Tag Archive: Minecraft


‘Minecraft Earth’ revealed: A look at Microsoft’s ambitious AR mobile game

We caught a glimpse at Microsoft’s upcoming AR game “Minecraft Earth” and came away stunned.

Augmented reality (AR) in mobile gaming has nowhere near reached its peak, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some major players out there. Most notably perhaps is Niantic, creators of Pokemon Go and now, Wizards Unite, based on the Harry Potter franchise. While Microsoft already has a massive presence in mobile gaming, indeed, with Minecraft itself, Redmond is exploring what comes next  [Read More…]

Minecraft mobile AR game teased, full reveal coming May 17

Minecraft may be getting the Pokémon Go treatment.

Minecraft is one of the biggest games out there with a presence on virtually every platform, so it was only a matter of time before we saw it get the Pokémon Go treatment. At least, that was strongly hinted at in the tail-end of Microsoft’s Build 2019 keynote.

In a short video teaser, Microsoft showed a woman picking up a stranger’s phone left on a park bench. But when  [Read More…]

Minecraft: Story Mode is finally on Netflix

An interactive story that’s somewhere between a show and a game.

After a number of delays and the closure of developer Telltale Games, the episodic title Minecraft: Story Mode has finally arrived on Netflix as an interactive choose-your-own-adventure series.

Calling Netflix’s version of Story Mode a “game” is a bit of a misnomer. Unlike the console version, you don’t actually interact with the world around you or even control where Jesse, the lead character, moves around; instead,  [Read More…]

The $210 Piper Minecraft Raspberry Pi kit will teach kids valuable skills

What, did your dad make this game?

Amazon has the Piper Minecraft Raspberry Pi Computer Kit on sale for $ 209.96, which is the lowest this has been since June. It typically would run you $ 270.

With this kit, your child can solve puzzles in the Raspberry Pi edition of Minecraft by building their very own computer from start to finish. Once that’s done, they can keep building power-ups within the game by using physical controls,  [Read More…]

The $213 Piper Minecraft Raspberry Pi kit will teach kids valuable skills

Amazon has the Piper Minecraft Raspberry Pi Computer Kit on sale for $ 213.03, which is the lowest this has been all year. It typically would run you almost $ 300.

With this kit, your child can solve puzzles in the Raspberry Pi edition of Minecraft by building their very own computer from start to finish. Once that’s done, they can keep building power-ups within the game by using physical controls, switches, buttons, and lights. It’s perfect for  [Read More…]

AC editors’ apps of the week: Apple Music, Blendle, Minecraft VR

It’s Appday Sunday and that means we’re back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.

Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we can give them a  [Read More…]

Minecraft PE to get realms update, get it now

Minecraft’s younger sibling, Minecraft Pocket Edition, has seen some sizeable updates as of late. We received infinite worlds not too long ago, followed by redstone and a whole load of goodies to improve gameplay while making it more up-to-date with its bigger brother. The latest update is again around the corner. Pistons, horses, polar bears

Realms support coming to Minecraft Pocket Edition, test it now on Android

Mojang has revealed that one of the most popular features of the PC version of Minecraft, Realms, will soon be available for the Pocket and Windows 10 versions of the popular sandbox games.

What is Realms? Mojang says:

Minecraft Realms is the easiest way to play Minecraft together with your friends and family. Realms worlds are always online and can only be accessed by an approved group of people. Though it’s nice to have some alone time, there’s  [Read More…]

Minecraft: Pocket Edition update heralds the arrival of Redstone, bunnies and more

Minecraft: Pocket Edition got a pretty substantial update today, bringing along the pretty major addition of Redstone, which lets you create complex, powered devices.

Minecraft Story Mode now available at the Google Play Store

Back in July, Telltale games announced that the ever popular Minecraft game was coming out with a Story Mode for Android. Well the day has come for all you fanatics of Minecraft! Minecraft Story mode is now officially available at the Google Play Store for $ 4.99. Since this is a story, Telltale games will be releasing this as a five part series. As a player, you get to drive the story through the decisions you make by what you  [Read More…]