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Conan Checks In With Minecraft Inventor About Microsoft Acquisition

Conan Checks In With Minecraft Inventor About Microsoft Acquisition

By Chris Crum September 16, 2014

The big news on Monday was that Microsoft is buying Mojang, the company behind the hugely popular Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. Naturally, the subject came up on Conan, who checked in with the inventor of the game to see how …

Notch Cancels Minecraft For Oculus Rift Notch Cancels Minecraft For Oculus Rift

The reaction from the Internet over Facebook buying Oculus VR has been all over the place. Some are saying it’s great for the Oculus VR guys as it now gives them the resources to build the platform they’ve always wanted. …

‘Minecraft’ Movie Might Actually Happen ‘Minecraft’ Movie Might Actually Happen

Software sales have shown that Minecraft is one of the most popular video games of the past few years. The game has almost continuously appeared on best-seller charts for every platform it has appeared on, including mobile platforms. The game’s …

Minecraft Pocket Edition Has Not Been Forgotten Minecraft Pocket Edition Has Not Been Forgotten

With the success of Minecraft on consoles and PCs, it’s hard to remember that the game remains insanely popular on mobile devices as well. In fact, it’s sold more than 10 million copies across both iOS and Android. Despite all …

Marvel Skin Pack For Minecraft Out Now Marvel Skin Pack For Minecraft Out Now

Activision’s Marvel games have vanished from digital storefronts as the publisher’s license with the comic book company has expired. What’s a Marvel fan who wants to play as their favorite heroes to do then? Well, there’s always the odd used …

Marvel Characters Coming To Minecraft On Xbox 360 Marvel Characters Coming To Minecraft On Xbox 360

Minecraft on consoles will always be considered the inferior experience thanks to a lack of mods. That doesn’t mean console players get no customization options though. In fact, the Xbox 360 version of the game has received plenty of DLC, …

Minecraft, Duolingo Snag Top App Store Honors Minecraft, Duolingo Snag Top App Store Honors
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Apple is the latest to reveal their 2013 year-in-review, and their editor’s pick for best app of the year is free language learning app Duolingo. Apple describes the app, which finally opened wide to the public in June of 2012, …

Minecraft Finally Comes To PS3 On Tuesday Minecraft Finally Comes To PS3 On Tuesday

At Gamescom this year, Sony announced that Minecraft would finally be making its way to the PS4. It was later announced that the game would be coming to the PS3 and PS Vita as well. It was said that Minecraft …

Minecraft Pocket Edition Gets Biggest Update Yet Minecraft Pocket Edition Gets Biggest Update Yet

With all the noise surrounding Minecraft on consoles and PC, it’s hard to forget that the game is still plugging away on mobile as well. For the millions of players who own it on their respective mobile device, big updates …

Minecraft Can Now Be Played In School
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Move over, Oregon Trail. Minecraft, the popular sandbox game where players build worlds out of 3D boxes, is being used for the first time in an elementary school in Davie, Florida. The game, which has no real end and no …

That Minecraft Documentary Is Now On YouTube

Late last year, 2 Player Productions released a documentary called Minecraft: The Story of Mojang. The film explored the origins of Minecraft and the immense impact it has had on the gaming community and players all around the world. Since …

Skyrim Pack Coming To Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition
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It’s been almost two years since Skyrim came out and devoured what little free time you had. Now you find the game a little boring though, and you don’t go back to it as much anymore. Unfortunately, there won’t be …

Minecraft 1.6 Adds Horses, Gets A New Launcher
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Minecraft 1.6 is now available for all you PC players that have been patiently awaiting the latest update. This time, Mojang has added a number of new features for all you equine fans out there. It also has a new …

Printcraft Brings Minecraft Creations To Life

People are obviously proud of their elaborate Minecraft creations. Some may even want to create physical versions of their buildings to display for all to see. One company – FigurePrints – uses 3D printers to turn Minecraft creations into reality, …

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Makes Its Way To Retail

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has already proven to be the best selling Xbox Live Arcade title ever released on the platform. Now the indie hit has a chance to become the best selling retail Xbox 360 game of the year. …

Minecraft Pi Edition Is Ready To Teach You Coding

One of Mojang’s more interesting projects of the last few months has been Minecraft Pi Edition. It’s a free version of Notch’s smash indie hit developed specifically for the Raspberry Pi. It’s been a few months in the making, and …

Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.6.0 Should Be Out Soon
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It was reported last week that Mojang was working on a smaller update for Minecraft Pocket Edition that would add a few new features, but its main purpose would be to address a few bugs. Plans change, however, and Mojang …