In the world of video gaming, a few titles stand out with more prominence than others. The incredibly addicting and simple nature of Minecraft has shown the world continuous and exuberant milestones in just about every form. In the most recent weeks and months, there have been large amounts of updates, user made additions, and modulations made within the game. Surprisingly enough, Verizon Wireless has just entered the ring as a contender. The major mobile communications company has just created an in game communications device, that looks and behaves just like a cell phone. They have just teamed up with the advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy and the Minecraft design agency Blockworks to build a working cell phone within the boundaries of the game. You are able to use this in game device to browse the internet and make video calls; In real time. Yes, you did read that correctly. In real time.
As you may have noticed by the picture above, the famous YouTuber is showing a demonstration of the in game video chat feature. The video calling feature is probably the coolest aspect of this new project. This is able to be accomplished just by building a cell phone in the games editing tools, and then creating a cell phone tower to ensure network capabilities within the game.