Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Skin Pack 2 is Available. Complete List and Nine Screenshots

Nazi saluting pigs. Who would have funk it?

Microsoft has released the second pack of Minecraft Xbox 360 skins. Its been out for a while now but I just remember. The pack includes forty-five skins from games such as Left 4 Dead all the way to Jet Force Gemini. The pack costs 160 Microsoft points which I still don’t agree with.

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Minecraft Patch 1.3.0 and 1.3.1 is Now Available

This isn’t what I thought desert villages would look like.

Minecraft version 1.3.1 is now officially released for all you Minecraft fans to try out. This update is quite big and adds plenty of new features such as “demo mode for non-premium users”, “Adventure mode”, “trading”, various “Tempel” types, “Emerald Ore” and much more. They have also added cool little subtlety things like “water slowly drips through them when it’s raining” on leaves and cauldrons “slowly fill up when it’s raining”.

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My Opinion: In Minecraft all Animals are Homosexuals and Why its Hard to Make Genderless Games and Films

Sorry but this image probably says it all.

Markus “Notch” Persson has written on he’s blog recently about the issues of gender in Minecraft. Notch says he’s original intention when designing the game was to have the playable character “Steve” to be entirely genderless. He also says that he regrets adding a goatee to the character and that the character name Steve came from a joke response when someone asked him about the character.

This gave me an idea to explore about gender in games such as Minecraft and Tomb Raider while looking at how films handle this problem at the same time. Also I will explain why sex and gender is important in the various entertainment mediums.

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Building a Minecraft Kingdom One Mined Block at a Time. Part #4 Mining and Monster Rave with the Zombie House Mafia

The Zombie House Mafia gigs were starting to get a bit too hairy.

I have started a new Minecraft series where I plan to build a kingdom with a castle or fort, villages and much more all by hand with no cheats, mods or other voodoo trickery. As a wise and fair King I have decided to do all the work by myself before my citizens move in. Which means they will be waiting for a while.

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Some of the Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Skin Pack 2 Skins

I am surprised Bill is allowed to smoke.

Last week Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Skin Pack 1 DLC was released now it looks like the Skin Pack 2 DLC will be released likely next month. With the latest DLC being added to Left 4 Dead 2 today other related Left 4 Dead things are coming out.

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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Has Reached More Than Three Million Units Sold

Notch is laughing all the way to the bank.

Markus Persson has announced that Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has made $60 million in sales and sold more than three million units since its launch in May. Notch said “I got told Minecraft for XBLA passed three million sales today!”

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Building a Minecraft Kingdom One Mined Block at a Time. Part #3 Starting the Residential District

Residential planning is hard work.

I have started a new Minecraft series where I plan to build a kingdom with a castle or fort, villages and much more all by hand with no cheats, mods or other voodoo trickery. As a wise and fair King I have decided to do all the work by myself before my citizens move in. Which means they will be waiting for a while.

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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Skin Pack 1 is Now Available

The above skins aren’t included.

Everyone who has Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition can now download the Minecraft Skin Pack 1 DLC for 160 Microsoft Points. It requires 364 KB of free space and features skins from many Xbox Live Arcade games such as ‘Splosion Man (‘Splosion Man), Creeper (Minecraft) and Garth (Fable Heroes).

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