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  • Summary: Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine and was revealed at E3 that it will be coming to the Xbox One.
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  • Developer: 4J Studios, Mojang AB
  • Genre(s): Action Adventure, Adventure, 3D, Sandbox, First-Person, Fantasy, Fantasy
  • # of players: Up to 8
  • Cheats: On GameFAQs
  • Rating: E10+
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 14
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 14
  3. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. Sep 7, 2014
    97
    Reshaping a pristine landscape into new world using your own two hands while things try to kill you isn’t just an amazingly rewarding gaming experience, it’s a clever retelling of human history.
  2. Sep 9, 2014
    90
    A beautiful edition of a game that's still great. Hi-res, very good multiplayer support, Minecraft for Xbox One is unmissable.
  3. Sep 15, 2014
    90
    Larger map size is the key feature of this greatly appreciated next-gen update of Minecraft.
  4. Oct 28, 2014
    90
    Much like going from a rustic shelter to a statuesque castle, Minecraft: Xbox One Edition will only offer more in time, with future updates adding even more hours to a game already brimming with near-endless potential.
  5. 90
    It seems pointless praising a game everyone knows is great, but this version provides a much more stable gaming experience.
  6. Sep 19, 2014
    85
    This creative toolbox didn’t lose any of its magic. Minecraft doesn’t need level-ups, xp, buffs or special abilities to motivate – it captivates with its sheer openness and endless creativity.
  7. Sep 16, 2014
    75
    This new version of Minecraft features a deeper field of view, a really smooth frame rate and a 1080p definition. The game is the same since 2011, and it's fabulous, but it's not for everyone.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 38 out of 53
  2. Negative: 6 out of 53
  1. Feb 12, 2015
    10
    My kids love this, downloaded and played from day one. The ability to play split side by side is awesome, no fighting for whos turn it is. IMy kids love this, downloaded and played from day one. The ability to play split side by side is awesome, no fighting for whos turn it is. I also purchase a couple packs, a skin pack for my son who wanted to be a squid and the candy texture pack for my daughter who loves pink. This is how games should be, low cost, download, buy extras for $1 or $2. Rather than $90 and $30 DLC items. Im sure if this game was $80 I still would have purchased it, but its worthy of a 10 score for value, playability, replayability and minecraft awesomeness. Expand
  2. Dec 6, 2017
    10
    A great version of my favorite game ever! The gameplay is fun. I can build what I want, explore a huge world, and fight monsters. The onlineA great version of my favorite game ever! The gameplay is fun. I can build what I want, explore a huge world, and fight monsters. The online also is improving a lot, and playing online is great. They have a lot of new stuff coming out and that is always exciting. This game is easy to like, and hard to get bored from. It is worth playing for sure! Expand
  3. Sep 10, 2014
    10
    My kids love this, downloaded and played from day one. The ability to play split side by side is awesome, no fighting for whos turn it is. IMy kids love this, downloaded and played from day one. The ability to play split side by side is awesome, no fighting for whos turn it is. I also purchase a couple packs, a skin pack for my son who wanted to be a squid and the candy texture pack for my daughter who loves pink. This is how games should be, low cost, download, buy extras for $1 or $2. Rather than $90 and $30 DLC items. Im sure if this game was $80 I still would have purchased it, but its worthy of a 10 score for value, playability, replayability and minecraft awesomeness. Expand
  4. Feb 3, 2015
    9
    Minecraft: Xbox One edition is amazing, both in price and content. The game is very cheap from the Xbox Live Store, and is an extremely quickMinecraft: Xbox One edition is amazing, both in price and content. The game is very cheap from the Xbox Live Store, and is an extremely quick download (less than 2GB), so it is done within a few minutes and ready to play. You can play split screen multiplayer with a sibling or friend on the same console, or go Online on Xbox Live (XBox Live Gold membership required) and join friends on other consoles, anywhere in the world. Joining online servers is amazongly quick and easy, all you need to do is sit on the home screen and as soon as your friend logs in to their game, providing the *ONLINE GAME* box is checked, their game will come up on your Minecraft start screen so you can instantly join and get playing, no messing about with IP addresses and other annoyances like on the PC version. The ability to instantly get a crafting menu up with "X" is an awesome feature, and saves having to look up Crafting Recipes online, like a lot of people have to do on PC version.
    The Survival version is incredibly fun and detailed, and contains lots of new features. The creative mode is very useful if your someone who just likes to jump in and start building.
    A couple Downfalls are;
    - Online multiplayer limited to 8 players per session,
    - Skins all cost money whereas they are free in PC version,

    Overall this game is very good, and well worth your money. However there are some slight things that need improving, however I am sure they will be patched in later updates, as this was always done in PC version.
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  5. Sep 27, 2014
    8
    It's Minecraft! You know what you get with this. While the game has no story to speak of, that's not the point. The point is imagination andIt's Minecraft! You know what you get with this. While the game has no story to speak of, that's not the point. The point is imagination and making up your own stories!

    Minecraft can get old pretty quickly. But when you feel like just messing around, or getting back to creating something epic, there is no better feeling. This version of the game expands the worlds, so you have even more room to build bigger things.

    Recommended for people with a lot of time on their hands and even if you don't, you can still tinker around in creative mode and over time build something cool!
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  6. Sep 5, 2014
    7
    Minecraft Xbox One edition isn't a bad game, but for it to be a upgrade is stupid, there is very little differences here, part from larger mapMinecraft Xbox One edition isn't a bad game, but for it to be a upgrade is stupid, there is very little differences here, part from larger map sizes, and for waiting over 1 year for this is more ridiculous, it is worth waiting till the updates start rushing in Expand
  7. Jan 15, 2017
    0
    Mais... euh... sérieusement ? c'est quoi l'intérêt ? c'est quoi le "jeu" ? ah le "jeu" c'est d'y trouver un intérêt, j'ai compris ! AlorsMais... euh... sérieusement ? c'est quoi l'intérêt ? c'est quoi le "jeu" ? ah le "jeu" c'est d'y trouver un intérêt, j'ai compris ! Alors attendez, je cherche, je cherche...

    Bon, je vois pas. Enfin si, je vois les graphismes immondes à faire vomir un bouc ; ça me rappelle l'époque du jeu PC avant que 3Dfx ne débarque (cette révolution pixelienne, que d'émotions). Donc là, ça rappelle plutôt de mauvais souvenirs tous ces gros carrés qui vous regardent droit dans les yeux sans honte. Quoique ce soit bien pire qu'à l'époque, car en ce temps-là, les jeux n'étaient pas constitués uniquement de blocs pixélisés, non, non.

    Bref, les graphismes donnent l'impression d'un crachat en pleine gueule... pour 20 balles quand même. Non, ne mélange pas tout : tu files 20 balles pour te faire cracher dessus, pas l'inverse. Et tu dis merci.

    L'interface est à chier par terre à la manette : j'ai rarement vu un truc pareil. Pas intuitif pour un sou, pas ergonomique, mal foutu, tarabiscoté, illogique, dénué du moindre bon sens : une interface de psychopathe épileptogène.

    Du reste, la mécanique de ce pseudo-jeu est pauvre et le but peu motivant : fabrique des trucs parce que les monstres sortent la nuit ! c'est d'un ennui consternant, ce monde générique de pacotille généré aléatoirement. Rendez-moi mes vieux Légos, je vous fais un Star Destroyer ! sans me faire chier avec cette merde de "Minecraft" !
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