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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...

Mario meets Minecraft in latest Wii U update

Minecraft: Wii U Edition's "Super Mario Mash-Up Pack" is, as Nintendo describes it, "a match made in block-shaped heaven." From 18 May, the free game...

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: Story Mode finishes up this month, three additional episodes to be released

Telltale Games today confirmed that the fifth and final episode of Minecraft: Story Mode will be available later this month. "Episode five" will be available on...

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...

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...

Minecraft Wii U won’t take advantage of second screen

Mojang's Director of Creative Communications Owen Hill has shot down hopes that the upcoming Minecraft Wii U Edition will take advantage of the Wii...

Minecraft for Wii U officially confirmed

Minecraft has been officially confirmed as coming to Wii U and it will be available next week. After much toing and froing, the popular title...

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...

Minecraft: Story Mode’s “Episode Three” releasing next week

Telltale Games' Minecraft: Story Mode will get its third episode next week. "Episode Three: The Last Place You Look" will be available from 24 November on Windows...

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,...

Review: Minecraft: Story Mode’s “Episode One: The Order of the Stone”

I generally turn away from any game that requires me to build my own environments or objects, so it should come as no surprise...

Watch: Here’s a story trailer for Minecraft: Story Mode

Ahead of Minecraft: Story Mode's release this month, Telltale Games has released a story trailer for the title. A story trailer for Story Mode. Makes sense. https://youtu.be/gcKmyM6YQY8 What...

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...

Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode available in October

Telltale Games' Minecraft: Story Mode will be available this October. The first episodic of Story Mode, titled "The Order of the Stone", will be available across a...

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: Story Mode marks the franchise’s first entry on Wii U

The Wii U is set to get a Minecraft game. But not as you'd expect. Minecraft: Story Mode is being developed by Telltale Games, in partnership...