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Breath of the Wild’s Hyrule Castle Built in Minecraft

A Japanese Minecraft group has received attention for building a replica of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Hyrule Castle. Japanese Minecraft group Team-Kyo attracted attention from Nintendo itself for its faithful reproduction of Hyrule Castle from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Both the interior and exterior of the building […]
Tags: Games, Nintendo, Minecraft, Anime, Zelda, Breath Of The Wild, Hyrule Castle Japanese Minecraft group Team Kyo


Live-Action ‘Minecraft’ Movie Finally Sets Spring 2022 Release Date

It’s been a long road to the big screen for the popular world-building video game Minecraft. Warner Bros. Pictures landed the rights back in 2014, and since then directors like Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) and Rob McElhenney (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) have come and gone from the project. More recently, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist director Peter Sollett signed on to helm the Minecraft movie, and now the studio has given it an official release date. Over at the official Minecraft ...
Tags: Movies, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Mojang, Warner Brothers, Video Game, Peter-Sollett, Rob McElhenney, Shawn Levy, Release Dates, Nick Norah, Minecraft Warner Bros Pictures


J.J. Abrams Teases That There's More to Rey's Origins in The Rise of Skywalker

The Minecraft movie finally has a release date. Get a look at Child’s Play’s creepy new Chucky. John Wick promotes animal safety in a new clip from Parabellum. Jonathan Frakes teases his involvement in the Picard show. Plus, what’s to come on Doom Patrol and The Flash. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Childs Play, Utopia, Minecraft, Alien, The Flash, Roswell, Skywalker, Picard, Manifest, Good Omens, Sleeping Beauties, Doom Patrol, Fear Street, Army of the Dead, Gretel Hansel


Xbox One does away with discs in new $249 All-Digital Edition

Discs! What are they good for? Well, if they’re nice if you don’t want to be tied to an online-only ecosystem. But if you don’t mind that, Microsoft’s latest Xbox One S “All-Digital Edition” might be for you. With no slots to speak of, the console is limited to downloading games to its drive — which is how we’ve been doing it on PC for quite some time. Announced during today’s “Inside Xbox” video presentation, the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition — honestly, why not just give it a different let...
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Gaming, Hardware, Microsoft, Xbox One, Tech, Sony, Xbox, Minecraft, Gpu, Gattis, Forza Horizon, Xbox One S, Jeff Gattis, Sea of Thieves Minecraft


Minecraft Movie Heading To Theaters in 2022

Minecraft movie heading to theaters in 2022 It’s been a long road of development for the adaptation of the groundbreaking game Minecraft to get to the big screen and developer Mojang has announced via their website that the film not only has a new release date, but is also making progress behind the scenes. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googleta...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, Mojang, Mattel, Adam Nee, Leah Remini, Markus, Eternia, Peter Sollett, Rob McElhenney, Shawn Levy, Persson


‘Minecraft’ Movie is Coming in 2022

The upcoming “Minecraft” movie will release on March 4, 2022, Mojang revealed via a news post on Tuesday. We also have a few details on the movie’s plot. The “Minecraft” movie will follow an unnamed teenage girl and her fellow adventurers, who must take on the Ender Dragon. Their foe is on a path of […]
Tags: News, Minecraft, Warner Bros, Mojang, Peter Sollett, Minecraft movie, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist


These are all the Nintendo Switch games with console and PC crossplay support

While cross-play remains in its infancy, games like Rocket League and Fortnite have proved it's more than possible. Here are all the Nintendo Switch games that support cross-play so far. The post These are all the Nintendo Switch games with console and PC crossplay support appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Nintendo, Minecraft, Rocket League, Nintendo Switch, Cross Play


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, April 12-19

    Pastel artist Otto Sturcke demonstrates using pastels on April 15 in Santa Clarita. (Photo of ‘El Musico’ courtesy of Otto Sturcke)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Spring Sky” show, 7:30, and “Protoplanetary Discs – Nursery of Exoplanets,” 8:30 p.m. April 12. ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Egg Hunt, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


This Twitter account answers video games’ biggest question: Can you pet the dog?

You cannot pet the dogs in Minecraft or Fortnite, but you can pet the dogs in Butterfly Soup. You couldn’t pet the dog in Enter the Gungeon, but now you can following an update. This is the feed of @CanYouPetTheDog, a Twitter account that, well, answers whether you can pet dogs in popular video games, with accompanying video as proof. After launching in early March, the account now has over 162,000 followers. You cannot pet the dog in Bloodborne pic.twitter.com/ReTjfGtOAB — Can You Pet the Dog? ...
Tags: Startups, Minecraft, Distract


The Best Bluetooth Controllers for Your iPhone and iPad

Mobile gaming has finally matured into something serious. But if you’re using an Apple device, it can be hard to find a solid mobile gamepad that actually works. Lucky for you, we’ve tracked down the best iOS-ready mobile controllers, for everybody’s needs. Back in February, Epic games announced gamepad compatibility for Fortnite Mobile. That’s an exciting change for any Fortnite Mobile player, but it’s also a serious landmark in mobile gaming as a whole. In less than a decade, phone games have...
Tags: Apple, Crafts, Xbox, Minecraft, Fortnite Mobile, Doodle Jump and Flappy Bird, SteelSeries Nimbus iOS Gaming Controller


