Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.2.1 Update Review

Reviewed on March 14th, 2012


Device: iPad/iPhone Price: $6.99 Version: 0.2.1 Category: Games Developer: Mojang AB

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Minecraft Pocket Edition has received its second big update on iOS and Android today.   The biggest addition to the new update is pigs.  There is still no crafting, but there were also some other noteworthy additions.

Another new feature for the iPad is the  new inventory slots on the game screen, growing from only three slots to seven.  Also there is a new control option called Split-Touch controls and it will only perform an action where your cross-hair is positioned. Without this option active,  the action will happen where you hover your finger.  In addition, using this option will make you lose the new on-screen inventory slots  on the iPad version and you’ll be left with only three.  This may be a bug in the update.

In Creative mode you now can ascend or descend by touch and dragging up or down from the center of the controls.

Other parts of the update include bug fixes ; dark tree trunk was impossible to pick up, invisible fences, resource items in the world were always bright, pixelated destruction feedback circle

Overall there aren’t many changes,  but there is definitely being improvements made even if they are tiny ones.  We look forward to the next update.


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App Store Description:

Imagine it, build it. Create worlds on the go with Minecraft - Pocket Edition

Minecraft - Pocket Edition allows you to build on the go. Use blocks to create masterpieces as you travel, hangout with friends, sit at the park, the possibilities are endless. Move beyond the limits of your computer and play Minecraft everywhere you go.

* Randomized worlds
* Build anything you can imagine
* Build with 36 different kinds of blocks
* Invite and play with friends to your world (local wireless network)
* Save multi-player worlds on your own phone

Mojang Web SiteMinecraft – Pocket Edition Support
What's New in Version 0.2.1
Minor version 0.2.1 (new controls!)
+ New optional control scheme; "split touch controls"
+ Added pigs to survival mode


Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.2.1 Update Review

Our Rating: Device: iPad/iPhone Price: $6.99 Category: Games Size: 4.3 MB

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