Minecraft Dungeons Creeping Winter & Free More!

Minecraft Dungeons Creeping Winter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Minecraft Dungeons is about to get a decent-sized update with much-needed features including the new Creeping Winter DLC. September 8th will bring three updates to Minecraft Dungeons across all platforms. If you haven’t had a chance to check out this must-have title, take a look at our Minecraft Dungeons Review. Minecraft Dungeons DLC: Creeping Winter …

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Minecraft Dungeons DLC Jungle Awakens Next Week

Minecraft Dungeons Jungle Awakens DLC First Look

Reading Time: < 1 minute Earlier in the month we got a sneak peak of the first Minecraft Dungeons DLC, Jungle Awakens. Mojang Studios announced that Jungle Awakens is being released on July 1st on all platforms. The DLC is available as part of the Hero Pass, aka Season Pass or can be purchased separately. The Jungle Awakens DLC will …

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Minecraft: Nether Update Coming June 23rd

Minecraft Nether Update Coming June 23rd

Reading Time: < 1 minute The long awaited and long tested Nether Update finally has a date! Minecraft: The Nether Update will be made available on all platforms, where Minecraft is already available, on June 23rd. The Java edition will also be updated on the same day for Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The Nether update is going to completely …

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Minecraft Dungeons Review – Co-Op Multiplayer Fun

Minecraft Dungeons Released

Reading Time: 4 minutes Mojang Studios took the world of Minecraft and crafted it into an action/adventure game with no mining and no crafting. Minecraft Dungeons is a dungeon crawler, plain and simple, albeit a bit dumbed down. Being dumbed down is by no means a bad thing. Minecraft Dungeons is a formidable game of the genre. Make no …

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Minecraft Dungeons Jungle Awakens DLC First Look

Minecraft Dungeons Jungle Awakens DLC First Look

Reading Time: < 1 minute While you are still probably sinking your teeth to this recent release there are two DLCs announced and coming soon. Minecraft Dungeons Jungle Awakens is the first DLC to hit this July. Jungle Awakens, set in the Jungle Biome (duh) will include three missions and will have new creatures/animals like jungle cats (maybe cheetah?), swamp …

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Minecraft Dungeons is Now Available from Mojang Studios

Minecraft Dungeons Released

Reading Time: 3 minutes The wait is now over! Mojang Studios‘ first stand-alone game set in the Minecraft universe, Minecraft Dungeons is now available for Xbox One, Windows PC, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Tired of building but love the Minecraft universe? This all-new action-adventure game is inspired by classic dungeons crawlers. Think isometric, Diablo …

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Minecraft Birthday- Happy 11th Birthday

Happy Minecraft Birthday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Happy Minecraft Birthday! 11 years ago today Minecraft was released on PC as an alpha test in 2009. While much has changed since then, the games fun core set of features are still present and more popular than ever. Minecraft is now available on multiple home consoles like the Xbox, PlayStation and the Nintendo Switch. …

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Minecraft? “I ain’t playing with [email protected]&$king blocks!”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Those were my exact words to Jason (Gluten Mifflin) the day he suggested playing Minecraft. At the time I knew very little of the game. I knew it was a world composed entirely of blocks. I also knew that you used said blocks to build stuff and protect yourself before monsters came out at night. …

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Minecraft – My First Night 11 Years Ago

Minecraft Character Shot

Reading Time: 2 minutes I remember first hearing about Minecraft many years ago and thinking: “Graphics are terrible, concept is stupid, it’s never going to last.” Boy was I wrong. 11 years later I have clocked a lot of time on the PC, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and iPhone versions of Minecraft. Presently, myself and Martin (StarDoggedMoon) having been working …

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Happy Birthday, Minecraft…

Minecraft Birthday Creeper

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear Minecraft, I hear its your 11th Birthday today! Let me start by wishing you a very, very, “Happy Birthday!” When I first heard about you, well I don’t really remember when or where that was. It was probably from some gaming website somewhere and I probably thought “oh, that’s curious.” I didn’t mark my …

