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Microsoft’s Eagerly Anticipated Game: Minecraft Dungeons

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Minecraft took the world by storm in 2011 as the blocky 3D sandbox game that quickly became engraved into the minds of gamers around the world. Developed by Mojang Studios, along with its creator, Markus “Notch” Persson, the game sold over 200 million copies on multiple platforms, as well as harbouring 125 million users to date.  What made the game so popular is that it’s a completely sandbox video game, meaning there is no […]

Minecraft saves will transfer from Xbox 360 to Xbox One

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It has been confirmed that your save data on the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft will transfer over to the Xbox One version of the game. With over 12 million copies sold on the Xbox 360, this is definitely huge news for those who have spent countless hours playing on their 360 worlds, also great news for the guys at Achievement Hunter. Phil Spencer from Xbox says “After months of teaming […]

Minecraft officially comes to Xbox 360 on May 10

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This should probably be marked in your calendar. After some wait, Microsoft has finally announced a release date for the Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft. It will hit the Xbox Live Arcade Store on May 10, as part of its “Arcade NEXT” series of games that will begin on April 19. Other games include Trials Evolution, Bloodforge and Fable Heroes. Trials and Bloodforge will set you back 1200 Microsoft Points, […]

Lego to launch Mojang-approved Minecraft set

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Well get ready for some mind confusion.LEGO has announced that it will sell a Minecraft licensed construction set, meaning that you can build items now in the game and now in the physical world. Yes, the game that was based on the toy is being built by its maker. My head already hurts. Anyway, this was made possible by LEGO’s CUUSOO project, which lets you build your own LEGO sets. […]

Minecraft Pocket Edition coming to Android this week, iOS “eventually”

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Want to play Minecraft on your phone, but don’t own an Xperia Play? Well, if you own an Android phone you’re in luck! This week on Friday 30th (AEST), Minecraft will be available for any Android device. The game will, like all mobile games, use on screen touch controls, unlike the physical controls of the Xperia Play, and presumably be available for the same price of $6.54. An iOS version […]

Minecraft – Pocket Edition live demonstration

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Mojang, the game developer behind the hit game Minecraft, has been working on a Portable Edition of Minecraft for Android and iOS for a while now. About an hour ago, @kappische posted an update on the Minecraft Facebook page saying that he would be live streaming a demonstration of Minecraft – Portable Edition at 3.00pm CET, which is 11pm EST. Stay tuned on their Facebook wall as well as here […]

Minecraft coming to Xbox Live this Summer

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Source: Fileplanet Microsoft’s E3 conference brought big news for indie developer Mojang, the creators of Minecraft. The game will be coming to Xbox 360 this Summer (probably December – February). And all that Microsoft announced was Kinect support and possible exclusivity. We’re light on facts because Microsoft didn’t drop any!

TECHGEEK Weekly 37: Kicking in the Front Seat

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We’re back with a new episode, and while the tech industry is at a standstill, the Internet gets a red-light district, and the Zune bids adieu. Meanwhile, the week has been dominated by security flaw after security flaw, and Rebecca Black infects our Chris’ mind with the weekend. We also wonder why 13-year olds are driving cars, and Internet Explorer 9 is finally out – and Stewart hates it. Why? […]

New version of Minecraft to have pet wolves

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Minecraft users can expect another upgrade sometime soon this year. And a little glimpse of what’s coming has hit the internet, with programmer Jens Bergensten, or “Jeb”, releasing a video showing off a new feature coming soon to the beta – pet wolves. Yes, now you can lead a pack of wolves. And while the sound effects for the wolves have not been finalised yet, you can use them as […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 34: Two Girls, One Wii

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The little Wii gets a bit more intimate with a brand new game, Mortal Kombat banned in Australia and the MacBook Pro gets a little hardware revamp – and we make a big deal about it and the new Thunderbolt. Wait, what? That’s all this week on the TECHGEEK Weekly podcast with the return of James Wilson plus one guest – Matt Rossi. Who? Matt Rossi, a friend of one […]

Minecraft officially coming to iOS devices in 2011

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Indie game developer, Markus Persson (or Notch), has announced that work has begun on a version of Minecraft for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices. Persson has told Gamasutra that it “make sense” to put it on touchscreen devices. Development of the game is being done by one of their new recruits, Aron Neiminen and it won’t receive the same amount of support as the PC / Mac / Online version. […]