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Minecraft Lego release approaches

Minecraft Lego release approaches

This summer we're about to see the release of the one and only Minecraft Lego set courtesy of their new program by the name of CUUSOO. With this program, fans and organizations alike are asked to create their own lego sets - or prospective lego sets as it stands - and submit them to the CUUSOO system. If they're accepted at first, they're then voted upon by the public, and if they are voted up enough, like this Minecraft set has, they're set for release!

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Microsoft Minecraft Xbox 360 buyers eligible for refunds

Microsoft Minecraft Xbox 360 buyers eligible for refunds

Microsoft is offering one of the most radical appeasements that any video game company can possibly offer - a refund for a digitally downloaded title. Anyone who purchased the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft and doesn't own an HDTV is eligible to receive a full refund. That's because one of the game's key selling points doesn't work unless you're using a high-def set.

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Minecraft developer says EA is “methodically destroying” gaming

Minecraft developer says EA is “methodically destroying” gaming

If you were inclined to feel pity for international megacorporations, you might just set your sympathetic gaze on Electronic Arts - because at the moment, no one else is. After EA released a new batch of "indie" games on the PC gaming distribution network Steam, the developer of the incredibly popular Minecraft series had some choice words for the multi-billion-dollar company. Markus "Notch" Persson has become something of a gaming demagogue since Minecraft exploded onto the independent scene, and he made it clear in no uncertain terms that EA was pushing into an area where it doesn't belong.

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Mini-golf course inspired by Minecraft, Portal, et al

Mini-golf course inspired by Minecraft, Portal, et al

If you happen to be a nerd who also likes miniature golf, then online personality Tom Scott has created something you would probably think is cooler than Disney World. He, along with a bunch of hackers who had nothing better to do, created a 12-hole miniature golf course with designs that were inspired by some of the greatest video games of today. And it will actually be playable to the public.

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Minecraft creator reveals 0x10c as next project

Minecraft creator reveals 0x10c as next project

If the name “Notch” doesn’t sound familiar to you, it should. He’s the creator of the wildly popular Minecraft, created at the gaming studio Mojang. Minecraft has taken the world by storm, selling over five million units to date. Notch isn’t involved with Minecraft anymore, but has revealed details on his next game, called 0x10c. Notch promises that this next project will include “hard science fiction” elements.

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Mojang’s Minecraft eclipses 25 million downloads

Mojang’s Minecraft eclipses 25 million downloads

On the cusp of being made into a Lego-branded video game along with an exclusive console port to the Xbox 360, Minecraft has some pretty impressive numbers to brag about. The indie game that started out with a small budget and big dreams has now grossed more than $80 million in sales, with more than 25 million downloads of the game triggered since its inception. That's quite a community.

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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition confirmed for May 9

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition confirmed for May 9

The Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has been confirmed to arrive on May 9 as part of the Arcade NEXT series of titles from Microsoft Studios, according to Major Nelson. The new Xbox LIVE Arcade games will start arriving April 18 with a new downloadable title launching every Wednesday until May 9, when Minecraft drops for 1,600 Microsoft Points.

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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition announced

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition announced

This week the folks at Microsoft Studios have let the world know that they'll be officially unveiling the inner workings of a brand new version of Mincraft this week: one made specifically for the Xbox 360! This edition of the game is set to have a release date announcement this Thursday as well as a more expanded vision for how and with what controls you'll be unleashing your Minecraft skills galore. This game is going to be an official Xbox 360 exclusive and will have unique elements only activated in this build.

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Sony lets you unleash Minecraft anywhere

Sony lets you unleash Minecraft anywhere

Fans of the popular video game Minecraft can now unleash the pickaxing fun on any website, thanks to Sony. The company has created a bookmarklet called Minecraft Anywhere that scales down the game for the web browser and allows it to be opened on top of any website. It gives the effect of digging into a web page to reveal its layers of dirt and creepers.

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Mojang’s Minecraft goes split-screen on Xbox 360

Mojang’s Minecraft goes split-screen on Xbox 360

The game Minecraft is many things - it's innovative, it's vast, it's open-ended, it's creative, it's unique, and so on and so on. But one thing that it is not is a great multiplayer game. At least not for people playing on the same screen. Apparently the Xbox 360 version of the smash indie hit is set to change that perception.

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