Everone's favourite game about building things out of blocks, Minecraft, has just been updated to version 1.2. Head over to the Mojang blog for full details of what's new.

Headline features include map height doubling from 128 to 256, so you can now build structures twice as high. New defensive characters: Iron Golems, giant mechanical robots. Also Minecraft now has cats.

Above is a trailer for the new update, produced by H.A.T Films. Grab the update from here.