Minecraft convention Minefaire is back in LA after breaking world record last year

One year after smashing the world record for the largest convention dedicated to a single video game during its Los Angeles debut, “Minefaire: An Official Minecraft Community Event” is back. The gaming event, which pops up Saturday, April 13 at the L.A. Convention Center through Sunday, April 14, plunges young super fans into this celebration of the virtual world where they make real-world connections. The Builds Battle Stage pits kids against each other in a build competition before a live ...
Tags: Gaming, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Minecraft, Convention Center, Los Angeles Convention Center, Azusa Pacific, Chad Collins, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF


Nintendo and Xbox have an increasingly close relationship — and there's a simple reason for that

Nintendo and Microsoft are direct competitors in the video game business. But the two companies have been working together in recent years, and the depth of that relationship has grown substantially in the last 12 months. Between a push into cross-play gaming and ongoing "Minecraft" support on Nintendo platforms, it's clear that walls are breaking down in the video game industry. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nintendo and Microsoft directly compete in the video game busi...
Tags: Microsoft, Xbox One, Trends, Overwatch, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Mario, Minecraft, Nintendo Switch Through Minecraft Microsoft


Roblox hits milestone of 90M monthly active users

Kids gaming platform Roblox, most recently valued at over $2.5 billion, has reached a new milestone of 90 million monthly active users, the company said on Sunday. That’s up from the 70 million monthly actives it claimed at its last funding round – a $150 million Series F, announced last fall. The sizable increase in users is credited to Roblox’s international expansion efforts, and particularly its more recent support for the French and German languages. The top 150 games that run on the Rob...
Tags: Gaming, Europe, Video Games, France, Germany, Tech, United Kingdom, Minecraft, Online Games, Online Safety, Usk, Roblox, Video Gaming, David Baszucki, Enfance, Frace


I took a virtual walk in the blockchain so you don’t have to

The blockchain is a strange place. Everything including orange juice, milk, almonds, and even fridges have been “put on the blockchain.” But you could never put yourself on the blockchain and go for a walk, until now. Thanks to Cryptovoxels, you can now take a walk on the Ethereum blockchain. According to its website, Cryptovoxels is a user-owned virtual world running on the Ethereum blockchain. Think of it as Minecraft with more cryptocurrency and less color. In fact, the project’s lead develop...
Tags: Startups, Minecraft, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Hard Fork, Ben Nolan


Minecraft Creator Markus 'Notch' Persson Eradicated From Splash Text (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Microsoft has removed a trio of references to Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of Minecraft, from the game's opening menu screen. Random messages known as "splash text" are printed in yellow on this screen, and they used to include "Made by Notch!", "The Work of Notch", and "110813!" (a reference to the day Persson got married), but now all three mentions are gone. Notch is still included in the game's credits, but the change means that M...
Tags: News, Microsoft, Ars Technica, Minecraft, Mojang, Redmond, Persson, Markus Notch Persson, BeauHD


Minecraft Creator Markus 'Notch' Persson Eradicated From Splash Text

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Microsoft has removed a trio of references to Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of Minecraft, from the game's opening menu screen. Random messages known as "splash text" are printed in yellow on this screen, and they used to include "Made by Notch!", "The Work of Notch", and "110813!" (a reference to the day Persson got married), but now all three mentions are gone. Notch is still included in the game's credits, but the change means that M...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Ars Technica, Minecraft, Mojang, Redmond, Persson, Markus Notch Persson


Minecraft update removes the name of its creator, Notch

Minecraft developer Mojang appears to have quietly removed most mentions of original creator Markus "Notch" Persson from the game. Persson has not been involved with development for several years. The post Minecraft update removes the name of its creator, Notch appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Minecraft, Mojang, Notch, Persson, Markus Notch Persson


Some References to ‘Minecraft’ Creator Notch Removed From Game

Splash text references to “Minecraft” creator Markus “Notch” Persson were removed from “Minecraft” in the most recent update, as spotted by Eurogamer. The main menu of “Minecraft” has a splash text function which used to display various messages referencing the creator of the game.  Messages which referenced its creator, such as “Made by Notch!” or […]
Tags: News, Microsoft, Minecraft, Notch, Markus Notch Persson


Minecraft deleted references to its controversial creator Notch after his increasingly erratic behaviour

Hit video game Minecraft has removed references to its creator, Markus "Notch" Persson, from its splash screens, users have reported. In recent weeks, Persson has posted a series of offensive tweets, including one which read "I'd rather be a fascist c*** than have a feminine dick, so gladly!"  Persson has also endorsed QAnon, a bizarre rightwing conspiracy theory that many US political figures are involved a pedophilia ring. Microsoft, which owns the Minecraft brand, did not immediately respon...
Tags: Google, Europe, Usa, Hollywood, Microsoft, Washington, US, Trends, Minecraft, Jones, Alex Jones, Kotaku, Persson, Markus Notch Persson, Pizzagate, Comet Ping Pong Pizza