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Official Minecraft Texture Packs – Our Mojang Top 5

Reading Time: 6 minutes I like to change Minecraft texture packs and will change them on a whim depending on what I am feeling like at the time. I enjoy seeing what I have built through a different lens, and discovering how they chose to represent all of the different items within the game while keeping true to the …

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Minecraft Quality of Life Upgrades

Minecraft Bees Update

Reading Time: 2 minutes Minecraft. A game that many love and many don’t understand. At the surface the game looks ridiculous when you compare its graphics to top tier games on current generations. Once you dig deeper into it, it sucks you in and never lets you go. The game is deep, yet simplistic. Minecraft has come along way …

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Minecraft Earth Early Access has Begun

Minecraft Earth Logo

Reading Time: < 1 minute News surrounding Microsoft’s Minecraft Earth and it’s early access has been close to non-existent. Minecraft fans from around the world have been clamoring for the release since it was first announced and have been using the hashtag #minecraftearth on Twitter extensively. For instance, there many gamers demanding the release and some even posting photos/videos from …

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Minecraft Dungeons coming Spring 2020

Minecraft Dungeons Released

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yesterday during Microsoft’s E3 2019 Briefing, the Minecraft Dungeons trailer was shown giving us some more insight to what the upcoming Minecraft dungeon crawler is going to be like. Imagine an isometric view of Minecraft and now merge that with a dungeon crawler like Diablo III and you have Minecraft Dungeons! This rendition of Minecraft …

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Minecraft Earth Live Demo at WWDC 2019

Minecraft Earth Logo

Reading Time: < 1 minute We were quite surprised to see the news that Xbox One and PS4 controller support would be added to Apple TV this fall. We were even more surprised when the Mojang developers took to the floor to demonstrate the Minecraft Earth which is Microsoft/Mojang’s “Pokémon Go” AR Minecraft game. During the demo the developers both …

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Minecraft – Bedrock – 1.9.0 Update 2/5/19

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Nice little update to Minecraft Bedrock edition that hit yesterday bringing some new flowers, new slabs, new signage and new fences. The changelog is below which details all the new items.

After the jump I also included the new Experimental Features after the jump.

New Features:

  • Added new flowers: Lily of the Valley and Cornflower 
  • Added new signs for spruce, birch, jungle, acacia, and dark oak 
  • Added new stair, slab, and wall variants: 
    • Stone stairs and slabs
    • Granite stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Polished Granite stairs and slabs
    • Diorite stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Polished Diorite stairs and slabs
    • Andesite stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Polished Andesite stairs and slabs
    • Sandstone walls
    • Smooth Red Sandstone stairs and slabs
    • Smooth Quartz stairs and slabs
    • Brick walls
    • Stone Brick walls
    • Mossy Stone Brick stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Nether Brick walls
    • End Stone Brick stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Prismarine walls
    • Red Sandstone walls
    • Red Nether Brick stairs, slabs, and walls
    • Smooth Sandstone stairs and slabs
    • Mossy Cobblestone stairs and slabs
  • Added a new option to the /gamerule commands called ‘showDeathMessages’ which allows players to select whether a message appears in chat when a player or tamed mob dies 
  • Added new “Immediate Respawn” option with associated /gamerule 
  • New feedback button in the pause menu – shows links to the Minecraft feedback site, MoJira bug tracker, and Mojang support

Changes:

  • Added several new loading screen tips and trivia suggested by the community! 
  • Added several new splash texts to the main menu 
  • Added the ability to delete expired Realms from your worlds list
  • Cauldrons can now hold Lava
  • Tripwires are now activated when broken, unless broken with shears 
  • A notification is now sent to chat when a tamed animal dies (MCPE-35138)
  • How to Play button is now visible from the in-game settings menu.

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Fighting the Wither – Minecraft – a Co-Op moment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today StarDoggedMoon and I decided to take a break from exploring and building on our Minecraft Realm and take on the Wither, which we have never done. I am not even sure whose idea it really was but we immediately agreed and got started planning right away. We obviously knew what the Wither was and …

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