Basically a fancier Roku box, Amazon's Fire TV lets you stream video, navigate using voice commands, and play Minecraft. Yeah, Minecraft:
So far, the other games Amazon has shown on the Fire TV look like mobile games, but they have developed a fancy controller:
Fire TV is available starting today for $99. Streaming services at launch include Amazon Instant Video and Hulu Plus, with more streaming partners to come.
Someone is trying leak the fact that we're working with Warner Brothers on a potential Minecraft Movie. I wanted to be the leak!— Markus Persson (@notch) February 27, 2014
Considering that The LEGO Movie has already grossed $280.5M in three weeks, this shouldn't come as a surprise. In addition to Minecraft creator Notch's tweet, rumors are circulating that Warner Bros has approached The LEGO Movie producer Roy Lee for the project.
Would you see a Minecraft movie?
Swedish mobile software developer 13th Lab released this neat iOS app called Minecraft Reality, which lets you combine your own creations with the real world landscape through augmented reality, not to mention you can find other people's Minecraft constructions that have been uploaded in locations nearby using the mobile camera.