Entries in 'minecraft' (121)

Minecraft is a system-seller for Xbox 360

Minecraft is a system-seller for Xbox 360

Consumers are buying Xbox 360 consoles purely to play Minecraft says Graeme Taylor, store manager at indie retailer Game On.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Mar 27th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
Minecraft Realms subscription service to offer kid-friendly servers

Minecraft Realms subscription service to offer kid-friendly servers

Mojang is preparing to launch Minecraft Realms, a subscription service that will provide families a safe and easy way to play Minecraft online.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 14th 2013 at 8:05AM in News
Mojang will consider Minecraft PSN; Wii U release unlikely

Mojang will consider Minecraft PSN; Wii U release unlikely

Mojang will look into making Minecraft available through Playstation after the game’s console exclusivity deal ends with Microsoft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 6th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
Minecraft launches on Raspberry Pi

Minecraft launches on Raspberry Pi

Mojang has brought Minecraft to a new platform, announcing the game’s arrival for Raspberry Pi computers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 13th 2013 at 8:10AM in News

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Minecraft still top of UK XBLA charts

Minecraft still top of UK XBLA charts

Minecraft is still the top selling Xbox Live Arcade game in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 8th 2013 at 10:31AM in News
Minecraft boosts XBLA to record 2012

Minecraft boosts XBLA to record 2012

Microsoft’s Xbox Live Arcade saw revenue soar in 2012, thanks in large part to a trio of high grossing titles led by indie standout Minecraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2013 at 7:25AM in News
Mojang brings in $237m in 2012

Mojang brings in $237m in 2012

Mojang CEO Carl Manneh has revealed the Minecraft developer brought in revenue of nearly $240m last year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 4th 2013 at 8:40AM in News
Minecraft hits 20m sales across all platforms

Minecraft hits 20m sales across all platforms

The seemingly unending sales onslaught of Minecraft has brought the title to another major milestone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 10:05PM in News

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Minecraft XBLA hits 5m copies sold

Minecraft XBLA hits 5m copies sold

Mojang has revealed the latest milestone for its multi-platform hit Minecraft, announcing that the Xbox 360 Edition has reached 5m sales.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 8th 2013 at 8:20AM in News
Minecraft moves over 450,000 units on Christmas day

Minecraft moves over 450,000 units on Christmas day

Mojang's multi-platform cash cow Minecraft has once again flexed its muscle.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 8:05AM in News
Minecraft documentary to premiere on Xbox Live

Minecraft documentary to premiere on Xbox Live

2 Player Productions’ upcoming documentary Minecraft: The Story of Mojang will premiere this weekend on Xbox Live.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 19th 2012 at 10:50AM in News
Minecraft Pocket Edition sales hit 5m, franchise closing in on 20m mark

Minecraft Pocket Edition sales hit 5m, franchise closing in on 20m mark

Minecraft Pocket Edition is selling well, really well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 14th 2012 at 7:25AM in News

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The seven games that defined 2012 in this week's MCV

The seven games that defined 2012 in this week's MCV

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it boasts our huge review of the year where we discuss the seven games that defined 2012.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 13th 2012 at 12:19PM in News
Have your Minecraft world made into a real-life model

Have your Minecraft world made into a real-life model

Minecraft fans now have the chance to have their most impressive digital creations recreated in the real-world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2012 at 3:37PM in News
Minecraft surges past 8m copies on PC

Minecraft surges past 8m copies on PC

Mojang’s indie hit Minecraft has surpassed 8m units sold on PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2012 at 2:57AM in News
Minecraft dethrones Call of Duty as Xbox Live king

Minecraft dethrones Call of Duty as Xbox Live king

Could there be a bigger sign of the changing times?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2012 at 12:42PM in News

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Far Cry 3 invades Minecraft

Far Cry 3 invades Minecraft

Ubisoft has created a Far Cry 3 map and texture map for Minecraft on PC.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2012 at 9:37AM in News
Minecraft 360 edition 'Adventure Update' lands today

Minecraft 360 edition 'Adventure Update' lands today

The Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft is set to receive the content-packed ‘Adventure Update’ sometime later today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2012 at 7:45AM in News
Minecraft strikes book and magazine publishing deal

Minecraft strikes book and magazine publishing deal

Indie PC hit Minecraft is hitting the High Street – but you’ll have to head to the book aisle to find it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2012 at 2:39PM in News
Minecraft XBLA builds up 4m sales, averages 27,000 a day

Minecraft XBLA builds up 4m sales, averages 27,000 a day

Minecraft's Xbox 360 developer 4J has revealed more staggering numbers for the indie hit's console effort.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2012 at 7:21AM in News
Minecraft Pocket Edition out now for Kindle

Minecraft Pocket Edition out now for Kindle

The Pocket Edition of Minecraft has arrived for the Kindle Fire.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2012 at 6:22AM in News
Minecraft dev announces 'Block by Block' collaboration with UN

Minecraft dev announces 'Block by Block' collaboration with UN

Minecraft developer Mojang has announced the Block by Block program, an initiative in partnership with the UN to encourage youth to join in the planning process of building local environments.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 6th 2012 at 8:45AM in News
Schafer/Wolpaw: Minecraft, DayZ experiences nail the promise of games

Schafer/Wolpaw: Minecraft, DayZ experiences nail the promise of games

Veteran game writers Erik Wolpaw and Tim Schafer believe titles that push player-driven experiences such as Minecraft and DayZ are the future of the general gaming medium.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2012 at 11:21PM in News
Minecraft XBLA hits 3.6m copies sold

Minecraft XBLA hits 3.6m copies sold

Mojang has announced the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft has sold 3.6m copies since its May launch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2012 at 7:04AM in News
Minecraft PC exceeds 7m copies sold, major 360 update in the works

Minecraft PC exceeds 7m copies sold, major 360 update in the works

Mojang’s smash hit Minecraft has eclipsed the 7m mark for units sold on its original platform alone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 14th 2012 at 6:59AM in News