Xbox Newsbeat: December 7th – December 14th

Ho, Ho, Ho everyone! The festive season is upon us and that means it is time to scurry about looking for presents for our loved ones and put them under the tree with care. Well while the rest of us are enjoying roast meals and family togetherness, the guys over at Microsft HQ never stop working, and that means it is time for another installment of the hottest news series this-side of the equator: ...

Xbox Newsbeat: November 25th – November 28th

As the month of November draws to a close, we here at Xbox Newsbeat want to celebrate with one final edition of the Newsbeat before we head into the Christmas season. So join us for three final headlines before we put on the red suits and sing carols! Sunset Overdrive Spices Up the Awesomepocalypse With Player Voting, Weapons Pack, Soundtrack Release and More Do you like totally awesome games? How...

Minecraft Blockopedia Unboxing Video

Today the highly anticipated new Minecraft: Blockopedia landed on our doorsteps. Minecraft Blockopedia is fully illustrated and packed with essential information about each Minecraft block. Encyclopedic in its approach, each block is featured with a general overview of its properties, as well as little-known trivia and expert advice on what to do with it. From basic plants and ores to enchantment ...

Doctor Who Minecraft Mash Up Arrives on Xbox 360

It seems like the Doctor’s travels have taken him to a new unexpected realm, one full of blocky landscapes, blocky people and blocky baddies.  The good Doctor has arrived in Minecraft as a DLC skin pack, but it will only be for Xbox 360. Over 50 new Doctor Who skins will be made available, including skins from Peter Capaldi’s new twelfth doctor series and my favourite companions, Amy and Rory. The...

Xbox Newsbeat: 17th September – 20th September

Ahh another sleepy Saturday evening and you know what that means? It is time to power on your Xbox Ones, load up a few games and get ready for Xbox Newsbeat. Newsbeat is as always your one stop, all-access spot for all the latest and greatest news from Microsoft HQ. A lot has gone down in Xbox-Land this week, and as a result we have three killer headlines for you to take a gander at in between mat...

Microsoft has Purchased Mojang, will be Announced Monday?

Rumour has it, courtesy of Reuters, that Microsoft has purchased Minecraft developer Mojang for a cool $2.5 billion! The title has sold over 54 million copies across various platforms. since it first launched for the PC back in 2011. It’s crazy to think a developer/publisher with pretty much one title under its belt – although two more, Cobalt and Scrolls, are in the works – coul...

New Details Emerge on Minecraft’s Blockopedia Book

Egmont Publishing released new details for their upcoming book on the hit indie game Minecraft. The book will feature a hexagonal shape, allowing the cover to mimic a grass block from Minecraft. Entitled Blockopedia, the book will serve as an encyclopedia of information about the game, trivia, advice, and ideas. The book is written by Alex Wiltshire in cooperation with Mojang. Sarah Bates of Egmon...

Xbox Newsbeat: September 5th – September 9th

  As I looked out the window today, I thought “Man, it is such a nice day and there’s only one way to make it perfect… Xbox Newsbeat!” So I jumped up and got ready to give you guys the latest and greatest news from Microsoft HQ. This week is small but sexy with four Xbox One specific headlines being shot at you like a machine gun. So seriously, without further adieu lets hit the Newsbeat!  Mi...

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition to be released on Friday

Fans have been waiting for it and the day has finally come. Minecraft finally has a release date for the Xbox One. Today Microsoft announced that Minecraft: Xbox One Edition will be released on Friday September 5th as a digital download. Those who already own the Xbox 360 version of the game will be able to upgrade for only $4.99 but those just stepping into the game will need to pay the full $19....

Xbox Newsbeat: May 19 – May 23

“How am I crazy cause I just don’t know, This is breaking news(beat)!” Man it is getting hard to think of song lyrics at the beginning of every episode! Anyway, ladies and gentlemen welcome to this week’s installment of Xbox Newsbeat, your one stop, all-access spot for all of that sweet news coming from Microsoft HQ. After last week’s short episode, I am glad to say that we...

Minecraft coming to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Xbox One this Fall

Today Mojang has announced what many fans of Minecraft have been waiting for. That news being of course that Minecraft is going to be coming to the next-gen consoles, as well as the PS Vita, very soon. The release is expected to occur sometime in August and there are a number of details for the game depending on which console you pick it up for. If you happen to buy the Xbox One version or PS4 ver...

The Sandbox PC Review

The Sandbox Developer: PIXOWL INC. Publisher: PIXOWL INC. Platforms: PC (Reviewed), Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad Release Date: April 22nd, 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview The Sandbox was originally a mobile-based game, one that allowed its user free-reign over what they wanted to create and how they wanted to do it, similar to Minecraft, though it doesn’t utilize a first-pers...

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