Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition retail version delayed

Today it was announced that the retail version of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition will be released later than expected. Originally it was meant to be released on April 30th but today Microsoft announced that, to “include the very latest content” the game has been delayed. Now the physical copy of the game will instead be released on June 4th, though it is currently unknown if the internati...

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition to be released to retailers in April

It looks like Microsoft and Mojang are about to take their relationship with one another to a whole new level. A physical level. Today it was revealed by these companies over at PlayXBLA that a physical copy of Minecraft for the Xbox 360 will be released to stores on April 30th. The game will contain all of the same features that the digital version includes as well as all further updates. The tit...

Minecraft XBLA update dropping tomorrow; patch notes released

We have some good news for you Minecraft fans on the Xbox 360. 4J Studios has announced that the next update for Minecraft XBLA will be released tomorrow. Update 8 mostly features fixes for bugs and other issues within the game rather than adding a large number of features, however you can check out the list of changes below: Fix for random crash on Kick Player. Fix for a random crash on loading t...

Minecraft XBLA hits 5 million sales in 2012

Let it never be said that a game that can be taken as a virtual Lego building experience can’t take the world by storm regardless of platform. Ever since being released in the middle of the year, Minecraft on the XBLA has been selling incredibly well, so well in fact that 4J Studios has revealed that they have sold 5 million virtual copies of the title by the time 2012 ended. It may also hel...

Minecraft XBLA Update 8 includes the Ender Dragon

Today it was revealed by Play XBLA that Title Update 8 for the XBLA version of Minecraft will add “The End” of Minecraft which involves fighting against the giant Ender Dragon. Now it is worth noting that Title Update 7 still hasn’t been released at this point so there is still a decent wait for the Ender Dragon. As for Title Update 7, players can expect to see a large number of features from the ...

Minecraft XBLA’s Adventure Update available tomorrow

If you have been biding your time playing other games while you wait for 4J Studios to release their next update for Minecraft on the Xbox 360 then you will be happy to hear that your wait will soon be over. Today 4J Studios stated on their Twitter the following: “Microsoft has confirmed that we’ve passed Cert Test, and the 1.8.2 update will be out tomorrow (October 16th)!” This ...

Minecraft Xbox 360 update 1.8.2 food trailered

There will be a ton of things added into Minecraft on the XBLA once update 1.8.2 hits eventually, such as new monsters, an adventure mode and more. Now 4J Studios has chosen to release a trailer which shows off some of the new pieces of food and some environments that the players will be encountering for the first time in the game. The video, which can be shown below, shows how apples and watermel...

Minecraft Xbox 360 update 1.8.2 mobs trailered

As many fans of Minecraft on the Xbox 360 know, the next update for the game, 1.8.2, is one of the most anticipated yet. Not only will this update add in the “adventure” mode that many people are dying to play, but it will also add in a set of new mobs and items for players to encounter. Today 4J Studios and Mojang have released a little trailer which shows off some of the enemies you ...

Minecraft XBLA Adventure Update “weeks away”

If you were hoping that the next big update for the XBLA version of Minecraft would be coming soon with the “Adventure” update then you still have plenty of time to wait. Minecraft XBLA’s developer 4J Studios went to Twitter stating that update 1.8.2 is “still weeks away.” To be a bit more specific, the company said “We’re still working on 1.8.2. A few thi...

Minecraft XBLA hits 3 million sales

Take an insanely popular game from the PC and place it on the Xbox 360 where many people can take advantage of the console’s easy to access system and guess what that creates? Well it creates at least 3 million sales since Minecraft was released on the XBLA. Notch, creator of Minecraft and owner of Mojang, revealed on his Twitter today stating that he has been told that “Minecraft for ...

WIN – MINECRAFT on XBLA

We have 2 codes of  Minecraft on Xbox Live Arcade (valued at 1600 MS points / $20.00 – to give away courtesy of  Microsoft  Studios. All you have to do to win is to simply leave a comment on our review of Minecraft on Xbox Live Arcade and let us know what you think of the game. (click on the link below go to the review) MINECRAFT : XBOX 360 Edition Review Two lucky winner will be drawn at ra...

Microsoft details “Arcade NEXT” promotion with Minecraft and Trials Evolution

Last year there was a significant gap in XBLA promotions from Microsoft as gamers had to wait nearly six months between the House Party and Summer of Arcade promotions. Today however Microsoft has introduced a new promotion which they are calling “Arcade NEXT.” Why should you care about this promotion? Well it brings with it at least two titles which fans have been dying for, Trials Ev...

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