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What is the Metaverse and How Does it Work?

What is the Metaverse and How Does it Work?

Wondering what the Metaverse is? Chances are you've already been there. There is no one perfect description for the concept, but in general, we're talking about digital interaction and human decision making in a few key ways. The term "Metaverse" comes from the Neal Stephenson science fiction novel Snow Crash, released in 1992 - but it's come to mean so much more since then.

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Minecraft Mob vote 2021 winner: Allay!

Minecraft Mob vote 2021 winner: Allay!

Today we're taking another look at the newest member of the Minecraft mob universe: Allay! This is the winner of the Minecraft Live 2021 mob vote that also included the glare and copper golem. We MIGHT see those other mobs added to the game at some other point in the game - but there is no guarantee. What we ARE guaranteed is allay, the most helpful mob of all!

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Secretlab TITAN Evo 2022 Minecraft gaming chair now up for preorder

Secretlab TITAN Evo 2022 Minecraft gaming chair now up for preorder

Mojang and Secretlab have teamed up to launch an official Minecraft Edition gaming chair. The TITAN Evo 2022 Minecraft Edition chair is, as you can see from the launch images, styled after the game's Creeper character. The company is offering the chair in various size options, as well as some accessories like a headrest and swappable armrests.

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Minecraft Dungeons Spookier Fall arrives: Rewards, challenges, and trailer

Minecraft Dungeons Spookier Fall arrives: Rewards, challenges, and trailer

The Minecraft Dungeons team has taken the wraps off Spookier Fall, this year's follow-up to last year's Spooky Fall event. The limited-time event offers new Halloween-themed spookiness, related challenges, and rewards. The company has released a launch trailer to go alongside the new Spookier Fall event, offering a teaser for those who haven't yet purchased Minecraft Dungeons.

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Minecraft Live 2021 mobs vote: Copper Golem, Allay, and the Glare

Minecraft Live 2021 mobs vote: Copper Golem, Allay, and the Glare

The next Minecraft Live 2021 mob vote mob was revealed this morning. The Copper Golem appears to be not only a build-your-own sort of mob, but a package deal. With the Copper Golem, as Mojang describes it, the player will be responsible for crafting and potentially upkeep. Perhaps the best bit about this new mob is the fact that it'll be a 2-for-1 vote - if the Copper Golem is voted in, players will also get a new Copper Button.

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Minecraft Live 2021 mob vote: Glare!

Minecraft Live 2021 mob vote: Glare!

Minecraft Live 2021 has a mob vote that'll affect the entire future of the game - from the vote's result on forward. The event will play host to a variety of product and software reveals - but we all know the most IMPORTANT part is in the vote. What more awesome way is there to keep longtime fans of a game happy than to give them the opportunity to choose what'll be released in the game next?

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CATAN: World Explorers from Pokemon GO developer is shutting down

CATAN: World Explorers from Pokemon GO developer is shutting down

Although Pokemon GO continues to be a popular game and money-maker for Niantic Labs, the mobile AR game developer hasn't had much success with its other attempts are recreating that magic. The latest evidence of its failure is CATAN: World Explorers, the mobile AR recreation of a highly popular board game. While the heavyweight brand should have garnered interest and resources, it seems that it just wasn't meant to be, as the game is shutting down soon after spending a year in early access.

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PlayerUnknown might be the James Halliday we’ve been waiting for

PlayerUnknown might be the James Halliday we’ve been waiting for

Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene published a video this week speaking about his next "game." The game is currently called Prologue. It's not clear at the moment if this is to be the final name of the game, or if this is sort of akin to calling the game "Demo". For now, the important bit is the idea that Greene effectively invented the gamified universe of Battle Royale (inspired by the film series), and he's on to his next project with a new game studio where a new experience is about to exist.

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Minecraft Live 2021: Mob vote, when, and where

Minecraft Live 2021: Mob vote, when, and where

The annual Minecraft celebration known as Minecraft Live has been given a date and a time for the year 2021. This year's Minecraft Live will once again be exclusively live streamed - not an in-person event - and it'll appear on Minecraft's official webpage and the Minecraft YouTube channel. Minecraft Live will take place on October 16, and we'll see a bunch of new content and have the opportunity to do a "community vote" to choose which new mob is released in the game.

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Minecraft Dungeons heads to Steam next month

Minecraft Dungeons heads to Steam next month

For its entire existence so far, Minecraft Dungeons has existed in two places on PC: Xbox Game Pass for PC and the Microsoft Store. If you're a PC gamer and you want to play Minecraft Dungeons, those are your choices. However, that's all changing next month, as Minecraft Dungeons will be launching on Steam will all of its DLCs.

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Minecraft Minions DLC arrives with Gru, villains, and a ton of outfits

Minecraft Minions DLC arrives with Gru, villains, and a ton of outfits

Minions, the annoying yellow creatures that first appeared in Despicable Me and soon took over to become their own franchise, have arrived in Minecraft. The content is available via the Minions x Minecraft DLC, an optional game add-on available in the Minecraft Marketplace.

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Minecraft Dungeons Echoing Void DLC revealed alongside Ultimate Edition

Minecraft Dungeons Echoing Void DLC revealed alongside Ultimate Edition

It's a big day for Minecraft Dungeons fans because not only have Microsoft and Mojang confirmed details of the next DLC pack en route to the game, but they've also announced a free content update for everyone. In addition, Mojang today announced Minecraft Dungeons: Ultimate Edition, which - you guessed it - comes with the base game all of the DLC released to date.

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