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  • Blog Post: Conan O'Brien's Show Get Recreated In Minecraft

    Conan O'Brien has a pretty good set for his TBS show. Even so, the late night host thought that it would be cool if he animated an entire show inside the mega popular indie title. It sounds like Mojang was initially onboard, but pulled out at some point. We have no idea if this is true, but it's... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Shares Its Impressive 2014 Viewership Numbers

    2014 was a big year for Twitch, and the company has put together an infographic boasting some of its impressive 2014 viewership numbers as well as some surprising facts. Between the Amazon purchase, new-gen consoles truly jumping into the world of online streaming, and the bizarre Twitch plays Pokémon... More
  • Blog Post: ‘Do The Bartman’ In Minecraft With The Simpsons Skins

    Minecraft on Xbox 360 and Xbox One has quite the colorful cast thanks to a number of licensed skin packs. We’ve traveled through time and space with Doctor Who , visited a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars , and built super-powered landscapes with Marvel heroes and villains . America’s... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Was Second-Most Searched Term On YouTube In 2014

    Popular "Let's Play" star PewDiePie also cracked the top ten most searched terms on Google's popular video service. This information was revealed in an article on Think With Google about the popularity of gaming content on the service. Minecraft and PewDiePie's popularity as search... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Lego Sets Featuring Creepers, Endermen, And A Diamond-Armored Steve Now Available

    When Lego first approved Minecraft sets via its Lego Ideas program (neé Cuusoo), it felt just a little redundant. Since then, the building blocks based on the Mojang’s blocky building game have grown more popular and more varied. Earlier this fall, Lego released a number of new, official... More
  • Blog Post: Notch's Beverly Hills Love Shack Recreated In Minecraft

    Notch now owns a $70 million Beverly Hills mansion, but we bet he’d rather live in this swank Minecraft recreation of the property…or maybe not. We can’t say what he’d really like. Last week, Minecraft creator Notch bought a $70 million Beverly Hills mansion before Jay-Z and... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft: Pocket Edition Finally Available On Windows Phone

    It cost Microsoft $2.5 billion to get Minecraft on Windows Phone, but it will only cost users $6.99. It's actually been available since the beginning of the month, but Microsoft hasn't done much to highlight the game's release on its mobile platform. It was one of the first things we assumed... More
  • Blog Post: Notch Wins Bidding For $70 Million House Over Jay-Z And Beyonce

    Jay-Z and Beyonce had their hearts set on this Bevery Hills mansion – but Minecraft creator Notch ended up the winner. This $70 million property has been the subject of a lot of interest, and until recently Jay-Z and Beyonce were told that they were the winning bidders. However, some last minute... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Update Adds Horses, Fireworks, More To Xbox Versions

    The Xbox versions of Minecraft are getting a significant upgrade today, thanks to a new update. Version 1.6.4 of the game adds a variety of long-awaited features to the game, including horses, stained clay, and fireworks. The video below breaks down the highlights, while also telling a bit of a tragic... More
  • Blog Post: Block Off Some Time For Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode In 2015

    Telltale’s 2014 is concluding with an announcement about the studio’s next big collaboration. This time out, things are likely to be less bloody and a bit craftier. Mojang and Telltale are teaming up for Minecraft: Story Mode, an episodic game coming in 2015. It won’t be an add-on for... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Re-Enters The Time War With Doctor Who Skins Volume II

    Microsoft and the BBC are releasing another huge pack of Doctor Who skins this week. You’ll be able to dress up as popular companions, scary monsters, and even more versions of the Time Lord himself. The Doctor Who Skins Volume II pack includes beloved characters like K9 and Martha Jones, terrifying... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Movie Loses Its Director

    The future of Warner Bros.' film based on the popular blocky open-world sandbox is now in peril, as Night At The Museum director Shawn Levy has abandoned the project. Levy discussed his decision to leave the project with The Wall Street Journal , saying that he had pitched Mojang on a Goonies -style... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Becomes A Hive Of Scum And Villainy With 55 Star Wars Skins

    These might be the Minecraft skins you’re looking for. Microsoft has announced a new bundle of classic Star Wars skins available today for Xbox One and Xbox 360. This is just the kickoff of a new partnership between Lucasfilm and Microsoft. The bundle includes 55 skins from Episodes IV through... More
  • Blog Post: Marvel Heroes And Gaming Icons Collide In An Epic Battle

    We've all had the dream of our favorite heroes from different walks of life meeting for the first time. Of course, the first thing that always seems to happen when your favorite fictional heroes meet, is they start slapping each other around. Watch the sparks fly when gaming's biggest guns meet... More
  • Blog Post: New Releases This Week: November 9 - November 15

    Brace for impact. This week brings a flood of new releases, including big changes for World of Warcraft. With Blizzcon wound down, Warlords of Draenor arrives on the scene. This week also includes a double dose of Assassin's Creed titles, two Sonic Boom games, and the third entry in Tt Games'... More
  • Blog Post: How Do Minecraft Diamonds Compare To Real Diamonds?

    In Minecraft, diamonds are one of the hardest materials to find, requiring players to dig down to the deepest parts of the world to collect them. But how realistic is this mining process compared to how it is done in the real world? Mining Examiner , a news site run by 911 Metallurgist, teamed up with... More
  • Blog Post: Gamer Spends Two Years Building Minecraft City Inspired By New York

    Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither was Titan City. One enterprising 19-year-old gamer from Delaware spent over two years making what is possibly the largest city constructed in Minecraft. Eat your heart out New York. YouTube user Colonial Puppet , used over 4.5 million blocks to create a living... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Warner Bros. Chooses Night At The Museum Director For Minecraft Movie

    In February, Warner Bros. picked up the rights to make a movie based on Mojang’s hit indie sandbox title, Minecraft. Today, the studio has announced that Night at the Museum director Shawn Levy has been chosen to lead the project. Levy would be working with producers Roy Lee and Jill Messick to... More
  • Blog Post: New Releases This Week: October 12 Through 18

    Whether you are looking for psychological scares, zero-G thrills, or just want to learn how to duck hunt, you might find something to like in this week's new releases. You'll also (finally) be able to take Minecraft with you on Vita and, if selected, try out Fable Legends in the closed beta.... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Already Running On Windows Phones, "But There's Still Much To Do"

    When it was announced that Microsoft had purchased Minecraft developer Mojang, everyone's first assumption was that the game would finally come to Windows Phone, and the game's port is well on its way. Minecraft's lead developer Jens Bergensten recently assured everyone that Minecraft: Pocket... More
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