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Minecraft Java Edition Accounts May Migrate to Microsoft Accounts

Bart Swiatek, 21 September 2020, 17:38

Reddit users note that Microsoft may plan to migrate Minecraft: Java Edition accounts to its system.

Revolutionary EVE Online Technology Tested in Minecraft

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 September 2020, 18:58

Mojang has partnered with Hadean to use Aether Engine in Minecraft. Thus, the engine, which allowed for battles involving up to 14,000 ships in EVE Online's technology demo, may turn the popular sandbox into an even bigger sandbox.

Minecraft on PS4 With PS VR Support

Musiol, 08 September 2020, 15:11

Minecraft on PlayStation 4 will receive official support for PlayStation VR later this month. The update will be free and available to everyone.

Minecraft - Secret of the Picture Solved After Months of Searching

Dameredet, 07 September 2020, 20:23

Since the beginning of the year, a group of fans has been searching for the seed to generate a picture known from Minecraft. Their efforts ended on Saturday and the location of the mountain is no longer a secret.

Here's Shiny New Minecraft RTX

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 September 2020, 20:51

Nvidia has released new worlds for Minecraft RTX beta test participants. Each of them can be downloaded for free to test the advantages of ray tracing in the popular game from Mojang.

Minecraft Creator Deleted his Twitter Account Due to Bet

Dameredet, 31 August 2020, 22:06

The creator of Minecraft, known as Notch, deleted his Twitter account. The reason was a bet with a youtuber. Notch didn't want him to write about politics.

Winter in Minecraft: Dungeons - 3 Minutes of Gameplay From New DLC

Milosz Szubert, 31 August 2020, 18:04

Mojang presented over three-minute gameplay from The Creeping Winter DLC for Minecraft: Dungeons. The expansion will debut on September 8.

Minecraft - Pickaxe Race Shows Differences in Quality

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 August 2020, 20:35

An unusual race conquered the Minecraft sub-forum on Reddit. More than 100,000 fans liked a video showing... comparison of pickaxes.

Minecraft Speedrunner Cheats During Stream, Gets Boned on Finish Line

Paul Wozniak, 24 August 2020, 15:33

While speedrunning Minecraft, streamer BeasttrollMC, knowing that he couldn't break the record anymore, decided to resort to cheating and crafted an item needed to activate the portal. However, karma caught up to him quickly and he had to finish the game.

Minecraft and Jurassic World in New DLC

Karol Laska , 18 August 2020, 20:36

Mojang Studios has prepared a new Minecraft expansion that will move the players to the universe of Jurassic Park. It will be possible to train dinosaurs and build our own dino reserve.

Minecraft Running in Minecraft - Impressive Use of Phone

Paul Wozniak, 12 August 2020, 17:01

One of Reddit users boasted of his project, thanks to which he managed to run Minecraft on a phone created in Minecraft.

Minecraft: Dungeons - Creeping Winter DLC Release Date and Free Update

Michael Kulakowski, 11 August 2020, 22:08

Mojang confirmed that at the beginning of September another expansion for Minecraft: Dungeons will debut, titled Creeping Winter. With its release, all players will also receive a free update.

Minecraft - End of Support For Some Systems

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 August 2020, 20:16

Mojang has announced the end of support for Minecraft on some platforms. This includes older versions of iOS and Android as well as Gear VR and Windows 10 Mobile.

Lord of the Rings Finally in Minecraft Version 1.15.2

Dameredet, 08 August 2020, 19:23

Are you a fan of Minecraft or Lord of the Rings? Or maybe both? If the answer is yes, we have great news for you!

2020 As Seen by Minecraft Players

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 15:11

One of Minecraft fans has created a video presenting the most important events of 2020 - from the conflict between Iran and the USA, through the pandemic, to the launch of the rocket flying a mission to Mars.

Evolution of Minecraft Depicted in 4 Minutes

Paul Wozniak, 29 July 2020, 13:54

One of Reddit users shared a video, which shows how Minecraft has evolved over the last 11 years. Using a Let's Play formula, the author showed one of the first versions of the game, as well as its latest update.

PC Running Windows XP and Playble Doom Recreated in Minecraft

mikos, 27 July 2020, 13:18

Minecraft mod enables us to build a working computer, on which we can install Windows and play Doom.

