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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.

Minecraft - Beautiful Landscapes Created by Players

Bart Swiatek, 03 April 2020, 16:44

Players can create truly extraordinary things in Minecraft. Most often, ambitious, three-dimensional constructions and worlds attract attention, but also single scenes and pictures, which are often surprisingly realistic, have some undisputable charm to them. Some users demand changes in the game engine from developers, which would give them even more possibilities.

Release Date of Minecraft Dungeons

Christian Pieniazek, 31 March 2020, 22:47

We have found out the exact release date of Minecraft: Dungeons. As it turns out, the title of the Mojang studio will make its launch a bit later than previously assumed. Nevertheless, we will play it this spring.

Minecraft - Comparison Shows Beautiful Visuals With Ray Tracing

Bart Swiatek, 31 March 2020, 15:10

Several images have appeared on the web, showing the difference in Minecraft's visuals when the ray tracing function is activated, which will be added to the PC version this year. To be honest, it really does look impressive.

First 45 Minutes of Minecraft Dungeons on New Gameplay

Agnes Adamus, 27 March 2020, 18:59

A 45-minute gameplay from Minecraft Dungeons was published on Windows Central. The video shows mainly exploration, combat and the inventory panel.

Minecraft - Space Station and Human Eye Open for Free Exploration

Paul Wozniak, 25 March 2020, 15:43

Microsoft has decided to share some of the lessons from the educational version of Minecraft for free. This enables us to visit the replica of the ISS space station, the capital of the USA or the inside of the human eye in the game. There are also materials for learning Greek history or becoming a marine biologist.

Minecraft Sports 1:1 Scale Model of the Earth

Paul Wozniak, 24 March 2020, 14:13

One Minecraft player has used a mod to move the entire area of planet Earth, on a scale 1:1, straight into the game. Now, with the help of the community, he intends to map every city, street and building in the world.

Minecraft Now Sports Quarantine Tips in Main Menu

Czarus, 19 March 2020, 12:53

Minecraft joins the fight against the coronavirus, encouraging players to behave properly. Developers from Mojang AB decided to put various tips in the game, which can be read after entering the menu.

Minecraft - Students Organized Their Own Graduation Ceremony

Adrian Werner, 17 March 2020, 11:35

The risk posed by the novel coronavirus will most likely prevent schools from organizing graduation ceremonies, a very important event for students in Japan. That's why a group of students organized their own graduation in Minecraft.

A Remarkable Display of Creativity in Minecraft - Graphic Calculator

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 March 2020, 19:20

Minecraft fans constantly surprise us with their works. The list of impressive projects created in the game from Mojang AB has just been expanded by a huge graphic calculator, drawing calculation results in real time.

Minecraft Received Pack of Content From the Mass Effect Series

Paul Wozniak, 26 February 2020, 20:37

Minecraft just got pack of content that will take the players straight into the Mass Effect universe. It offers, among others, 36 additional skins, changed textures and various locations. It can be purchased for 990 Minecraft coins (around $5) on PCs, consoles, as well as Android and iOS devices.

Hegemony - Minecraft MMORPG Will Debut in Two Weeks

Bart Swiatek, 24 February 2020, 12:42

Developers responsible for Hegemony: Ascensionem - an MMORPG server dedicated to Minecraft - informed that their work will debut with a two week delay. The new release date is March 7.

Minecraft Gets Nether Update, New Rare Resource was Added

Bart Swiatek, 07 February 2020, 17:33

A new resource has appeared in Minecraft, known as Netherite. It was introduced in the Nether update - a snapshot patch that introduces a lot of changes in the Nether dimension.

Gothic Remake in Minecraft

Christian Pieniazek, 21 January 2020, 23:15

One Daniel from Poland recently boasted that he recreated the city of Khorinis, known from Gothic II, in Minecraft. The author of this impressive project is not going to rest on his laurels and is preparing to create a „crafted” version of the whole island including other locations from the Piranha Bytes' game.

Harry Potter RPG - Impressive Project in Minecraft

Milosz Szubert, 14 January 2020, 12:00

For almost five years now, a modding group has been preparing Harry Potter RPG, which will enable us to become a student of the famous School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Hogwarts in Minecraft. The team recently released a new trailer of the project.

Global Launch of Minecraft Earth Early Access on Android and iOS

Bebop, 13 December 2019, 14:45

Minecraft Earth app is now available all around the world on Android and iOS mobile systems. Like Pokemon GO, the game uses augmented reality technology. However, this is not the final version.

Priest Sets up a Minecraft Server to Fight Caustic Behavior

Bart Swiatek, 02 December 2019, 11:13

Jesuit Robert Ballecer decided to create his own Minecraft server, located in the Vatican. The aim is to combat toxic behavior and to enable the establishment of bonds that can eventually be transferred to the real world.

Minecraft Earth is a Big Success

Laty, 22 November 2019, 13:15

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the release of its work, Mojang is releasing another mobile installment of the popular series. Minecraft Earth is a game based on augmented reality. Last week the application was unlocked throughout the United States.

Minecraft Earth - First Gameplay Impressions From XO19

Matthias Pawlikowski, 18 November 2019, 11:41

We visited London to attend Microsoft's XO19 event so we could play and talk to people from Mojang about the upcoming Minecraft Earth. What is this game really like and when can we count on the introduction of early access in rest of the world?

Minecraft Dungeons Release Date and Special Event in Minecraft Earth

Christian Pieniazek, 14 November 2019, 22:44

Minecraft Earth and Minecraft: Dungeons received their „five minutes” on this year's X019. For fans of the former, there is a special event, while the players waiting for the latter can mark the month of its release in the calendar.

Minecraft Earth Launches in Early Access

qjin, 14 November 2019, 11:44

Minecraft Earth, the mobile spin-off of Mojang AB's hit, was released this week in early access. The augmented reality game is currently only available in ten selected countries.

Minecraft has Nearly Half a Billion Players Worldwide

Konrad Serafinski, 12 November 2019, 13:11

Minecraft has the highest number of players in the world. Analyst Daniel Ahmad reports that the title has assembled a community of 480 million players. What is more, the production also has 112 million active users per month.