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The Bogged in a Trial Chamber in Minecraft

Minecraft Reveals "New" Mob, the Bogged

Today Mojang revealed a new (or new-ish, I suppose) mob that will be introduced in Minecraft for the upcoming major update 1.21. The mob is called the Bogged and it's basically a reskinned skeleton…

February 14, 2024 | 11:56 EST

The Vault block in Minecraft

Minecraft Reveals New Vault Block Coming in Next Major Update

Today Mojang revealed a new kind of block that will soon be introduced in the test versions of the massively popular sandbox game Minecraft and will ultimately arrive in the upcoming major update.…

January 26, 2024 | 11:11 EST

The Armadillo and Wolf Armor in Minecraft

Minecraft Shows Off The Armadillo and Wolf Armor, Available Now in Beta and Preview

Today Minecraft's developer Mojang provided an extensive look at two new elements coming to the game, the Armadillo and the Wolf Armor. The Armadillo was the winner of this year's mob vote and…

December 13, 2023 | 02:28 EST

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Minecraft Has Sold Over 300 Million Copies

Today, following the celebrations of Minecraft Live, Microsoft and Mojang have announced that Minecraft has passed a massive sales milestone.  According to a press release sent to TechRaptor, the…

October 15, 2023 | 02:00 EDT

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Minecraft Reveals Lots of Content Coming in the Next Major Update & More

Today Microsoft and Mojang hosted Minecraft Live 2023, revealing a lot of information on what's coming to Minecraft over the following months, including the next major update. We start by hearing…

October 15, 2023 | 01:56 EDT

The penguin in Minecraft

The Penguin Completes the Roster of Minecraft Live's Mob Vote

With Minecraft Live coming soon, the annual Mob Vote is also ready to go with the introduction of the third competitor, the Penguin.  The penguin isn't just very cute, but it's also friendly. It…

October 5, 2023 | 10:05 EDT

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Crab & Armadillo Are the First Two Candidates for the Minecraft Mob Vote

Every year, to celebrate Minecraft Live, fans of Mojang's ultra-popular game vote for their favorite among the three mobs to decide which one will join the game.  This year is no exception, and now…

October 4, 2023 | 12:45 EDT

Minecraft Armor Trims

Minecraft 1.20 Trails & Tales Update Shows New Armor Trims in New Trailer

With the upcoming Trails & Tales update for Minecraft just around the corner, one of its most obscure features has been showcased in a new trailer.  While Mojang has shown most of the features…

June 4, 2023 | 02:53 EDT

Minecraft Trails & Tales Update Key Art

Minecraft Trails & Tales Update Gets Release Date & Details

Today Microsoft and Mojang announced the official release date of the upcoming "Trails & Tales" update for the massively popular sandbox game Minecraft.  Originally announced only as version 1.…

May 26, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

Minecraft Cherry Blossom Biome

Minecraft Version 1.20 "Trails & Tales" Gets New Video About the Sniffer & Cherry Blossom Biome

Today Mojang released a new video about its massively popular sandbox game Minecraft, specifically about the upcoming major update. Update 1.20, titled "Trails & Tales," will have several new…

May 14, 2023 | 08:53 EDT


This New Minecraft Trailer Is Basically a Soothing & Super Cute Nature Documentary

Today Mojang released a new trailer for its ultra-popular sandbox game Minecraft, but this one is different from what you might expect.  Focusing on the game's cold biomes, it's basically a full-…

May 6, 2023 | 05:45 EDT

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Dungeons & Dragons and Minecraft Cross Over For D&D DLC, and Minecraft Mob Stat Blocks

The Dungeons & Dragons Direct this year is doing a lot more than just announcing the next books for the popular TTRPG. This year at the Dungeons & Dragons Direct one of the biggest…

March 28, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Microsoft, Sony, Activision, & Third-Party Developers Respond to UK Authority's Findings on Acquisition

Today the British Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published Microsoft's, Sony's, and Activision's responses to its provisional findings, on top of comments from third-party developers. …

March 16, 2023 | 12:35 EDT

Minecraft Trails & Tales

Minecraft Version 1.20 Title Finally Revealed: "Trails & Tales"

Today Mojang finally announced the title of the upcoming major update for its ultra-popular sandbox game Minecraft.  The update was revealed all the way back in October at Minecraft Live, but simply…

March 2, 2023 | 11:41 EST

Minecraft Bamboo Raft

Minecraft Introduces Version 1.20's New Blocks With New Video

Minecraft's version 1.20 may not have a name just yet, but it's coming, and it includes a bunch of new blocks and pieces to play with. Today Mojang released a video introducing all the new (…

February 24, 2023 | 12:42 EST

Minecraft Archaeology

Minecraft Shows Archaeology Feature Coming in 1.20 With New Trailer

Minecraft's major upcoming update 1.20 will include a brand-new Archaeology feature, and Mojang released a new trailer showing how it works. Archaeology was originally announced at Minecraft Live in…

February 18, 2023 | 11:59 EST

Minecraft Cherry Blossom Biome

Minecraft Shows Off New Cherry Blossom Biome & Sniffer Mob from 1.20 Update in Trailers

