dark        

Minecraft: news and videos


 photo

Minecraft on Switch and Wii U gets some Microsoft skin packs

Minecraft still has not received the "Better Together" update on Nintendo platforms, but we're getting a step closer to that reality. Launched just today, people with a Switch or Wii U can dress up their characters as Master Chief from Halo...

 
 photo

Wynncraft is a full, free fantasy MMO built within Minecraft

There are two kinds of people in this world. One uses Minecraft's endless possibility to make dicks, the other builds a complete fantasy MMO with over 100 quests, guilds, and more. That's Wynncraft, a full-featured MMO four years in the ma...

 
 photo

Microsoft explains why Minecraft runs at 720p on Switch

We've got our broader impressions on Minecraft for Nintendo Switch up on the site right now, where Jed notes that, "the good certainly outweighs the bad." One of those bads is that it runs at 720p in both handheld and docked modes. If that ...

 
 photo

Hold your blocks: Minecraft is also coming to the Switch

Minecraft just hit the Wii U fairly recently (in the grand scheme of Minecraft's lengthy lifespan, that is), but like most things that went to die on the Wii U, it's also coming to the Switch so you can buy it again like it didn't just...

 
 photo

Fallout themed level, costumes coming to Minecraft

Mojang has just revealed the latest mash-up that's coming to Minecraft, following the China pack -- Fallout. Like all mash-ups it'll feature new textures, costumes, and most importantly -- a pre-build sandbox with loose objectives to comple...

 
 photo

Spectacular Minecraft build emulates the Atari 2600

We've shown you some impressive Minecraft projects before, but this one takes things to a whole new level. Minecraft has been great for people who want to look backwards at the history of video games. It's easy...

 
 photo

Minecraft dev would 'love' to see an Uncharted collaboration

As I sat down to speak with Rog Carpenter, Executive Producer for Minecraft's console branch, I wanted to know one thing immediately -- now that they're under Microsoft's umbrella, how open is the team to working with other publishers?...

 
 photo

Minecraft is getting a new level pack based around China

Minecraft's "Mash-Up" packs are really neat bits of DLC. They're not just building materials -- the developers actually create a preset world based around each pack, with dungeons, hidden areas, and bosses to fight. In a way it answers the ...

 
 photo

Minecraft finally hits the Oculus Rift today

The last time I wrote about Minecraft on the Oculus Rift, I was taken aback by the fact that it hadn't actually come out yet -- any prior releases were just community mods, with a Gear VR release dangling on the side. But Microsoft has...

 
Minecraft photo

Minecraft is getting full Oculus Rift support soon

Just the other day I was looking up Minecraft on Oculus. I was thinking "didn't they announce it like, forever ago? Where is it?" But it turns out that it's just on Gear VR, without full-on Oculus support just yet. That changes soon, as Mic...

 
Microsoft photo

Microsoft announces cross-platform play for Minecraft

Today at their 2016 E3 conference, Microsoft announced a brand new patch for Minecraft dubbed "The Friendly Update." It'll allow Android, iOS, and Windows 10 players to engage in Cross-Play with each other. It was also confirmed that y...

 
Minecraft photo

Minecraft's Battle mini game is out on June 21

Mojang recently unveiled Minecraft's "Battle mini game," and had a nebulous date of "sometime in June" for its release. Now we know that it's actually coming June 21, which should give you some time to settle down after E3. You can get an i...

 
Minecraft photo

Mojang blows hot 'n' cold with new Minecraft content

Update 1.10, The Frostburn Update, brings new polar and desert regions to Minecraft. As well as the usual smattering of fixes and revisions, an auto-jump option, and a polar bear, we’ll also see an all-new technical block called Struc...

 
Mojang photo

Minecraft is heading to China

In pursuit of more fame and fortune, Mojang is bringing Minecraft to the world's largest nation. The Microsoft-owned Swedish game developer announced a partnership Chinese tech giant NetEase Friday to bring the PC and mobile versions o...

 
Minecraft photo

Minecraft is still doing well, even in Japan

Having purchased Minecraft back when it was in alpha form, it's amazing to see it evolve into the powerhouse it is today -- causing Microsoft and Nintendo to team up and take on a joint venture together. But it's still surprising to se...

 
Minecraft photo

Mojang teases a 'Trendy' costume update for April Fools'

Mojang has embraced tech culture with their newest April Fools' joke for Minecraft. The "1.RV" update teases "trendy" items that "get with the times," including wearables, gadgets, and VR glasses out the wazoo. They also note that the gear ...

