Most gamers know that Minecraft has players exploring a blocky, procedurally-generated 3D world with infinite terrain. In this world, you may discover as well as extract raw materials, craft tools or items, and build structures / earthworks. What if music was a major part of this game? One gamer decided to up play Minecraft using only a real-life MIDI keyboard.
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe requested that all schools in Japan close for approximately 1-month at the end of February, and due to this closure, many students were not able to hold official graduation ceremonies. So, one group decided to hold a virtual ceremony in Minecraft. Twitter user “BackYenNew” has a son who attended this digital graduation and posted a short video of what exactly happened.
NVIDIA and Microsoft announced today at Gamescom that Minecraft is set to get a free update that will make the best-selling video game more realistic than ever with support for real-time ray tracing on the PC platform. This means that players with NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics cards will be able to experience even more vibrant visualizations of their self-created worlds, complete with realistic shadows, lighting and colors.
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If you’re not familiar with the game Minecraft, it basically allows you to build just about anything with various different blocks in a 3D procedurally generated world. Whether it be houses, scenes from movies, or just random objects, your imagination is the limit. Architect Amey Kandalgaonkar imagines what such a house would look like in real-life, thus “House Inside a Rock” was created.