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Minecraft hits Wii U with off-TV play, bundled customization packs

A Wii U version of Mojang's sandbox building sim Minecraft launches today via the eShop with a bundled selection of add-on content and an exclusive gameplay mode that frees up the family TV.
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Minecraft is finally coming to the Wii U

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.
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YouTube star buys $4.5 million mansion with cash from Minecraft videos

Minecraft player Jordan "CaptainSparklez" Maron has purchased a Los Angeles mansion worth $4.5 million using proceeds earned from his YouTube video production career and a sizable fanbase.
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Minecraft Windows 10 Edition gets Oculus Rift support

Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey announced at today's Oculus Connect 2 event in Los Angeles that Mojang's hit sandbox construction title Minecraft will receive VR support in a forthcoming update.
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Minecraft: Story Mode’s first episode premieres in October

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.
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Minecraft: Story Mode could be out soon according to Amazon release details

Minecraft: Story Mode, an open-ended adventure game developed by Telltale Games and based on the almost entirely story-free sandbox game, might have just had its release date leaked thanks to an Amazon listing.
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Minecraft developer’s Cobalt brings Space Hamster to Xbox and PC in October

Minecraft developer Mojang has partnered with Microsoft Studios to bring the fast-paced multiplayer platformer Cobalt to Xbox consoles and PC platforms this fall.
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Minecraft players can now grab the Windows 10 Edition beta

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.
Movies & TV

Minecraft movie gets a director in Rob McElhenney from It’s Always Sunny

The Minecraft movie will be directed by It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Rob McElhenney, according to game publisher Mojang AB. The Warner Bros. project will bring the game to the big screen.
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Patton Oswalt stars in the debut trailer for Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode 1:26

Starring comedian and card-carrying geek Patton Oswalt, Minecraft: Story Mode is a five-part episodic adventure set in the open-ended, voxelated world of Mojang's monumental game, Minecraft. Here is the debut trailer.
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Soon to be elder: Mojang’s Scrolls has ceased development

Scrolls, the card-strategy game from Minecraft developer Mojang, has ceased development, and the studio plans to close its servers by July 1, 2016. The company has not announced any change of plans in regard to this week's Minecon.
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No Wii U, but want to play Splatoon? Now you can – in Minecraft

An impressive fan-made mod for Minecraft thoroughly recreates the core, team-based competitive mode of Splatoon, Nintendo's recently released shooter. And its creator hasn't even played the game!