Entries in 'minecraft' (87)

Minecraft creator drops $70m on Beverly Hills' most expensive house

Minecraft creator drops $70m on Beverly Hills' most expensive house

Notch – the man behind indie juggarnaut Minecraft – has purchased the most expensive house ever in Beverly Hills.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 19th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Telltale to release episodic Minecraft game in 2015

Telltale to release episodic Minecraft game in 2015

The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones developer Telltale’s next project has been revealed – an episodic series based on Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Game of Thrones tops UK Xbox Live Charts

Game of Thrones tops UK Xbox Live Charts

Telltale’s Game of Thrones title has shot straight to the top of the Xbox Live Arcade charts in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Minecraft

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Minecraft

There’s only one statistic that you need to know about the scale and popularity of Minecraft – Microsoft spent $2.5bn buying it.

on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:00PM in News

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition arrives on Windows Phone

Minecraft: Pocket Edition arrives on Windows Phone

Minecraft has landed on yet another platform this week, as the Microsoft-owned property is now available for Windows Phone devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 8:17AM in News
Star Wars Minecraft skins hit Xbox platforms

Star Wars Minecraft skins hit Xbox platforms

Microsoft has announced the release of the Star Wars Classic Skin Pack for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One editions of Minecraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 26th 2014 at 6:34AM in News
Minecraft film producers in talks with Night at the Museum director - report

Minecraft film producers in talks with Night at the Museum director - report

Night of the Museum director Shawn Levy is in talks to direct the film adaptation of Minecraft, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2014 at 4:59PM in News
Limited edition PS4 bundle includes FIFA 15 and Minecraft for free

Limited edition PS4 bundle includes FIFA 15 and Minecraft for free

A special PS4 bundle is coming to retail that includes Minecraft and FIFA 15 for no extra cost.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:20PM in News

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Minecraft Lego set images leaked

Minecraft Lego set images leaked

New images of the upcoming Minecraft-themed Lego sets have leaked, courtesy of Russian Lego retailer Mir Kibikov.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2014 at 11:01PM in News
Mojang confirms Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Windows Phone

Mojang confirms Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Windows Phone

Microsoft-owned Mojang has confirmed the mobile edition of its hit sandbox title Minecraft will see a release on Windows Phone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 12th 2014 at 3:34AM in News
Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition dated in UK

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition dated in UK

The Vita version of Minecraft finally has a release date in the UK and Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Mojang reassures Minecraft YouTubers, pledges support

Mojang reassures Minecraft YouTubers, pledges support

Individuals and groups who make a living from posting Minecraft videos on YouTube are safe, Mojang has asserted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:24PM in News

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Mojang says licensing remains a small part of its Minecraft business

Mojang says licensing remains a small part of its Minecraft business

The business of Minecraft will remain very much in improving and developing the game, creator Mojang has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

It seems that Microsoft’s $2.5bn acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang doesn’t mean the retail version of the brick-building game will launch on Xbox One ahead of its rival, the PS4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:43AM in News
Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft will receive a retail release in Europe and North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:58AM in News
Egmont: Our best-selling Minecraft book has sold 1m in the UK

Egmont: Our best-selling Minecraft book has sold 1m in the UK

Book publisher Egmont has revealed that its best-selling official Minecraft book has sold 1m units in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 16th 2014 at 11:22AM in News

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Notch: "Mojang sale is not about the money, it's about my sanity"

Notch: "Mojang sale is not about the money, it's about my sanity"

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has said that the growth of Minecraft and the influence the game now exerts are the reasons behind his decision to sell Mojang.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:15PM in News
Spencer vows that Minecraft will not be pulled from PlayStation and iOS

Spencer vows that Minecraft will not be pulled from PlayStation and iOS

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that Microsoft’s acquisition of Mojang will not result in the game being dropped on rival platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
Mojang confirms $2.5bn Microsoft acquisition

Mojang confirms $2.5bn Microsoft acquisition

As expected, Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft creators Mojang has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Minecraft owner Mojang is a perfect fit for Microsoft's ambitions

Minecraft owner Mojang is a perfect fit for Microsoft's ambitions

IHS games analyst Piers Harding-Rolls discusses Microsoft's reported bid for Minecraft owner Mojang.

on Sep 15th 2014 at 8:33AM in News
Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Formal reveal of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition set for Monday - report

Microsoft’s rumoured impending deal to acquire Minecraft developer Mojang could be announced as early as Monday, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 13th 2014 at 10:12PM in News
Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Mojang 'is a perfect fit' for Microsoft, analyst says

Market analyst Piers Harding-Rolls has said that the expected union of Microsoft and Mojang is a very low-risk move for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Those questioning Markus Persson’s reported decision to sell his studio Mojang to Microsoft need to take a realistic look at the numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:09AM in News
Hexagonal Minecraft Blockopedia book heading to retail

Hexagonal Minecraft Blockopedia book heading to retail

Egmont Publishing is releasing a new Minecraft book called Blockopedia.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Sep 11th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Persson likely to leave Microsoft-owned Mojang; Minecraft won't be pulled from PS4 and PS3

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is unlikely to stay at Mojang once Microsoft’s acquisition of the Minecraft developer is completed, reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:49AM in News