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Minecraft arrives on Samsung's Gear VR

This is the first time Microsoft's megahit sandbox game has been available for play in virtual reality. And you were already sucked in!

By April 27, 2016


School's out for summer? Not for Minecraft Education Edition

Microsoft's open-ended megahit lets players build castles and battle monsters. The education-focused version will come with lesson plans and student projects.

By April 15, 2016


Microsoft megahit Minecraft to get more powerful on mobile

Sad that the mobile version lacks the flexibility of the PC version? Cheer up. Microsoft is bringing power tools -- command blocks and modding -- to Minecraft for phones and tablets.

By March 29, 2016


Wanted: One Minecraft whiz to build real castles with virtual blocks

A luxury accommodation company wants to pay you to build Minecraft models of its real-world properties, starting at Loch Ness.

By March 30, 2016


Minecraft: The video game that builds kids' brain cells

From CNET Magazine: Microsoft's highly popular game can help children learn everything from programming, science and math to art, languages and history.

By March 30, 2016


Kids with autism build life skills in Minecraft

Teachers are using Minecraft as a tool to teach autistic students the skills they need to excel academically and socially.

By March 29, 2016


Minecraft helps kids with autism build richer lives

All kids love building new worlds in Minecraft. But for those living with an autism spectrum disorder, it's also providing them with ways to engage in school and build healthy social lives.

By March 29, 2016


Lord of the Rings actor Sean Astin joins Minecraft Story Mode in new chapter

Fifth episode Order Up gets a release date; plus, three further "post-season" chapters also coming.

By March 21, 2016


Microsoft sees Minecraft as AI proving ground

Scientists can now use the popular game to let artificial intelligence systems learn how to do things.

By March 14, 2016


Microsoft adds Minecraft to your school supplies list

Microsoft expands its vision of using the blocky video game in classrooms with the acquisition of a learning tool called MinecraftEdu.

By January 19, 2016