Entries in 'minecraft' (93)

Notch to disband Mojang after 10 years if no longer profitable

Notch to disband Mojang after 10 years if no longer profitable

Mojang will shut its doors a decade after its formation if the developer isn't turning a profit, company founder Markus 'Notch' Persson has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 10:31PM in News
Minecraft on PlayStation. The retail smash hit of the summer?

Minecraft on PlayStation. The retail smash hit of the summer?

Mojang hopes to repeat last year’s feat and have Minecraft sit atop of the UK retail charts all summer.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 8th 2014 at 1:43PM in News
Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft PC hits 15m sales

Minecraft's PC version has sold 15m copies, creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:11PM in News
Minecraft Xbox One Edition will take Xbox 360 save transfers

Minecraft Xbox One Edition will take Xbox 360 save transfers

Microsoft has confirmed that the upcoming Xbox One version of Minecraft will allow users to transfer their saves from Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 3:01PM in News

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Minecraft Realms launches in North America

Minecraft Realms launches in North America

Mojang's private-server service Minecraft Realms is now available in North America, the studio announced earlier today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 11:50PM in News
Minecraft for PS4 and Vita targeting Q2/Q3 release; Save transfers planned

Minecraft for PS4 and Vita targeting Q2/Q3 release; Save transfers planned

The PS4 and Vita versions of Minecraft could be with us in just a few weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 1:50PM in News
Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang has confirmed retail release plans for Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition in both North America and PAL regions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 7:18PM in News
Minecraft: PlayStation Edition hitting Blu-ray next month

Minecraft: PlayStation Edition hitting Blu-ray next month

A disc version of indie smash-hit Minecraft will arrive on PS3 next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:24PM in News

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Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition has surpassed 21m copies sold, developer Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:47AM in News
VIDEO: See The Simpsons' Minecraft parody intro

VIDEO: See The Simpsons' Minecraft parody intro

That’s when you know you’ve made it, right?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 12:11PM in News
New version of Minecraft set for Amazon Fire TV

New version of Minecraft set for Amazon Fire TV

Minecraft will be one of the big third-party launching on Amazon Fire TV.

The video streaming box/games console hybrid has been backed by a number of developers, and Minecraft, Asphalt ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 5:17PM in News
Minecraft tops UK Xbox Live charts for seventh time in 2014

Minecraft tops UK Xbox Live charts for seventh time in 2014

The Xbox 360 version of Mojang’s Minecraft is once again top of the UK Xbox Live charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:42AM in News

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Bleszinski: Cancelling Minecraft on Oculus makes Notch look like a pouty kid

Bleszinski: Cancelling Minecraft on Oculus makes Notch look like a pouty kid

Famed developer Cliff Bleszinski has criticised Markus Persson for his decision to pull the plug on the Oculus Rift version of Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft's next major console update is ready to launch, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:14PM in News
Persson cancels Minecraft for Oculus Rift following Facebook swoop

Persson cancels Minecraft for Oculus Rift following Facebook swoop

A virtual reality version of Minecraft in the planning stages for Oculus Rift has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:40PM in News
Warner Bros plotting Minecraft movie

Warner Bros plotting Minecraft movie

Minecraft creator Markus Persson is in discussion with Warner Bros over a Minecraft movie, he has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 28th 2014 at 10:02AM in News

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VIDEO: Minecraft introduces mini-games

VIDEO: Minecraft introduces mini-games

Mojang is currently testing mini-games in Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 10:25AM in News
'Significantly bigger worlds' coming to Minecraft Pocket Edition

'Significantly bigger worlds' coming to Minecraft Pocket Edition

Mojang has promised some significant new functionality for the mobile version of its hit title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2014 at 1:10PM in News
Minecraft PC surpasses 14m units sold

Minecraft PC surpasses 14m units sold

Minecraft has reached new sales heights again this week, thanks to another milestone for the original version on Windows and Mac.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 4th 2014 at 7:10AM in News
Minecraft sells 1m copies on PS3

Minecraft sells 1m copies on PS3

Minecraft has already sold 1m copies on PS3, following its launch on PlayStation Network in December.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 26th 2014 at 11:15PM in News
Minecraft finally arriving on PS3 this week

Minecraft finally arriving on PS3 this week

The long-awaited release of Minecraft on PS3 is just hours away, Mojang has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 2:24PM in News
Minecraft introduces one-click Twitch broadcasting

Minecraft introduces one-click Twitch broadcasting

Twitch and Mojang have teamed up to introduce simple Twitch broadcasting to the PC version of the smash-hit game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 12:05PM in News
Minecraft tops One Direction as top selling annual

Minecraft tops One Direction as top selling annual

Publisher Egmont has announced that Minecraft has knocked One Direction off the top spot as the best selling annual in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 15th 2013 at 11:00AM in News
Minecraft for PS3 creeps toward release

Minecraft for PS3 creeps toward release

One of the biggest Xbox 360 success stories this year is nearing its long-awaited release on PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:56PM in News
Minecraft reveals Twitch partnership

Minecraft reveals Twitch partnership

Video broadcasting platform Twitch has struck a new partnership with Mojang to make it easier to stream Minecraft videos.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 4th 2013 at 3:28PM in News