Director of the Minecraft movie announced

Vu Bui, COO of Mojang, has announced Rob McElhenney as the director of the up and coming Minecraft movie.

Rob McElhenney is best known for being a writer on the popular show, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Imperial City DLC game pack for The Elder Scrolls Online

Imperial City, the first official DLC game pack for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited  hits PC/Mac on August 31st, Xbox One on September 15th, and PS4 on September 16th. This game pack will cost 2,500 crowns in the ESOTU Crown Store, or if you are an ESO Plus member, the DLC is free.

Imperial City DLC Game Pack Features & Content

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Mojang: Minecraft: Story Mode is “pretty funny” and “adorable”

Mojang CWO Owen Hill said that Minecraft: Story Mode, a Telltale episodic game based in the Minecraft universe, is “pretty funny.”

QjhB4ZaNJf6i.878x0.Z-Z96KYq“The interactive storytellers at Telltale are giving players the chance to explore their own unique interpretation of the Minecraft universe,” said Hill in a statement.

“They’ve crafted a story that follows the logic of Minecraft, but still manages to feel original. It’s actually pretty funny too. And the pig is adorable. We’re super excited about players digging deeper into the world of Minecraft: Story Mode later this year.”

Yesterday, at Minecon in London, developers Mojang and Telltale Games detailed Minecraft: Story Mode.

Minecraft: Story Mode detailed at Minecon

Today, at Minecon in London, Telltale Games revealed Minecraft: Story Mode, a narrative campaign based on Minecraft which was announced last December.

Minecraft: Story Mode will follow the traditional Telltale story structure; one narrative-driven story, released across five episodes.

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Insider: Nintendo NX is “not aiming to compete on a power level” with PS4

Unseen64’s Liam Robertson tweeted that, after talking to “right people,” he is “absolutely sure” that the Nintendo NX won’t competing on a “power level” with the PlayStation 4.

nintendo-nx1“The NX is definitely not aiming to compete with the likes of PS4 on a power level. Absolutely sure of that now,” tweeted Robertson. Continue reading

Microsoft: We need to “do better in Europe”

In the latest issue of EDGE Magazine, Microsoft head of Xbox Phil Spencer admitted that Microsoft needs to “do better in Europe.”

“We need to do better in Europe,” Spencer said to EDGE. “When I look globally, mainland Europe is definitely an area we want to focus on.”

phil-spencer-featured“I’m excited about going to Gamescom at the beginning of August, having another press show where we’re able to show games that we didn’t show [at E3],” he continued. Continue reading