Minecraft Story Mode gets the first of three new episodes next week. Top YouTubers join the cast

We knew Telltale wasn't finished with Minecraft Story Mode but now it's unveiled what new blocky fun awaits. Not only are there three new episodes starting next week on June 7, there's also going to be some special guest stars. Famous members of the Minecraft community on YouTube, Stampy Cat, The Diamond Minecart, LDShadowLady and CaptainSparklez will all be in there as characters to play alongside, voiced by their real life counterparts. 

Episode 6: A Portal To Mystery will follow Jesse/Jessie and his team as they end up in a mysterious new world full of zombies. It's here, as they hole up in a haunted mansion, that they'll  meet the special guests. There's no info as to when the next two episodes will drop but, as usual for Telltale Games, Episode 6 will be available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC, and both the Android and Apple app stores on June 7. It'll be $4.99 to buy standalone or the Adventure Pass, which includes all three, will be $14.99. 

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Louise Blain is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in gaming, technology, and entertainment. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 3’s monthly Sound of Gaming show and has a weekly consumer tech slot on BBC Radio Scotland. She can also be found on BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, Netflix UK's YouTube Channel, and on The Evolution of Horror podcast. As well as her work on GamesRadar, Louise writes for NME, T3, and TechRadar. When she’s not working, you can probably find her watching horror movies or playing an Assassin’s Creed game and getting distracted by Photo Mode.