It’s surprising and even arguably a touch disappointing that despite being a Minecraft spin-off, Minecraft Dungeons does not contain a single instance of building or digging. It does, however, look and sound exactly like Minecraft in every possible way, from whatever the hell that noise is when you eat something to the Creepers. And yet when you watch a couple of Creepers explode into a billion little Creeper pieces without altering the terrain it feels fundamentally wrong. In this sense the whole thing is like a very basic reskin of a standard ARPG. The actual Minecraft part of Minecraft Dungeons is missing. Despite this, there’s still a fun and accessible Diablo style isometric dungeon-crawler here.
Following rumours last week Microsoft have now officially own Minecraft, having bought developer Mojang in a whopping $2.5-billion deal. Although many speculated that if such a deal would take place it may compromise Minecraft’s availability on anything but Xbox and PC, Microsoft have vowed that they will continue […]
Well, here’s a rather unexpected rumour that’s doing the rounds. According to the Wall Street Journal a “person with knowledge of the matter” has told them that Microsoft are in discussions to buy Mojang, the company that created and owns Minecraft. According to the aforementioned “person with knowledge” […]