Minecraft - New Patch Enables Lanterns to Glow Under Water

Dameredet, 23 July 2020, 13:26

The Snapshot 20w30a update has introduced some small but useful changes to Minecraft. Among other things, from now on we can put lanterns under water.

Minecraft - Mystery of Title Screen Finally Solved

Bart Swiatek, 20 July 2020, 14:05

Members of [email protected], a research group that solves various mysteries related to Minecraft, have found the so-called seed from which the original title screen of Mojang Studios' game comes.

Minecraft Mobs You Won't See in the Game

Dameredet, 17 July 2020, 20:31

Mojang's cubic game has been developing continuously since 2009. Over the years, the creators' ideas have evolved and some elements of the game have been removed, others changed, and still others never made it to the game.

Minecraft - Fortune of World's Richest Man Depicted in the Game

Bart Swiatek, 14 July 2020, 13:05

A video posted on Reddit shows how much money Amazon's CEO - Jeff Bezos - has at his disposal compared to an ordinary man. Minecraft was used for the presentation.

Minecraft - Crazy Puzzle With Positive Message

Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 21:05

One Minecraft players decided to create an elaborate structure, reminiscent of dominoes composed of different elements of the game world.

Minecraft 1.16 - Here's a Useful Trade Table

Bart Swiatek, 25 June 2020, 16:17

One player has created a table that enables us to get a better idea of the trading mechanics in the latest version of Minecraft. A pack of realistic textures is also created. In addition, developers from Mojang Studios have recently released a small update numbered 1.16.1, which eliminates stability issues for user-generated servers.

Minecraft Nether Update - Version 1.16 Launches Today

Michael Kulakowski, 23 June 2020, 19:57

As planned, the latest major update for Minecraft, called Nether, has been released. It focuses on the title Nether, enriching the dangerous dimension with many attractions such as new biomes, materials and mobs.

Minecraft Dungeons Becomes May's Biggest Debut

Adrian Werner, 23 June 2020, 11:22

Minecraft Dungeons proved to be the best digital debut of May. In addition, Epic Games Store's giveaways of GTA 5 and Civilization 6 were great successes, with both games recording not only a large increase in user numbers but also in revenue.

Minecraft Nether Update Gets a Release Date

Adrian Werner, 18 June 2020, 12:07

We've learned the release date of the long-awaited Nether Update for Minecraft. Adventurous users can already download the pre-release version of the patch.

Minecraft Mod Enables us to Run Doom

Paul Wozniak, 15 June 2020, 15:55

One of Minecraft players has created a modification that enables us to build working in-game computers (based on a virtual machine). The devices are fully functional and can be used, e.g. to run the classic Doom.

Minecraft Player Makes a Manor Out of Dirt

Paul Wozniak, 09 June 2020, 19:23

One Minecraft player decided to build a magnificent villa using only mud. His project quickly won the hearts of the rest of the community.

Minecraft 1.16 Enables Us to Set Level of Graphics to Fabulous

Milosz Szubert, 05 June 2020, 17:17

The first so-called pre-release of 1.16 update for Minecraft: Java Edition has launched. It enables us, among other things, to test a new graphics setting called Fabulous, which is intended to improve the visibility of various phenomena through transparent objects.

Father Teaches His Son to Read Using Minecraft

Bart Swiatek, 04 June 2020, 11:57

One of Reddit user decided to teach his son to read using Minecraft. The father created a special table with the names of individual items.

Jungle in First DLC for Minecraft Dungeons

Czarus, 30 May 2020, 18:55

Previous leaks about upcoming DLCs for Minecraft Dungeons have been confirmed. The next addition - Jungle Awakens - is expected in July.

Minecraft: Dungeons Bug Might Wipe SSD Clean During Uninstall

Bart Swiatek, 28 May 2020, 10:31

A very serious bug was found in the PC launcher of Minecraft: Dungeons. The bug removes all contents of the SSD when uninstalling the app using Windows' „add/remove programs” function.

Release of Minecraft: Dungeons - Accessible Hack and Slash

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 May 2020, 20:32

Today marks the launch of Minecraft: Dungeons. The Hack'n'slash set in the universe of Mojang Studios' popular sandbox game is now available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Russian Streamer Plays Minecraft Using Potatoes

Paul Wozniak, 26 May 2020, 12:48

Reddit users quickly became enthralled by a Russian streamer, who yesterday played Minecraft in a rather unusual way. He replaced the traditional mouse and keyboard with a literal potato controller.

