Posts Tagged ‘Minecraft’

Minecraft Movie Now Has A Release Date

by Alex Beanon June 27, 2016
Warner Bros. has finally set a release date – May 25, 2019 – for “Minecraft”, the film adaptation of the popular video game. “Minecraft” is currently expected to be presented in 3D and on Imax. No cast members have yet been signed for the movie, which will be directed by Rob McElhenney, the co-creator of […]

E3 2016: Minecraft Gets Cross-Platform Play, Depending On Your Definition Of “Cross-Platform”

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2016
Minecraft Realms, the anticipated addition to the popular block builder that will allow players to play the game co-op, isn’t new news. Most Minecraft fans have known about Realms for some time, but today was the day we actually saw footage of it running, during Microsoft’s E3 conference. Microsoft repeated the phrase “cross-platform play” many […]


It’s A Super Mario Minecraft Mash In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 19, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the team-up that’s been overdue for years is finally a reality (officially, at least). Mario and the denizens of the Mushroom Kingdom are invading Minecraft with a brand-new free update to Minecraft on Wii U! if Creepers and Zombies weren’t enough to contend with, try Bowser! There’s also a […]

Super Mario Meets Minecraft — The Details

by Peter Paltridgeon May 9, 2016
Today Nintendo announced the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack is coming to the Wii U version of Minecraft — we posted the trailer earlier today. This update adds 40 new Super Mario-themed skins encompassing characters from across the Mushroom Kingdom, including all seven Koopalings and probably Petey Piranha somewhere. (Don’t give your hopes up for Geno; […]

Super Mario Meets Minecraft On Wii U

Super Mario Meets Minecraft On Wii U

by Alex Beanon May 9, 2016
The best of both worlds collide as Super Mario and Minecraft are mashed-up in pack for Wii U… Video credit: Nintendo Be our first to comment
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This Week’s Nintendo Download Is Super Effective

by Peter Paltridgeon February 25, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the day is finally here! Or rather, it’ll be here in a couple days: on Pokemon Day, February 27, the original generation of games will be rereleased on the 3DS’s Virtual Console. Unavailable since their original physical releases back in the 90’s, Red, Blue and Yellow are back in […]

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Cypronia Giving Away Free Copies Of Wii U’s Cube Life

by Peter Paltridgeon December 24, 2015
Indie developer Cypronia has announced a big giveaway for their Wii U game Cube Life. Until very recently, Minecraft couldn’t be played on Wii U, and a smaller company took advantage of a neglected console with a widely young user base. The premise is different (you’re on an island), but the mechanics are vastly the […]

Cloud And Minecraft Arrive In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon December 18, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, the unthinkable has happened: Minecraft is finally playable on the system. Did it arrive too late? Did Mojang goof up by not optimizing the second screen for extra controls? (Probably.) Better late than never: you can begin bricklaying today on the Wii U for $29.99, which covers the game […]


Minecraft Gets A Director: Rob McElhenney

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2015
The film version of the popular video game, “Minecraft”, has been given a director by Warner Bros. and it is Rob McElhenney, the writer, co-star co-creator of the FX network television show “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”. McElhenney has directed three episodes of the show along with one short and a television movie [“Pariah”] but […]

Recap Of Microsoft’s E3 Conference

by RolandOfGileadon June 17, 2015
Now that all the major studios have run their E3 conferences, the general consensus is that Sony won the show. But Microsoft put up a decent fight and showed some cool tech in the meantime. Here’s a brief recap, garnished with photos taken during the event itself. Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft’s XBox division and […]