Stranger Things come to Minecraft in the form of skin packs

While Netflix has taken the wraps off the season 2 of Stranger Things, Minecraft fans will be given a taste of the TV show in the form of skin packs. If you haven’t seen the series yet, I can’t recommend it enough. But if you did, then you know that you can’t have too much Stranger Things in your life.

The team behind Minecraft has just released a set of Stranger Things skin packs, which might contain spoilers for the season 2, so if you haven’t seen it yet, then you might want to hold your horses for the time being and not download the skins.

The skin packs …

Minecraft skins on the Play Store discovered as malware

At this point it’s become quite clear that Google isn’t really the best at keeping malicious apps out of the Play Store, although it’s doing a spectacularly flashy job of trying to convince us otherwise. So it’s no surprise today has brought us another piece of news about malware infiltrating Google’s online storefront. The culprit this time? Minecraft.

Okay, not exactly — the old Microsoft/Google rivalry has yet to devolve into cyber warfare tactics. However, as security researchers working for Symantec recently found out, the game’s mobile version has been used as a vector …

Minecraft is getting the largest and most important update since launch

Microsoft has just released the biggest Minecraft update ever. Dubbed the “Better Together Update,” the new content added to the game is available on both desktop and mobile versions of Minecraft starting today.

Moreover, the update introduces the most important change since the release of the game: cross-platform play. The new update creates a universal Minecraft where mobile players get to meet enjoy their gaming sessions together with PC and console players.

The developers also announced that they will make it possible for Minecraft players on any platform to access content on …

It's Adventure Time for Minecraft Pocket Edition players!

Minecraft players rejoice! Mojang has just announced that the highly-anticipated Adventure Time mash-up pack for Minecraft Pocket Edition is available for download earlier than expected.

Although it was initially meant to make its debut on PC and consoles first, and then to mobile devices at a later date, the developers were able to release Adventure Time at the same time on all compatible platforms.

Adventure Time is more than just a skin pack though, as players will notice that the entire land of Ooo will be taking over their Minecraft world. Lots of iconic …

Proper cross-platform multiplayer hitting Minecraft later this summer

Get your shabby wooden pickaxes ready, as game developer Mojang announced at Microsoft’s keynote at the E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles that the most precious item in its portfolio—Minecraft—will be getting proper cross-platform multiplayer. This will be courtesy of a so-called ‘Better Together’ update that’s launching later this summer.
No matter the platform gamers play on, be it Windows 10, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, virtual reality devices, as well as iOS and Android, they will be able to join each other players’ games. At the moment, there are ways for …

Minecraft: Pocket Edition gets the Discovery Update with tons of new features

While Minecraft fans were waiting for the Adventure Time update, Mojang released another major update for the Windows and Pocket versions of the game.

The Discovery Update brings lots of new features and improvements to the game, including the Minecraft Marketplace. The latter allows players to browse, buy, download and play community creations directly from within the game.

A new Skyrim Mash-up Pack is now available for purchase, as well as a new location, Woodland Mansions. The update adds cartographer villager and exploration maps, new enchantments, concrete …

Microsoft teases Adventure Time update for Minecraft: Pocket Edition

It’s been slightly more than a month since the last major update hit Minecraft: Pocket Edition and developer Mojang has already teased year another mash-up pack that will go live in the coming weeks.

The new Adventure Time update will be pushed to all version of Minecraft probably at the same time, but an exact release date hasn’t been announced yet. Here is the new update’s description, as teased by developers:

Join Finn the human and Jake the dog in a Minecraft world like no other. Protect the candy citizens of Ooo from some familiar foes, or run amok in …

Minecraft Pocket Edition's latest update brings giant pandas, dragons

Mojang, the team behind the critically-acclaimed Minecraft game, has just announced a new update is now available for the mobile version. No, it’s not the usual Easter update that we get each year, it’s an entirely different one that introduces players to a world of ancient wonders.

Minecraft Pocket Edition Update 1.0.6 adds the Chinese Mythology mash-up pack, which expands the game to the land of Eastern mystery. Giant pandas, dragons, as well as ancient cities will now be available in the game.

Also, the update brings 26 new thematic skins, as well as a …

SculptrVR is probably the best Minecraft alternative for the Google Daydream

Google Daydream is Big G’s take on mobile VR, introduced with the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. And while it is quite a solid system, it lacks in regard of apps catalog, compared to its competitors. However, this is slowly changing as the new VR plaftorm starts to grow bit by bit.

One of the latest additions to the Daydream ecosystem is SculptrVR – a cross-platform, voxel-building game that’s all about creativity. It lets you create whole worlds on a massive scale, or shrink yourself right down to flesh out all those tiny details. In order to see more info or download SculptrVR, check out the …