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Minecraft Xbox One Edition Content Update 19 Detailed





A new edition of Minecraft, the popular sandbox game created by Mojang, is going to be released next week on Wii U in all regions but this doesn’t mean that Mojang and 4J Studios have forgotten about the other console editions of the game. A few hours ago Minecraft Xbox One Edition has received a new content update and the full details on what the update added have finally been revealed.

The new Minecraft Xbox One Edition content update 19 adds plenty of new items to the game such as the Armor Stand, Raw Rabbit, a variety of flowers and plants, new blocks such as Polished Granite, Andesite, Slime Blocks, Packed Ice and others, new Mobs, Biomes and much more.

Here are the full details of the new Minecraft Xbox One content update.

New Items:

  • Armor Stand, Raw Rabbit, Cooked Rabbit, Rabbit Stew, Raw Mutton, Cooked Mutton, Rabbit’s Foot, Rabbit Hide, Potion of Leaping, Potion of Water Breathing, Salmon, Cooked Salmon, Clownfish, Pufferfish, Blue Orchid, Allium, Azure Bluet, Tulips, Oxeye Daisy, Sunflower, Lilac, Poppy (replaces Rose), Rose Bush, Peony, Double Tall Grass, Large Ferns, Prismarine Crystals, Prismarine Shard.
  • Creative Mode only – Rabbit Spawn Egg, Endermite Spawn Egg, and Guardian Spawn Egg.

New Blocks:

  • Podzol, Granite, Polished Granite, Andesite, Polished Andesite, Diorite, Polished Diorite, Prismarine, Dark Prismarine, Prismarine Bricks, Red Sand, Red Sandstone, Smooth Red Sandstone, Chiseled Red Sandstone, Red Sandstone Stairs, Sea Lanterns, Wet Sponge, Slime Blocks, Coarse Dirt, Packed Ice, Acacia Saplings, Dark Oak Saplings.

New Mobs:

  • Endermite, Guardian, Elder Guardian, Rabbit, Chicken Jockey.

New Biomes

  • Mesa, Mega Taiga, Roofed Forest, Birch Forest, Forest, Savanna, Extreme Hills+, Deep Ocean, Snowless Taiga, 20 new Technical Biomes.

Updated Features


    • Fishing now has particle effects – bubbles will show up moving towards the bobber just before the player has something on the hook. This has the appearance of a fish swimming towards the hook.
    • Treasure can now be caught while fishing.
    • Treasure is split into 3 categories:-
      • Fish: Raw Fish, Salmon, Clownfish and Pufferfish.
      • Treasure: Enchanted Fishing Rod, Enchanted Bow, Enchanted Book, Name Tag, Tripwire Hook, Lily Pad and Saddle.
      • Junk: damaged Fishing Rod, Water Bottle, Rotten Flesh, String, Leather, Bowl, Stick, Bone, Tripwire Hook, Ink Sacs and damaged Leather Boots.


  • Enchanting now consumes Lapis Lazuli.
  • Enchanting has been rebalanced.
  • Enchanted Books can receive multiple enchants at once.


  • Villagers have additional professions and trading schemes.
  • Villagers will now harvest crops.
  • Villagers will only breed when willing (and can be made willing by giving them 3 bread, 12 carrots or 12 potatoes).
  • Villagers will turn into Witches when struck by lightning.

Nether Portal

  • New Nether Portal building rules: Any rectangular shape from 4×5 to 23×23
  • If the portal in the nether is big enough, Ghasts can travel through.
  • Will now be activated by any fire block within the frame.


  • Can place Pumpkins or Wither Skeleton Skulls to spawn Golems and Withers.
  • Will only place them if the body of the Golem or Wither is already built, in a valid configuration.


  • Anvil has been rebalanced.


  • Moss Stone, Mossy Stone Bricks and Chiseled Stone Bricks are now obtainable via crafting.


  • Cracked Stone Bricks and Sponge are now obtainable via smelting.
  • When a Furnace runs out of fuel, the smelting progress will rewind at 2× speed.
  • Empty Furnaces will only accept fuel and empty Buckets in the fuel slot.

Item Frame

  • Item Frames now emit a Redstone signal, and can rotate in 8 directions.

Redstone Comparator

  • Can now detect the rotation of an item in an item frame and output an equivalent power signal.


  • Buttons can now be placed on the top and bottom of blocks.

Powered Activator Rail

  • Powered Activator rails now dismount entities riding Minecarts.


  • Cauldrons with water in them will put out burning entities, taking away one water level each time.

Huge Mushroom Block

  • When harvested with Silk Touch enchantment, they drop blocks with corresponding Mushroom texture (red or brown) on all sides, rather than the one with spores.


  • Reintroduced Sponge to Survival Mode, with new behavior and texture.
  • Sponge turns into Wet Sponge when it soaks up water.
  • Water particles appear around the Sponge when this happens.
  • Sponge destroys water blocks from 5 blocks away in a kind of sphere.
  • Sponge soaks up water, only when some water is touching it.

Sugar Cane

  • Color/Shade is affected by the biome color (similar to leaves, grass and vines).

