Tagged:  Minecraft

Minecraft 360 Receives 1.7.3 Update, Skins Coming Monday

Posted by Christian, July 13, 2012 in Hot, News, Xbox 360 1

In my opinion, Minecraft 360 was starting to get a bit stale. You can only do so much in Beta 1.6 before things become repetitive and when I heard they aimed for a July release on 1.7.3, I thought they were waiting too long (if the development could take place… Read More »

Posted by Christian, June 25, 2012 in HBG Original 40

Last week, it was a perfect storm. Cable, and consequently internet, was gone for a few days. It was a no internet life. It was back to the 90s…. kind of. I decided a cellphone wasn’t necessary for my trip to the past so here I was. NOW it’s the… Read More »

Minecraft Sells 1 Million Copies on 360 in Five Days

Posted by Christian, May 14, 2012 in Indie, News, Xbox 360 5

In an announcement that should come as a surprise to no one, the wildly popular game by Mojang, Minecraft has sold one million copies on the Xbox 360. That said, the timeframe in which they sold that is nothing short of impressive. In just five days, Markus “Notch” Persson’s brainchild… Read More »

South African Minecraft Language Features Racial Epithet Thanks To Rogue Player-Translator

Posted by Bryce Wilson, January 27, 2012 in News, PC 12

Well, I could pretty much just post a screenshot here and the headline would write the whole article, but lets recap anyway. With the launch of Minecraft 1.1 a number of language packs were added to allow international and non-English speaking users to still enjoy the game. The South African… Read More »

Official Minecraft LEGO Set Coming Soon, Is Incredibly Redundant

Posted by Tovan, January 24, 2012 in Main, News, PC 6

In theory, a Minecraft LEGO set is a marketing dream that takes two incredibly popular products and merges them together. In reality, however, a Minecraft LEGO set is really just a traditional LEGO set with a few minor additions and modifications. After being petitioned by Mojang and supported by over… Read More »

Print 3D Models Of Your Minecraft Creations With ‘Mineways’

Posted by Tovan, January 2, 2012 in Hot, Main, Misc, PC 6

It goes without saying that a wide range of people have spent countless hours creating impressively complex structures in Minecraft. Considering this, the proposition of creating tangible models of these structures is a tantalizing offer to many fans of the popular downloadable game. Printing 3D models of Minecraft creations isn’t… Read More »

New Art Nouveau Style Minecraft Poster

Posted by Nic, December 21, 2011 in Main, Misc, Not News, products 2

If you are a gamer with an empty space on your wall and a soft spot for Minecraft the people at Jinx have a very classy Minecraft poster for that space. The poster is in the style of an Art Nouveau advertisement which you would see around the turn of… Read More »

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson Is No Longer The Lead Developer Of Minecraft

Posted by Tovan, December 2, 2011 in Hot, Indie, News, PC 20

After approximately two years of development, the highly popular Minecraft was finally released on November 18, 2011. While the game is now technically completed, it is not considered a ‘finished product’ by Mojang. Prior to the launch of Minecraft, it was confirmed that more content would continue to be added… Read More »

Mega64 Nails It With Their Latest Video – Minecraft

Posted by Tovan, November 18, 2011 in Main, Misc, PC, Videos 7

You’re probably already aware that Minecraft was ‘officially’ released today at a special presentation during MineCon in Las Vegas. During this presentation, Mojang hosted a variety of special guests – including the Mega64 crew. As it turns out, Mojang had previously requested that Mega64 create a Minecraft video in celebration… Read More »

Posted by Tyler, November 18, 2011 in Indie, Main, News 11

If you have been living under a rock the last last few days and for some reason don’t know that Minecraft was going to officially leave beta stage and become officially released. Well that time is NOW, yes Minecraft version 1.0.o is out now, what are you waiting for, GO… Read More »

Posted by Tovan, November 15, 2011 in Main, News, PC 20

It seems like only yesterday that Minecraft was just a small independent game from one Swedish man with a crazy dream. Believe it or not, but when Markus ‘Notch’ Persson first started development back in 2009, the now popular sandbox game had a very small fanbase and was simply referred… Read More »

Minecon Exclusive Vinyl Creeper From Jinx

Posted by Nic, November 14, 2011 in Culture, Main, Misc, News 3

That’s right everyone Minecraft is big enough to warrant its own convention, Minecon this Friday and Saturday in Las Vegas, and with that convention there will be the usual con stuff like a keynote from Notch, a Mojang panel with Q & A, and a lot of stuff like that…. Read More »

Minecraft Massacre

Posted by Tyler, November 9, 2011 in Indie, Main, PC, Videos 12

The YouTube sensation that is Freddiew, who has made plenty of video-game related videos, which have been fantastic. One game he hasn’t really touched on though is probably one of if not the most popular games in the last year — Minecraft. With the official release of the game not… Read More »

Minecraft On The Xbox 360 Pushed Back To Spring 2012

Posted by Tovan, October 25, 2011 in Main, News, Xbox 360 8

Minecraft on the Xbox 360 was originally announced earlier this year during Microsoft’s E3 press conference. At the time, it was suggested that the downloadable title would be available this winter. Now, however, it seems that the console version of the popular sandbox game has been pushed back a few… Read More »

Minecraft On Xbox 360 Set To Be Playable At MineCon

Posted by Tovan, October 24, 2011 in Main, News, Xbox 360 10

Minecraft on the Xbox 360 was originally announced at E3 2011 during Microsoft’s press conference. At the time of its announcement, not much was revealed about the console version of the popular sandbox game, and that sentiment has largely remained true four months later. What is known about the Xbox… Read More »

FortressCraft Gameplay Is “Nothing Like Minecraft” According To Creator

Posted by Tovan, September 22, 2011 in Indie, Main, Misc, PC, Xbox 360 26

FortressCraft is a 240 Microsoft Point ($3) Xbox Live Indie title that has managed to sell over 500,000 copies in only six months, putting it on top in comparison to other currently available Xbox Live Indie games. In fact, the popular downloadable title has managed to make over $1 million… Read More »

Posted by Tovan, September 14, 2011 in Indie, News, PC 37

Despite being widely distributed in the form of a somewhat official ‘leak’ on Friday, with Notch going so far as to encourage fans to download it, the Minecraft 1.8 update was technically released today. To install the update to this popular Mojang title, simply open the Minecraft launcher and start… Read More »

Mojang Expands To Publishing Third-Party Games, First Up Is Cobalt

Posted by Tovan, August 18, 2011 in Main, News, PC 8

The success of Minecraft, Mojang’s flagship game, has clearly been quite influential in regards to the rapid expansion of the independent studio. The company is fortunate enough to have the opportunity to make a few more calculated risks when compared to what ‘regular’ independent developers are able to accomplish –… Read More »

Minecraft Will Have Over 160 Recipes in the Beta 1.8 Update

Posted by Bryce Wilson, August 17, 2011 in Hot, News, PC 15

160 recipes?! That’s almost over 9000… well, close. Jens Bergensten, aka “Jeb” revealed the headline piece of information earlier when he Tweeted “Minecraft’s start log now states there are 160 crafting recipes…” He wrapped the Tweet up however with a simple; “I don’t remember what it used to be”, which… Read More »

Purchase Minecraft This Weekend, Receive A Free Copy To Give Away

Posted by Tovan, August 12, 2011 in Indie, Main, News, PC 6

For those of you who aren’t aware, Markus Persson, otherwise known as Notch, is getting married tomorrow. In order to celebrate the occasion, for this weekend only, Mojang is offering a free gift code with every purchase of Minecraft – because they can. “Hi everyone! I’m getting married to ez… Read More »