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
Minecraft 1.8 Snapshot Now Available For Download
Minecraft players can now start testing out patch 1.8 for the open-world building game. The first "snapshot" for the update can be downloaded through Mojang's website.
Minecraft Creator Unaware Of Plans To Bring Minecraft To Wii U
Let's all hope this is a very unkind prank by Markus “Notch” Persson, the original creator of Minecraft, but it's looking very unlikely. Anyway, to add some context to that bit of a anomalous sentence, “Notch” took to Twitter to explain his thoughts about Minecraft coming to the Wii U... and apparently he doesn't have any because he's not aware of any plans to bring the indie-titan to Nintendo's home entertainment console.
Minecraft Coming To Wii U?
A new rumor has been making the rounds about one of the biggest games from the seventh generation of gaming making its way to the eighth gen Wii U. That's right, 4J Studios' console adaptation of Mojang's Minecraft could be making its way to the current eighth generation console leader, the Nintendo Wii U.
Minecraft 3D Printer Is Amazing, Insanely Complicated
Minecraft players are always coming up with new ways to amaze us. The latest example comes from ItsJustJumby, who built a functioning 3D printer within the game.
Minecraft PS3 Launching Today With Free Demo, Festive Skins Pack
Today PS3 gamers in North America will be able to download the indie sensation Minecraft. The open-world building adventure will be available in a few hours once the PlayStation Store update goes live. European gamers will receive it tomorrow.
The Minecraft Dilemma: Can Games Have Too Much Content?
Video games with back of the box bullet-point-worthy features like “a vast, open world” or “hundreds of hours of gameplay” tend to terrify me. Gamers typically see those grand statements as a major plus when it comes to their hobby of choice, a way of getting the most bang for their hard-earned buck. Partially because my own gaming habits are changing and partially because I know my own “Must experience everything!” nature far too well, I now find myself shying away from games that offer what is arguably too much content.
Minecraft PS3 Edition Launching This Week, PS4 And Vita Versions Coming In 2014
Minecraft will finally make its PlayStation debut this week. Minecraft PS3 Edition will be available for download through PSN on December 17th in North America and on December 18th in Europe.
Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Sells 10 Million Copies, PC Version Tops 13 Million
The sales for open-ended building game Minecraft continue to climb. Today both the Xbox 360 version and the original PC/Mac edition both hit impressive new milestones.
Minecraft 1.7 Coming Friday
Minecraft's next major update is almost ready. Developer Mojang says that they could release patch 1.7 on PC and Mac as early as Friday.
Minecraft Battle And Beasts Skin Pack 2 Announced For Xbox 360
Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition developer 4J Studios has revealed a new skin pack for the open-world building game. Battle and Beasts Skin Pack 2, sequel to the DLC released this spring, will provide a new set of characters for players to become.
Minecraft Player Recreates Star Trek's USS Voyager
The dedication of Minecraft players to their projects continues to amaze me. The latest show of devotion comes from a player who recreated the USS Voyager from Star Trek complete with its interior.
Minecraft Xbox 360 Mass Effect DLC Announced
Two of the most popular franchises on Xbox 360 are joining forces soon. Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition will soon be receiving a Mass Effect Mash-Up DLC pack loaded with assets from BioWare's sci-fi role-playing game series.
Minecraft And Loads Of Indies Headed To PS4, PS3, Vita
The Sony Gamescom press conference has wrapped up, supplying quite a bit of big announcements for the PlayStation Vita including a new price point (200 bucks), a demonstration of the remote play feature running with Assassin's Creed: Black Flag, a port of Borderlands 2 and a veritable truckload of indie games. Several of these games are also launching on the PS3/PS4, so get ready to say goodbye to the contents of your bank account.
Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Title Update 12 Changelist Announced, New Sales Milestone Reached
The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft will soon be receiving Title Update 12, a long-awaited patch for the building game. Today they explained exactly what players can expect out of this update.
MineCon 2013 Tickets On Sale Today
MineCon 2013, the latest convention for all things Minecraft, will be held on November 2nd and 3rd. If you're interested in attending, you'll have your first shot at tickets later today.