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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. The company announced this information in its Q2 financial report. This represents a 30 per cent yearly growth in its online …

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Xbox reveals Minecraft: Education Edition

Xbox has announced that it is acquiring MinecraftEdu and releasing a new edition of Minecraft for schools. Entitled Minecraft: Education Edition, the title is being made in collaboration with Teacher Gaming. It is currently set for release this summer. The title is going to be building upon what MinecraftEdu does …

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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. But what a difference ten years make. Not only have we seen Boris playing Wii and with VR, now he’s giving the industry he once lambasted 1.2m to relaunch London Games Festival. To …

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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. LGF will take place between April 1st to April 10th, and includes a Games Finance Market, a series of BFI talks, and it will also encompass EGX Rezzed and the …

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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. The developer has announced that the first episode of the game – The Order of the Stone – will be coming out on Thursday, January 21st. This follows Mojang’s Minecraft finally launching on Nintendo’s home …

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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. A post on thedeveloper’s blogdetails what the team is calling the console version’s biggest update ever.” We’re constantly improving Minecraft on all platforms but this is actually our biggest update ever, bringing the console versions …

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Minecraft finally coming to Wii U

At long last, Mojang’s Minecraft is set to launch on Nintendo’s Wii U. The title is launching on the hardware on December 17th – just in time for the Christmas holidays – and comes with multiple add-on packs. Minecraft: Wii U Edition features off-screen play so uses can play with …

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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. Neogaf spotted a listing on the PEGI site for ‘Minecraft: Wii U Edition’. It’s the first ever mention of a Wii U port, but it seems likely that we’ll hear more tonight on Nintendo’s impromptu …

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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. The console versions of the game were downloaded almost 85,000 times by the end of September, generating more than 4.5m. That revenue included microtransactions made via the game’s Ultimate …

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