A whole series of Minecraft novels are reportedly set to hit shelves, with the endeavor kicked off with a book by Max Brooks, author of World War Z. And why not? A giant, successful game is obviously ripe for being adapted into other media, and Minecraft is already set to be a movie released in 2019. Hopefully, the…
A war is raging on one of the longest-running servers in Minecraft, 2b2t. Some of the battle is fought with diamond swords and lava buckets, as you might expect, but the rest of it unfolds with racist memes, shocking gore and porn, as well as monstrous contraptions designed to make the server literally unplayable.…
Climb aboard kids—it’s time to tune in, drop out, and have your mind expanded.
Minecraft fans, rejoice! The popular sandbox video game will finally be playable in virtual reality as soon as next week. Mojang employee Tommaso Checchimade made the announcement earlier today in a tweet.
In a deliciously meta update, Redditor Requag built a working version of Pokemon Fire Red for Gameboy Advance within the world of Minecraft. It’s not fully functional, but it’s still pretty cool.
Each year, the opening of the Serpentine Pavilion heralds the beginning of summer with a temporary structure installed in a London garden. This year, the pavilion was designed by Bjarke Ingels, the Danish superstar architect who was recently brought onboard to design Hyperloop One stations. Depending on where you…
Honestly, it’s pretty creepy.
The newest addition to Lego’s Minecraft collection is also the largest to date. The Village set, which weighs in at 1,600 pieces, now gives Alex, Steve, and other characters plenty of places to hang out including a library, a blacksmith, a butcher, and a marketplace. And there’s no risk of any of those buildings…
Microsoft has announced that it’s starting to use Minecraft as a space in which to build, test and develop new artificial intelligence systems. The new platform, developed by academics, will be made available to everyone over the summer.
It looks like Mattel has decided to test the dedication of die-hard Hot Wheels collectors and completionists. The line’s first Minecraft-themed vehicle, the Minecart, is a perfect recreation of the one appearing in the game. So in other words, it’s nothing more than a box on wheels.
Code.org recently launched a Star Wars-themed “Hour of Code” tutorial, and today they’re geeking it up a notch: a brand-new program is based in the world of Minecraft.
Minecraft welcomes millions of young players every day and is home to all kinds of nerdery. Now, a team of chemists hope to bring the two together by helping children take their first blocky steps into the world of biochemistry inside the virtual building environment.
Laser scanning has helped England do everything from discovering new things about Stonehenge to planning better flood infrastructure. Now, the country has made the entirety of its massive trove of scans available for free—in part because of requests from everyone from researchers to Minecraft players.
Jamie Alexander reveals a bit about Sif’s role in Thor: Ragnarok, we learn all about the practical effects in Goosebumps, and there are new details about a major character’s return to Supernatural. Plus, we know when Pacific Rim will start filming. Spoilers now!
School’s out for summer, which means that it is up to you, the parents, to stop your kids’ minds from rotting over the next six weeks. So no pressure there, then.
Someone at the British Geological Survey managed to convince a boss that engaging with the kids via Minecraft might be a good idea, so here we all are reading about accurate maps of West Thurrock, York and Ingleborough that have been built using existing national topography and geology databases.
A writer from season eight already has some ideas for Doctor Who season nine. The Minecraft movie suffers a major setback. Avengers: Age of Ultron will definitely impact Agents of SHIELD. The Teen Titans show will film its pilot next year. And what "traumatic" scene will be in Game of Thrones season five? Spoilers…
The six new Lego Minecraft sets are now available for purchase on Lego online. Currently they have the limit set at 5 sets per set if you are planning on grabbing a bunch of them. Hurry though, I'm guessing they won't last long.
Get out your wallets and prepare to start hitting F5 on Lego online, because the new Minecraft sets are posted and will be available for purchase starting November 15th. I predict that these will be one of the hardest to get toys this holiday and in turn will last about 12 seconds once they become available.