Minecraft Dungeons DLC Info Leaked

Adrian Werner, 24 May 2020, 17:30

Game files of te pre-release version of Minecraft: Dungeons contained images and screenshots from two upcoming DLCs for the game, Creeping Winter and Jungle Awakens.

First Reviews: Minecraft Dungeons - Charming Diablo Clone, but Lacks Depth

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 May 2020, 14:00

First reviews of Minecraft Dungeons have appeared on the Internet. Critics agree that Mojang delivered a nice and accessible production, but also one which will not necessarily appeal to hardcore dungeon crawler fans.

400 Minecraft Players Spent Decade Creating a City

Bart Swiatek, 21 May 2020, 12:47

400 Minecraft players have spent over 9 years creating a city based on Los Angeles - called Greenfield. The metropolis consists of over twenty million blocks.

Minecraft Sales Exceeded 200 Million Copies

Agnes Adamus, 18 May 2020, 19:43

Microsoft boasted of the sales of Minecraft. According to the data provided, the game has sold more than 200 million copies and 126 million people play in it every month.

Minecraft Player Builds an Amazing City on Giant's Head

Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2020, 14:40

One Reddit user created an unusual location in Minecraft - a city called Dystopian Mindset, which looks like it was built on the head of a giant.

Five New Free Worlds for Minecraft RTX

Paul Wozniak, 14 May 2020, 18:28

Today, Nvidia released more worlds that can be tested in a ray-tracing version of Minecraft. Each of them was created by well-known developers from the community and can be downloaded for free.

Working Computer Made in Minecraft

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 May 2020, 17:29

StitchyYT from YouTube created a working computer in Minecraft. For the time being, the laptop can't do much, but its creator wants it to run Minecraft in the future...

Minecraft Earth Gets New Update With Three Major Novelties

Milosz Szubert, 29 April 2020, 13:09

The mobile Minecraft Earth has received a new update, marked R17. First of all, it adds three new elements - challenges and season system, player journal and additional types of animals. Minecraft Earth has also been updated with minor extras and improvements.

Minecraft - Pandemic Simulation Map Now Available

Czarus, 26 April 2020, 21:12

A message about the creation of a new map - Blockdown - appeared on the official website of Minecraft. It is supposed to make players, especially the younger ones, aware of the threat of COVID-19 and how it is spreading. The project was created by AKQA in support of the #TommorowTogether initiative.

Minecraft - Scale of the Universe Illustrated in the Game

Paul Wozniak, 22 April 2020, 18:07

One Minecraft player, inspired by a popular presentation, created a video that shows the scale of the universe using a project in Minecraft.

Last Chance to Get Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition for Free

Pri, 19 April 2020, 21:48

Today is the last day when owners of Minecraft: Java Edition can receive Windows 10 Edition for free.

Minecraft RTX Open Beta Goes Live Today

Adrian Werner, 16 April 2020, 10:30

In a few hours, open beta-tests of Minecraft RTX, a version of the hit game supporting ray tracing, will launch. On this occasion, Nvidia has released new drivers for GeForce cards.

Minecraft 2 May Never be Made

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 April 2020, 17:30

Mojang AB raised the issue of potential sequel of Minecraft. The creators stated in an interview with Game Informer that they prefer to focus on using the franchise to create games from other genres.

Minecraft Dungeons Map Shows the Beautiful Game World in Miniature

Adrian Werner, 10 April 2020, 15:02

Mojang has revealed the map of the world that we will be able to explore in Minecraft: Dungeons. It shows that we can expect a large variety of landscapes.

Minecraft - 18 Million People Have Played on the Popular Server

Milosz Szubert, 07 April 2020, 14:19

18 million unique players have already visited Hypixel's server in Minecraft. That's as much as 52% of all people who bought the popular Java edition of Mojang AB's game.

Minecraft Players Want to Leave April Fools' Day Joke Permanently

Frozen, 04 April 2020, 15:45

Minecraft's fans liked this year's April Fools' Day joke made by Mojang so much that they want to make it a permanent part of the game. It's about the ability to generate worlds from any text written in a book.