Entries in 'mojang' (78)

Xbox reveals Minecraft: Education Edition

Xbox reveals Minecraft: Education Edition

Xbox has announced that it is acquiring MinecraftEdu and releasing a new edition of Minecraft for schools.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 19th 2016 at 4:15PM in News
Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

A major new update for Minecraft's console release has begun rolling out, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:13AM in News
Minecraft: Story Mode episode 4 hits later this month

Minecraft: Story Mode episode 4 hits later this month

The fourth episode of Minecraft: Story Mode is set to launch later this month, Telltale has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:56PM in News
Minecraft finally coming to Wii U

Minecraft finally coming to Wii U

At long last, Mojang’s Minecraft is set to launch on Nintendo's Wii U.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 7th 2015 at 1:27PM in News

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Mojang pushes back Cobalt release to February

Mojang pushes back Cobalt release to February

Mojang’s long in-development third-party release Cobalt has been delayed to February 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 5:40PM in News
Minecraft is coming to the Oculus Rift in 2016

Minecraft is coming to the Oculus Rift in 2016

The world’s biggest game will enter virtual reality next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 25th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Minecraft's Markus Persson: 'I've never felt more isolated'

Minecraft's Markus Persson: 'I've never felt more isolated'

A series of tweets by Minecraft creator Markus Persson has highlighted the developer’s struggles in trying to adjust to his newfound wealth.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2015 at 3:40PM in News
GAMESCOM: Mojang's next game, Cobalt, is coming to Xbox One

GAMESCOM: Mojang's next game, Cobalt, is coming to Xbox One

Minecraft creator Mojang's new game will be a console exclusive on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:54PM in News

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Get ready for Gamescom with this week's issue of MCV

Get ready for Gamescom with this week's issue of MCV

This week, MCV has asked people from around the games industry for their tips on surviving Gamescom. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Apple rejected Mojang's Scrolls for iOS prior to its scheduled cancellation

Apple rejected Mojang's Scrolls for iOS prior to its scheduled cancellation

The mystery behind Mojang’s failure to release Scrolls on iOS appears to have been solved.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2015 at 2:59PM in News

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Mojang's block party - what is next for Minecraft?

Mojang's block party - what is next for Minecraft?

At last week's Minecon at London Excel, MCV sat down exclusively with Mojang COO Vu Bui to talk about what's next for the Swedish giant and its runaway success, Minecraft. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
Read about the future of Minecraft in this week's issue of MCV

Read about the future of Minecraft in this week's issue of MCV

There's no disputing that Minecraft is the biggest game in the world - but what does the future hold for Mojang's blockbuster title? 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 9th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
VIDEO: Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode gets debut trailer

VIDEO: Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode gets debut trailer

Telltale has provided the first look at its episodic collaboration with Mojang, Minecraft: Story Mode.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 6th 2015 at 5:39AM in News
Mojang reveals Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition

Mojang reveals Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition

Microsoft-owned studio Mojang has announced Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition for release later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 6th 2015 at 5:35AM in News

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Microsoft launching Minecraft program for teachers

Microsoft launching Minecraft program for teachers

Microsoft is readying a new online portal for educators to implement hit sandbox game Minecraft as a classroom resource.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 7:22AM in News
Minecraft surpasses 20m units sold on PC

Minecraft surpasses 20m units sold on PC

Minecraft has sold more than 20m copies on Windows and Mac platforms, developer Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 1st 2015 at 5:55AM in News
Mojang ends Scrolls support, servers shutting down next year

Mojang ends Scrolls support, servers shutting down next year

Mojang is no longer developing content for its card-battle strategy game Scrolls, with the studio confirming plans to shut down servers in 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2015 at 7:16AM in News
Super League to host Minecraft eSports events in US theaters

Super League to host Minecraft eSports events in US theaters

eSports organization Super League Gaming has announced plans for its upcoming summer tour, which will feature casual and competitive Minecraft sessions in movie theaters across US cities.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2015 at 7:01AM in News
Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Mojang’s blockbuster game Minecraft continues to take the top position in both of the iOS charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
Minecraft most-viewed games franchise on YouTube again in April

Minecraft most-viewed games franchise on YouTube again in April

Mojang’s runaway success Minecraft continues to be incredibly popular on YouTube.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 19th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
HoloLens was key driver of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition

HoloLens was key driver of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition

Microsoft’s new chief executive has revealed that HoloLens played a crucial role in the company's acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 5th 2015 at 1:29PM in News
YouTube videos featuring Minecraft hit 4.3bn views last month

YouTube videos featuring Minecraft hit 4.3bn views last month

Minecraft has once again taken the top spot on Newzoo and Octoly's monthly chart tracking the top 20 game franchises on YouTube.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 19th 2015 at 4:32AM in News
Turkey wants to ban Minecraft after government investigation decides it IS too violent

Turkey wants to ban Minecraft after government investigation decides it IS too violent

Minecraft could actually be banned in Turkey after a government investigation concluded that the game is excessively violent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 3:56PM in News