Everyone’s favourite mining convention took place this weekend. No, not the proper mining conventions selling you deadly pickaxes and canaries, but the Minecraft fan get together. Ok, so there was probably plenty of foam pickaxes. It’s the first MineCon to have the shadow of Microsoft’s corporate dollars looming over it, and it was the moment Telltale finally unearthed actual footage of its episodic adventure series - Minecraft: Story Mode.
Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode is basically the antithesis of all things Minecraft, delivering a narrative-driven spin-off to the open-ended multiplayer sandbox. A group of adventurers, comprising a Warrior, Griefer, Architect and Redstone Engineer, are busy celebrating a recently slain Ender Dragon when a Creeper invasion signals an impending catastrophe. Together they must locate The Order of the Stone and save the world. [More]