More stories on: Minecraft


Telltale making Minecraft: Story Mode

And now for your daily dose of “Wait, what?” courtesy of Telltale Games, Mojang, and Minecraft: Story Mode.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Dec 2014 | 4

IncGamers Podcast #181

In this week’s episode of the podcast, we have a high level ethical and intellectual debate about whether we’d sell out for a sum of $2.5 billion do … we would.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Sep 2014 | 4

Microsoft purchase Mojang and Minecraft for $2.5 billion – Notch Leaves

As expected, the Mojang sale goes through and Microsoft sound very pleased with the acquisition.

By Paul Younger | 15 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Microsoft purchase Mojang and Minecraft for $2.5 billion – Notch Leaves

Microsoft’s $2.5 billion Mojang purchase expected on Monday

Sorry Minecraft fans, the unstoppable hand of Microsoft’s capital seems like it’s slowly closing around the neck of your game.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Sep 2014 | 1

GAME celebrating “Minecraft Month” with in-store events

Shock news: a major high-street games retailer is actually doing something with PC games.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on GAME celebrating “Minecraft Month” with in-store events

League of Legends tops Core PC games list for June

Newzoo has released new statistic in conjunction with Overwolf to reveal the most popular PC games played in June according to their data gathering.

By Paul Younger | 10 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on League of Legends tops Core PC games list for June

Minecraft hit by Heartbleed too, so you should change your password

Update: Updated list of PC game services affected and actions you need to take.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Apr 2014 | Comments Off on Minecraft hit by Heartbleed too, so you should change your password

Minecraft 1.7.6 pre-release 1 brings unique players IDs

The 1.7.6 pre-release 1 update for Minecraft means there’s nowhere to hide as Mojang starts to implement unique player IDs.

By Paul Younger | 4 Apr 2014 | Comments Off on Minecraft 1.7.6 pre-release 1 brings unique players IDs

Minecraft for Oculus VR would have been free. Notch is not “driven by capitalism” as war of words rages with Bleszinski

The exchange of words between Cliff Bleszinski  and Markus “Notch” Persson continued over Persson’s decision to not bring Minecraft to the Oculus Rift earlier this week following the Facebook acquisition of Oculus VR.

By Paul Younger | 28 Mar 2014 | 1

No Minecraft for the Oculus Rift – Persson doesn’t trust Facebook

On the back of this evening’s announcement of an Oculus VR acquisition  by Facebook, the industry has been chipping in with their thoughts on the deal.

By Paul Younger | 26 Mar 2014 | Comments Off on No Minecraft for the Oculus Rift – Persson doesn’t trust Facebook

Minecraft snapshot 14w04a brings new features

A new day brings the Minecraft snapshot 14w04a update which includes a few important things players should be aware of.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Minecraft snapshot 14w04a brings new features

Minecraft releases snapshot 14w02b, fixes crashes with 14w02a

I’ve never written about a Minecraft snapshot in my life, so this will be an exciting new adventure for all of us.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Minecraft releases snapshot 14w02b, fixes crashes with 14w02a

Minecraft reaches 13 million copies sold

We’ve been watching the Minecraft sales numbers slowly tick up all week and today the blocky smash hit reached a new sales milestone.

By Paul Younger | 13 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Minecraft reaches 13 million copies sold

Minecraft 1.7.3 pre-release version now adds Twitch streaming

Due for release next week, Minecraft 1.7.3 will finally bring Twitch integration to Minecraft but a pre-release version is available now.

By Paul Younger | 6 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Minecraft 1.7.3 pre-release version now adds Twitch streaming

Minecraft Twitch integration now open to the public

If you’re reading this, you’re connected to the internet, which means there’s a 98.2% chance that you stream games onto Twitch.tv or upload them onto YouTube.

By Tim McDonald | 22 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Minecraft Twitch integration now open to the public

Minecraft adding Twitch streaming support

There’s not much gamers won’t watch these days on Twitch and Mojang are keen to join the action with Mincecraft  which has proved popular viewing on the streaming service.

By Paul Younger | 2 Nov 2013 | 1

Amazing UK OS map recreated in Minecraft

The Ordnance Survey  Innovation Labs team have been undertaking a rather unusual project, the recreation of the the UK in Minecraft.

By Paul Younger | 24 Sep 2013 | 2

Orlando hoy: Minecon heads to Florida this year

I like to imagine Minecon as a huge room full of people tapping away at walls, floors and ceilings with tiny pickaxes.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Orlando hoy: Minecon heads to Florida this year