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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.

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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.

Patton Oswalt stars in the debut trailer for Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode

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!

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HoloLens price could be out of reach for some people, says Microsoft executive

Ever wish you could bring the hottest video games into your own living room? The Microsoft HoloLens could do that, but the price may be out of reach for an increasingly cost-conscious consumer base.

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Minecraft is coming to every secondary school in Northern Ireland

MinecraftEdu, an educational version of Mojang's breakout game of building and exploration, is being distributed for free to schools in Northern Ireland by the CultureTECH Festival.

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A Game of Blocks: Bran Stark shows you around the ever-growing Minecraft Westeros

Isaac Hempstead-Wright--Bran Stark on HBO's Game of Thrones--narrates this new trailer for WesterosCraft, a massive, fan-made recreation of Westeros within the confines of Minecraft.

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What could have been: Creator rejected a Conan O’Brien episode set entirely in Minecraft

Conan O'Brien wanted to do an entire episode of his talk show animated in the style of Minecraft, but apparently developer Mojang wasn't having it, and rejected the idea.

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Minecraft: Story Mode brings Telltale’s episodic storytelling to Mojang’s indie

Telltale Games and Mojang are teaming up for an episodic adventure set in the world of Minecraft, called Minecraft: Story Mode and set to launch in 2015.

Gaming

Check out this working iPhone that someone built inside of Minecraft

An ingenious German gamer has built a functioning imitation iPhone--apps, touch screen, and all--within the blocky confines of Mojang's modern classic, Minecraft.

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A student spent two years building this breathtaking Minecraft city using an Xbox 360

Two years and 4.5 million blocks: That’s what a 19-year-old art student at the University of Delaware needed to build a massive Minecraft metropolis inspired by New York City – and there’s still building to be done.

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Dig for diamonds on the go when Minecraft comes to PS Vita on October 14

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition will be available to download on October 15 in Europe, the port's developer 4J Studios announced, though no word yet on North America.

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Watch Conan’s (slightly NSFW) take on the Minecraft acquisition

The ink is barely dry on Microsoft's acquisition of Minecraft and its developer Mojang, and Conan O'Brien has offered his take on what the game's creator is doing to celebrate.

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