Minecraft follow-up creeps nearer, traveling at the speed of light, and animal pants

We are full swing into baseball season, and Yankees ace C.C. Sabathia is having a so-so year (4 wins, 4 losses, 3.96 ERA). But the man dominates at Skylanders: Giants.

Scrolls, the next game from Mojang, couldn’t be more different from Minecraft, which is a good thing (we think). Start practicing in your mind now — the Beta goes live this Monday.

If that doesn’t scratch your fantasy itch, maybe Towerfall will, coming to OUYA this summer. Four-player archery combat, you say? Go on…

Not everyone is down on the Xbox One. The next Kinect could revolutionize fitness software, says co-founder of Everymove.org.

Holy humble! The next bundle of indie gems is upon us, and this one’s a doozy, including some of the most talked-about games of the past year: Dear Esther, Thomas Was Alone, Hotline Miami, and more. Summer vacation starts soon + UV rays are harmful = You know what to do.

When Animal Crossing: New Leaf finally graces western shores in less than two weeks, know this: There will be pants.

Game developers, are you struggling to compute vertex and fragment geometry? MIT’s Game Lab might have the answer. Their graphics- and physics-engine OpenRelativity is now available for all your light-speed travelling needs. Bend some space today.

Now blow out your candles!