Posts Tagged Minecraft


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.

By Paul Younger | 5 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Mar 2013 | 3

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.

By Paul Younger | 22 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 12 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

MineCon 2012 taking place at Disneyland Paris

Mojang has decided to head to mainland Europe for this year’s MineCon.

By John Robertson | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Notch felt “threatened” by Minecraft mod

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has expressed his unease over the ‘Minecraft Coder Pack’ mod, a creation that allows you to reverse engineer the game and rebuild it with fresh lines of code and modifications.

By John Robertson | 1 Aug 2012 | 2

Notch worried by Steam’s dominance in PC market

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson, creator of runaway success story Minecraft, has voiced concerns over the power Valve’s Steam digital distribution service currently has over the PC market.

By John Robertson | 26 Jul 2012 | 3

XBLA version of Minecraft builds audience of 3 million

The Xbox Live Arcade release of Minecraft continues to be rather popular.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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).

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Minecraft (Xbox 360 Edition) [Review] – Lego for survivalists

Due to a pathological aversion to anything that gets hyped to the skies, until just recently I’d never played the original PC version of Minecraft.

By Peter Parrish | 10 May 2012 | Comments Off