By Michael Fontanini / October 13th, 2015
Minecraft: Story Mode has you creating your own adventure in the Minecraft universe. Created by Telltale Games (the creators of other well-known game series like The Walking Dead), it is a collaboration with Mojang (the creators of Minecraft, of course!). Telltale Games has been working with Mojang to ensure that Minecraft: Story Mode feels like it is truly a part of the Minecraft world fans have come to know and love. The first episode of the 5-part series launches digitally today on a range of platforms. You will find yourself in the shoes of a hero named Jesse (who can be male or female, depending on your preference). As chaos descends, you will find yourself on an epic adventure in the hopes of saving your world. We have some information from the press release to share with you below. It includes specifics on when physical copies will launch and for what systems, as well as a new Minecraft: Story Mode launch trailer with cast interviews. Do you have what it takes go forth and rescue your world from certain doom?
Episode 1: ‘The Order of the Stone,’ the first of five episodes in the season, is available digitally worldwide today on PC and Mac from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, on the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, and on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One® and Xbox 360®. The season premiere will be available for compatible iOS devices via the App Store and for compatible Android-based devices via Google Play and the Amazon Appstore starting this Thursday, October 15th. The series will also be coming to Wii U and PlayStation Vita.
Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series season pass disc will be available at retail in North America on Tuesday, October 27th, and in Europe on Friday, October 30th. Retail platforms at launch will include Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 in North America; and PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 in Europe. The retail edition of Minecraft: Story Mode will ship with the premiere episode on the disc, and will grant access to the subsequent four episodes in the season as they become available to download via online updates.
In Minecraft: Story Mode, playing as either a male or female hero named ‘Jesse,’ you’ll embark on a perilous adventure across the Overworld, through the Nether, to the End, and beyond. You and your friends revere the legendary Order of the Stone: Warrior, Redstone Engineer, Griefer, and Architect; slayers of the Ender Dragon. While at EnderCon in hopes of meeting Gabriel the Warrior, Jesse’s friends discover that something is wrong… something dreadful. Terror is unleashed, and you must set out on a quest to find The Order of the Stone if you are to save your world from oblivion.
The season will feature Patton Oswalt as male Jesse, Catherine Taber as female Jesse, Brian Posehn, Ashley Johnson, Scott Porter, Martha Plimpton, Dave Fennoy, Corey Feldman, Billy West, John Hodgman, and Paul Reubens. The launch trailer features behind the scenes interviews with the cast about the all-new series.
Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series – Episode 1: ‘The Order of the Stone’ is rated ‘E10+’ (Everyone 10+) for Fantasy Violence and Mild Language by the ESRB. Future content in the season is yet to be rated by the ESRB. The series is published by Telltale Games in partnership with Mojang.
Source: Press Release
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