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Minecraft PS4, Xbox One world sizes 'a lot bigger' than PS3, 360

The general upscaling that comes with porting projects to current-generation consoles probably won't be as noticeable with games like the visually-simplistic Minecraft. That's alright, improvements can still be made on elements more important to the game's focus! 4J Studios, the studio working...

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Notch on Minecraft, money and manic depression

Markus Persson has a 10-year plan for Mojang, the company he founded to update Minecraft and help him create new games. In the plan, Persson hopes that Mojang will continue to be profitable, but if it stops, "that's fine," he says. "We just have 10 fun years, and then, the last year, we'd say to...

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Captive Minecraft world puts baby in a corner

YouTube video production team The Farlanders created a special save file for the PC version of Minecraft that offers a new, more claustrophobic spin on the blocky survival game. Called "Captive Minecraft," the modified game spawns players into an enclosed 1x1 block in the game's world, which...

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Minecraft saves transfer from Xbox 360 to Xbox One too

In us-too news, Microsoft confirmed players can transfer their Minecraft saves from the Xbox 360 game to the upcoming Xbox One version. New Xbox boss Phil Spencer revealed the news on Twitter, and promised "more news soon" - perhaps a release date, hm? The announcement arrives hot on the heels...

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Minecraft Realms subscription service now available

Mojang has launched its Minecraft Realms subscription service in North America, offering hosting and setup for multiplayer Minecraft worlds starting at $13 per month. Mojang notes that the service holds particular value for parents, as Minecraft Realms makes it easy to set up a child's...

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Minecraft to hit PS4, Vita in Q2/Q3, can transfer PS3 worlds

Earlier this month, Minecraft developer Mojang announced May 16 (North America) and May 14 (Europe) release dates for the game's boxed PS3 edition. In the comments of the PlayStation Blog announcement, Mojang's Owen Hill noted that the developer is "aiming for Q2/Q3" of this year for the PS4 and...

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Minecraft video demonstrates world customization update

Minecraft developer Mojang showed off one piece of the forthcoming update for the PC game in a new video today, which offers more options for world customization in the game. The video shows the game's 16 new terrain-modifying sliders, allowing players to manually set the foundation of their...

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Minecraft PS3 boxes clever with a disc version in May

Mojang is releasing Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition onto store shelves on May 16 in North America and May 14 in PAL regions, which is no surprise given how the Xbox 360 discs continue to strike gold. Mojang revealed the physical PS3 port includes everything in the sandbox game as of title update...

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Minecraft Pocket Edition chips off 21 million copies

Minecraft Pocket Edition has sold more than 21 million copies, developer Jens Bergensten says in a tweet. To celebrate this ridiculously large number, the Minecraft mobile team will host a live panel broadcast from Mojang offices on Monday, April 14, allowing fans to ask them anything. Whether...

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Mojang's Scrolls in the works for iPad

Scrolls - the other game by Mojang - is on its way to iPad, courtesy of Boulder Dash XL 3D and Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet dev Ludosity. The collectible card game makes sense for a touchscreen experience, but as for what might be unique to that experience, we'll have to wait and see....

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