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Minecraft Dungeons is receiving its own arcade cabinet

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 5 March 2021 17:45 GMT Hardware set to launch later this year.Dungeon crawler Minecraft Dungeons is coming to its own arcade cabinet.In a post on the blocky blockbuster’s website, Mojang’s Per Landin said that the company had teamed up with Play Mechanix to create a cab for the game, resulting in the imaginatively-named Minecraft Dungeons Arcade. The release comes with nine levels, with players having three actions at their disposal – Melee, Dodge, and Range.Another tweak is that players receive physical cards to record changes to their character – better weapons, new skins by the sounds…

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Minecraft Dungeons boasts 10 million players and counting

Minecraft Dungeons players have surpassed the 10 million mark.According to Microsoft and Mojang, Minecraft Dungeons has reached over 10 million players across all supported platforms.Since the launch of the game in May 2020 across PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox Game Pass, these 10 million players have accumulated some interesting stats.For starters, the Arch-Illager has been defeated a casual 5,934,629 times, and players have spend around 1141 years in camp.The Redstone Monstrosity has been beaten a total of 7,044,521 times, and there were 19,511,994 attempts to best the Redstone Monstrosity. To celebrate the milestone, a new cape,…

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Super Nintendo World is coming to Minecraft

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 31 January 2021 12:23 GMT Super Nintendo World will be available for Universal Studios visitors soon, but if you’re unable to attend there’s an alternative in Minecraft.Earlier this year, we got a virtual tour of Super Nintendo World that showed prospective visitors what they could expect to see if they got tickets to the new attraction, and now creator Dippy22 has taken it one step further.The enterprising Minecraft player has begun work on making Nintendo’s section of the Universal Studios resorts in Japan and California available in Mojang’s iconic platform.Dippy22 is aiming to have the map based on…

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Get to know glow squids in Minecraft’s latest snapshot

It’s been years since I’ve played Minecraft on a regular basis but I still really enjoy when new features and creatures start showing up in game. Without fail, it means that the always creative Minecraft players will come up with unexpected ways to use them. The newest Minecraft snapshot adds some more parts of the upcoming Caves & Cliffs update including the pretty glow squids and their glowing ink. (more…)

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Best Minecraft Seeds 2020 | Top worlds to play right now

Minecraft seeds are a numerical code which represent the foundations of your world. When creating a new Minecraft adventure, you can type in a seed to either control the type of world you spawn into, or perhaps just write some random digits and see what you get.No matter what kind of starting area you prefer, there’s bound to be a seed for you; there are craggy icebergs, lofty clifftops, sprawling villages. Some seeds will offer a challenge, others are ideal for new players. We’ve even got some gorgeous scenery, too.You can also check out our lists of the best Minecraft…

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Best Minecraft shaders 1.16 – the best shaders to use with Optifine 1.16.4

Looking for the very best Minecraft shaders on the market to help give your latest world a visual makeover? Look no further! Our best Minecraft shaders guide walks you through 12 fantastic shader packs for Minecraft 1.16.4, each of which can be downloaded and tested with ease. We run the gamut between lightweight, performant shaders and beastly packs that require high-end rigs to run, so you can find the best Minecraft shaders for your situation. (more…)

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Minecraft for Windows 10 now officially supports ray-tracing

Managed to snag yourself one of those fancy new Nvidia 30-series cards? Looking for something to really put it through its paces? Well, lucky for you, graphical powerhouse Minecraft has finally taken its RTX ray-tracing support out of open beta. Now, anyone and everyone can give the block-busting builder a ridiculously shiny makeover, assuming their PC is packing the power to run it. (more…)

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Minecraft’s first Caves & Cliffs snapshot adds copper, amethyst, and lots more

Minecraft has another big update planned for next summer, but you don’t need to wait nearly that long to try out the Caves & Cliffs update. As Mojang do with Minecraft, a “snapshot” build has been released today containing some of the features and new blocks planned for next year. You can load up the Java Edition of the game and swap over if you’d like to try your hand at building with copper or take a peep through a spyglass. (more…)

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Mojang don’t want you to fight the scary Wardens in Minecraft’s Caves & Cliffs update

During their recent Minecraft Live presentation, Mojang introduced quite a lot of new blocks, features, and mobs (hello, axolotls) coming in the Caves & Cliffs update next summer. Among them is this horrible beastie, The Warden, who will live down in the Deep Dark cave biomes. Wardens have oodles of health and can slap you in the face for massive damage, so I know there are confident adventurers out there thinking “yeah, I’m going to kill it”. During a new Q&A session about the update, Mojang say they would rather you didn’t, or at least that they won’t encourage you…

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Minecraft Caves and Cliffs update is coming in summer 2021 and it has goats

Minecraft Caves and Cliffs is an update in the works for the game, and it will feature all sorts of new items along with goats.Yes, goats are coming to Minecraft with the Caves and Cliffs update, and they are super cute.Announced during Minecraft Live today, the update is being made to the cave and mountain system with improved cave generation and features things like “lush caves and dripstone caves.”There will also be a brand new archeology system adding a sense of a history element to the game, and you can expect to see new crystals in the caves. You will…

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Minecraft Dungeons cross-play coming in November, Howling Peaks DLC arrives in December

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 3 October 2020 18:59 GMT Minecraft Dungeons is getting cross-play and a new DLC later this year.Minecraft Dungeons players will be pleased to know cross-play is coming to the game in November. It will be supported on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One. Unite. Fight. Survive… Together! Cross-play is coming to @dungeonsgame in November, next month! Gather all your heroic friends and prepare to play together on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows and Xbox One! ↣ https://t.co/CPC2Hy82Fe ↢ pic.twitter.com/4y6GojQyOC — Minecraft (@Minecraft) October 3, 2020Alongside the news comes word a new DLC will arrive…