There are a few interesting pieces of information coming out of all the PAX hands-on reports with Minecraft: Story Mode.
We recently learned that Minecraft: Story Mode will be the first Telltale game to let you choose your avatar, and it sounds like the similarities between it and regular Minecraft don’t end there. According to IGN’s Jared Petty, Story Mode will feature crafting tables, allowing you to use gathered materials to craft new items:
“While in the cave, I also got a quick chance to play with a crafting table, which functioned remarkably like its original Minecraft iteration. I choose materials from my available inventory and combined them into patterns to build new items, in this case, a stick and two cobblestone to make a stone sword.”
It’s hard to say how this will play out in the final game, but it sounds as though fans of Minecraft will be able to test out some of their favourite formulas in the game. The first episode of Telltale’s latest series will release before the end of the year on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Wii U, PC/Mac, iOS and Android.