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Fishing finally added to Minecraft PE, will arrive in MCPE 0.11.0

After years of waiting, Minecraft Pocket Edition players can finally enjoy something that was promised almost a year ago with 0.9.0 – fishing. Daniel Wustenhoff, the new developer we covered here, just tweeted a screenshot of cooking fish, which implies fishing has been added to the game. Looks like we'll be having salmon for dinner pic.twitter.com/0Aq5OAsChL […]

Minecraft 1.8.2 to be released on Thursday

It’s been about five months since the release of Minecraft 1.8, but the bug fixes are still incoming. Today Minecraft developer Jens Bergensten tweeted this on his Twitter account: Minecraft (PC) will be updated to 1.8.2 on Thursday. This is primarily a stability and performance update. @SeargeDP will do the updating. — Jens Bergensten (@jeb_) February […]

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Daniel Wustenhoff joins Mojang as MCPE developer, here’s what he worked on before Mojang

Hot on the heels of hiring the creator of PocketMine MP, Shoghi Cervantes, Mojang has announced the next developer that will work on Minecraft Pocket Edition. Cervantes made the announcement on Twitter: Let's give a warm welcome to @darngeek, a new Minecraft: PE developer working with us — Shoghi Cervantes (@shoghicp) February 10, 2015 The developer’s name […]

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Mojang is cracking down on copyright infringement, issuing take-down notices to developers

In the past, Mojang has been somwhat laissez faire with clones of Minecraft (or otherwise games inspired by Minecraft). However, it seems like that’s changing, with many developers getting emails from Mojang requiring the removal of any Minecraft-related content they might have published. We have started to get emails from smaller developers, telling us they received […]

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Turkey’s Family Ministry may ban Minecraft nation-wide for violence against women

Minecraft is probably the most family-friendly popular video game, with all things considered. There’s no blood (unless you count large red pixels on some mobs), no cussing (on single player, at least), and no content that parents should be worried about their children seeing. But that’s not how The Republic of Turkey sees the game. Turkey’s […]