Minecraft has partly replaced Lego bricks as a creative platform for young tinkerers, but while it is a fantastic avenue for training computer and block-building skills, Mojang's hit videogame also does little to improve handcrafting. Show More Summary
Did Minecraft need a story? Or course not. Building blocks are fun because they present you with a blank canvas to craft your own creations, and your own tale. But, well, Lego never needed a story, and that didn't stop Warner Bros. from constructing a damn fine story out of vaguely themed bits and blocks for The Lego Movie. Show More Summary
I've recently noticed my two daughters taking an interest in Minecraft, an imaginative video game in which players can build -- and take apart -- constructions out of three-dimensional cubes. It's kind of like Legos on steroids. At first, I was resistant to the idea of my young girls (ages 7 and 11) playing video games. Show More Summary
We humans tend to recreate what we love as a way of honoring these things. People recreate monuments in LEGO, fantasy landscapes in Minecraft, etc. Some folks have even recreated The Simpsons’ opening title scenes. However…
In video games the act of creation and the act of destruction are usually closely allied. In Minecraft one button builds and another breaks. So too in the plastic blockbusters of the LEGO series, where a mini-figure's flailing arm can...Show More Summary
Minecraft is no stranger to beautiful user-made worlds, but this recreation of the deep sea feels special, even by Minecraft standards. It actually feels like you’re in a submarine, sinking deep beaneath the waves into an underewater world. Deep Sea (appropriate title, right?) is an underwater Minecraft world built over the course of six days […]
Rob McElhenney will direct the video game adaptation. Read the full article on AICN I guess someone realized that a big reason why THE LEGO MOVIE hit was because it was, you know, funny. Today, Vu Bui, COO of Mojang (the developerShow More Summary
It's happening. They're making an emoji movie. And this is on top of LEGO movies galore, a Minecraft movie, and whatever this Pixels thing is. Deadline is reporting updates on both projects, at separate studios. The Minecraft movie has been in the works for a while, since the game is has been very successful for a while now. Show More Summary
Minecraft Stop-Motion Movie Creator, BuzzFeed News, BitTorrent Shoot, The Executive, Lego Minifigures Online and more Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest new iPhone and iPad apps and games. All prices are correct at the time of writing, with “IAP” indicating use of in-app purchases. Show More Summary
There’s a new Minecraft game incoming and it’s just got its first preview at Minecon in London. ‘Minecraft: Story Mode‘ is an adventure game, by Telltale Games, home of the classic ‘Monkey Island’ as well as ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Walking Dead’ tie-ins. Show More Summary
Be it plastic miniatures, LEGO pieces or virtual bricks, it takes a lot of time and passion to recreate a scale model of Chicago's famous skyline. Earlier today, a Reddit user posted an image of a 1:4 scale model...
Minecraft is a cultural phenomenon. The block-based exploration and crafting game was snapped up by Microsoft for $2.5 billion last year and has helped inspire competitors from giant toy companies like Lego. Even the government is interested in building on Minecraft's success: The Department of Education is helping fund a project known as "Eco" that looks a […]
Even in its unfinished state, Lego Worlds is a game that inspires wonder. What sorts of marvelous things might we find in its universe today? Read more...
Lego Worlds offers players more than a sand-box environment, it's bristling with familiar Lego minifigures, buildings and vehicles.
Of all the surprising gaming news this week, the stealth release of LEGO Worlds on Steam was certainly a highlight. After years of rumors and speculation, LEGO finally launched its own Minecraft competitor, but even though they share similar conceits, Minecraft and LEGO Worlds are clearly two distinct games. Show More Summary
Minecraft, but with LEGO. LEGO Worlds is a sandbox and exploration game for Windows. You can build structures right from the get-go thanks to an infinite stock of pieces, a user-friendly interface and convenient tools.
When Warner Interactive’s new video game, Lego Worlds, debuted this week, the tech press spoke of it as if in a single voice. Virtually every article about the game—and there have been hundreds—described it as a potential competitor to Minecraft, the enormously popular game that Microsoft recently purchased for $2.5 billion. Show More Summary
Lego Worlds has a lot going for it, from brick by brick building to landscaping tools. What it needs for families though is multi-player, either split screen or online.
Everyone remembers their first night in Minecraft: the race to build shelter, the hurried scramble for resources, the need to quickly deploy skills learned during the game's brief tutorial. Lego Worlds - a new take on the Minecraft formula from the largest toy company in the world - does not have a tutorial yet. Show More Summary
I’ve spent a couple of hours in Lego Worlds this week, and I am absolutely loving it. The main reason? There are a ton of things and creatures lying around, all of which you can ride with the press of a button. Read more...