Minecraft

First look at upcoming Minecraft: Story Mode

A brand new international reveal trailer posted during the July 4 weekend offers a tantalizing glimpse into Minecraft: Story Mode, an upcoming narrative-driven adventure game created by Minecraft developer Mojang in collaboration with Telltale Games, the makers of the Game of Thrones cinematic video game series.

Following its announcement back in December 2014, the official teaser trailer for Story Mode has now premiered at the Minecon show in London. The video depicts a game set in the world of Minecraft with its own original story that will be driven by player decision. The game will consist of five episodes, with the inaugural episode set for release in 2015.

Minecraft – Pocket Edition to gain skins, fishing, new jockeys and more

Great news Minecraft fans, Mojang announced today that it’s bringing “loads of new features” to Minecraft – Pocket Edition in the near future. The team says it will be submitting the update for iOS, Android and Windows Phone this week.

Perhaps one of the most notable new features in the update is Skins. Players will soon have the ability to customize the way their characters look in Minecraft PE by either uploading a Skin, creating a Skin, or purchasing a new Skin bundle.

Telltale teams up with Mojang on narrative-driven Minecraft: Story Mode, due in 2015

Telltale Games, the makers of cinematic games liek The Wolf Among Us and The Walking Dead series, and Mojang, a Microsoft owned game developer studio based in Stockholm, Sweden, are teaming up on a brand new, narrative-driven game set in the Minecraft universe.

Minecraft: Story Mode, premiering in 2015 on consoles, computers and mobile devices, has an original story and, like all Telltale games, will be driven by the choices you make.

Microsoft buying Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion, commits to keeping iOS game alive

Following weeks of speculation, software giant Microsoft on Monday officially confirmed it’s spending a cool $2.5 billion to buy Mojang, a company behind the highly successful Minecraft video game which tasks players with building constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world.

The Stockholm-based firm is to become part of Microsoft Studios, the Windows maker has confirmed.

The deal, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory review, will enable “richer and faster worlds, more powerful development tools and more opportunities to connect” across the Minecraft community as the game is set to take advantage of Microsoft’s cloud and mobile technologies.

Minecraft – Pocket Edition 0.9.0 update brings infinite world size and more

With nearly sixty million copies sold across all platforms, Mojang’s Minecraft is quite a phenomenon. And now, the highly-anticipated update to the game has landed on the App Store.

Now available for $6.99 in the App Store, Minecraft – Pocket Edition version 0.9.0 for the iPhone and iPad vastly enhances the popular blocky sandbox game with the addition of infinite world size, new monsters and caves, a bunch of new blocks to work with, new places to explore and much more…

Minecraft PE 0.9.0 update: Expected features and release date

Minecraft: Pocket Edition is one of the most popular games for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, consistently ranked among the top of the App Store charts. The mobile version of Minecraft has made impressive strides over the past few years to catch up with the desktop version, in terms of functionality and gameplay, and even more features are planned to be added in the upcoming version. Minecraft PE 0.9.0 is expected to be a huge update, having been in development since at least last September, so read ahead for expected features and a potential release date…