Metascore
53

Mixed or average reviews - based on 11 Critics What's this?

User Score
5.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 116 Ratings

Your Score
0 out of 10
Rate this:
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • Summary: Imagine it, build it. Create worlds on the go with Minecraft - Pocket EditionMinecraft - Pocket Edition allows you to build on the go. Use blocks to create masterpieces as you travel, hangout with friends, sit at the park, the possibilities are endless. Move beyond the limits of yourImagine it, build it. Create worlds on the go with Minecraft - Pocket EditionMinecraft - Pocket Edition allows you to build on the go. Use blocks to create masterpieces as you travel, hangout with friends, sit at the park, the possibilities are endless. Move beyond the limits of your computer and play Minecraft everywhere you go.* Randomized worlds* Build anything you can imagine* Build with 36 different kinds of blocks* Invite and play with friends to your world (local wireless network)* Save multi-player worlds on your own phone Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 11
  2. Negative: 3 out of 11
  1. Nov 26, 2011
    70
    Although there are some flaws with this app, it still stays true to the core concept of Minecraft.
  2. Nov 17, 2011
    60
    There was a time when saying 'Minecraft' was synonymous with punching and dropping blocks in to a virtual world; now it has far more depth thanks to continued updates and community developed modifications, but Minecraft - Pocket Edition features none of these and simply replicates what is already available online for free.
  3. 60
    Not really worth the price in its current form, unless you're a die-hard fan of the Creative game mode of Minecraft. And yet it still manages to be a recommendable series, as there's something zen-like about just building to your hearts content.
  4. Nov 18, 2011
    50
    Minecraft: Pocket Edition misses the mark. Without enemies, item crafting or resource gathering, the building experience will quickly bore most gamers.
  5. Nov 20, 2011
    50
    Minecraft: Pocket Edition could potentially be an awesome thing someday. Until that day comes, though, it is best purchased by the curious, the affluent and the hardcore fan.
  6. Nov 20, 2011
    50
    Minecraft - Pocket Edition is disappointing, featuring neither mining nor crafting.
  7. Dec 12, 2011
    40
    This iOS version, alas, is akin to the original's early iterations. You're only offered the sandbox creation mode, in which you potter about a vast landscape, placing blocks to build stuff. Recreate your own house; make a fairytale castle; spell out 'help, I'm bored' – the choice is yours. And that's basically it.

See all 11 Critic Reviews

Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 49
  2. Negative: 11 out of 49
  1. Nov 18, 2011
    10
    Im sad to see the 2 poor reviews even one from a critic who should be informed that this is not the final release of minecraft iOS pocketIm sad to see the 2 poor reviews even one from a critic who should be informed that this is not the final release of minecraft iOS pocket edition. It even says v0.1.2 ALPHA just like normal minecraft this will have updates with new features, they can't simply press a button to transfer from pc to iOS. He mentioned it some time on twitter or his blog. Expand
  2. Feb 19, 2015
    10
    This game is a MUST GET. It is the most awesome game on iOS and Android. Cheap, but not as good as the PS4 Edition. I am mad to see this GameThis game is a MUST GET. It is the most awesome game on iOS and Android. Cheap, but not as good as the PS4 Edition. I am mad to see this Game under-rated. Its such an awesome great game. Expand
  3. Feb 14, 2013
    9
    Pocket Edition is a wonderful transfer from the PC. Though it lacks the features the PC has, and the controls are a bit wonky, it's still aPocket Edition is a wonderful transfer from the PC. Though it lacks the features the PC has, and the controls are a bit wonky, it's still a great game for on-the-go. Expand
  4. Jan 7, 2013
    6
    The good about Minecraft PE is that its better than LITE. But the bad is that it cant make the masterpiece of PC version as there is noThe good about Minecraft PE is that its better than LITE. But the bad is that it cant make the masterpiece of PC version as there is no Creepers, Skeletons, Spiders, chat, brewing, dropping items, villages, redstone, railways and more. There is serious work needed for PE as this do's not capture the full items of Minecraft and another thing is there is no point for mining diamonds since the only mob are zombies. Expand
  5. Jul 9, 2013
    6
    Its okay but Minecraft pocket edition needs a lot of updates like nether portals, wolfs, and many other missing stuff. But other than that itsIts okay but Minecraft pocket edition needs a lot of updates like nether portals, wolfs, and many other missing stuff. But other than that its a fun game to have when your on the road away from your PC. Expand
  6. Jun 28, 2012
    5
    Minecraft Pocket Edition, first, It was awful, because It was only in Creative Mode, and, in Creative Mode, you can build whatever you want,Minecraft Pocket Edition, first, It was awful, because It was only in Creative Mode, and, in Creative Mode, you can build whatever you want, but It was completely not challenging, It was without zombies, creepers, skeletons, which I would rate that version 3.0, but now, Majong added Survival Mode, which is more fun. .But, still It doesn't have so much things like in PC Version. There you don't have a hunger bar, there you can kill only zombie and adding animals, for nothing, It's not necessary. It haves more things to do, but still disappointing. Expand
  7. Aug 12, 2013
    1
    minecraft pocket edition is not that good. first of all the worlds are to small and it has nothing compared to the PC/MAC/Linux version. thereminecraft pocket edition is not that good. first of all the worlds are to small and it has nothing compared to the PC/MAC/Linux version. there are practically no blocks and theirs no end or nether world. you can also get minecraft pocket edition for android but its not worth it. they just got BUCKETS in the game. dont buy unless you really want to.and it costs 6.99$ Expand

See all 49 User Reviews

Trailers