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The magic behind the monster that is Minecraft

The most succesful gaming franchise of all time has also made a positive impact on the world, says David Crookes.

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AFP

'Computer taught itself Space Invaders'

A new kind of artificial intelligence has learned to play vintage video games, scientists claim.

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The Washington Post

Zelda: a 30-year love affair is rekindled

Christopher Byrd plays a remastered version of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D and is impressed.

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FIFA 15, most realistic instalment yet
September 25 2014 at 09:55

EA is letting virtual soccer stars in FIFA 15 get psyched, or angry, on field just like their real-world inspirations.

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Ex-NY mayor to defend COD maker
September 23 2014 at 09:40

Former dictator sues Activision Blizzard for portraying him as real character in Call Of Duty: Black Ops II videogame.

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What Minecraft sale will mean for fans
September 22 2014 at 14:18

For many, the Minecraft-Microsoft deal will become the canary in the redstone mine, writes Abby Ohlheiser.

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Delayed, Xbox One release in China
September 22 2014 at 10:22

Microsoft, which was due to launch the Xbox One in China, has said it will put back the 'historic' event to later this year.

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Sony hopes for PlayStation profit boost
September 19 2014 at 09:16

Buoyed by strong sales of the latest PS4, Sony Entertainment CEO Andrew House hopes he can again raise the division's profit forecast.

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Mojang founder: Why we sold to Microsoft
September 17 2014 at 14:16

Markus Persson has told his millions of fans that he never meant for his product to become such a big hit.

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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker
September 16 2014 at 09:19

Despite the acquisition, Minecraft will continue to be available on all platforms including iOS, Android and PlayStation.

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GTA V coming soon to PS4, Xbox One
September 15 2014 at 10:29

The latest installment of crime-themed blockbuster videogame Grand Theft Auto will hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in November.

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In world of fads, Minecraft has staying power
September 12 2014 at 13:52

Minecraft's endurance shows why Microsoft is so interested in purchasing the company, writes Sonali Basak.

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Destiny’s $500m debut
September 11 2014 at 10:00

Science fiction action videogame Destiny has landed in the record books, boasting the biggest ever launch of a new franchise.

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