Rob McElhenney offame will direct the Minecraft movie. The writer and actor, who's directed forthcoming TV movie Pariah as well as several episodes of the comedy show, made the announcement
McElhenney plays insecure, martial arts obsessed Mac in the cult FX comedy, and if he can bring just a bit of the same inventiveness and offbeat sense of humour to the movie then it could be something quite interesting.
For everybody wondering how exactly the hellwas going to drag a story out of the world's most popular voxel building game, wonder no longer.
Here's the first trailer for narrative adventure Minecraft: Story Mode, shown off at this year's. If nothing else, it's got one hell of a voice cast; comedian and actor plays hero Jesse, and he's backed up by Corey Feldman, Ashley Johnson and the peerless of Futurama fame.
We all know that Minecraft has been phenomenally successful, but sometimes it takes a statistic like this to realise just how much money the voxel build-em-up must have made developerover the years - to date, the game's sold over 20 million copies on PC and Mac alone.
Mojang's Owen Hill captured the 20,000,005th sale as it popped up on the game'ssite. That was yesterday, and another 7,992 people have snapped it up as of this post.
Microsoft HoloLens demonstrated with specially designed version of Minecraft. We get to see the game actually 'projected' through the headgear and it couldn't look more awesome. We can even 'pinch' to manipulate the view.
The wearer has access to special commands, like being able to call down a lightning strike, and can 'explore' areas of the map other players can't see.
We've all had trouble at one time or another with logins - usually because we can't remember a particular username and password combo. One Minecraft user in their frustration created a new one as 'MojangSucksDicks'.
They've had that for years when suddenly the welcome message inexplicably changed to 'NoWeDont'. Apparently it was a sheer coincidence asMarc Watson was on the lookout for a genuine harassment notice.