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Minecraft 1.8 'The Bountiful Update' is out

Roughly a year after 'The Update that Changed the World' landed, the team over at Mojang has released the next major update for their ever popular block building game, Minecraft. This release has reportedly taken developers over 300 days to create, and as one would expect, comes…

Watch this video of Star Wars recreated in Minecraft

A team of avid Star Wars and Minecraft fans have spent three years recreating the sci-fi classic Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in the pixel-filled building game. And the results are quite amazing, accurately following every scene with a superb level…

Warner Bros. acquires rights to Minecraft movie

Markus “Notch” Persson, the man behind the sandbox sensation Minecraft, is working with Warner Bros. to bring the franchise to the big screen. The news comes on the heels of The Lego Movie, an animated film based on the children's…

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang now available on YouTube

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang premiered nearly a year ago on Xbox Live. The documentary by 2 Player Productions quickly found its way to The Pirate Bay – uploaded by the producers themselves – but in case you missed it…

Google Quantum AI team releases quantum mechanics mod for Minecraft

Google’s Quantum AI Lab team in collaboration with MinecraftEdu and Caltech’s Institute of Quantum Information and Matter has released a mod for Minecraft that enables quantum physics in the game. Specifically, the qCraft mod adds new blocks that exhibit quantum…

Download: Minecraft 1.6.1 The Horse Update

The ever more popular block game created by Markus Persson has received another important update. This Minecraft update is known as The Horse Update, and as the name suggests one of the major additions are horses. There also donkeys and…

Mojang's new game Scrolls slated to launch on June 3

Mojang’s next major release is finally slated to launch in open beta for the Mac and PC. The title, which was originally expected to drop in April before being delayed, will carry the same community-assisted development model that the developer…