Entries in 'minecraft' (150)

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

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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

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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
Minecraft now available on Gear VR

Minecraft now available on Gear VR

While still in development for Oculus Rift, Mojang has released a surprise virtual reality version of Minecraft for Samsung Gear VR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 2:36PM in News
LEGO readies biggest Minecraft set to date

LEGO readies biggest Minecraft set to date

A whopping 1,600 piece LEGO Minecraft set is hitting stores this summer.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:53AM in News
Unofficial Minecraft Mod beats LEGO Jurassic World in UK iPad charts

Unofficial Minecraft Mod beats LEGO Jurassic World in UK iPad charts

Crazy Craft Mod For Minecraft PC Edition was the No.3 best-selling paid iPhone game in the UK charts during its debut week (week ending April 3rd).

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 11th 2016 at 9:52AM in News

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48 million people are using Xbox Live

48 million people are using Xbox Live

Microsoft may no longer be reporting sales figures for its console hardware, but the firm has revealed that its monthly users number on Xbox Live has reached 48 million.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox reveals Minecraft: Education Edition

Xbox reveals Minecraft: Education Edition

Xbox has announced that it is acquiring MinecraftEdu and releasing a new edition of Minecraft for schools.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 19th 2016 at 4:15PM in News
Watch Boris Johnson prance around a Minecraft London

Watch Boris Johnson prance around a Minecraft London

Almost ten years ago, Boris Johnson said that computer games 'rot the brain' in this Telegraph editorial.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 19th 2016 at 10:20AM in News
Mayor of London invests £1.2m in new London Games Festival

Mayor of London invests £1.2m in new London Games Festival

Boris Johnson has given the UK games industry £1.2m to launch Games London and develop a new London Games Festival.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 19th 2016 at 10:10AM in News

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Minecraft: Story Mode is launching on Wii U this week

Minecraft: Story Mode is launching on Wii U this week

The Wii U edition of Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode is being released this coming Thursday.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 19th 2016 at 10:03AM in News
Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

A major new update for Minecraft's console release has begun rolling out, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:13AM in News
Minecraft finally coming to Wii U

Minecraft finally coming to Wii U

At long last, Mojang’s Minecraft is set to launch on Nintendo's Wii U.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 7th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
Minecraft looks to be tunnelling its way to Wii U

Minecraft looks to be tunnelling its way to Wii U

It seems as if the long-awaited debut of Minecraft on Nintendo hardware is upon us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
FIFA 16 UK digital revenue hits £4.5m in September

FIFA 16 UK digital revenue hits £4.5m in September

EA’s smash hit FIFA 16 dominated the digital market just as much as the physical one, new figures from SuperData reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 29th 2015 at 11:27AM in News
Minecraft streamer buys $4.5m property in Hollywood - report

Minecraft streamer buys $4.5m property in Hollywood - report

Popular Youtube content creator Jordan “CaptainSparklez” Maron has reportedly purchased a $4.5m house in the Hollywood Hills.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 15th 2015 at 9:49PM in News
Carmack: Minecraft is 'critically important' to VR

Carmack: Minecraft is 'critically important' to VR

Industry veteran and Oculus VR chief tech officer John Carmack has explained the lengths he went to to secure a virtual reality version of Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2015 at 4:09PM in News
Minecraft is coming to the Oculus Rift in 2016

Minecraft is coming to the Oculus Rift in 2016

The world’s biggest game will enter virtual reality next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 25th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Dragon Quest Builders launches in Japan this January

Dragon Quest Builders launches in Japan this January

The Dragon Quest franchise's take on Minecraft will launch this January, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 16th 2015 at 5:27PM in News