Minecraft PlayStation Vita Edition Available Next Tuesday

Minecraft fans on PlayStation, rejoice! Sony has officially announced that the PlayStation Vita version of the recently Microsoft-acquired franchise will be releasing on the Sony handheld next week. Originally scheduled for an August 2014 release, but was pushed back due to certification failures, Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition will launch digitally on the PlayStation Store on October 14, and at retail on November 11. The digital and physical copies of the […]

Minecraft release date for Xbox One

Minecraft release date for Xbox One

The physical disc-based game of Minecraft finally has a release date for the Xbox One, November 18, 2014. This edition of Minecraft will have all the same features as the Xbox 360 edition as well as some additional features. Gamers will be able to create gigantic worlds in beautiful detail as Minecraft will be running at 60fps and will display in 1080p. Besides the game looking gorgeous, gamers will be […]

Plans to Bring Minecraft Clone to Wii U By Mystery Developer Surfaces

Plans to Bring Minecraft Clone to Wii U By Mystery Developer Surfaces

Yesterday a mysterious and somewhat dubious press release e-mail which you can read on GoNintendo outlines a project called Operation Spartacus that plans to bring a Minecraft clone to Wii U called U Craft. Part of the mandate of this project is that the developer is keeping itself under wraps: Remember when those soldiers wanted to kill Sparticus and he was in a group of people and when the Soldiers […]

Halo 5: Guardians E3 trailer recreated in Minecraft’s style

Halo 5: Guardians E3 trailer recreated in Minecraft’s style

Minecraft is many things, an astounding success, a extremely addictive experience, and arguably most importantly, a very versatile tool. There have been a slew of recent recreations of popular video game worlds made by dedicated Minecraft players, however, fans of Bungie’s/343 Industries Halo series are sure to be delighted by a recent video posted by animator Devin Carramusa, also known as Spawn Solo. Carramusa recently posted a video recreating the Halo 5: Guardians […]

Minecraft- 10 year-old fan Pleads to Microsoft, Gets a Response

Minecraft- 10 year-old fan Pleads to Microsoft, Gets a Response

Minecraft just got bought by Microsoft in the past week, and this 10 year-old has something to say about it. In what may be the first letter to Microsoft from a 10 year-old that doesn’t involve “losing to some f***ing n00bs on Blood Gulch because hax”, Sabrina Lane recently sent a message to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, pleading with her to not to ruin the game. Phil Spencer’s a chill […]

Notch Writes A Personal Farewell After Leaving Mojang

Notch Writes A Personal Farewell After Leaving Mojang

In light of the recent news of Microsoft buying Mojang for a reported $2.5 billion, Mojang founder Markus Persson AKA Notch, took to the internet to announce his decision to leave the company. For those who don’t know, Mojang is the company that created the massive hit, Minecraft. Founded just five years ago, Mojang has become quite a big name in the gaming industry after Minecraft ignited quicker than a […]

Can video-game dev tools promote further education?

Can video-game dev tools promote further education?

I remember hearing not so long ago, that during the development of Red Faction: Armageddon ran into a problem whilst map-building. Being a sci-fi game set on Mars, the designers tried to give the buildings a unique kind of look. In 3D design or CAD, you can design whatever you want, physics be damned. So when the team tried to make a building with a predominantly glass ground-floor and concrete […]