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Overall 8
7.5

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Destructoid
2 September 2013
  • Summary: Minecraft 's success simply cannot be denied, whether you're one of its many loyal fans or highly vocal detractors. The blocky world and lack of objectives may be deceptively simple, but its honest freedom, as well as hidden depths both literal and figurative, has earned a cult following that is...
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Overall 9
8.5

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Game Over Online
1 September 2012
  • Excerpt: When I was young, I used to play with Lego’s all the time. Like, obsessively so. I can’t tell you how much time I spent coming up with new uses for those colorful bricks. Over the years I crafted some impressive things, but my favorite was a Resident Evil-inspired town that was being invaded by the...
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Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 8
7.8
Graphics 6
6.3
Sound 8
8.0
Replay value 9
9.0

Minecraft

Family Friendly Gaming
5 July 2012
  • Excerpt: There are few of us here at Family Friendly Gaming that play PC (Personal Computer) games. We spend so many hours on computers publishing the magazine, and website that the last thing we want to do is spend every more time in front of a computer monitor. So none of us have played Minecraft before.
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Overall 8
8.0

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is a successful port of an imperfect gem (review)

VentureBeat
3 July 2012
  • Conclusion: The success of the PC version is a testament to the allure of Minecraft. Like its source material, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has no shortage of flaws, but it also provides a wholly unique gaming experience that can last for untold hours, whether you’re mining alone into the deepest depths of your...
  • Pros: The lightbulb moment(s) Within the first few minutes of Minecraft, you’ll (likely) have a series of epiphanies as you begin to wrap your head around the core mechanics. Penny Arcade illustrated this perfectly in its comic . And those moments continue to happen indefinitely. Their frequency may dr...
  • Cons: Combat Minecraft comes with four different difficulties: Peaceful, Easy, Normal, and Hard. In Peaceful, you’re free to roam and craft and mine and do whatever without fear of being molested by the game’s obnoxious monsters. I’m not going to lie — this is my preferred mode. For me, the draw of Min...
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Overall 9
8.5

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Game Over Online
7 June 2012
  • Excerpt: When I was young, I used to play with Lego’s all the time. Like, obsessively so. I can't tell you how much time I spent coming up with new uses for those colorful bricks. Over the years I crafted some impressive things, but my favorite was a Resident Evil-inspired town that was being invaded by the...
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Overall 9
8.5

Joy has 6 sides

Game Debate
3 June 2012
  • Excerpt: I happened to come across Minecraft due to a popular web comic making a joke towards it's addictive and seemingly tedious gameplay. To better understand the joke I looked the game up, and decided it looked ridiculous and couldn't be fun at all.
  • Pros: Easy to learn, Clever crafting system, Massive levels
  • Cons: Still in BETA!
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Overall 8
8.0

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Review

GamerNode
28 May 2012
  • Summary: Minecraft is a blank easel waiting for an artist to create his masterpiece, so long as this artist is familiar with the workspace. Otherwise, potential artists could be turned off by its sheer immensity.
  • Pros: Still as addictive as ever, Control scheme fits perfectly with the console
  • Cons: Intimidating size, Tutorials not as helpful as I had hoped
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Overall 8
8.0

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Review

G4
22 May 2012
  • Summary: The 360 version of Minecraft provides endless adventure in the world's most interesting gaming-sandbox; however, it suffers by comparison to its big brother on the PC.
  • Pros: Revolutionary Open-World Gameplay, Tutorials Add Ease-Of-Play, Split-Screen "Couch Co-op" Is Awesome
  • Cons: (Relatively) Small Map, Later PC-Minecraft Additions Not Included, No Creative Mode
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Overall 8
8.0

Minecraft Xbox 360 Review

Strategy Gaming Online
13 May 2012
  • Excerpt: for Xbox 360 has been kicked around for nearly a year, and finally this week this console port is out. The journey of this game from half-working alpha that people could buy into and play, all the way to a full game with its developers making millions, has been a strange one - primarily because the...
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Overall 8
8.0

Minecraft Xbox 360 Review

AtomicGamer
13 May 2012
  • Excerpt: The announcement of Minecraft for Xbox 360 has been kicked around for nearly a year, and finally this week this console port is out. The journey of this game from half-working alpha that people could buy into and play, all the way to a full game with its developers making millions, has been a...
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