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Minecraft coming to Windows 10

Windows 10 Minecraft Beta

In a move that shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, Minecraft is coming to Windows 10 soon, as announced by Xbox Wire. Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta will be released on July 29th. Like the original, it is promised that this version will “develop and evolve over time with the help of your feedback”. Updates will still be free so ...

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Hololens demoed at E3 with Minecraft

Microsoft Hololens Minecraft

Showing off their most recent acquisitions and cross platform support between Windows 10 devices, Microsoft rolled out Minecraft and Hololens at the same time at E3. With the help of what is basically a Hololens unit mounted to a camera, the audience was given a peek at what it might look like to play a special version of Minecraft, developed ...

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WB Announces LEGO Worlds – And You Can Play It Now

Just a few days ago, we put up an article predicting a Minecraft-like LEGO game. It just so happens that we were right about that, as today WB Studios has announced the release of LEGO Worlds, a “fully open-world, creativity-driven game” that looks to be emulating Minecraft, complete with huge open worlds in several biomes, skeletons, and loads of blocks. This ...

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Microsoft working on automated image identifying technology

Microsoft Minecraft Image Recognition

For a long time, an ability that humans had that machines didn’t was the ability to look at a picture and accurately describe what was going on in the picture. Relatively recently, technology advanced to the point that computers can identify what was a face and what wasnt a face with a high degree of accuracy, even to the point ...

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Minecraft-Like Lego Game May Be Coming

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Remember when you saw Minecraft for the first time, and you thought “Wow, that looks a lot like Minecraft.” Well, so did everybody else – Including the folks at TT games, developers of Lego Batman, Lego Marvel, etc. In an image found by someone on the Eurobricks forum, a game called Lego Worlds may well be in development. This image ...

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Revealed: The Most Watched Games in Youtube History

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Who would have thought that watching people crafting mines was so telegenic? If only all those soot encrusted frontiersmen – exploited by the Man, coughing their lives away in a cloud of tuberculosis and coal-dust – had had access to a second-hand $50 DV camera off eBay. They could have been internet superstars. Google have released a list of the ...

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Happy Birthday Minecraft! Free Skins for Xbox Consoles

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According to a press release on Mojang’s site, as of Saturday, Minecraft: 360 edition is officially three years old. To celebrate, Mojang is offering Xbox 360 and Xbox One fans three packs of downloadable skins. So, if you play on either of the consoles, sign in before the 17th of May to download the free content. These packs are available from the ...

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Who’s Going to the Video Game Hall of Fame?

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The World Video Game Hall of Fame. It’s located in  New York (check it out if you get the chance). Here, games are memorialized for their impact on gaming, their popularity, even their geographical reach. Recently, the WVGHF announced that these 15 games were the finalists. This came after sorting through thousands upon thousands of entries.  Starting from the 1972 to 2009, ...

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Minecraft is under investigation in Turkey

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The Turkish Ministry for Family and Social Policies has decided to open an investigation into famous videogame Minecraft following concerns from the population that the game could trigger violence in its players, especially against women. Turkish news site Hurriett Daily News reported today that the ministry has received multiple complaints regarding the violence required to progress and survive in Minecraft. As the ...

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MineCon 2015 Details Announced

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Good news for Minecraft fans; Mojang has announced that MineCon, the annual Minecraft convention, will return in 2015. The popular convention used to be held every year, but Mojang skipped last year. Even though Microsoft currently owns the rights to Minecraft, it’s expected that Mojang will still take part. The studio who created Minecraft says that MineCon is the place ...

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