If you don't have friends sharing the same Wi-Fi, this means you'll be playing the campaign survival mode. In this mode you enter a series of levels where you'll need to kill every zombie on a map in order to move on to … Read more
Fresh off the success of its 2012 Minecraft kit, Lego is diving deep with two brand-new sets that let fans of that mega-hit virtual world continue to build with physical bricks instead of digital blocks.
Lego has told CNET exclusively that it is expanding its Minecraft playtheme with two new models centering on the popular biomes, The Village and The Nether. Both will be available September 1 for $35 and are being officially unveiled at Comic-Con in San Diego today.
The sets each measure 3 inches by 3 inches by 3 inches and include a number of Micromobs, the characters … Read more
Minecraft is one of the most successful, independently-published games of all time, selling millions of copies on the PC, Mac, Xbox and now iOS platforms. That means it has been tweaked, customized, and tested to the point of pixelated perfection. So how does the free trial edition of the mega-bestseller perform for your iPhone or iPad? Not surprisingly, it is a very stable, very well constructed app, though it's a little restrictive past the first play through.
The interface is classic Minecraft. Everything you know and love from console and desktop versions of the game is fully intact. You … Read more
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Armorer Tony Swatton wasn't content to stop at ax-sharp Batarangs. Nope, he had to go and forge a Minecraft diamond sword in his blazing hot blacksmith workshop of awesomeness. Somebody get that man a cold beverage, because he's on geek fire!
While Minecraft has multiple levels of swords, starting with wood, Swatton went with the highest level, diamond. It's all documented in sweaty, fiery detail in his YouTube series, Man at Arms.… Read more
The graphics in the game are almost exactly like those in the hit game Minecraft, with tons of different block types to unlock and use to defend your fortress. Fans of Minecraft will feel right at home during the building phase of … Read more
Java cannot seem to get a break. Only a few days after patching the last zero-day vulnerability, two more exploits are being found that make use of the runtime. One, as noted by Kaspersky, is a recent exploit of the latest runtime's attempts to install a McRAT executable by overwriting memory in the JVM that will trigger the executable to run.
Once installed, the McRAT malware will attempt to contact command and control servers and copy itself into dll files in Windows systems.
Minecraft is to my 25-year-old self as Legos were to my 5-year-old self: a time-sucking, mind-bending, and sleep-depriving experience in the simplest of activities. It hits the right tune on the subject of creation: it really does provide building blocks for your imagination.
Minecraft has no real direction, anchoring plot, or specific guidelines. Players are dropped into a world with only the ability to carve out resources from the surrounding land; you're a miner (duh!).
The game's graphics won't impress, but leaves you with one direction and focus: to build. Soon you'll find out that as … Read more
Do you love "Game of Thrones"? Do you eat, sleep, and breathe to the tune of the epic HBO television series based on George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels?
I know times are tough, especially since the new season doesn't start until March 31. But we might have something to tide you over until then. … Read more
The Raspberry Pi isn't just desserts any more. With the announcement today of the Pi Store, a market for apps, tutorials, games and tools for the super-cheap credit-card-size system, the Pi is now looking more like a full meal.
According to a post on the Raspberry Pi blog, the store runs as an X app under Raspbian where apps and other content can be downloaded and uploaded for moderation and addition to the virtual shelves. From the very beginning, the Raspberry Pi project has had a focus on getting kids around the world interested in programming, hence the moderation of the Pi Store. So don't go looking for malware or bikini pic aggregators there anytime soon. … Read more