During last night’s episode of Conan, host Conan O’Brien and Andy Richter joked around about their idea of producing a full episode build in Minecraft. It was an idea they played off as legitimate before showing about a minute of themselves recreated in the virtual world. Richie ‘La Bamba’ Rosenberg and Cameron Diaz even make an appearance during the bit which highlights the powerful creation tools of Minecraft.
You can watch the segment in the video above.
Microsoft recently purchased Minecraft developer Mojang for a staggering $2.5 million U.S. dollars in one of the largest gaming acquisitions in history. What Microsoft plans to do with Mojang is unclear, but it did recently announce The Simpsons DLC that will be timed exclusive for Xbox platforms.
Minecraft is currently one of the most played games in the world, routinely surpassing the one million concurrent players mark. The game has sold over 35 million copies across several platforms, the most popular of which is its PC version.
Conan O’Brien “reviewed” Minecraft in a Summer 2012 episode of Clueless Gamer. You can see that here.