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Minecraft Downloads to Continue on PC, PlayStation

Minecraft Downloads to Continue on PC, PlayStation

By Sean Patterson September 16, 2014

Yesterday Microsoft officially announced that it is acquiring Mojang, the development studio behind the game Minecraft. Microsoft will reportedly pay $2.5 billion for the Swedish game studio. Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson also announced that he will be leaving Mojang …

Scrolls Open Beta Starts June 3, Will Cost $20 Scrolls Open Beta Starts June 3, Will Cost $20

How could Notch and his team at Mojang possibly follow up the incredibly successful Minecraft? I’m not so sure myself, but Notch has a few ideas. One of those ideas is a trading card game called Scrolls and its open …

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Makes Its Way To Retail 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 Pocket Edition 0.6.0 Should Be Out Soon 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 …

Minecraft: Pocket Edition 0.5.1 Update Coming Soon Minecraft: Pocket Edition 0.5.1 Update Coming Soon

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Despite being the little brother of the bunch, Minecraft: Pocket Edition has become quite the sales juggernaut. The game stays atop the charts on both iOS and Android, and sales have surpassed 5 million. Not bad for a premium app …

Minecraft Sold 1.2 Million Copies During Xmas Week Minecraft Sold 1.2 Million Copies During Xmas Week

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Over three years out from the release of the first Minecraft Alpha, the popularity of the make-your-own-adventure sandbox game has not died down, and even appears to be rising. Mojang, the game’s developer, this week announced that it sold over …

Mark Cuban, Notch Donate 500K For Patent Reform Mark Cuban, Notch Donate 500K For Patent Reform
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a nonprofit organization that champions the public intrest in digital rights battles, today announced that it has received two huge donations from very different entrepreneurs. Mark Cuban and Markus “Notch” Persson have each donated $250,000 …

Minecraft Pocket Edition Sales Surpass 5 Million Minecraft Pocket Edition Sales Surpass 5 Million

Popular indie title Minecraft is available in three flavors – the original PC version, the Xbox 360 Edition and the Pocket Edition for mobile devices. It’s this last version, Pocket Edition, that gets the least amount of attention. Despite that, …

Get A 3D Printed Model Of Your Minecraft Creation Get A 3D Printed Model Of Your Minecraft Creation

Some of the creations people make in Minecraft border on “Seven Wonders” style grandeur. Those who make them are obviously proud, but their creations are just digital imprints that only last as long as the server or hard drive hosting …

Minecraft XBLA Gets Another Massive Update
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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has proven to be a hit beyond anybody’s expectations. The success is great, but it means that 4J Studios has to work extra hard to get out new updates to players wanting more out of their …

Notch Shows Off First 0x10c Footage

Markus “Notch” Persson is celebrated as the creator of Minecraft. Since last year, however, he left the Minecraft team to focus on a new game. It was envisioned as a space travel sim that used real 8-bit computers. We’ve seen …

Notch To Microsoft: Stop "Trying to Ruin the PC"
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Putting aside all the criticism Microsoft has been getting on its upcoming Windows 8 operating system regarding its new user interface (and also it not yet being ready for a release), a lot of the harsher criticism the company has …

Minecraft Developer Doubles its Yearly Profits

The popularity of Minecraft simply doesn’t seem to be waning. In first 15 months since Minecraft launched, the Swedish developer behind the game, Mojang, has taken in revenue exceeding $80 million. That’s a profit of around $13 million, incredible for …

Minecon 2012 Coming To DisneyLand Paris
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You may remember Minecon, the official convention for all things Minecraft, from last year. The convention took place in Las Vegas and Notch officially pushed Minecraft out of beta at the event. Since then, Notch has expressed wanting to hold …

Minecraft 1.3 Bug Fixes And Changes Announced
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The times where I do have fun with Minecraft is when I’m on a multi-player server with some friends. The single player experience is a little too lonely for my tastes, although I do understand the appeal of staving off …

Minecraft Isn’t as Fun With Real Physics

Minecraft has a strange way with physics. Players can certainly build complicated Rube Goldberg devices using the wonky physics in the game, but players can also ride waterfalls as if they were elevators. Oh, and things can hover in mid-air …

Minecraft Turned 3-Years-Old Yesterday
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Who knew Minecraft, first revealed back in May of 2009, would turn into the cultural phenomenon that it is today? I sure didn’t and I’m pretty sure even the game’s creators are still floored to this day that the game …