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It is official. Minecraft – Pocket Edition will be demoed on Xperia Play at E3. It has been really hard to keep my mouth shut and not talk about it because I have wanted to show it to you guys for a long time. I can promise you, it has been worth the wait.
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I'm so stoked for this. Time to get rid of my crappy WinMo 6.1 phone and upgrade to an Android phone! It looks like it runs smoothly too!

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Edited by xJavontax - 5/25/11 at 11:10am
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Just paste the youtube url into your post and it converts to an embedded video.
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Just paste the youtube url into your post and it converts to an embedded video.
Ahh, thanks, it wouldn't work with the short url.
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Looks too difficult to play for very long on a mobile device. Would still be very cool, but I'm around a computer all day so I would rarely have use for it.

But still, pretty cool. Might be cool to see this on a tablet, place blocks by touch screen.
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Now I need to find out how to get an Xperia Play without a cellphone contract. I've sort of been wanting an Android device for games and such. I mean, I have an iPod Touch that I use for App Store games because I didn't want to get an iPhone cause they were expensive without a contract and wasted functions and bla bla bla.
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i stil just dont get it... the point of minecraft

just seems like the greatest waist of time since MMO's
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Looks too difficult to play for very long on a mobile device. Would still be very cool, but I'm around a computer all day so I would rarely have use for it.

But still, pretty cool. Might be cool to see this on a tablet, place blocks by touch screen.
My thoughts exactly. It would be a useful time waster when you're on a bus, or at some sort of social function you don't really want to be at lol. But you're right about the tablet thing. I wonder how well it will play on Android tablets when it comes out.
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Now I need to find out how to get an Xperia Play without a cellphone contract. I've sort of been wanting an Android device for games and such. I mean, I have an iPod Touch that I use for App Store games because I didn't want to get an iPhone cause they were expensive without a contract and wasted functions and bla bla bla.
Well it's coming to iOS as well, but they said the touchscreen-only phones will have controls that "make sense" so I would imagine that the experience wouldn't be as fun as this. But if I'm not mistaken, Verizon sells the Xperia Play off-contract for $450 USD, so you could probably snag one of those if you're willing to pay that much.
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i stil just dont get it... the point of minecraft

just seems like the greatest waist of time since MMO's
Well, games are considered a "waste of time" anyway, but I get your point. I didn't understand what was so special about it until I actually sat down and played it. It's an enjoyable experience, you get to build things pretty much. You can mine for ores, go hunting, and build things. And it's constantly being updated with new features and stuff to do. Also, the community is large, so there's always a new mod or texture pack out to keep your attention on the game. If you played the free version, it doesn't really show how captivating Minecraft is. If you have a friend who plays it, ask him for his info so you can give it a try, you might enjoy it.
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i stil just dont get it... the point of minecraft

just seems like the greatest waist of time since MMO's
For people w/o imagination I guess...

Minecraft is a lot of fun. From personal experience, the ones that don't care for it either don't like building toys (legos, etc) or they lack creativity.
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I can't wait to play this on my Asus Transformer.
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For people w/o imagination I guess...

Minecraft is a lot of fun. From personal experience, the ones that don't care for it either don't like building toys (legos, etc) or they lack creativity.
This is true too. All of my friends who don't play it either

A: Think it's stupid to play games on the computer because they're so hung up on their consoles and seem to not have the ability to understand that without PC gaming there would be no consoles.

B: Lack the creative imagination to get any enjoyment out of it.

I love building things, but I hate messes and exhaustion. Minecraft allows me to build crap without getting off of my butt lol
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