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Microsoft doesn’t believe Sony’s blocking cross-platform play over safety either

Microsoft's Phil Spencer has said that Sony's stance on Minecraft cross-platform play doesn't "seem healthy for anyone." Speaking with Giant Bomb, Spencer questioned Sony's Jim Ryan...

Sony’s blocking cross-platform play to protect us, you guys

Sony has told Eurogamer it is blocking cross-platform play with PS4 and Switch, Xbox One and PC to protect the security of its user...

Minecraft cross-platform play: Nintendo says yes, Sony no to Microsoft

Minecraft will sport cross-platform play between PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, but not PS4. The reason why? Sony, according to Windows Central's Jez Cordon, via Twitter: https://twitter.com/JezCorden/status/874058615656730625 "The...

Minecraft heads to Nintendo Switch

Minecraft was today confirmed for a May release on the Nintendo Switch. Up to 8 crafters can play online; 4 players can also craft locally...

The Power Rangers head to Minecraft as part of new packs

Two new Minecraft skin packs bring a host of Power Rangers content into the game. The Power Rangers (including Tommy, the Green Ranger), Rita Repulsa, Lord...

Overwatch is the top grossing PC game of 2016

Blizzard's Overwatch has generated the largest revenue of any other (non-free-to-play) PC game in 2016. According to research firm SuperData, the popular shooter bested the...

Review: Super Mario Maker

Wii U Super Mario Maker represents another case of Nintendo trying something a little bit new. At this point, Mario and his games are an...

Watch out! The racist zombies are coming!

Microsoft versus Sony, Battlefield versus Call of Duty and Forza versus Gran Turismo. These are some of the rivalries that can get people talking...

Pokémon Red is currently being built inside Minecraft

Redditor MrSquishyYT is currently recreating Pokémon Red inside Minecraft. It's slow going, as he explained to htxt.africa. "The game doesn’t know that anyone beyond the player currently exists....

Minecraft Battle mode heading free to consoles next month

Mojang today announced that console editions of Minecraft will soon receive a free mini-game called Minecraft Battle. As you probably expect, the mini-game offers up first-person combat...

Minecraft allegedly sells 10,000 units per day

The New York Times today reports that Minecraft sells 10,000 units per day across all available devices. Microsoft says that 40% of the game's userbase is...

Minecraft: Wii U’s patch 3 makes it equal to Xbox 360 version

Minecraft on Wii U is now equal to its Xbox 360 release thanks to a new patch. The patch brings myriad new items, which are all...

We spent billions of minutes watching games on Twitch in 2015

Twitch has unleash a barrage of streaming stats for 2015. On average, each Twitch user spent 422 minutes watching games streamed over the service last...

From the small screen to the big screen to the rubbish bin…

Microsoft versus Sony, Battlefield versus Call of Duty and Forza versus Gran Turismo. These are some of the rivalries that can get people talking...

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,...