Microsoft To Acquire Maker Of Popular Minecraft Game For 2.5 Billion

Fallout Mash-Up Pack Coming To Minecraft Console Edition

Fallout Mash-Up Pack coming soon for the console edition with 44 character skins based characters from the series.

New Minecraft DLC Gives Players a Halo Mash-Up

Halo and Minecraft together in one game? Sounds a lot like the time when peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were first introduced to the world.

Minecraft Next-Gen Edition to Be Released in August

Earlier this month, Wal-Mart listed the Minecraft: Xbox One Edition for sale this coming December on its website but this week comes word that the next-gen console versions will be released at the end of summer instead.

English Teacher Uses Minecraft To Teach Japanese

An English teacher has found a way to use the popular sandbox video game Minecraft to teach Japanese language online.

4j Studios Release 'Minecraft' Screenshots on Next-Gen Platforms

While development for the Xbox One and Playstation 4 versions of "Minecraft" are still underway and expected for release in December, 4J Studios released two screenshots of the much-anticipated game.

Walmart Taps Xbox One Edition of Minecraft for December Launch

Gamers from all over the world have been eagerly waiting for the release of "Minecraft" on the Xbox One and Playstation 4 platforms, but until now there were only murmurings of a release date.

Minecraft's Playstation Editions Could Launch In Matter of Months

In a recent interview with Polygon, Mojang Chief Word Officer Owen Hill said the company is currently working on the Minecraft: Playstation 4 and PS Vita Editions and is expected to be released in either the second or third quarter of this year.

Simpsons Spoof MInecraft In Couch Gag

"The Simpsons" couch gag at the beginning of every episode is known for mocking, mimicking or parodying current events, trends and pop culture.

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Version Exceeds 12 Million Units Sold

Microsoft's Xbox Wire announced Friday that Mojang, the company that developed the virtual sandbox game "Minecraft," had surpassed the 12-million mark of "Minecraft" units sold for the Xbox 360.

Minecraft Creator Cancels Version of Minecraft Associated With Oculus Rift

A battle of two creative minds erupted over Internet this week between "Minecraft" co-creator Markus Persson and "Gears of War" designer Cliff Bleszinski.

'Minecraft' Developer Announces Record-Breaking Profits

"Minecraft" video game creater Mojang AB reported that its net income more than doubled last year, according to the "Wall Street Journal."

4J Studios Teases Minecraft TU14 Patch Update, Next-Gen Console Releases

4J Studios, the Scottish video game developer that brought the popular game Minecraft to Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, posted a few updates regarding Minecraft's Title Update 14 patch for the PS3 and Xbox 360 editions, "Examiner" reported.
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Minecraft Helps Man Honor Late Wife

On Thursday "Salon" reported that a Minecraft gamer had recently completed a memorial to his late wife using blocks and materials from the game to create a towering bust of her image.

Computer Science Student Replicates Manhattan In Minecraft

It took some of the greatest architects in the world to make Manhattan the visually attractive city it is today. However, one computer science graduate student is in the process of constructing a 1:1 model of the Big Apple in the popular Minecraft video game, according to "Business Insider."
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Popular Minecraft Video Game Now Used For Educational Purposes At Massachusetts Middle School

According to "The Recorder" in Greenfield, Mass., the popular avatar simulated video game Minecraft is now being utilized as an option for Greenfield Middle School's Expanded Learning Time after-school program. The course will enroll about 50 students from fourth-through-seventh-grades each trimester.

Minecraft Xbox 360 Update to Include Trading, Anvils, Carrots, and More

New improvements come to the console version of the game
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