Many people asking this question, actually most parents. What is Minecraft? How can that old school, pixelized game be so tempting and interesting to children. What is the secret and why is this game so popular?
What is Minecraft?
Minecraft is video game, more precisely Minecraft is a sandbox video game. It was created, designed and developed by Swedish game designer Markus Persson also know as Notch.
Later Minecraft was overtaken by Mojang. Mojang then fully developed and published game Minecraft at May 17, 2009.
Minecraft support numerous platforms such as Windows, OSX, Linux, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Apple TV, Fire, Playstation Vita. Also there is even a version of Minecraft which works on Raspberry Pi. Unbelievable.
Is Minecraft good game for my kids?
Is this game good or bad for children? Overall Minecraft is great game for kids. It is very good video game for learning, one of the best. Often referred as a sandbox game, which means that Minecraft is video game that is open to players to do whatever they want.
Playing this game kids have opportunity to learn math, physics, science and economics. They build their brain and improve own skills. Playing game with fun learns to be creative and increase the capacity of your brain and memory. The game develops creativity and increases the capacity of your brain and improves speed thinking.
Is Minecraft a popular game?
Minecraft is very popular game, it is the currently best selling PC game. Total sold around 150 milion copies. The game is now selling around 50.000 copies per day. The most popular game ever is Tetris whith 170 milion sales, and Minecraft is on second place with around 150 milion copies sold.
What does Minecraft word means?
Minecraft is good combination of two words, mine and craft. The objective and meaning of game is to craft and to mine. In game you are crafting items and you mining ores, minerals and resources. The popular games such as Starcraft and Warcraft also uses craft word. Craft in those games is meaning the process of war or one player skills. For example, if you are a trader in the game, then trading will be your craft in this game.
How much Minecraft costs?
Is minecraft free game? No. Minecraft costs around 25$. We suggest that you buy this game because with buying you get profile name and access to multiple online premium servers. On online premium servers there are even more fun and hundreds and hundreds of mini games to play.
At the end the most important thing is to be sure that your kids getting plenty of real physical activity and live in-person social interaction. Playing video games, like Minecraft, can help in developing of your children skills but should never fully replace real life physical activities.