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Platform Win, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, 360, xbox one, PS3, PS4, PS Vita Publisher Mojang Developer Mojang Release Date 2011-11-18

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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition review: heart-shaped blocks

Block-shaped trees can be harvested for block-shaped wood, and then that wood can be used to craft a variety of block-shaped objects, like tools, torches and boats. Mine more materials to craft...

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Is Lego about creative freedom or kit-building?

The story was timed for the beginning of Brick 2014, a huge live event in London dedicated to all things Lego. The debate about Lego's direction, including its commercial reliance on TV and movie...

Opinion
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A few reasons why I'm thankful for video games

So it's difficult to talk about gaming's sparkling orbs of goodness without sounding a tiny bit Pollyannaish. Even so, this is Thanksgiving, and gaming really does offer a host of joyful,...

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Star Wars comes to Minecraft on Xbox

The Venn diagram of Minecraft players and Star Wars fans includes literal millions of people, and they can now celebrate those two interests with the Star Wars Classic Skin Pack, publisher...

Culture
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How Minecraft looks with realistic graphics

This animation of a realistic version of Minecraft, created in Blender by YouTuber Flashcode, prompted the following responses from my kids, ages 4, 8 and 10. 8yo: "Is this a real game?" 10yo:...

Deals
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GameStop's Black Friday ad leaks, includes nearly 400 items

A circular for what seems to be GameStop's big Black Friday sale just leaked online. The circular is, as you would expect, packed with price cuts, though nothing is really blowing my socks off. H...

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PETA opens headquarters in Minecraft, creates animal utopia

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is setting up shop in the massively popular online world of Minecraft. This Saturday, PETA will open the digital doors to its own Minecraft server,...

News
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Microsoft officially owns Minecraft and developer Mojang now

Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang has officially closed, announced Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft's Xbox division, on Twitter today. "It's official, today we...

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Xbox's boss skeptical Minecraft needs a sequel

Phil Spencer, the man in charge of Xbox, opened up about the company's acquisition of Minecraft and its maker, Mojang, announced last month, saying that he's not sure a sequel to the landmark title...

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition on its way to Windows Phone [Correction]

Well, that sure didn't take long. Not one month after being bought up for $2.5 billion by Microsoft, Mojang says a version of Minecraft: Pocket Edition has been announced for the Windows Phone. J...

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Minecraft is finally coming to PS Vita later this month

The PlayStation Vita edition of Minecraft is heading to the Sony system on Oct. 15, developer 4J Studios announced today. The date only applies to European Vita owners, however, as no North...

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  • Windows
    • Released 2011-11-18
    • Publisher Mojang
    • Developer Mojang
  • Mac
    • Released 2011-11-18
    • Publisher Mojang
    • Developer Mojang
  • Linux
    • Released 2011-11-18
    • Publisher Mojang
    • Developer Mojang
  • Android
    • Released 2011-10-07
    • Publisher Mojang
    • Developer Mojang
  • iOS
    • Released 2011-11-17
    • Publisher Mojang
    • Developer Mojang
  • Xbox 360
    • Released 2013-04-30
    • Publisher Microsoft Game Studios
    • Developer Mojang
  • Xbox One
    • Publisher Microsoft Game Studios
    • Developer Mojang
  • PlayStation 3
    • Released 2013-12-17
    • Publisher Mojang
    • Developer Mojang
  • PlayStation 4
    • Publisher Mojang
    • Developer Mojang
  • PlayStation Vita
    • Publisher Mojang
    • Developer Mojang
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