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Developer: Mojang AB
Story: Minecraft is a game about breaking and placing blocks. At first, people built structures to protect against nocturnal monsters, but as the game grew players worked together to create wonderful, imaginative things.
Latest Minecraft News
13-Year-Old Confesses To Three Minecraft-Related Swatting Incidents
A 13-year-old boy from Southern California has confessed to sicking the SWAT team on three people, including one of his Minecraft rivals.
Minecraft And Mass Effect Are Finally Getting Married On PlayStation Consoles
It took nearly two years for the Xbox 360's Minecraft skins to make the leap to the PlayStation consoles, but they're finally available. That's right, you can now explore Minecraft wearing Mass Effect's N7 armor, aiming to bring peace to the land as a vanguard or dispense a little wild justice as a renegade.
Minecon 2015 Tickets Go On Sale Very Soon
For those of you planning on attending Minecon this year, you might want to keep your calendars open and your wallet at the ready, as tickets will be going on sale very, very soon.
Minecraft Developer Responds To Possible Ban In Turkey
Turkey’s Family and Social Policies Ministry has come to a surprising verdict: Minecraft encourages children to act violently (Yes, you read that correctly). But Microsoft doesn't sound worried.
Minecraft Is Now One Step Closer To Being Banned In Turkey
One of the most ridiculous things is about to happen in Turkey if the court sides with the culture ministry: Minecraft will be banned. The country is currently deliberating over the issue after moral outrage-crusaders brought the game to the attention of the ministry a few months ago.
EA, Activision Tried To Buy Minecraft
Last year, Minecraft sales crossed $60 million, making it the best-selling PC game in history. This incredible popularity is why Microsoft purchased Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion dollars in cash. But according to founder Markus “Notch” Persson, Microsoft wasn't the only well-to-do company that waved stacks of money in his face.
Minecraft Xbox One And Xbox 360 Adds Simpsons Characters Today
A new Minecraft update has gone live today for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, adding in the rather large and diverse cast of characters from the Fox cartoon comedy, The Simpsons. The update brings 24 character skins to Minecraft.
Minecraft Being Investigated By Turkish Government
This has to be one of the most bizarre stories I've ever read, but the Turkish Government is actually looking into and investigating Minecraft on the grounds that the game may be too violent. Yes, too violent.
Minecraft Accounts Stolen By Phishers
If you're an avid Minecraft player and you clicked on any recent links sent through an e-mail about changing your username and password or “logging into” Mojang, you may be in a bit of a pickle. It turns out that a group of phishers have phished a bunch of e-mail and password combinations from Minecraft gamers.
Minecraft Player Shares Disturbing Theory About The Game's Story
Not that a game like Minecraft really needs a narrative, but one clever (and decidedly dark-thinking) Youtuber has crafted a yarn for the world-building game that actually makes something resembling sense.
See The Simpsons Become Minecraft Characters In These Screenshots
4J Studios is teaming up with Fox to bring The Simpsons into Minecraft. Today they released the first screenshots from the Simpsons DLC coming soon to the building game.
How To Change Your Minecraft Name
Mojang will give Minecraft players the ability to change their name on February 4th. While it's a pretty simple process, there are some important rules to be aware of.
Minecraft PS3 And Vita Receive Horses Update, PS4 Patch Still In Testng
Minecraft players on Xbox 360 and Xbox One received the so-called "Horses Update" a week ago. Now it's PlayStation gamers' turn.
Minecraft Xbox One And Xbox 360 Get Horses Update
It's like the old saying goes: You can lead a horse to Minecraft, but you can't make it drink. Or something like that. The point is that Xbox versions of Minecraft now boast horses, so get ready to tame the blocky wild west, one creeper at a time.
How The Creator Of Minecraft Just One-Upped Beyonce And Jay-Z
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson found an impressive way to spend the money he earned from the game.