Minecraft paper models

Minecraft is coming to toy aisles

Hit videogame Minecraft will be coming to toy aisles this month.

Fans of the game, in which players mine for materials and construct buildings, will be able to build paper models based on the game using kits produced by US supplier Jazwares and distributed in the UK by Character Options.

The range includes £9.99 packs containing models of animals and creatures £12.99 packs to build a home or mine and the £19.99 Overworld set of 90 model pieces.

Minecraft books from Egmont UK make their debut next week with The Minecraft Beginner’s Handbook and The Minecraft Annual. The Redstone Handbook, for experienced players, will launch in December.