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Minecraft “Friendly Update” Allows Cross Platform

After selling an incredible 100 million copies (and counting), the world of Minecraft continues to grow today with new functionality and features. Revealed at E3, the new “Friendly Update” lets Minecraft players on Windows 10, iOS and Android (including the Gear VR edition) game together online in the same persistent Realms, no matter what the device. This follows the launch …

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How Minecraft Teaches Kids to Code

In the winter of 2015, Minecraft partnered with Code.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting computer science and programming in schools across the nation. Together, the Microsoft-owned game and Code.org created a tutorial that teaches children of all ages the basics of coding. Minecraft is a world-building game for players to express their own creativity. The limits are only what …

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Windows Animation vs Minecraft

The stick figures from animator Alan Becker‘s series Animator vs. Animation go mad with power after they find a Minecraft block and realize its potential in “Animation vs. Minecraft.” The animation builds into an epic battle as the other stick figures have to team up to stop the red stick figure from destroying their computer desktop world. Becker also released a …

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First Minecraft: Story Mode Trailer And A Pig

The first Minecraft: Story Mode trailer features an unlikely band of heroes and also a pig. The five-part episodic video game series, by Telltale Games, is based on the extremely popular Minecraft video game by Mojang. Players will control protagonist Jesse throughout the season, as portrayed by actor Patton Oswalt. Jesse and his group of friends revere the legendary Order …

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Microsoft Is Building A Site To Help Teachers In Education

Minecraft is becoming so much more then just a video game. Its spread to offices (architects for example) and even classrooms. Microsoft is starting to push it even further and building a site for teacher resources! This makes me really wish I was back in school. This new portal will be a common place for teachers to discuss the game …

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New Minecraft for HoloLens Is Coming From Microsoft!

Minecraft is a game we’ve seen countless times before. And yet! The virtual reality demo showcased by Microsoft today makes the game almost seem brand new. You can start a new world on any surface you’d like—as you can see in the GIF above. Magical. Here’s the full demo. The amazing stuff starts at the 2:25 mark Some notable stuff: …

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LEGO Now Has Their Own Minecraft

We all knew in the back of our minds it would come to this but today LEGO officially launched their beta of LEGO Worlds. You can check it out on Steam and its currently going for $14.99 compared to Minecraft which is $26.95. There are some key differences and to be fair this is currently an early access game so …

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Minecraft is geting a story-based game from Telltale Game Studio

Minecraft‘s silent landscaper Steve is exiting his blockly world and stepping into Telltale’s world of stories: Minecraft is getting a “narrative-driven” game from the folks behind The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones games. Like Telltale’s other work, Minecraft: Story Mode will be episodic and available on a wide variety of platforms when it launches “some time in 2015.” Apparently …

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