Posts Tagged Minecraft
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.
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.
GAME celebrating “Minecraft Month” with in-store events
Shock news: a major high-street games retailer is actually doing something with PC games.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Minecraft shifts 10 million on PC – Horses incoming
There’s no stopping the popularity of Minecraft as PC sales have now surpassed 10 million according to Mojang.
Mojang to offer subscriptions for ‘Minecraft Realms,’ family-focused servers
According to a piece over at GamesIndustry, Mojang is planning to offer a subscription-based Minecraft server service based at families with younger children.
Minecraft surpasses 9 million sold on PC and Mac
Notch was busy this morning pointing out that Minecraft has sold a whopping 9+ million copies.
Minecraft on PC sells 8 million
Fans of Notch’s Minecraft will be pleased to hear that the PC version of the blocky building game has now sold a whopping 8 million units.
Minecraft to get bizarre Far Cry 3 tie-in
Cross-promotion has officially gone a bit weird, with an announcement from Ubisoft about a Far Cry 3 tie-in for Minecraft.
Minecraft 360 update adds creative mode, lets you build stuff
Today is the day that owners of Minecraft on Xbox 360 will be able to begin working on their own grand design.
Early footage from Mojang’s 0x10c game [Video]
By early, I mean really early. You’ll see what that means when you get to playing the video.
Notch doesn’t like Windows 8, doesn’t want Minecraft on the OS
The outspoken creator of Minecraft, Markuss ‘Notch’ Persson, has stood in the way of Microsoft’s attempt to certify the game for Windows 8.
MineCon 2012 taking place at Disneyland Paris
Mojang has decided to head to mainland Europe for this year’s MineCon.
XBLA version of Minecraft builds audience of 3 million
The Xbox Live Arcade release of Minecraft continues to be rather popular.
Finally, you can ride a Minecraft pig in Skyrim
People have modded a whole lot of things into Skyrim, from My Little Ponies to dragons possessed by deceased wrestlers, to more My Little Ponies, and disturbing dungeon sex’n’dismemberment fantasies (sometimes all of the above, combined).