released on Nov 18, 2011

Minecraft focuses on allowing the player to explore, interact with, and modify a dynamically-generated map made of one-cubic-meter-sized blocks. In addition to blocks, the environment features plants, mobs, and items. Some activities in the game include mining for ore, fighting hostile mobs, and crafting new blocks and tools by gathering various resources found in the game. The game's open-ended model allows players to create structures, creations, and artwork on various multiplayer servers or their single-player maps. Other features include redstone circuits for logic computations and remote actions, minecarts and tracks, and a mysterious underworld called the Nether. A designated but completely optional goal of the game is to travel to a dimension called the End, and defeat the ender dragon.

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One of the most nostalgic games of all time for me. There truly is few memories as great as getting off of school and hopping on xbox to play minecraft with my buddies. The iconic worlds my friends and I had I still remember so well. I wish I could go back :( Even the playthroughs I've done in the last few years with different friends I have now are memorable as ever. Truly a game that brings people together.

cmonnn its minecraft you know this shit is good

Whether you like it or not, Minecraft is a global phenomenon and is here to stay for the foreseeable future. It's a simple, effective concept that keeps people coming back for its highly customizable worlds and gameplay.