Minecraft Story Mode

One of the most popular games in the world, the sandbox game Minecraft, finally has a spin-off title. Developers Mojang and Telltale Games have released the first episode of Minecraft: Story Mode for the Mac, iPhone and iPad .

The game offers up a narrative set in the blocky and retro-graphics world of Minecraft. The first part of the five-part series features an impressive voice cast, including Patton Oswalt, Paul Reubens and more. Here's a quick description:

"As Jesse, you'll embark on a perilous adventure across the Overworld, through the Nether, to the End, and beyond. You and your friends revere the legendary Order of the Stone: Warrior, Redstone Engineer, Griefer, and Architect; slayers of the Ender Dragon. While at EnderCon in hopes of meeting Gabriel the Warrior, you and your friends discover that something is wrong… something dreadful. Terror is unleashed, and you must set out on a quest to find The Order of the Stone if you are to save your world from oblivion."

iPhone and iPad owners can purchase the first episode from the App Store now for $4.99, and they can buy access to all the other upcoming episodes for $14.99 via an in-app purchase. Mac owners will have to buy access to all five episodes at once for $24.99 via Telltale or Steam.