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​ In Denmark, it's someone's job to monitor and maintain a replica of the country in megapopular exploration game Minecraft. If you take away one thing from this piece, make it that. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, apparently the replica of Denmark that the Danish government sanctione

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Since the US government opened its troves of public data we've seen some pretty neat projects like climate-change prediction tools and deforestation-monitoring systems. Denmark, on the other hand, has taken a different approach: the Danish Geodata Agency used internally developed topographic maps

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Due to a lack of backwards compatibility, upgrading to new-gen systems like the Xbox One and PS4 has meant mostly leaving your old games and the progress made in them behind, but not in this case. Phil Spencer, the new leader over at Xbox, announced tonight that Minecraft on Xbox One will be able

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Time is running out on 2013, and as the year comes to a close most of the high-profile TV shows are taking off on their winter break. This week we're looking forward to individual releases of the classic Indiana Jones movies -- due for a return to the big screen in a few years now that Disney/Luca

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The extensive console exclusivity period Microsoft enjoyed with Minecaft on Xbox 360 is coming to a close, as the first-person world-building game digs in on PlayStation 3 tomorrow. Like its 360 brethren, Minecraft on PS3 is limited by the console's minuscule RAM -- the procedurally-generated worl

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Talk about cryptic teasers: Sony has just announced that Minecraft is coming to the PS4 at launch. And... that's about it. There's no other details. Still, those who want to build blocky worlds on next-gen consoles won't be limited to the Xbox One. Update: Notch has chimed in after Sony's event w

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Tinkercad, that Autodesk-owned, user-friendly 3D modeler is offering up a new feature today that may well prove a compelling proposition for Minecraft users. Fans of the block building, monster-fleeing indie title can now use the service to export 3D creations into the game, by way of MCEdit. The

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on

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Minecraft is coming to Xbox One as a special edition with expanded multiplayer capabilities. The popular sandbox game will also be getting massively larger worlds, something that wasn't possible on the 360 thanks to its limited RAM. If there are any other new features or updates we'll have to wait

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If you're looking for more virtual worlds to explore using the Oculus Rift, MTBS3D forum user StellaArtois has developed something that might strike your fancy: a Minecraft mod dubbed Minecrift that bakes in support for the virtual reality headset. The modification still needs refining, but it alr

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