A five-person team aged 10 to 14 now has $15,000 to split toward their college funds after winning a Minecraft competition. 450 teams across the US and Canada participated, and the next competition could have even more.
Microsoft has announced that its latest method of utilizing the Minecraft franchise is to open up the game to AI researchers, who can use the game as a testbed to see how AI reacts to unexpected situations.
Microsoft, which acquired Minecraft in late 2014, has just announced Minecraft: Education Edition, which will be available for schools to try out in a global free trial this coming summer, in time for the new school year.
Ten year old Julien Wiltshire beat out over 1,000 players to win the first ever national Minecraft championship. Wiltshire won a $5,000 scholarship along with his teammates from his elementary school, Seven Arrows Elementary. Together the…
Telltale games announced that the fourth episode of Minecraft: Story Mode, "A Block and a Hard Place" will launch December 22. Though it's not the final episode, the developer describes this chapter as the "finale" of the "Wither…
Minecraft is coming to the Wii U just in time for the holidays, Apple expands its iCloud Music Storage locker capacity to 100,000 tracks, and Spotify has a very special year in music report ready and waiting just for you.
Minecraft is on almost every platform conceivable apart from the Wii U, but earlier today Nintendo announced the mega-popular sandbox game would be available before Christmas. Nintendo plans to add custom content for fans.
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.