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The game may not quite be a household name on the level of the most famous video games of all time yet, but it’s quietly worked its way into the fabric of society in a way that very few games ever have.
To help out with your first day in Minecraft‘s pixelated wilderness, here are some steps to follow.
What do you do when you’re not just trying to get by in Minecraft? You build stuff.
This isn’t a knock against Minecraft. If anything, it’s a testament to how unique the game actually is.
In Minecraft’s aptly named Survival Mode, players must find shelter, feed themselves and fend off monsters. But they start by mining blocks.
A New York City school teacher has crafted a version of Minecraft for schools
One thing Minecraft for Xbox 360 won’t have at launch is mod support, so here are the 10 best reasons — including werewolves, backpacks and lasers — to keep playing Minecraft on your trusty PC
A bunch of Android apps, including hits like Minecraft, Swiftkey and SoundHound, are for the moment priced at 10 cents each. It’s not clear why these apps are so heavily discounted–it could be a glitch, or a yet-to-be-announced …
Hacker group LulzSec’s arm has grown long indeed: The group just kicked three online gaming site and one game news site to the curb. We’re talking indie hit Minecraft, sci-fi MMORPG EVE Online and real-time strategy hit League of Legends.
(More on TIME.com: Memorable Moments in Hacking History)
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You know Minecraft. It’s got a hold on your soul. You held a party when new weather effects came to the game and doodle designs for your next creations during meetings. Your dreams? They now unfold in giant pixellated blocks. In short, Mojang‘s runaway hit owns your imagination.
But, you’ve tossed and turned at night, hoping for a way …
Minecraft‘s been one of the biggest success stories ever in the video game medium. The sprawling browser-based game’s mostly the work of one man, indie developer Markus ‘Notch’ Persson, with more than 6 million people registered. It’s become wildly popular over the last year, so much so that Paypal froze Persson’s account on suspicions …