Minecraft News

Some Of The Best Runs From SGDQ's Record-Breaking 2019 Marathon

A few personal picks from a phenomenal week of charity fundraising.

Summer Games Done Quick '19 Starts This Weekend—Here Are Some Runs To Watch For

The Link to the Past-Super Metroid randomizer mash-up is sure to be a blast.

Minecraft Earth Will Have Monetization to "Customize and Enhance the Player Experience," but No Loot Boxes

The developers are trying to avoid "pain points" for incoming builders.

Slack Off Work Playing Classic Minecraft Straight From Your Browser

2009 was a much simpler time for Minecraft.

A "Minecraft Go" Might Be in the Cards

"You caught CREEPER! Now let it go. Fast."

Minecraft Removes References to Notch in Latest Update

The latest update removed several references to Minecraft's creator.

Xbox One S All-Digital "Maverick" Console Reportedly Releasing on May 7

Microsoft's rumored console hasn't been announced yet, but it's taking shape regardless.

Xbox Game Pass Gets More Games in March, Plus Two April Titles Revealed

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Vampyr, and more are arriving before March breathes its last.

Minecraft Coming to Xbox Game Pass in April

The hugely popular world-building and survival game will soon be part of the Xbox subscription service.

Minecraft Movie Finds a New Director, Story Plot Revealed

It's not always sunny in the Overworld.

Riot is Backing an Ambitious Minecraft-Style Game From Some of Its Biggest Creators

Minecraft's biggest content creators want you to visit a whole new world with Hytale.

Microsoft X018 Conference: Devil May Cry 5, Kingdom Hearts 3, Forza Horizon 4, and More

All the news and updates from Microsoft's X018 that wasn't fit to print alone.

Minecraft Used to Give Microsoft Employees Virtual Look at New Campus

Unfortunately, not one section of the campus is built in a treehouse.

Black Mirror Reportedly Getting an Interactive Choose-Your-Own Adventure on Netflix

If you're prepared to be shamed for being a hopeless slave to tech, go to page 24.

Minecraft: Dungeons Is a Brand-New Game Coming From Mojang in 2019

Inspired by classic dungeon crawlers, this new Minecraft experience is only announced for PC at the moment.

Minecraft Aquatic Update Phase Two is Out, Now With Underwater Undead

Darling, it's better down where it's wetter.

Minecraft 2 Isn't Happening as the Original Will Evolve and Live on Forever

Games as a service means fewer direct sequels, more building on existing games.

The Minecraft Final Fantasy XV Skin Pack Turns the Beautiful Boys into Blocky Boys

Final Fantasy XV's protagonists no longer have hands, or fingers, or functioning organs, but they're too proud to plead for death.

Minecraft Has Already Taught 85 Million Students How to Code

Code.org and Microsoft's partnership has paid off for millions of students.

Minecraft Bedrock Edition for Nintendo Switch Demoed on Twitch

Nearly two hours of the Switch version was previewed for fans.

Minecraft Players Are Choosing The Xbox One Edition Over The Better Together Version

Minecraft's Bedrock update isn't finding fans on Xbox One.

Minecraft's 4K Graphics Update and Switch Cross-Play Delayed Until 2018

Two features won't be coming to Minecraft this year.

The Ataribox is More Powerful Than Originally Believed, Could Cost Around $250

The Ataribox isn't just a NES Classic also-ran.

Minecraft Cross-Platform Play Launches, But No Switch Action Yet

The Better Together update is live in Minecraft.

Here's How to Become a Beta Tester for Minecraft's Cross-Platform "Better Together" Feature

Do your bit to help foster harmony in the Minecraft community.

Cross Platform is a Way for Nintendo to be More "Flexible" With the Switch

Rocket League and Minecraft are signs there might be a new Nintendo.

Minecraft Launching New Marketplace for Community Developers

Microsoft is partnering with the community to create an in-game storefront.

Pokemon Red Recreated Inside Minecraft

Some people are just better than the rest of us. I am shamed into not being better.

Over 25 Million Copies of Minecraft Have Been Sold on PC

But that number is nothing compared to sales of Minecraft: Pocket Edition on mobile platforms.

Minecraft: Mojang Clamps Down on In-Game Commercial Promotion

If you want to promote your game in Minecraft, you better talk to Microsoft.

Does Minecraft Make You Feel Aimless? Fear Not: Dragon Quest Builders is Coming West

Dragon Quest Builders brings goals and structure to Minecraft's open-ended gameplay.

Official Nintendo Content Finally Comes to Minecraft: Wii U Edition

Legitimate Super Mario content comes to Minecraft via skins and level packs. Now we want The Legend of Zelda, and Metroid, and--

Minecraft: Story Mode is Getting More Episodes, Which is Great News for Young Adventure Fans

Even if you're not a fan of Minecraft, there's nothing wrong with kids discovering the joy of adventure games.

Minecraft 1.9 Combat Update Elevates Minecraft as an Adventure Game

Dual-wielding and shield-crafting are overdue additions for players primarily interested in fighting Minecraft's mobs.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition is Getting an Update, But It's Still Lacking

The Wii U version of Minecraft can be so much more.

Minecraft Officially Comes to Schools, But Teachers Have to Do All the Legwork

Microsoft acquires the MinecraftEdu mod and launches Minecraft: Education Edition.

New Info About Microsoft's HoloLens Highlights its Weaknesses

The AR headset may be in for a slow start, but it can still have a strong finish.

PS4 and Xbox One Versions of Minecraft Will Still Have Limited World Sizes

Bigger than their 360 and PS3 counterparts, but not as big as the PC version offers.

Minecraft Realms Now Lets You Rent Private Servers in North America

Now US players can rent their own Minecraft servers straight from Mojang.

Minecraft PS3 Worlds Will Definitely Transfer to PS4, Possibly Vita Too

Sony and Mojang are also looking into possible cross-buy options for the new versions of the game.

There's a Titanfall Mod for Minecraft

Amusingly, it supports more players than Titanfall does.

Minecraft Video Series Prompts the Question: What is Trolling?

What is "trolling" and can it ever be an acceptable part of gaming? That's what Mojang's pondering right now.

Minecraft Film In Development at Warner Bros

Following the success of The Lego Movie, Warner Bros is bringing Minecraft to the big screen.

Fake Minecraft App Targets Android Gamers with Malware

Take care when downloading mobile apps, particularly those from third-party sources.

Spectacular FFXIV Trailer Shows What's Next for A Realm Reborn

Patch 2.1 is coming on December 17, so Square Enix felt now would be a good time to tease it extensively.

News Round-Up: PS4 Breaks Records, Sells 2.1 Million Worldwide

Numbers, number everywhere! Persona 4 Golden & Dragon's Crown ship over 700,000 units each.

Minecraft Creator Notch Appears on The Late Late Show

In case you missed it on TV, here's Notch's interview with Craig Ferguson.

Minecraft Xbox's Update 12 Brings Texture Pack Support

The twelfth Title Update for the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft has some significant additions.

Patterns: The Next Minecraft?

The new game from Second Life creators Linden Lab looks to be a natural evolution from Minecraft's block-based building.

Microsoft's E3 Presser: All About the Games

Microsoft's E3 press conference today was indeed, as promised, "all about the games" - Metal Gear Solid V, Titanfall and much more.