Minecraft's major upcoming update 1.20 will include a brand-new Cherry Blossom biome and the new Sniffer mob, and Mojang revealed two trailers to show them off. The Cherry Blossom biome will bring…

February 17, 2023 | 12:52 EST

Minecraft Cherry Blossom Biome

Minecraft Reveals Cherry Blossoms Biome & Wood Set Just in Time for Valentine's Day

Today is Valentine's day, and Mojang announced a rather fitting new feature coming to Minecraft's yet-unnamed major update 1.20.  Today's announcement shares that a new biome is coming, the Cherry…

February 14, 2023 | 11:59 EST

Minecraft Sniffer

Minecraft Reveals the Sniffer for Update 1.20

Today Mojang announced that the new mob named the Sniffer will come in Minecraft's yet-unnamed major update 1.20.  According to the announcement, the new mob will soon appear in a new snapshot for…

February 13, 2023 | 11:33 EST

Minecraft Archaeology

Minecraft Reveals Archaeology for Update 1.20; Minecraft Legends Features Music in New Trailer

Today Mojang and Microsoft revealed that Minecraft is getting a highly-anticipated new feature in the upcoming (and yet untitled) update 1.20.  The new feature is Archaeology, which was…

February 10, 2023 | 11:41 EST

Minecraft 1.20 Update Camel

Minecraft Devs Show Off the Camel Coming in 1.20 & Tease Easter Egg

Today Mojang and Microsoft released a new developer diary video dedicated to their ultra-popular sandbox game Minecraft.  The video focuses on the camel, which will be one of the stars of the…

January 13, 2023 | 11:29 EST

The South Dakota Mines university campus as rendered in Minecraft

Student Crafts Mines University Campus In Minecraft

A student at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, commonly known as South Dakota Mines, has rendered his entire university campus in Minecraft. The project is a communal one, so students…

December 20, 2022 | 11:32 EST

Banner artwork for Minecraft in which several blocky characters stand against a bucolic backdrop

Writer Puts Minecraft End Poem Into Public Domain

If you've reached the end of Minecraft, you're probably familiar with the End Poem, a philosophical screed about your relationship with the game and what it means in the grand scheme of things. Well…

December 8, 2022 | 10:49 EST

Aang, Katara, Suki, and Firelord Zuko in the Minecraft Avatar Legends DLC

Minecraft Avatar Legends DLC Slated For Early December

New DLC is on its way to Minecraft next month. The Minecraft Avatar Legends DLC will bring four characters from the much-loved Nickelodeon shows Avatar: The Last Airbender and Avatar: The Legend of…

November 25, 2022 | 11:04 EST

A sinister-looking computer with a smiley face on its screen from a recent Minecraft video, intended to represent the Minecraft NFT game coming soon

Minecraft NFT Version Of OP Prison Coming Soon

Minecraft may have made its stance on NFTs pretty clear, but that isn't stopping the release of a new Minecraft NFT game. Minecraft OP Prison is a collaboration between official partner Meraki and…

September 30, 2022 | 12:24 EDT

Minecraft: Java Edition

Online Minecraft Bans Will Be Able To Block You From Private Servers

The pre-release for the latest version of Minecraft is now available and with it a long list of new changes. Known as Minecraft 1.19.1, it fixes a number of bugs and alters how Minecraft bans work.…

June 22, 2022 | 02:14 EDT

A banner for the new Minecraft Wild Update

Minecraft Wild Update Brings New Biomes And More

The Minecraft Wild Update is finally here. It lands today on both the Java and Bedrock Editions of the game and adds new biomes, new mobs, and new blocks for you to check out. You can download it…

June 7, 2022 | 11:54 EDT

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Minecraft x Angry Birds DLC Out Now on Bedrock Edition

The Minecraft x Angry Birds DLC has been revealed -- you can buy an all-new adventure map featuring Rovio's iconic characters on Minecraft Bedrock Edition right now. Minecraft is about more than…

May 17, 2022 | 03:04 EDT

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Minecraft BuildAbility World Teaches Kids About Accessibility

The Minecraft BuildAbility world has been revealed as a new map for Minecraft: Education Edition that will teach children about accessibility and the problems faced in public spaces. While Minecraft…

May 10, 2022 | 02:35 EDT

Minecraft Bedrock Update 1.18.30 cover

Minecraft Bedrock Update Improves 'Create New World,' Adds Experimental Features

Minecraft Bedrock Update 1.18.30 has arrived, overhauling the "Create New World" process, adding new Experimental Features, and fixing a ton of bugs. The pace of updates for Minecraft's Java Edition…

April 19, 2022 | 02:56 EDT

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New Minecraft Snapshot and Lacoste Build Challenge Revealed

A new Minecraft snapshot has arrived, the Minecraft Lacoste Build Challenge has been announced, and the French President's reelection campaign has its own Minecraft server in a whirlwind of news…

April 7, 2022 | 02:34 EDT

Minecraft Snapshot April Fool's cover

Minecraft Snapshot Removes Inventory for April Fool's

The newest Minecraft Snapshot is out, and this year's April Fool's joke has done something a little unusual -- Mojang had removed the inventory from the game. Minecraft Snapshots are often the first…

