Minecraft is a sandbox game that was created by Markus "Notch" Persson and later published and developed by Mojang. The game was released on the Vita on on October 14, 2014 in North America. Europe received the game on October 15, 2014. 
Minecraft Vita will be identical to the PlayStation 3 version. Player's can use the cross save function to move their PS3 save over to their Vita and vice versa. The Vita version is free should the user have already purchased the PS3 version.
There are two modes in Minecraft. Creative mode grants the player character infinite materials allows player's the ability to build almost anything that they desire. Survival mode limits their inventory, forcing player's to gather materials and maintain their health and hunger meters.