[Image: NIS] There’s no title for this, but the teaser clip certainly does look rather Minecraft-esque, no? Advertisement The teaser’s site URL ends with “hakoniwa,” which means “box garden” in English. Perhaps Hako Niwa is the title of this building block game? No word yet on the platform. Or platforms. The site’s URL also has the word “consumer,” which in Japanese video game lingo refers to home or portable hardware and not mobile. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!
The Telltale Games episodic adventure Minecraft: Story Mode will bring its entire run of eight episodes to the Nintendo Switch in June. …Read More The post Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure Coming to Nintendo Switch in June by Ryan Meitzler appeared first on DualShockers.
Today, Sony released the PlayStation Store’s top downloaded games for the month of February in North America and Europe. …Read More The post PlayStation Store: February Top Downloads Revealed for North America and Europe; For Honor and ARK: Survival Evolved on Top by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.
To help address some issues introduced after the release of 1.42 on Tuesday, 4J Studios has released Minecraft update 1.43 for PlayStation 4. Here’s the bugs it fixes: Fix for MCCE-4226 – Wrong LOD showing for non-block item icons in the UI. Fix for MCCE-4227 – Nether portals sending players to the wrong portals. Fix for seeds always appearing as “0” in Load World menu. Fix for MCCE-4321 – Player may fall through the block below them when jumping in a confined space e.g small tunnel. “We’re currently working on a bug fix update to address issues found in the last update,” 4J wrote on Twitter yesterday. “Thanks for your patience.” An ETA for the update on other platforms wasn’t given. Discussing the recently released Fallout Battle Map Pack, 4J Art Director David Keningale said: We tried out various different scenarios to see how they would look as Battle maps and we could quickly see Fallout would fit really well. But we knew we couldn’t just take anything from Fallout’s open world and hope it worked: Battle maps have to be pretty self-contained. By contrast, we did think about doing things in a Vault but we felt it was too enclosed for the way…
Designed to fix bugs and add support for the new Fallout Battle Map Pack DLC, Minecraft update 1.42 is now live on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita in Europe and Japan. Both the update and Fallout Battle Map Pack DLC will be available later today in North America. Priced at $2.99 USD/£1.99, the Fallout map pack includes three new Battle maps, each inspired by the series. The description says, “The worlds of Fallout and Minecraft collide in the all-new Minecraft Fallout Battle Map Pack! Battle on the boardwalks of Libertalia, wreck each other in the ruins of Capitol and survive the onslaught in the General Atomics Galleria. The world may be a wasteland, but war never changes!” Here’s the full list of patch notes for Minecraft update 1.42 on PlayStation platforms: Added Fallout Battle Map Pack Fix for Player’s character becoming invisible for other players when they ride a Minecart, Boat, Horse, Donkey, Pig or Mule, beyond they viewing player’s render distance. Fix for a second Bonus Chests appearing near the centre of the world. Fix for not being able to place a Pig in a Mob Spawner using a Spawn Egg. Fix for crash that would occur if the player dropped an inventory item at the READ FULL…
Mojang’s Minecraft is still going strong and shows no sign of sign of slowing down as the developer has just announced that it has sold 122 million copies. Not only that, but we’re told that 55 million people play the game each month! News comes by the way of Minecraft‘s official Twitter account, which wrote: Hurrah! Sending a big thank you to all our amazing players. pic.twitter.com/5RaD1dpW65 — Minecraft (@Minecraft) February 27, 2017 … We didn’t calculate how many of you in the conga line would be going for a swim. Pack your snorkel! pic.twitter.com/trDqqDbgI2 — Minecraft (@Minecraft) February 27, 2017 Minecraft had sold 100 million copies as of last June, and had about 40 million monthly players at the time. Considering that, the jump is pretty is pretty incredible. If the recently reported sales of Terraria and today’s news is any indication, then the sandbox adventure genre certainly isn’t going anywhere. If you’re a regular Minecraft player, let us know what keeps you coming back. READ FULL STORY AT PLAYSTATIONLIFESTYLE!