 
MineJesus photo

Dudes, I just got the weirdest damn gaming book of all time

Yesterday I opened a package and found a book staring back at me called "The Unofficial Holy Bible For Minecrafters: New Testament." Naturally, my first reaction was "oh it's a tome of sorts for tips in the game, makes sense." But I was dea...

 
Minecraft. photo

Hey man...have you ever seen Minecraft...on Unreal 4?!

I'm starting to feel ridiculous writing all these Unreal Engine 4 posts. I mean, on one hand, they're so easy to do, almost to the point where it's not worth it. The common criticism is that they constantly just reference existing material...

 
Minecraft photo

Minecraft is getting its own Loot Crate-esque monthly service

Mojang is finally getting into the curated monthly delivery business. It's basically Loot Crate, in that subscribers sign up for a monthly box called a "Mine Chest," which will run you $29.99. Right now it's in its beta phase, and the first...

 
Minecraft photo

Someone made Dark Souls' Anor Londo in Minecraft

LNeoX spent ages creating one of his favorite fictional locations -- Anor Londo of Dark Souls fame -- in Minecraft. It's a 1200x1200 map, complete with a dungeon and a minecart system. The screens are definitely awe-inspiring, though t...

 
Journey to the West photo

Minecraft just got Journey to the West skins

To celebrate the Year of the Monkey, Mojang just dropped some Journey to the West skins for the Pocket Edition and Windows 10 versions of Minecraft. "Red Boy" and "Guanyin" are free, but the rest (Princess Iron Fan, Lord Hundred-Eyes, Bull ...

 
Minecraft photo

Minecraft is overhauling its website with some new features

I still remember buying Minecraft in 2009, and the original site really hasn't changed all that much. But Mojang (and thus, Microsoft) has really been making strides since the acquisition, finally releasing the game on Wii U, and it's ...

 
Minecraft photo

Say hello to Minecraft: Education Edition

Although I picked up Minecraft years ago on PC, I still play it to this day. Hell, I've been playing more of it than ever before lately thanks to the Wii U release. The train isn't stopping anytime soon either, as Mojang has just annou...

 

DISCUSSIONS

+ Add a post

 
 


Reviews   filter by...

Lego The Incredibles"Let's be real, this is the best Fantastic Four game we're ever gonna get"

 

Skyrim Very Special Edition"Alexa, cross the rickety bridge"

 

Jurassic World Evolution"Spare no expense! Because it doesn't matter anyway"

 

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion"I'm an expansion now"

 

Shaq Fu - A Legend Reborn"Shaq is back, but kinda wack"

 

Fortnite (Switch)"Build a fort, last the night (wait it's basically just battle royale now)"

 

Incredibles 2"Jack Jack, baby"

 

Tag"The Hawkeye movie you never knew you wanted"

 

Unravel Two"It takes two, baby! (But not really)"

 

Won't You Be My Neighbor?"You will always find people who are helping"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

BigDoniel

I was going to say my first 5 hours of ESO have been pretty fun, but the servers are down So thats about 10 hours downtime in the last 48, hardly enticing me to commit all that much time to be

 
BigDoniel

I was going to say my first 5 hours of ESO have been pretty fun, but the servers are down So thats about 10 hours downtime in the last 48, hardly enticing me to commit all that much time to be

 
Greenhornet214

I had kind of a mental breakdown Its probably TMI, but Ill write about it in the

 
Isuma

And here is my E3 Forgot to put TLoU part 2, other than that, its all

 
Isuma

Between the last two PSN sales I got: TLoURemastered, Odin Sphere HD, Until Dawn, Yakuza 0 and For Honor Gold Also, my girlfriend got me NieR:Automata as Im good with games until the September/October EDIT: HOW GIFS WORK HERE?

 
Chris Hovermale

Recently tried to play Mario Kart 8 DX with a Unfortunately we kept getting disconnected from each other for unknown I want to be optimistic for Nintendos paid online, but Nintendo is making that very

 
Barry Kelly

MechWarrior 5 slips to 2019, though thats not really Therell be a new playable demo at MechCon in December

 
Tohsaka

SRW A Portables now in English as of this

 
Pixie The Fairy

Looks like Rathalos is appearing in FFXIV at the games current level 70 cap as post-game content and Behemoth is also post-story in Neither were stated to be in the games for a limited time,

 
SirNinjaFace

My picks from E3:

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
 
NEXT