There Are Witches In Minecraft Now

We have full details on the new content Microsoft is putting into the free update planned for the Windows 10 and mobile versions of Minecraft. What we can’t tell you for sure is if this material will make it to the other versions, but given their userbase is far larger, I see no reason to […]

New “Journey To The West” Skin Pack Brings Chinese Fable To Blocky Life

It’s the Chinese New Year, and Minecraft is celebrating with a new skin pack based on Journey to the West, the old Chinese fable. The pack contains a total of 15 characters from the story: Black Wind Demon Bull Demon King Friar Sand Guanyin Jade Emperor Lady Earth Flow Lord Hundred-Eyes Monk Pig Monkey King […]

Could Minecraft Mods Be Incompatible With Future Releases?

Minecraft: Education Edition was revealed last week by Microsoft. It was based on MinecraftEdu, an unofficial third-party modification that was eventually adopted and endorsed by Mojang. But if Microsoft hadn’t stepped in and took the reins, it’s possible that MinecraftEdu could have been rendered unfunctional in the future. Here’s the deal: Minecraft: Education Edition is […]

Original Minecraft Clears 22 Million Copies Sold

The original Minecraft (the PC/Mac version) reached a new milestone over New Years’ weekend as the official counter of copies sold rolled over 22 million. According to Mojang, developers of the now-iconic block-building game, almost 14,500 copies of Minecraft have been sold in the last 24 hours alone. This is, of course, just the PC […]

Biggest Minecraft (Console) Update EVER, Says Microsoft

Today on their XBox blog, Microsoft bragged they were launching their biggest console-specific Minecraft update EVER. This update adds a lot of the content that debuted on the PC version not too long ago, including the all-important addition of random bunnies in the field. There are also new areas, new types of blocks and fresh […]

The Wii U Edition Of Minecraft….Um….Doesn’t Use The Gamepad

Well, this is the most baffling thing I’ve heard all week. Mojang developer Owen Hill was answering questions on his Twitter account today, and he was asked if the upcoming, long-overdue Wii U version of Minecraft would use the Gamepad as an inventory screen like everyone assumed it was going to. His response? “Not at […]

Developers Can Now Use Minecraft To Store Their Code Work

Like the Thneed, Minecraft can be adapted for a thousand different uses, but it’s even better because no Truffula trees are sacrificed in the process. Now it can be used to store programmer code. Microsoft has introduced a new function to the PC version of Minecraft called Dockercraft. Once the program is applied, users can […]

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