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Minecraft for PS3 creeps toward release

One of the biggest Xbox 360 success stories this year is nearing its long-awaited release on PS3. Developer 4J Studios stated on Twitter that it is hard at work getting Minecraft: PS3 Edition ready for testing just now”, adding that there are "no confirmed dates yet – we’ll let you …

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Minecraft reveals Twitch partnership

Video broadcasting platform Twitch has struck a new partnership with Mojang to make it easier to stream Minecraft videos. Announcing the news at MineCon, the Twitch integration will affect the PC and Mac versions to enable users to broadcast games at the click of a button. The service is expected …

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Minecraft toys heading to retail

Jazwares’ new range of Minecraft toys is hitting stores this month. Action figures, plush and paper craft kits based on the wildly successful online game are available to pre-order now from supplier Character Options. The toy range starts with three-inch fully articulated action figures, priced at 7.99, with a choice …

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Minecraft featured in upcoming South Park episode

This week’s South Park episode will revolve around Minecraft, and –more specifically–the notion that concerned parents have no clue what the indie game sensation actually is. A teaser clip posted to South Park Studios’ Youtube channel shows a short clip of South Park’s adults seeking someone to teach them how …

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Ordnance Survey maps Britain in Minecraft

A complete map of the British Isles built using the Minecraft has been made freely available by Ordnance Surney. A total of 22 million blocks were used in its construction, which represents an area representing 220,000 square kilometres. Anyone can download it for free, although they will need a copy …

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Minecraft also heading to PS3 and Vita

Looks like Microsoft’s exclusivity over the indie phenomenon is well and truly over with Minecraft heading to two more PlayStation platforms. During Sony’s Gamescom press conference earlier this week, the platform holder announced Minecraft would be a launch title on PlayStation 4. And PlayStation representative Adam Boyes has since confirmed …

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