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Microsoft, Mojang to launch Minecraft: Education Edition

Microsoft and Mojang today announced they will launch Minecraft: Education Edition after acquiring MinecraftEdu, a version of the popular game designed for classroom use. "Microsoft has acquired...

Developer enables BASIC programming in Minecraft

Developer SethBling has created a BASIC interpreter that lets you compile code inside Minecraft. Take a look at it in action below: https://youtu.be/t4e7PjRygt0 Neat, right? Now I just need to...

Mobile phone built in Minecraft actually works

Streamer CaptainSparklez (Jordan Maron) has -- in conjunction with Verizon -- built a mobile phone in Minecraft that can actually browse the internet and make video calls. In the...

Microsoft making coding more approachable to kids by adding Minecraft

Following on from their Star Wars themed coding tutorials, Code.org has teamed with Microsoft to create a Minecraft themed coding tutorial. You can find...

Minecraft Wii U Edition classified by PEGI

Vooks has today reported that PEGI has classified a version of Minecraft on the Wii U. PEGI, the European equivalent of our own Australian Classification Board,...

Halo 5: Guardians content heads to Minecraft

Halo 5: Guardians' Blue Team and Fireteam Osiris are heading to Minecraft on Xbox One and Xbox 360. From 23 October, days before Guardians is released,...

Minecraft heading to Oculus Rift

In addition to a planned release on HoloLens, Mojang's Minecraft will also be available on the Oculus Rift. Minecraft's Windows 10 edition will allow for Oculus...

Minecraft on Windows 10 is cross-play enabled with the Pocket Edition

Minecraft Windows 10 Edition is currently in beta and the most recent update enables cross-play with Minecraft Pocket Edition. By connecting to the same local network,...

Minecraft creator Notch: “I’ve never felt more isolated”

It seems money can't buy everything. Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has taken to Twitter to reveal he's lonely after a decision to sell his work...

Mojang wants to make Minecraft cross-platform

Speaking with IGN, Mojang CEO Jonas Martensson revealed the developer's intent to have Minecraft running cross-platform. Martensson said that the code for Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition allows for...

Here’s how to get the Minecraft Windows 10 Edition beta for free

Mojang recently explained that existing Minecraft PC players could grab the game's Windows 10 Edition beta for free. Today, the developer detailed how to actually...

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta to launch alongside the new OS later this month

A new platform means a new Minecraft game, and it looks like Minecraft developer Mojang's parent company Microsoft see their new operating system as...

Watch: Minecraft: Story Mode is 100% Telltale cross Minecraft

When you first heard about Telltale Games making an episodic Minecraft series, you probably had a pretty clear picture of what that game would...

E3 2015 Preview: HoloLens and the Halo 5: Guardians Warzone briefing

I honestly didn’t think I’d like HoloLens. How wrong I was. Stevivor was invited to a special Halo 5: Guardians session at E3 this morning...

A special HoloLens version of Minecraft really brings its world to life

Today, Microsoft showed off HoloLens technology at work using Mojang’s Minecraft. Using a version of the game built specifically for HoloLens, the wearable tech projected...

Minecraft console update brings The Simpsons to Playstation, more achievements to Xbox 360

The latest Minecraft update for consoles is adding a bunch of new content for all systems. An alternate player skin character, red haired woman...

How Notch’s half-joke turned into $2.5 billion

In a Forbes profile, Markus 'Notch' Persson has revealed the story of how Microsoft ended up buying Mojang and Minecraft. https://twitter.com/notch/status/478766808841732096 After Notch tweeted "Anyone want...

Turkish minister: Minecraft will make your children okay with violence against people, animals

The Turkish family and social policies minister, Aysenur Islam, is definitely thinking of the children. The BBC and Turkish site Leadergamer report that Islam is concerned...

Mojang confirms MINECON 2015 for July in London

Minecraft developer Mojang has confirmed that MINECON 2015 will take place this July in London. As you'd expect, the conference is all about Minecraft, offering exhibitions,...

Microsoft: Gaming with HoloLens could provide “mind-blowing experiences”

Speaking on an investors call, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella touted HoloLens' potential for gaming saying "It's also getting clearer how the games people love today...