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Minecraft players will be able to change their in-game name soon, development studio Mojang has announced. The process is set to go live on February 4, and looks to be pretty straightforward; once the name-changing system is in place, players can change their in-game name simply by logging into the...

January 17th 2015 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Mojang's breakout hit Minecraft took second place in a Google-issued list of the most popular YouTube search queries of 2014, ranking immediately behind the word "music" in terms of search frequency. According to Google, the word "Minecraft" was more frequently searched on YouTube in 2014 than the...

January 8th 2015 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Minecraft is already available on myriad platforms ranging from its native PC to the PlayStation 4 and the iPhone, and now the hyper-successful sandbox exploration hit can also be found on Windows Phone devices. Like other versions of Minecraft: Pocket Edition, the game is abridged in comparison t...

December 11th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Given that Microsoft owns Minecraft developer Mojang now, it was only a matter of time before we saw the pixely game make its way to one of the few platforms where it wasn't already available. That time is now, as Minecraft: Pocket Edition hits Windows Phone 8.1. For $6.99 you get access to Surviv...

December 11th 2014 at 1:59am 0 Comments
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Minecraft: Pocket Edition was patched to version 0.10 this week, an update that brought with it not only the usual bug fixes and general improvements (baby animals can now swim instead of sinking like rocks to a watery grave, for example), but visual enhancements as well. A graphical update may so...

November 23rd 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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It shouldn't be surprising that not even a month after Microsoft purchased Minecraft developer Mojang, there is word that Minecraft: Pocket Edition will find a new home on the Windows Phone platform. "Yes, Minecraft: Pocket Edition *is* coming to the Windows Phone," tweeted Jens Bergensten, the gam...

October 11th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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When word spread last week that Microsoft was considering a purchase of Mojang and its gaming titan Minecraft, fans were concerned about the game's future. Would Minecraft become an Xbox exclusive? Would it be locked to Windows Phones going forward? In a video discussing the acquisition, Xbox chie...

September 15th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The 0.9.0 update for Minecraft Pocket Edition is just around the corner, and Mojang says that when it arrives on July 10, it will be the game's biggest update yet. We suppose that's true, as the update adds infinite worlds, and it's impossible to go beyond infinity - unless you're arguing with y...

July 6th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Minecraft Pocket Edition has sold more than 21 million copies, developer Jens Bergensten says in a tweet. To celebrate this ridiculously large number, the Minecraft mobile team will host a live panel broadcast from Mojang offices on Monday, April 14, allowing fans to ask them anything. Whether they...

April 9th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The mobile version of Minecraft - AKA: Minecraft: Pocket Edition - is being coded to allow for big changes - literally. Developer Mojang announced on its site that the team is "restructuring a lot of code to allow significantly bigger worlds in future updates," as well as tweaking creature AI and t...

February 23rd 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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If you've been getting your Minecraft fix on the go via the mobile-exclusive Minecraft: Pocket Edition, consider this your lucky day: A new, free update has added minecarts, rails and a host of other additions to this portable member of the Minecraft family. The biggest additions are obviously the...

December 16th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments