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    The Newest Lego Minecraft Set is the Massive Mountain Cave

    Last year when Lego released The Village Minecraft set, we noted it was the largest Lego Minecraft set yet. Just a little over one year later, Lego is ready to introduce their latest — and it’s got over 1,000 more pieces than that set. You’re going to have to set some time aside to build the Mountain […]

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    Minecraft Now Has a Marketplace Where Players Can Mine for Real Dollars

    Starting today, there are more ways to make money off Minecraft then just nailing down the preteen demo with your gameplay stream. Microsoft has opened the doors of the Minecraft Marketplace, a new in-game feature that allows players to sell their creations. Minecraft has long had an active modding community, with players creating custom maps, textures, minigames, and […]

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    Microsoft Uses Minecraft To Teach Kids To Code

    Code.org runs a program called Hour of Code, which aims to make computer programming more accessible and fun for students across the nation. The core of the program are coding tutorials disguised as bite-sized games. Unlike most games, students must input a string of commands beforehand, then watch as their character does what they told them to […]

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    Long Overdue Llamas Will Be Added to Minecraft in the Next Update

    Minecraft is about to receive possibly its most important update. The 1.11 update is expected to go live sometime this week, and Mojang talked a little about what players can expect at Minecon, which took place in Anaheim over the weekend. Sure, there are new enemies, items, and dungeons, but obviously, the real story here is […]

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    The Minecraft Xbox One S Bundle Is Now Available

    It’s a big day for Minecraft fans. That is because Microsoft has released the Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites Bundle (500GB). This special edition includes the most compact Xbox yet, the Xbox One S, which is the only video game console this holiday that features a built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player and HDR support for […]

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    22 Video Game-Inspired Earrings For Gamer Girls

    For many of us, video games bring back memories of summers and Saturday mornings past spent in imaginative worlds that we were ever so briefly a part of, or of the inevitable struggle to be player one with friends or siblings. Or, they remind us of, like, a few hours ago. Either way, you’re bound to […]

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    Minecraft Film is Coming in 2019

    2019 is going to be a big year for movies, and yes, it’s still 2016 right now. But, we all know how early the hype machine gets turned on for these things now — Disney has a movie schedule through 2019, while Marvel has one that goes even further and includes the already much talked about […]

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    Minecraft: Education Edition is Now Available to Teachers

    Remember when Microsoft bought up an educational Minecraft mod to release it as a fully-fledged educational platform? They’ve been hard at work on it since January’s deal, and now it sounds like the work has paid off. Microsoft is releasing Minecraft: Education Edition for free as an early access version to educators around the globe. It’s like putting virtual […]

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    Super Mario is Coming to Minecraft Wii U

    Wii U owners have been hard up for good gaming news, and while getting Minecraft was nice, it’s hard to get to excited knowing you can play that game on any other platform (including smartphones). Exclusive content is always a nice consolation prize, though — on May 17, Minecraft on the Wii U is getting a Mario-themed […]

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    This Minecraft Server Was Hacked Months Ago and No One Told Players

    Bad news for Minecraft Pocket players today — Motherboard is reporting that Lifeboat, which runs several multiplayer servers for the smartphone edition of the game, was hacked in January with emails and passwords compromised. Problem is, no one is hearing about it until now. The Motherboard report reveals that the attack was made worse because of a weak […]

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    The Village is the Biggest Minecraft LEGO Set Yet

    Minecraft Lego sets have always been an oddity — with Minecraft long billed as the video game equivalent of Lego, putting them together seemed a little unnecessary. But, then we get Steve, Alex, and Creeper figures, and it all made sense. Since then, we’ve seen several Minecraft characters and locations in brick form, including The Mine, which […]

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    Watch LEGO’s Minecraft: The Mine Get Built in a Minute

    LEGO’s Minecraft series is the perfect marriage between two amazing franchises. After all, Minecraft looks like it’s made out of LEGO pieces! And if you can’t get enough of the two, than you’ll love LEGO’s The Mine building set because it’s basically the flagship of LEGO’s Minecraft series.  To that effect, this intricate set packs […]

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    Minecraft is the Most Streamed Game on YouTube

    YouTube recently released its list of top ten most streamed video games since its inception in 2005, and topping the list is Minecraft, the digital Lego for this generation, according to the BBC. The idea that an interactive medium like a video game could be passively watched like a movie may seem a bit strange, […]

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    Minecraft Adds Its First Default Female Character, Alex

    Minecraft isn’t just Steve’s world anymore. Yesterday, Mojang announced that they’ll be bringing a new female skin named Alex to console versions of the game. This is far from a debut for Alex or female characters in Minecraft, though. She’s been hanging around the PC version of the game since last year, and female skins […]

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    The Simpsons are Coming to Minecraft

    The Simpsons-LEGO partnership bore much fruit, so I guess this is the natural progression of things. In February, The Simpsons will be coming to video game, but only for those of you playing Minecraft on the Xbox 360 or Xbox One. When the DLC pack drops next month on Xbox Live, you’ll be able to […]