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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

Corey Marshall returns to voice Ryo in Shenmue III

Corey Marshall, the voice actor who played Ryo in the English versions of Shenmue, has been confirmed for Shenmue III.

1300234760842529197“We would all like to thank Corey-san for coming back, and especially for all the support he has given to Shenmue over the years,” reads an update on the Shenmue III Kickstarter.

In addition, a number of pledge tiers have been updated for backers to get a personalized message from Ryo. Continue reading

Bethesda comments on Fallout Shelter’s rapid success on the App Store

Bethesda Game Studios director Todd Howard, in a public statement published to the press, commented on the success of Fallout Shelter on the App Store.

CHkXu7oW8AARY2R“We play games on our phones all the time, and have always wanted to make one,” said Howard in the statement.

“To have our first mobile game be enjoyed by so many is stunning. It just shows that gamers appreciate more depth and being treated fairly. It also shows people love Fallout as much as we do.” Continue reading