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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. With sales in excess of 70m units, Minecraft is one of the world’s biggest games. But if you’re yet to grab yourself a copy, you might want to do so before …

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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. The free download includes a pre-made Mario world full of the company’s recognisable characters. There will also be themed music and textures based on titles such as Super Mario World, Mario 64 and …

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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. It apparently boasts all the same features as the recently expanded Pocket Edition smartphone version. Furthermore, it costs the same and boasts cross-platform play with the standard version, too, …

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Mojang releases free game Crown and Council on Steam

Microsoft owned Minecraft creator Mojang has, without any pre-amble or teases, released a free title on Steam. Crown and Council is described as a casual strategy game of geopolitical drama”. It originates from a game jam and was developed by Mojang’s Henrik Pettersson. It ships with 75 levels, and is …

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Minecraft: Story Mode extended with three extra episodes

Telltale has said that Minecraft: Story Mode will live on beyond its initial five episodes. The narrative-based romp, which blends Telltale’s trademark gameplay with Microsoft’s popular brick-building crafting game, had initially been due to end after the release of the fifth episode – for which a release date of March …

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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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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: Story Mode episode 4 hits later this month

The fourth episode of Minecraft: Story Mode is set to launch later this month, Telltale has revealed. Telltale confirmedthe first season’s penultimate episode will launch later this month across all platforms, adding that the fifth episode is scheduled for a vague 2016 window. More details are said to be on …

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