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How Does Minecraft Foster Creativity?

Minecraft is so much more than a video game. It leaves room for you to think creatively, use reasoning, and harvest survival skills while bringing your ideas and dreams to life. It truly is a game that fosters creativity and imagination. Minecraft does these things by giving you the power to bring your thoughts into … Continue reading How Does Minecraft Foster Creativity?

Minecraft: Hour of Code

For many parents, Minecraft has long helped kids foster their imaginations and taught them critical thinking skills,  but now Minecraft is actually teaching them how to code and to read javascript. Microsoft and Code.org have co-developed a free Minecraft Tutorial called ‘The Minecraft Hour of Code Designer.’ It was created for the Hour of Code … Continue reading Minecraft: Hour of Code

MCPC or MCPE? Which is Right for Me?

Minecraft is a popular game that can been played on many different platforms, different consoles, and different devices.  It can be played on XBox One, XBox 360, PS3, PS4, personal computers, laptops, tablets, and phones. At EnviousHost, we offer server hosting for MCPC and MCPE.  MCPC is for desktop and laptop computers.  MCPE is for … Continue reading MCPC or MCPE? Which is Right for Me?

Minecraft Education Edition

After starting out as a humble little indie game, Minecraft quickly shot to superstardom and eventually ended up as one of the most successful and most recognizable games of all time. Along with the complete creativity the game offers and the always-helpful community, Minecraft draws its success from being easily accessible to virtually anyone. It … Continue reading Minecraft Education Edition