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How to make to your own Minecraft server

Whether you're hosting a server for a few friends or launching a massive effort to recreate your favorite show's world, you've got options for hosting your own Minecraft Server.

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Minecraft update lets you customize your world for the first time

The forthcoming version 1.8 update for Minecraft adds three pages worth of world customization options for players to tweak before they start a new game. We can sum up why that's awesome in two words: LAVA OCEANS.

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Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition releasing in stores on May 16

Developer Mojang’s creator-fueled phenomenon Minecraft is getting a second release on the PlayStation 3. On May 16, 2014, the game will be released in stores on disc, following up the earlier download-only release.

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The Simpsons Minecraft intro proves that Moe really is a creeper

The latest episode of The Simpsons features a full intro sequence that riffs on Mojang's blocky world-building game, Minecraft.

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Minecraft release for Oculus Rift canceled, creator creeped out by Facebook

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson stops work on a planned Oculus Rift port of the world-building game following the Facebook/Oculus acquisition news.

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Minecraft is coming to the big screen courtesy of The Lego Movie producer

Warner Bros picks up the film rights to Mojang's Minecraft, with The Lego Movie producer Roy Lee and Mean Girls producer Jill Messick set to develop it.

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‘Minecraft’ coming to PS3 on December 18

Mojang and 4J Studios are making sure to hit all of their bases, and on December 18 the PlayStation 3 version of the game will be made available for around $20.

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Mojang and Twitch offer live, streaming ‘Minecraft’ content ‘soon’

Mojang partners with Twitch in a move that will soon bring integrated live streaming capabilities to Minecraft, as the two companies revealed during MineCon 2013 on November 2-3, 2013.

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Mass Effect comes to Minecraft on Xbox 360 in the first ‘mash-up pack’

Mass Effect and Minecraft collide on Xbox 360 with a "mash-up pack" DLC release that inserts textures, skins, musics, user interface tweaks, and a custom world map themed after BioWare's popular RPG series.

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How ‘Minecraft’ is shaping the future of touch interfaces

The iPad and 'Minecraft' – besides the fact that the latter can run on the former, they have nothing in common, right? Wrong. While they serve different purposes, both of these revolutionaries have a common trait that is responsible for their success – and…

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How to install Minecraft mods

Installing Minecrat mods isn't rocket science, nor is it child's play though. Here's our basic guide to installing the best mods on Windows and Mac OS X in a matter of minutes.

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Minecraft hits yet another milestone with 10 million copies sold on PC

Minecraft made Mojang a heap of cash in 2012, $240 million with 15 million copies sold across all platforms. The PC version hit 10 million sold this week, and as the studio prepares a subscription-based moderated online version, Minecraft continues to deny PC…

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‘Minecraft: Pi Edition’ lets you play Minecraft for free on your Raspberry Pi computer

Ready your bricks and stones, Minecraft is coming to the $35 Raspberry Pi platform with Minecraft: Pi Edition. This free version of the game will allow you to program it yourself.

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This is not The End: Update 8 for Minecraft XBLA kills bugs and does little else

Developer 4J Studios has written a detailed explanation of what we can expect to find in Update 8 for the Xbox Live iteration of Minecraft, though we warn you that the list is decidedly underwhelming.

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Minecraft XBLA tops 5 million in sales

Hours before the end of 2012, the Xbox Live Arcade version of Minecraft hit a very impressive sales milestone: 5 million units sold to date.

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