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Minecraft update 1.8.2 creeping up on XBLA, new video and images

Minecraft on XBLA is getting bug fixes and more in update 1.8.2, and needs about two weeks of work before it heads off to Microsoft for certification. Developer 4J Studios today gives players a taste of the food fixes and environments in the latest update, tweeting out images and posting a video...

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Minecraft 'Adventure' update on XBLA 'still weeks away'

Look, we really want the next big update for Minecraft's XBLA incarnation – the big "Adventure" update, which adds NPCs, villages, strongholds, abandoned mineshafts – but it won't be here this week, it seems. Minecraft XBLA developer 4J Studios says it's "still weeks away." Taking to...

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Minecraft XBLA update brings the thunderclaps

Minecraft's Xbox 360 iteration just got a mess of fixes in its latest update ("Title Update 4"), including pistons at the world's edge causing crashes and thunder "not being audible." Why, that's no thunder at all, then! Remedies are also given for the newly released skin packs and and several...

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Minecraft XBLA sells 3 million

Minecraft for Xbox Live Arcade has now surpassed 3 million units sold. The announcement comes via Twitter from Mojang's lord of the blocks, Markus "Notch" Persson, who wrote this morning: "I got told Minecraft for XBLA passed three million sales today!" The $20 downloadable title launched on May 7...

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Minecraft XBLA gets pistons, much more in tomorrow's 1.73 update

Minecraft's Xbox 360 version continues to march forward, with the latest update (1.73) bringing "pistons and sticky pistons," "stackable fences," and a whole mess of other items, functions, and skins to your handcrafted block world. There are even 40 new character skins, some of which can be seen...

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More Minecraft XBLA skins include Ms. Splosion Man, Banjo

Five more of those 40 upcoming skins for the XBLA version of Minecraft have been revealed in all their pixelated glory. Jack of Blades, Clayton Carmine, Banjo, Ms. Splosion Man and a prisoner will all be working towards building a better, blockier tomorrow, as seen in the gallery after the jump....

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Minecraft XBLA update coming tomorrow

Minecraft's XBLA edition will get a patch tomorrow, fixing issues with save crashes, enemy spawning, zombie pigmen, and "being able to stand on sugarcane." It also fixes the issue that prevents players from entering the Nether properly. Non-"fix" updates include the ability to turn tooltips on and...

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Minecraft XBLA sales surpass 2 million copies

Minecraft for Xbox 360 has sold 2 million copies since its launch in early May. The $20 XBLA version of the sandbox crafting phenomenon sold a million units in five days following its May 7 launch. XBLA portfolio director Chris Charla tweeted earlier today: "I guess I can officially mention...

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Minecraft edges Black Ops out of second spot on XBLA charts

This week, two important things happened to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition on Xbox 360 – one, the game topped the Xbox Live activity charts once more, this time beating out the longstanding Call of Duty: Black Ops for the number two spot (Modern Warfare 3 remains lodged in the top position)....

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Adventure Update components coming to Minecraft XBLA, eventually

It may not be the next update (that's scheduled to be an Xbox approximation of Beta version 1.7.3, which adds pistons), but at some point the XBLA version of Minecraft will be brought up to parity with PC version 1.8, also known as the Adventure Update. "There are no big architecture changes with...

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