Telltale Games has quite a history of bringing a unique story-driven experience to games for a few years now. The release of Minecraft: Story Mode on Android was met with some mixed reviews from our readers, but the first episode of the game series is currently on sale for just a dime. (more…)
Telltale Games, in partnership with Mojang, is set to launch Minecraft: Story Mode for Android on October 15. The game will be released to Google Play as the first chapter, with additional chapters to follow. This follows previous deployment strategies of Telltale, like we saw with The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Tales From the Borderlands. (more…)
Last week, an update for Minecraft: Pocket Edition was teased by the Mojang team, and this week, the update is available for all to download on Google Play. Inside, players can now customize their character’s skin, allowing for a more entertaining walk through the caves. Players are given a few free skins, while other skins can be purchased via IAPs. You can also upload your own skin via the web, then apply it for free. (more…)
An update is set to roll out soon to Android, iOS, and Windows Phone owners who play Minecraft: Pocket Edition. Inside the update, the good folks at Mojang are bringing Player Skins, allowing players to customize their appearance inside of the app. Users can upload their very own skins for free, or can purchase bundles of skins for a small price. (more…)
Announced this morning, Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, are teaming up with the wizards over at Telltale Games to produce a narrative based in the Minecraft world. It will be tastefully titled Minecraft: Story Mode. From Mojang’s experience, players want stories inside of their world, which is the basis for this idea of a collaboration. Mojang will provide the world, while Telltale will provide the story to go with it.
Due out sometime in 2015, it will be released in episodes, just like every other Telltale title. As a reminder, Telltale is the studio behind the new Game of Thrones title on Android, as well as the super popular The Walking Dead series of games. (more…)
Made official early this morning, Microsoft is set to purchase Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, for a smooth $2.5 billion dollars. In Minecraft, a survival sandbox game, players must forge and build whatever they see in their imaginations, using blocks that they collect with pickaxes, axes, shovels, and swords.
Over the course of just a few years, Minecraft has grown from a small community of players to an entire marketing machine, complete with versions available on many platforms, as well as merchandise in Target and countless other retailers. Since 2009, Minecraft has seen 100 million+ downloads on PC alone, with nearly 2 billion hours played on the Xbox 360. In terms of popularity, not many recent games stack up to Minecraft. (more…)