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John Carmack in VR headset sold separately

[E3 2016] Friendly Update to Minecraft Allows for Cross-Platform Play

No Microsoft E3 conference would be complete without mention of the world-building juggernaut that is Minecraft. Last year they showed what could be possible with the HoloLens (whenever that materializes) and this year they're focusing more on the gaming together side of things. The new "Friendly Update" will allow PC (Windows 10 edition), mobile device, and VR players to all join and play in the same Realm.

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Mmm, physical representations of digital goods.

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Favorites Pack Coming to Retail Stores

Hot on the heels of its four year console birthday, Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is rolling out another surprise that should please block stacking fans. Starting this June, interested humans can purchase a retail version of the Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Favorites Pack. No more digital-only goodies, now we got boxes and stuff!

by Enoch Starnes 0
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Or build, like, a temple to Herobrine.

Manually Build Some Holiday Cheer With The Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Holiday Pack

You ever wonder what the holiday season is like in Minecraft-world?  Do the villagers and zombies set aside their differences and enjoy a piping hot mug of cocoa?  What about the Ender Dragon?  You think it gets lonely up there in its dream-fortress and just watches all the Christmas episodes of "M.A.S.H." on repeat for an entire month?  Who's to say what happens to all the AI-controlled inhabitants of that world, but thanks to the new "Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Holiday Pack", maybe you and seven pals can start creating your own holiday traditions.

by Enoch Starnes 0
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Finally, I can make my Boss Nass vs Bride of Frankenstein fanfic a reality!

Scares, Spartans, And Sith Added To The Console Editions Of Minecraft

As a hugely popular single-purchase game must, Minecraft has been shifting its revenue stream more and more away from new users, instead focusing on providing extra content (both paid and free) for those already embedded in their franchise.  Content packs are, naturally, one of the most clear-cut ways of doing so for consoles, as players can spend a few bucks for the chance to build sick fortresses as Gordon Freeman or the dude from Trials without the hassle of modding websites.  The latest iteration of content packs is threefold, adding the following:

by Enoch Starnes 0
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Mining simulator finally allows flight, players rejoice.

Flying Capes Will Soon Be Coming To Minecraft

At a rate only slightly faster than that of actual aeronautic engineering, Minecraft has finally given Survival Mode players a chance to soar around their maps and marvel at their sprawling fortresses and hilarious Simpsons statues.  No longer must you clamber up the nearest mountain to snap a fancy photo of your Green Hill Zone replica.  Instead, a simple hillside and the brand new cape will probably suffice.

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