Minecraft Themed Adventure Time Episode To Premiere Summer 2018
Today (17th November), Cartoon Network Studios has announced that they’re working with Microsoft’s Mojang, the game studio behind the global indie game hit – Minecraft to produce an original episode featuring the popular block-based world-exploring, mining and building computer game. The brand new special episode will be entitled “Diamonds and Lemons”, in the episode, Finn and his friends experience setbacks and creative triumphs in a blocky Minecraft version of the Land of Ooo. The brand new episode is expected to premiere sometime during Summer 2018.
Fans of Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time and the Minecraft community will have a first look at the special collaboration episode tomorrow (Saturday 18th November) during the Minecon convention. The annual Minecraft event will be streamed online from 12pm EST (aka New York/East Coast USA Time) on Minecraft’s website – http://www.minecraft.net/minecon. A preview of the episode will be uploaded onto Cartoon Network USA’s YouTube channel and social media accounts after Minecon.
Mojang has released an Adventure Time themed Minecraft world and texture pack for PC, consoles and mobile devices earlier this year. Also, the creative director of Minecraft – Saxs Persson is supportive of Cartoon Network’s creative and coding initiative and has been a panelist at Cartoon Network’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) events at both SXSW (South by Southwest) 2017 in Austin, Texas and at this year’s Fast Company’s Innovation Festival in New York.
From The Turner EMEA Press Release: Cartoon Network and Mojang Expand Partnership Around Critically Acclaimed Series Adventure Time with Original Episode
Cartoon Network and Mojang announced today an expanded partnership around the successful Adventure Time Minecraft Mashup released earlier this year on console, PC and mobile, with Cartoon Network Studios producing an Adventure Time Minecraft original episode. In the episode, titled “Diamonds and Lemons,” Finn and his friends experience setbacks and creative triumphs in a fantastic new vision of Ooo. The new episode is expected to premiere in summer 2018.
Adventure Time fans and the Minecraft community will be delighted by a first look at this very special episode this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 during MINECON. The annual celebration of all things Minecraft will stream online globally beginning at Noon EST on http://www.minecraft.net/minecon. The first look will immediately be available on Cartoon Network’s YouTube and social channel after MINECON.
Adventure Time, Cartoon Network’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning original animated series introduces viewers to unlikely heroes Finn and Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The best of friends, our heroes always find themselves in the middle of heart-pounding escapades. Finn, a silly kid with an awesome hat and Jake, a brassy dog with a big kind heart, depend on each other through thick and thin. Adventure Time is created by Pendleton Ward and is produced at Cartoon Network Studios.
Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. Explore randomly-generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles. Play in Creative Mode with unlimited resources, mine deep in Survival Mode – crafting weapons and armor to fend off dangerous mobs, or customize your games and scenarios in Adventure Mode. Discover the latest content and best community creations through the ever-expanding Minecraft Marketplace. Do all this alone or with friends across your favorite platforms directly via Xbox LIVE, in massive community servers or in your own private world with the Realms service.
Minecraft is available on Windows, Mac OS, Windows Phone, iOS, Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo New 3DS, Apple TV, Oculus Rift and Gear VR.
Mojang is a game development studio based in Sweden, best known for developing Minecraft. In 2014, Mojang joined Microsoft Studios to continue work on Minecraft and bring their vision, creative energy and innovative mindset to the development of future games.