Minecraft Console Edition Gets Three New Maps

No sooner does Tumble come out than yet another Minecraft update hits the console versions of the game. It boasts three new battle maps for use in Tumble: Castle, Shipyard and Invasion. Why new maps and not new blocks? Because maps are easier. Can’t get enough of the Battle Mini Game for consoles? Then throw […]

Most Minecraft Structures Wouldn’t Last Long In Reality

In Minecraft, you can build virtually anything. This is because the game doesn’t employ real-world physics. The ugly truth is that a lot of creations built within the virtual blocky world wouldn’t stand up for long against the forces of gravity and other elements. To prove that point, here is Michał Mroszczak, a 3D artist […]

How Would Minecraft Look Rendered In Unreal 4? Like This

Coder John Alcatraz has created a Minecraft demo, “Infinite Voxel World,” running in Unreal Engine 4. It only has the most basic of mechanics functional, but it works. And, as Alcatraz tells it, it became Minecraft completely by accident. While it’s looking similar to Minecraft, my intention was not to create a game similar to […]

Functional Cell Phone Built In Minecraft

Is this something or what? You’re looking at a fully functional cell phone built into the Minecraft world. Not only can it really take calls, it’s capable of video conferencing and it can browse the Internet (though good luck making anything out). It was shown off during a video by Jordan Maron, aka “CaptainSparklez,” one […]

Minecraft Is The Most YouTubed Game In All Existence, Says YouTube

It shouldn’t surprise anyone, especially readers of this site, but according to a recent survey by YouTube, the most popular video game to be displayed in Let’s Play form on the website is Minecraft. Viewers have logged an endless amount of hours viewing Minecraft videos, beating out such heavy hitters as Grand Theft Auto, FIFA […]

Minecraft: Into The Nether Shows What It’s Like To Be a Minecraft Star

A new Minecraft documentary, Minecraft: Into the Nether, will focus on some of the Minecraft superstars of YouTube. It appears the doc won’t have the huge cultural icons like Stampy, the guys that are industries in and of themselves. But it will follow people like KSI with millions of followers who are big enough in […]

Minecraft YouTube’s Second Most Searched Item of the Year

How big are Minecraft videos on YouTube? Stats released recently show that Minecraft is the second most searched term on the site, only behind the generic term “music.” According to YouTube parent company Google, here are the top 10 search terms for YouTube in 2014. Music Minecraft Movies Frozen Drake Beyonce PewDiePie Happy Eminem Taylor […]

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