|Vistas of nonviolent blocky opportunity open up before players of Minecraft...|
|"OK guys, just to make sure we're all on the same page here: We're going to be playing on 'Peaceful Mode,' so no battles and no kills allowed, okay?"|
Minecraft has become a wildly popular phenomenon: Apparently the game sold 1 million units less than a month after its beta phase, and the developer has since sold it to Microsoft for over 2 billion dollars (!). We suspect Minecraft has to be played personally to fully grasp its hidden depths— but we're already all for it, and look forward to seeing what it has to offer in terms of exploring, prospecting, small-scale mining operations, emeralds, and gigantic pixels.
|Sounds like we won't be needing that sword in 'Peaceful Mode,' but the giant pixels should definitely stay.|