Over the last few decades, video games have had a hand in all manner of incomplete homework assignment and failed exams. Now, a youth coding initiative will flip the script by using Minecraft to teach.
Minecraft: Story Mode launches next month, and developers Telltale and Mojang are holding a Hollywood Premiere event to celebrate, complete with what they're billing as "The World's Largest Let's Play."
The first episode in Telltale Games' narrative-focused Minecraft spinoff Minecraft: Story Mode will hit digital storefronts in October. A retail package that includes a Season Pass is also in the works.
Square Enix's Minecraft-inspired spinoff in its long-running Dragon Quest RPG series, Dragon Quest Builders, will launch in Japan in early 2016, the publisher confirmed at the Tokyo Game Show event this week.
Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition is releasing as a beta, with feedback tools and features designed to let the game evolve as the community sees fit. Features from the Pocket Edition will also be included.