Since it joined the gaming scene in 2011, Minecraft quickly became one of the most influential online gaming universes of the 21st century.
In 2009, Markus “Notch” Persson released “Cave Game” on PC only. It took just six days to develop the first version of the game! It later changed to Minecraft: Order of the Stone until finally becoming the simple Minecraft that we know and play today.
But it’s not just any game. Minecraft is popular across the globe for a number of different reasons. Ahead of the release of Minecraft Dungeons on May 26th, we dig deep through the blocks of the best-selling video game of all time.
For the gaming geeks out there, check out the trivia surrounding Minecraft:
Creepers were never supposed to exist! The developers were trying to create pigs and accidentally reversed the dimensions.
One block is equal to one-metre cubed. That makes those chickens three-foot tall! Well, they do say that chickens are related to dinosaurs after all.
In 2014, the Danish Geodata Agency completed a to-scale replica of the entire country of Denmark. You can bet it would surprise Hans Christian Andersen to see his Little Mermaid built in virtual blocks.
If you’re a 13-year-old student in Sweden, you might find yourself playing the game as part of your schoolwork. In other words, gaming is homework.
The Museum of London brings history to life in the game, including replicating the 1666 Great Fire of London. As part of the 350th anniversary of the event, talented Minecrafters created a virtual experience for users to explore this part of history.
Minecraft Dungeons is an all-new action-adventure game, inspired by classic dungeon crawlers. Coming to PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass this month.
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