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Dec 202016

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

I cannot believe Christmas is only a week away. If you’re still looking for a great gift for that special kid in your life, be sure to check out Minecraft products at Best Buy. By combining critical thinking skills with imagination in a fun interactive world, Minecraft is a game that’s sure to delight kids of all ages.

My kids & I first played some of the Minecraft games at a friend’s house and we all had so much fun. It was a blast building all those amazing structures (houses, castles, etc.) and my daughters really enjoyed the creative nature of the game. We soon bought our own Minecraft products so we can play at home.

If you’ve never played Minecraft, you may be wondering: “What exactly is Minecraft?” Well, in Minecraft, you place blocks and experience fun, engaging adventures. Here are some elements I really love about this unique game:

  • The worlds are randomly generated and you can build awesome structures, from basic houses to elaborate castles.
  • You can play in Creative Mode and experience the freedom & fun of unlimited resources.
  • You can play in Survival Mode and work hard building weapons & armor to defend against mobs.
  • You can create your own unique world using your imagination. Just don’t forget to build a shelter to stay safe from monsters once it becomes dark! You can do this alone or with friends.


Best Buy offers a wide variety of Minecraft products, including an Xbox One S console bundle, more Minecraft games and Minecraft toys & collectibles. As a mom of two young kids, I really love that the games are family-friendly and perfect for kids. And if you know someone who is already a fan of the game, the toys and collectibles are amazing gifts to add to the collection!

This game is a fabulous way to encourage kids to explore their creativity while still having a blast building worlds. Speaking from personal experience, I can say that this is a game that’s fun for people of all ages!

Check out all the Minecraft products at Best Buy for the special kids in your life. Have you ever played Minecraft? Are you still looking for a special gift for someone special?

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 December 20, 2016  Posted by

17 Responses to “Exploring Creative Worlds with Minecraft”

  1. That case is awesome. My 9 year old has about a million of those little guys and keeps them in one of my tupperware containers at the moment.

  2. My grandson love to play Minecraft. I’m always amazed at his creations. I know he would love the toys and the collectibles.

  3. My two youngest kids like Minecraft, so I’m always looking for fun suggestions like this. Both have requested their own laptop and Minecraft to go with it this Christmas. :0

  4. My daughter plays this game non stop on her iPad. I thought it was just an iPad gam until recently! I love that carrying case.

  5. I love Minecraft. I think it’s the best game out there because it encourages creativity. That’s the best, in my opinion.

  6. My son is a huge Minecraft fan! Almost everything your house is Minecraft related. I am hoping that maybe because of this he might become a little bit more computer kid because that can go far in life.

  7. My son really enjoyed playing Minecraft with his friends when he was younger. It is a really great game for developing creativity!

  8. Minecraft seems to be one of those games that is almost never ending as it has so many different things you can do.x

  9. At first I really didn’t understand what all the hype was about Minecraft but it is a great game. My niece loves playing it and I’ve been known to even joined in.

  10. Minecraft is officially taking over the world!! LOL!! All kidding aside I do love the creative freedom it gives kids!!

  11. For the love of Minecraft, my son is 12 and for the past two years he has been all about Minecraft.

    We got him a few things for Christmas this year. I can’t wait to see his face.

  12. My nephew is a real fan of this game and what I like must about it is that it seems to be really educational. Great gift ideas.

  13. Best Buy is the place we do most of your Christmas shopping at. My nephew plays Minecraft so I will have to pick him up a couple of the Minecraft collectables. Thanks for sharing the information.

  14. Oh my word. My daughters would love this. I think I may have to pick this up if I can!

  15. My kids are obsessed with minecraft this year. It’s a cute and fairly simple game so I suppose it’s better than them being addicted to a nasty game!

  16. I am so rubbish at games but I know my brother loves mincecraft and would definitely love to have it for his son.

  17. Omg I know so many kids right now that would go nuts for this!!! Mine craft is definitely the in thing these days!

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