My daily visit to my favorite LEGO site in the world, Brickset, yielded the very best LEGO news of the year (in my opinion). LEGO is finally going all-in with Minecraft and developing minifig-scale MC sets. It's about time. Minecraft has been around for too long with everyone who's unfamiliar with it calling it "basically LEGO." The micro-scale sets are very cool, but minifig-scale is what we have needed from the beginning. Now it's going to happen, and all of us can help shape how it happens, right here:
Finally!! Be sure to follow their page and give feedback on figure & set design!