Entries in 'minecraft' (33)

Pokemon New 2DS XL will launch on same day as Ultra Sun and Moon

Pokemon New 2DS XL will launch on same day as Ultra Sun and Moon

The Switch may have been the main star of last night's Nintendo Direct broadcast, but the 3DS wasn't to be overlooked, as Nintendo announced yet another special edition hardware bundle ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 14th 2017 at 11:12AM in News
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Minecraft Marketplace community partners have earned over $1m since June

Creators using Mojang's Minecraft Marketplace have made more than $1 million since the service launched in June, the company has announced.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 5th 2017 at 4:05PM in News
Multiplay secures license for Minecraft BlockFest events

Multiplay secures license for Minecraft BlockFest events

GAME has announced a new partnership between its games event company Multiplay and Minecraft creator Mojang to bring BlockFest events to the UK.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 30th 2017 at 10:22AM in News
Egmont launches first official Minecraft magazine with Mojang

Egmont launches first official Minecraft magazine with Mojang

Mojang has partnered with UK publishing house Egmont Publishing to create the first official Minecraft magazine, which launches this week. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 4th 2017 at 9:47AM in News

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Minecraft: Story Mode - The Complete Adventure coming to Nintendo Switch

Minecraft: Story Mode - The Complete Adventure coming to Nintendo Switch

UPDATE: Telltale has announced that Nintendo Switch owners will soon be able to buy the first season of Minecraft: Story Mode as a digital download or physical retail release from ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 3rd 2017 at 10:33AM in News
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Microsoft 'would love' to have PS4 join Minecraft crossplay initiative

Last night Microsoft announced it was bringing crossplay functionality to Minecraft, allowing gamers to play together and use their DLC purchases and save files across a multitude of different platforms. No ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 2:50PM in News
Parrots and chocolate lead to unexpected Minecraft controversy

Parrots and chocolate lead to unexpected Minecraft controversy

Do not feed chocolate to birds, as it can be potentially fatal to them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2017 at 10:29AM in News
Minecraft is getting an official third party marketplace

Minecraft is getting an official third party marketplace

Minecraft’s commercial floodgates have been swung open even wider with confirmation of a new content platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2017 at 10:40AM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to LEGO merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to LEGO merchandise

2016 was another good year for Warner Bros and LEGO in the UK. Although the publisher’s software market share decreased compared to 2015 (from 9.9 per cent in units to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 10th 2017 at 11:35AM in News
Minecraft console update means the game is now almost the same as the PC version

Minecraft console update means the game is now almost the same as the PC version

Efforts to standardise Minecraft’s features across PC, mobile and console continue with the release of a big new patch for the console versions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2016 at 11:17AM in News
Microsoft launches Minecraft: Education Edition

Microsoft launches Minecraft: Education Edition

A new version of Minecraft targeted and schools and educators is now available to buy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 10:50AM in News

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Interview: When Dragon Quest met Minecraft

Interview: When Dragon Quest met Minecraft

The latest Dragon Quest title, Builders, mixes the series' RPG stylings with the gameplay of a little-known title called Minecraft.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 14th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Developer of Minecraft console editions joins Team17 board

Developer of Minecraft console editions joins Team17 board

The co-owner of 4J Studios has joined Team17 as a non-executive chairman.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Minecraft stars in new Xbox One S bundle

Minecraft stars in new Xbox One S bundle

Yet another Xbox One S bundle has been confirmed for UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2016 at 3:17PM in News
Minecraft now supports Oculus Rift VR

Minecraft now supports Oculus Rift VR

The Windows 10 version of Minecraft is now fully compatible with the Oculus Rift VR headset, Microsoft has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 2:48PM in News

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Minecraft film set for 2019 release

Minecraft film set for 2019 release

Mojang has revealed that the Minecraft film is launching in just under three years.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 9:07AM in News
Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

It may not have a VR headset, but Xbox told MCV that the technology is not far from its thoughts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Minecraft sales pass 100m units

Minecraft sales pass 100m units

Mojang has confirmed a monumental sales milestone for its smash hit Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 4:43PM in News
Mojang doesn't want companies to use Minecraft as a marketing tool

Mojang doesn't want companies to use Minecraft as a marketing tool

Minecraft creator Mojang has laid out a new set of rules designed to clamp down on the commercial use of Minecraft servers for advertising.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 1:31PM in News
Minecraft's retail price IS going up

Minecraft's retail price IS going up

The retail price of Minecraft is being increased in the UK, MCV can confirm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2016 at 1:34PM in News
Minecraft signs Chinese development deal

Minecraft signs Chinese development deal

Mojang has paired up with NetEase to make a bespoke version of Minecraft fro the Chinese market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2016 at 2:56PM in News
Minecraft price increases come into effect next week

Minecraft price increases come into effect next week

The good news is that there are probably not that many people left who haven’t already bought the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Mario content coming to Minecraft: Wii U Edition

Mario content coming to Minecraft: Wii U Edition

Nintendo will next week launch an official Mario-themed content pack for the Wii U version of Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2016 at 12:34PM in News
Minecraft: Xbox One Edition has a new retail bundle on the way

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition has a new retail bundle on the way

A newer version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is on the way to retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 2:46PM in News