Twitch Introduces Four-Person Squad Stream Feature

Twitch is launching a new four-person multiplayer-centric feature known as Squad Stream. Inspired by the multiplayer gaming moments that players have cherished over the years such as “Rock Band” sessions, “GoldenEye” games after school, or building together in “Minecraft,” the feature is a way for four creator to go live and stream together in one […]
Tags: News, Streaming, Minecraft, Twitch, Squad Stream, Twitch Introduces Four Person Squad Stream Feature


Fake London: The city built in Minecraft

Gamers are recreating London landmarks in the video game Minecraft
Tags: London, News, Minecraft


The “Radically Casual” Charm of Lost Levels

This was my first year attending the Game Developer’s Conference as press, and I spent a lot of time crawling the expo hall and sessions, looking to uncover cool new games and behind-the-scenes development stories. But on Thursday afternoon, I took a break from the crowds at Moscone Center in San Francisco to sit down in the nearby Yerba Buena Gardens public park for something completely different: the seventh annual Lost Levels. Lost Levels is what’s called an “unconference,” an anarchistic g...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Video Games, San Francisco, Psa, Minecraft, Anime, Conventions, Zelda, Spelunky, GDC, Moscone Center, Scott, Fisher, Cass, Evan Minto, Pokemon Go


The “Radically Casual” Charm of Lost Levels: A rundown of the microtalks from the GDC-adjacent game design unconference

This was my first year attending the Game Developer’s Conference as press, and I spent a lot of time crawling the expo hall and sessions, looking to uncover cool new games and behind-the-scenes development stories. But on Thursday afternoon, I took a break from the crowds at Moscone Center in San Francisco to sit down in the nearby Yerba Buena Gardens public park for something completely different: the seventh annual Lost Levels. Lost Levels is what’s called an “unconference,” an anarchistic g...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Video Games, San Francisco, Psa, Minecraft, Anime, Conventions, Zelda, Spelunky, GDC, Moscone Center, Scott, Fisher, Cass, Evan Minto, Pokemon Go


How big is 'Fortnite'? With nearly 250 million players, it's over two-thirds the size of the US population

"Fortnite" is stronger than ever, with nearly 250 million players. That's double what Epic Games revealed in June 2018, when just 125 million players were registered. It looks like the competition over Battle Royale isn't slowing down. The biggest game in the world — "Fortnite" — is showing no signs of slowing down.  That's clear from the latest statistic to come out of "Fortnite" creator Epic Games: More than 250 million players have registered accounts, Epic Games revealed on Wednesday. Bet...
Tags: Microsoft, US, Trends, Tetris, Canada, Sony, Nintendo, Minecraft, Drake, Battle Royale, Fortnite, Tyler Ninja Blevins


Minecraft 1.13.2

A game about breaking and placing blocks.
Tags: Software, Minecraft


The biggest Microsoft game of all, 'Minecraft,' is finally coming to Microsoft's best Xbox service (MSFT)

The biggest Microsoft game, "Minecraft," is finally headed to Microsoft's Netflix-like game subscription service. It's the latest major Microsoft-published game to head to the subscription-based Xbox Game Pass service. Unlike some games on the service that cycle in and out of availability, "Minecraft" will remain available in perpetuity to Game Pass subscribers. It arrives on April 4. Microsoft is adding another crown jewel to its celebrated, Netflix-like Xbox Game Pass service: "Minecraft." ...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Netflix, Minecraft, Jeff Bezos, Forza Horizon, Lego Batman, War Forza


‘Minecraft’ Coming to Xbox Game Pass in April

“Minecraft” is coming to Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft announced during an Inside Xbox broadcast on Tuesday. It will be available on the subscription-based streaming service starting on Apr. 4. It probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that “Minecraft” is landing on the pass. The game is hugely popular. Since its launch on PC in 2009, […]
Tags: News, Microsoft, Minecraft, Xbox Game Pass


How to build a nice fireplace in Minecraft

It's been a while since I returned to the blocky, charming world of Minecraft, but this video from 2010 is going viral and satisfies the urge. The fireplace tutorial begins about a minute in.
Tags: Post, Games, News, Fire, Minecraft


Emulators and Native Linux games on the Raspberry Pi

Back in the fifth article in our series on getting started with the Raspberry Pi, I mentioned Minecraft as a way to teach kids to program using a gaming platform. Today we'll talk about other ways you can play games on your Raspberry Pi, as it's a great platform for gaming—with and without emulators.read more
Tags: Linux, Minecraft


Will Hunt (explorer) – into the Earth: the mysteries and meanings of underground spaces

"The surface of the earth is where we're rational . . . Part of us dreads the chaos, and part of us is always attracted to it.""There were these things hanging from the ceiling…long strands of bacteria called "snotsicles"… But at our feet was a natural stream that had been running through Brooklyn forever.""It's…about death. Undergoing a death. We're going into the other world and then retreating to the surface… changed in some way." None The first time I attempted to play Minecraft with my ...
Tags: New York City, Earth, Brooklyn, Innovation, Minecraft, Martin Amis, Belize, Michael Shermer