Baby Zombie

  • Now drop XP Orbs.


  • Can now be ignited with Flint and Steel.

Zombie Pigman

  • Adult Zombie Pigmen will forgive after a short time (and lose the aggro speed boost), but will continue to attack until the player escapes their aggro distance.


  • Now drink a Potion of Water Breathing, when they are trapped underwater.
  • Can drop a Potion of Water Breathing upon death, as a rare drop.

Jungle Biome

  • Melons can now be found in patches similar to Pumpkins.

Swamp Biome

  • Spawn with Blue Orchid Flowers.
  • In shallower parts, the coast is covered in staggered dirt block with Lily Pads between them.

Plains Biome

  • Generates three of the new flowers – Azure Bluets, Oxeye Daises and sometimes Tulips.
  • Can generate Double Tall Grass.

Extreme Hills Biome

  • Snow at higher elevations.
  • Gravel can replace ground cover.
  • Flat valleys near sea level.
  • Can generate slightly higher now.

Ocean Biome

  • Contains only Gravel on the floor instead of Sand, Dirt and Gravel.

Desert Temple

  • Now spawn with Stained Clay instead of Dyed Wool.

New landscape feature:

  • Ocean Monument

New Enchantments:

  • Luck of the Sea (I-III)
  • Lure (I-III)
  • Depth Strider (I-III)

Changes & Bug Fixes:

  • Sheep now drop Mutton when they die.
  • Arrows decelerate much more quickly underwater, and extinguish if on fire.
  • Most mobs can now swim.
  • Skeletons flee from wolves.
  • Creepers, Skeletons, Wither Skeletons and Zombies drop their heads when killed by Charged Creepers.
  • Spiders no longer see players through solid blocks.
  • Babies’ growth can be accelerated by feeding them.
  • Fix for players adding additional layers above the maximum height in Superflat.
  • Added Flint and Steel and Fire Charge sound effect when igniting blocks.
  • Updated audio for Cows and Mooshrooms.
  • Updated audio for Minecarts.
  • Created a new Tutorial World.

Minecraft is now available on a variety of formats such as PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC and smart devices. The game will finally become available on Wii U next week in both North America and Europe.

As a long time gamer, Francesco has survived more zombie invasions, meteor strikes, magic spells than he can count. He still keeps fighting today to bring hope into countless gaming worlds. Or destruction, depending on his mood. Writing about video games was only the natural step for such a dangerous life.


Amazon’s great Fallout TV show is nominated for 16 Emmys





Critics and fans alike went crazy for Amazon’s take on the famous role-playing game series Fallout. There were a lot of nominations for 16 Emmy awards, including Best Actor and Outstanding Drama Series. The show was able to reach audiences outside of gamers and got a lot of attention from the industry.

Eurogamer has been keeping track, and now that all the votes are in, Fallout is tied for fifth place with 23 nominations for the 76th Emmy Awards, which are put on by the US Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. With 25, The Bear has the most nominations, followed by True Detective: Night Country with 23, and Shogun with 19.

It shouldn’t be a surprise that Walton Goggins is up for Best Actor for his performance as The Ghoul. Although games will always be our first choice, it’s great that adaptations of games don’t have to be awful, and we can’t wait for the next season of the shows.

Are you surprised by how well Amazon’s version of Fallout has done in the mainstream? Is the curse of movies based on video games finally over? Leave a comment below and let us know.


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Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 Sets Dates for the Next Multiplayer Beta





Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 is getting closer and closer, and Activision has announced when players will be able to get their hands on the next game. This means that there will be several chances to try it out before it comes out. If you paid a lot, you might be able to play for more than a week at the end of August and beginning of September.

Call of Duty Early Access will run from Friday, August 30th, to Wednesday, September 4th, as announced on its blog. This is two days after the Call of Duty Next showcase, which is set for August 28th. To play, you must have already bought Black Ops 6.

The open beta is the following weekend, and anyone who wants to can join. The fun will start on Friday, September 6th, and end on Monday, September 9th. The full release is set for October 25th of next month on PS5 and PS4.

How excited are you for the next Call of Duty game? Are you going to play Black Ops 6 in either the Early Access or Open Beta versions? Leave a comment below and let us know.


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Ten million people play The First Descendant in its first week





The free-to-play shooter The First Descendant has gotten a lot of attention in its first week. The game’s publisher, Nexon, says that 10 million people have already tried it out.

Insider Gaming pointed out that since there is no cost up front, it’s still too early to tell how many of those players will stick around, but it’s still a big number for a new IP. On Steam alone, it peaked at 264,860 concurrents right after launch and has still managed to break 200,000 in the last 24 hours, so it looks like a lot of people are still really into the game.

It was a “mindless and repetitive grind,” and we gave The First Descendant a 3/10 in our review. Of course, that’s just one opinion; other experts have had different ones. Most people, though, say that the game’s annoying free-to-play model is the worst thing about it.

Are you one of the millions of people who played The First Descendant last week? Are you going to come back for more? Leave a comment below and let us know.


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