In case you need any reminder of how much people love Minecraft and how successful it has been, today, Mojang and Microsoft announced that the series has sold 122 million copies, and has 55 million unique players. …Read More The post Minecraft Sales Reach 122 Million; 55 Million People Play Every Month by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.
It’s no fantasy land or sci-fi expanse, but it’s still impressive: a team of Minecraft builders are recreating the centre of Chicago, one block at a time. Their work isn’t done, but what’s there is very impressive, as it captures everything, from building details to street signs to trees on the sidewalk. It’s called The Loop, and if you want to try it out you can download it here. READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!
Today is Wednesday folks, which can only mean one thing: Media Create has released its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market. For the week starting February 6, 2017, and ending February 12th, the two victors are …Read More The post Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional and PS4 Top Japanese Sales This Week According to Media Create by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.
The fifth week of the 2017 UK Sales Charts are in, and like the fourth week, Capcom’s Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is top dog. …Read More The post Resident Evil 7 Tops UK Sales Charts For Second Straight Week by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.
Minecraft may be practical, but its simple visuals can also be, for some folks, a bit gross. Which is why things like Chunky exist, to help make blocky maps beautiful. Advertisement Here’s what a “realistic” map looks like in vanilla Minecraft: It looks like Civilization II with the UI turned off. Advertisement Here, though, Darastlix has shared an image of the same map, only this time it’s been run through Chunky, a tool that can render Minecraft maps and make them look like this: Gorgeous. Note that this isn’t a tool for playing Minecraft. Chunky takes map files and “renders” them, which means crunching the map and giving the blocks a more natural appearance. It can take hours to process a single image like this, and it can only handle vanilla Minecraft terrain blocks (no players, mobs, etc), so it’s mostly just a tool for making very pretty wallpaper. READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!
Pokémon Cobalt and Amethyst is a new Minecraft mod that takes the intersection of the two gaming worlds to an entirely new level. Advertisement If a game allows mods, you can be sure a fair share of them will be Pokémon-inspired. And while there are no shortage of similar projects created using Minecraft, Cobalt and Amethyst is by far and away one of the most ambitious. It’s also one of the more unique for being a map rather than a mod, meaning that anyone who has the vanilla Minecraft version 1.8.8 can simply download it and begin playing. Cobalt and Amethyst doesn’t just insert creatures and mechanics from the series into Minecraft either, it creates an entirely new Pokémon adventure. According to the creators behind the project, the story lasts over 60 hours and includes 136 Pokémon, mixing creatures from all over the series. While the map is supposed to be reminiscent of the original Game Boy versions, using classic sound effects and borrowing some of the music, the actual playable campaign is completely different. The game itself isn’t entirely pretty, but the depth of the world building is impressive in its own right. According to its lead producer, Phoenix…
It’s Wednesday ladies and gentlemen, which means Media Create has released its weekly sales charts of the Japanese market. For the week starting January 23, 2017, and ending January 29th, the PS4 has once again topped the …Read More The post Resident Evil 7 and PS4 Top Japanese Sales This Week According to Media Create by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.
With Minecraft update 1.41 today on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita, developer 4J Studios has added 11 new Trophies for Survival, seven new Trophies for Tumble, and a bunch of fixes. Here’s the full list of patch notes for today’s Minecraft update, which is out now in Europe and Japan, and will be available later today in North America: Fix for Horses not jumping to the correct height. Re-entering a tutorial area while the playing the Tutorial will reset the chests. Fix for Slab blocks not blocking light. Fix for Chickens not dropping Cooked Chicken when they die on fire. Fix for Blazes not dropping Glowstone Dust when they die. Fixed the drop rate of Gold Nuggets. Fix for Zombie Pigmen not dropping Gold Ingots when they die. Fix for tamed Ocelots remaining hostile to anything they were attacking before being tamed. Fix for crash when spawning too many Shulkers. Fix for Enderman not taking damage from rain while in a Boat. Improvements to framerate when throwing a lot of Lingering Potions. Fix for Wither Skeleton being able to walk through two block high spaces. Minor changes to Battle Mini Game maps to close off areas that should not be accessible. READ FULL…