Minecraft News (Xbox360)

New Wither Boss spotted for Minecraft

Posted: 24.08.2012 by Technet2k

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A snapshot of the latest build for Minecraft reveals a rather imposing and deadly Wither Boss for adventurers to try and take on. It shoots explosive ordinance from 'head turrets' and poisons.

It seems hostile to docile mobs like pigs and wolves, but doesn't mind player-griefing zombies. This new terrifying foe features in an upcoming update. Prepare to redefine fear.

Bug fix for Minecraft's 1.7.3 Xbox 360 update due "sooner than a week"

Posted: 02.08.2012 by Technet2k

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Developer 4J Studios has said a bug fix for Minecraft's 1.7.3 title update on Xbox 360 is hopefully bound for next week, but they warn "it's not in our control" and have to wait with everyone else.

The 1.7.3 went live in July for Xbox 360, and 1.3 on PC yesterday. The bug fix may include elements of 1.8 and 1.9 when it arrives as 4J "may bring some things forward".

Mojang cancelled collaboration on FPS title, want to focus on IP "fully owned" Poll

Posted: 27.07.2012 by Technet2k

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Minecraft's Markus 'Notch' Persson has revealed that the unknown project cancellation at his studio Mojang was in fact collaboration on a first-person shooter, which is now completely dead.

The FPS died in the prototype phase of production due to Notch not wanting "more external dependencies." Minecraft's phenomenal success means they can "focus on projects fully owned by us."

Minecraft continues to dominate Xbox Live Arcade with 3M sales

Posted: 20.07.2012 by JonahFalcon

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You can't stop Minecraft - you can't even hope to contain it, as the phenomenon that opened PC gamers' eyes is dominating Xbox Live Arcade as well.

Minecraft XBLA 1.7.3 update now live

Posted: 13.07.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Mojang has announced that the 1.7.3 update for the Xbox Live Arcade version of Minecraft is now live. The update can automatically be installed by logging into the game.