Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series Giveaway #CBHolidayGiftReview



Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series Giveaway #CBHolidayGiftReview

Both my children love Minecraft and play it often. When I heard about Minecraft: Story Mode, I though this would be excellent for my children to check out.

Minecraft: Story Mode


Minecraft: Story Mode is an all-new narrative-driven, episodic game series, developed by Telltale Games in collaboration with Mojan and members of the Minecraft community. Set in the world of Minecraft,the game series introduces new characters and familiar themes, but is an entirely original Minecraft experience inspired by the game that continues to inspire a generation.

In this five part episodic series, 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 the Architect; slayers of the Ender Dragon. While at the EnderCon in hopes of meeting Gabriel the Warrior, you and your 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.

We received Minecraft: Story Mode for Xbox 360. As soon a my son saw it he was in his glory!

Spencer started playing it and was trying to figure out some of the quests. I liked watching him try to work through the quests that he had to get through to go on to the next area. There was one he was stuck on and worked on it for a bit. Then he said wait a minute I think I know what’s going on. Then he we figured it out. I love games like this because it isn’t about just playing but actually thinking about what you are doing and how to solve a problem.

The way you get to decide what you say to people or make the story by decisions you make, it reminds me of a “Choose Your Own Adventure” books when I was a child. The same affect where your actions make your story.

Both Spencer and Hayley enjoyed this video game. This isn’t just great for tweens but also teens to enjoy.


Developer/Publisher: Telltale Games

Retail Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360(Also available for download on iOS/Android – coming soon to download on Wii U)

Genre: Adventure

ESRB Rating: E10+ for Fantasy Violence, Mild Language

MSRP: $54.99 ($29.99 US)

Telltale Games is offering one Canadian Basics fan a chance to win a Minecraft: Story Mode PC Steam code.

Open to Canada/US 18+

Ends December 23/15

Minecraft: Story Mode Giveaway

I received the game listed above to review but the opinions expressed are my own. 

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  1. Wendi
    December 7, 2015 / 11:49 pm
    this would go to my son who is 10 and he loves mine craft thanks
  2. angela september
    December 8, 2015 / 9:53 am
    oh this is easy peasy i'd gift this to my 8 yr old
  3. Deanna Barkley
    December 8, 2015 / 11:33 am
    My grandson is a Minecraft fanatic. He plays it whenever he is allowed. He would really love this prize. Thanks for the giveaway.
  4. December 9, 2015 / 1:02 am
    All three of our kids would love this game!
  5. December 9, 2015 / 1:04 am
    Retweet @CanadianBasics link is broke in the widget.
  6. Silvia D
    December 9, 2015 / 11:24 am
    both my daughter,and son love Minecraft!
  7. December 9, 2015 / 5:46 pm
    I'd play this with my husband :) We love to play coop
  8. Shawn
    December 10, 2015 / 5:01 pm
    I would play Minecraft Story Mode and maybe my brother via steam family share.
  9. December 12, 2015 / 11:36 pm
    Both my 7 years old son and my hubby LOVE Minecraft!
  10. Leigh Anne Borders
    December 15, 2015 / 11:02 pm
    I would give this to my son. He really loves Minecraft so I know he would be appreciative.
  11. desiree
    December 17, 2015 / 1:35 pm
    the one site not wrking on it first i do blogon it and then while kid are sleep watch it
  12. Carla D.
    December 22, 2015 / 8:51 am
    My girls would love to play this.

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