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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 August 25th in Europe. Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure will include all eight episodes from the first season …

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Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 to hit retail this autumn

Mojang and Telltale Games have announced the second season of Minecraft: Story Mode, with the first episode set to launch digitally on July 11th on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices. A retail launch is also planned for the game, but this won’t be released until the …

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Parrots and chocolate lead to unexpected Minecraft controversy

Do not feed chocolate to birds, as it can be potentially fatal to them. It’s that important message that has this week led to a most unexpected controversy in the world of Minecraft. The frequency of updates for the world-conquering crafting game has definitely increased recently, and among these additions …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: BAFTA appoints first VP of games

David Gardner joins BAFTA, PQube hires Matthew Pellett and Mojang strengthens creative communications team. BAFTA appoints first VP of games General partner and co-founder of London Venture Partners David Gardner OBE has been appointed as the first vice president for games at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.  As …

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Telltale talks Mr Robot, Batman and its new publishing business

Telltale doesn’t make games like other people. It doesn’t begin a game with a prototype or concept art, instead it starts with a script. We don’t produce a game visually until we feel we have completed the script,” explains Job Stauffer, the head of creative communications at The Walking Dead, …

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Minecraft film set for 2019 release

Mojang has revealed that the Minecraft film is launching in just under three years. In a post on the developer’s website, COO Vu Bui announced that the film will be hitting the silver screen on May 24th, 2019. Furthermore, the flick will be coming out in 3D and Imax, too. …

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Minecraft sales pass 100m units

Mojang has confirmed a monumental sales milestone for its smash hit Minecraft. The studio has now sold a total of 106,859,714 copies of the game. Since the start of 2016 it has sold an average of 53,000 copies every day. There have been sales in every country on the planet, …

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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. Essentially the rules prohibit companies, charities, ad agencies or politicians from making mods or running servers designed to promote products that are not related to Minecraft. …

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Minecraft signs Chinese development deal

Mojang has paired up with NetEase to make a bespoke version of Minecraft fro the Chinese market. The deal is for a PC version of Minecraft for Pocket, fully localised for the region. It’s a good fit, you’d think, what with China’s propensity for digital PC titles. We’ll always embrace …

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