April 1, 2022 | 03:16 EDT

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Fan-Made Minecraft Wordle Looks Pretty Cool

A fan-made Minecraft Wordle clone called Word Hunt has been revealed, melding together two high-popular games in a custom Minecraft map -- and it supports multiplayer, too! As you probably know, …

March 29, 2022 | 01:41 EDT

Minecraft Snapshot 22W11A Wild Update cover

Minecraft Snapshot 22W11A Adds Frogs, Deep Dark Biome, and More

Mojang has launched Minecraft Snapshot 22W11A for Java Edition, adding new Wild Update features such as Frogs, the Deep Dark, Mangrove Trees, and more. Minecraft snapshots are often the testbed for…

March 16, 2022 | 03:17 EDT

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Minecraft Account Migration Deadline Set for March 2022

The Minecraft account migration deadline has been locked in for March 2022 -- Minecraft Java Edition users will need a Microsoft account to play the game in just a few short weeks. The last few…

February 4, 2022 | 02:50 EST

Minecraft Lunar New Year 2022 cover

Minecraft Celebrates Lunar New Year with Free Marketplace Content

Minecraft is celebrating the Year of the Tiger with some free Lunar New Year content on the Minecraft Marketplace -- but you'll only have a week to claim some cool cosmetics. Earlier this year, …

February 1, 2022 | 02:58 EST


Blockverse MC NFT Rips Off Minecraft Modders

Another day, another NFT scam. What a strange life we live in, eh? Well, another NFT promising the world has come and gone, taking millions of dollars worth of Ethereum with it. Basically, Blockverse…

January 26, 2022 | 10:30 EST

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Minecraft Snapshot 22w03a Adds 'Place Feature' Command

Minecraft Snapshot 22w03a has arrived for Java Edition and it adds something interesting: a new "Place Feature" command will make it easier than ever to decorate your world in Creative Mode. There's…

January 19, 2022 | 02:50 EST

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Minecraft and Cambridge Team Up to Teach English in New Adventure

Minecraft and Cambridge Assessment English have teamed up to release Adventures in English, a premium story-driven map that helps teach gamers the English language. The last few weeks have been…

January 18, 2022 | 04:01 EST

An overview of Mars as it appears in the Minecraft DOOMED adventure map.

Play Doom in Minecraft with DOOMED: Demons of the Nether

DOOM is one of those rare games that can be played on just about any platform. With the adventure map DOOMED: Demons of the Nether, a single developer's project allows Minecraft players to play…

January 10, 2022 | 10:47 EST

Minecraft Axlotl Islands Map cover

Minecraft Axolotl Islands Map Arrives on Bedrock for Free

The Minecraft Axolotl Islands map has been revealed as the next piece of New Year's content coming to Minecraft: Bedrock Edition -- and you can download it for free right now! The new year is…

January 4, 2022 | 02:07 EST

Minecraft New Year's Celebration cover

Minecraft New Year's Celebration Delivers Free Content for All Players

The Minecraft New Year's Celebration has been announced, delivering free content to Java Edition and Bedrock Edition players including the YouTube Creators Skin Pack. The last couple of weeks have…

December 15, 2021 | 01:42 EST

A still from the one trillion views celebration video for Minecraft.

Minecraft Hits One Trillion Views on YouTube

Minecraft has hit a major milestone on YouTube as it manages to reach over one trillion views. This makes it easily one of the most-watched games on the platform. First appearing on YouTube in 2009…

December 15, 2021 | 08:03 EST

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[Updated] Mojang Launches Fix for Minecraft Servers Affected By Apache Remote Code Exploit

Update (December 10, 2021, 2:13 PM Eastern Time) - Mojang has released Minecraft 1.18.1 to address a security vulnerability in Minecraft servers due to Log4J. "Hello everyone! Earlier today, we…

December 9, 2021 | 11:53 EST


Minecraft 1.18 Caves and Cliffs Part 2 Update Out Now

The Minecraft 1.18 Caves and Cliffs Part 2 update is out after months of waiting. Both Bedrock and Java players have access to the update, which is arguably the biggest since the original 1.0 release…

December 7, 2021 | 11:14 EST

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Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Update Part 2 Release Date Announced

Mojang has some happy news for fans of its survival block-building game: the Minecraft Caves & Cliffs Update Part 2 release date has been locked in for late November 2021. Minecraft broke with…

November 17, 2021 | 11:58 EST

Steve wearing a Mickey Mouse shirt in Minecraft

(Updated) Minecraft Magic Kingdom Brings Disney To Minecraft Today

Update November 16th 2:03PM: Disney and Minecraft have officially announced the Minecraft Magic Kingdom collaboration. It's a special Minecraft map featuring iconic Disney characters, attractions,…

November 16, 2021 | 09:14 EST

Minecraft Live Mob

Minecraft Live's 2021 Mob Vote Shows Off Its First Candidate

Sofia Dankis, a writer for Minecraft.net, has announced the first mob that players will be able to vote for in this year's Mob Vote. What is this event? Well, as part of Minecraft Live, there's a Mob…

October 12, 2021 | 10:15 EDT