Microsoft Will Shutdown ‘Minecraft Earth’ On June 30
Back in 2019, Microsoft launched Minecraft Earth. For those who are unfamiliar, Minecraft Earth is basically the augmented reality version of Minecraft, where users can create Minecraft worlds in their backyard using augmented reality. It seemed like a pretty fun idea and good use of the technology.
Steve And Alex From Minecraft Are Coming To Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
If you were hoping to see more Microsoft franchises find their way into Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Nintendo has announced that both Steve and Alex from Minecraft will be making their debut in the game as a DLC that will be available on the 13th of October.
Students Miss Their Campus So Much They Recreated It In Minecraft
In many countries around the world, schools and educational institutions have yet to reopen as governments are trying to find the best way to go about it due to the coronavirus pandemic. While students are still receiving their education online through online classes, part of the experience is being on campus, hanging out with friends, and so on.
Students In Japan Hold Graduation Ceremony In Minecraft
With social distancing measures being put into place, it means that more people are being sent home to work or to study. It also means that large gatherings have been cancelled or postponed, such as school graduation ceremonies. Graduations are a huge part of a student’s life, which is why over in Japan, students have come up with an interesting way around the issue.
Reporters Without Borders Has Launched A Virtual Library In Minecraft
In the past, we have seen how Minecraft can be used for all kinds of purposes, such as being used as an educational tool to teach children about technology, to being a hobbyist game where we’ve seen how some players have used Minecraft and its building tools to construct entire worlds.
Don’t Believe The Rumors, Minecraft’s Servers Aren’t Shutting Down In 2020
The problem with everyone being so connected these days is that at a click of a button, news and spread like wildfire, even if it isn’t necessarily true. For Minecraft players who have come across a rumor suggesting that the game’s servers will be shutting down at the end of 2020, it isn’t true.
Minecraft For The PS4 Will Be Getting Cross-Play Support
For the longest time ever, games playable on the PS4 would remain only playable amongst PS4 gamers. This means that even if the PC or the Xbox One had the same game, gamers could not play with each other. However, in recent years, cross-play has slowly become more mainstream and for Minecraft players on the PS4, it looks like it is finally here.
Vatican Priest Launches His Own Minecraft Server To Tackle Toxic Gaming
Due to the fact that more games are being created as multiplayer games, it also means that there is a rise in online communities, which in turn has also unfortunately resulted in some of them being rather toxic. However, in a bid to try and create a less toxic environment for gamers, a Vatican priest by the name of Fr. Robert Ballecer, decided to create the Vatican’s Minecraft server where […]
Minecraft Earth AR Game Is Finally Available
After Pokémon Go and a few more AR games coming to the scene, it is time for Minecraft to step in.Minecraft Earth is a real-world Augmented Reality game that is Microsoft’s recent experiment for the mobile gaming community.In case you were not aware, Minecraft happens to be one of the most popular games with a huge player base in the U.S alone. Now, with the launch of Minecraft’s mobile port […]
Minecraft Will Be Getting A Graphics Update If You Own An NVIDIA RTX GPU
A couple of years ago, the developers of Minecraft announced their plans to upgrade the graphics of the game through a software update. Unfortunately, last week Mojang announced that due to the technical hurdles involved, they would not be able to release the update, which we’re sure is a bit of a bummer for fans of the game.
Minecraft’s Super Duper Graphics Pack Update Has Been Cancelled
Minecraft does not exactly sport the best graphics we’ve seen in a video game, but it works. However, back in 2017, the developers behind the game Mojang announced plans to issue an update that would essentially bump the graphics in the game. The update was scheduled for a release in the fall of 2017, but was later pushed to 2018, which it obviously missed.
Minecraft: Story Mode Support Is Ending On June 25th
Mojang, the developer of the popular Minecraft game, has confirmed that it’s going to end support for Minecraft: Stor Mode on June 25th, 2019. Those who play the title are now advised to download their episodes prior to the cutoff date or they will lose access. This game’s delisting isn’t surprising given that other games that Telltale Games had created have disappeared as well after the publisher shut down unexpectedly […]
More Than 176 Million Minecraft Copies Sold Worldwide
To say that Minecraft has done well for itself would be an understatement. It’s an immensely popular title, selling a huge number of copies across the globe. Microsoft has now released the latest sales figures for the title. More than 176 million copies of Minecraft have been sold across the globe, according to Microsoft.
Microsoft Wants To Take Pokemon GO On With Minecraft Earth
A little over a week ago, Microsoft released a teaser video which seemed to hint at the company’s plans at taking on augmented reality (AR) based games such as Pokemon GO. The trailer teased that the company would be launching an AR version of Minecraft, and sure enough they have.
Original Minecraft Now Playable In Your Browser For Free
Are you looking for a fun way to spend your weekends? If you are, then you might be interested to learn that to celebrate Minecraft turning 10 years old, Microsoft has decided that you will now be able to play the original version of Minecraft directly in your browser for free. This will only be playable in creative mode, meaning that there will be no monsters for you to fight.
Microsoft Teasing Augmented Reality Version Of Minecraft
Using augmented reality (AR) for gaming makes a lot of sense, although admittedly it took the success of Pokemon GO for developers to really sit up and pay attention to it. For those who are looking forward to experiencing more AR based games in the future, Microsoft could have something for you.
Delayed Minecraft Movie Now Set For Release In March 2022
The live-action Minecraft movie has already suffered delays and at least there’s a new date now that fans can pencil into their calendars. Some may not be quick to take this new date at face value given the delays that have already taken place, they’d think the date could once again be pushed back. For now, though, they should expect the live-action Minecraft movie havecome out in Mach 2022.
Minecraft Removes Most 'Notch' References From Game
If you have played Minecraft for a long time you might be familiar with the references to the game’s original creator Markus “Notch” Persson that were listed in the main menu of Minecraft. The game has received an update today which removes most of these references from the main menu. Some of you may not be aware that Minecraft is now owned by a big tech company that you may […]
Minecraft Coming To Xbox Game Pass Next Month
An Xbox Game Pass subscription provides you with access to a library of more than 100 games that you can continue to play as long as you’re paying for the service. Microsoft regularly adds more titles to the library so that there’s always something new for players to try out. It’s now adding one of its most prized properties to the service. Minecraft is landing on Xbox Game Pass.
Doom, Minecraft Could Be Added To Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
The Super Smash Bros franchise has typically drawn from Nintendo’s own franchises and also games that are popular on its platform, but we have also seen how it has pulled in character from other games. Now according to the latest rumors from Japanese website 5Channel (via Game Rant), we could be looking at some surprising additions.