Entries in 'minecraft' (73)

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

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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
Minecraft toys heading to retail

Minecraft toys heading to retail

Jazwares’ new range of Minecraft toys is hitting stores this month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
Minecraft featured in upcoming South Park episode

Minecraft featured in upcoming South Park episode

This week’s South Park episode will revolve around Minecraft, and – more specifically – the notion that concerned parents have no clue what the indie game sensation actually is.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2013 at 7:25AM in News
Ordnance Survey maps Britain in Minecraft

Ordnance Survey maps Britain in Minecraft

A complete map of the British Isles built using the Minecraft has been made freely available by Ordnance Surney.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 12:37PM in News

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Minecraft also heading to PS3 and Vita

Minecraft also heading to PS3 and Vita

Looks like Microsoft's exclusivity over the indie phenomenon is well and truly over with Minecraft heading to two more PlayStation platforms.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 10:26AM in News
Minecraft confirmed as PS4 launch title

Minecraft confirmed as PS4 launch title

Indie phenomenon Minecraft is heading to PlayStation 4.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 20th 2013 at 7:25PM in News
Payday 2 knocks Minecraft from No.1

Payday 2 knocks Minecraft from No.1

The team at 505 Games will be celebrating this week as its tactical shooter Payday 2 has topped the charts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition surpasses 8m units sold

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition surpasses 8m units sold

Mojang's hit sandbox game Minecraft has sold over 8m units, console developer 4J Studios has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2013 at 11:40PM in News

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Third week at the top for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Third week at the top for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

The retail version of Minecraft for Xbox 360 has topped the UK charts for a third week running.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 12th 2013 at 10:10AM in News
Minecraft is the UK's No.1 for the second week in a row

Minecraft is the UK's No.1 for the second week in a row

The Xbox 360 Edition of Minecraft has claimed its second successive No.1 in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 9:25AM in News
Microsoft indie plans get Notch's blessing

Microsoft indie plans get Notch's blessing

Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has endorsed Microsoft's recently announced plan to make every Xbox One work as a dev kit.

by Seth Tipps
on Jul 30th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
US media rounds on Minecraft, dubs it 'Minecrack'

US media rounds on Minecraft, dubs it 'Minecrack'

One of the most successful and creative games of recent times has become the bizarre target of the US media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2013 at 11:44AM in News

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Minecraft 360 claims first UK No.1; Pikmin 3 debuts in 2nd

Minecraft 360 claims first UK No.1; Pikmin 3 debuts in 2nd

A 74 per cent week-on-week jump in sales has seen Microsoft’s Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition claim its first No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2013 at 9:39AM in News
More Minecraft LEGO heads to market

More Minecraft LEGO heads to market

Outrageously successful online game Minecraft is getting even more LEGO merchandise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 17th 2013 at 4:41PM in News
Mini golf chain issues cease and desist letter to Minecraft developer

Mini golf chain issues cease and desist letter to Minecraft developer

Minecraft developer Mojang has been served a cease and desist letter from US mini golf chain Putt-Putt regarding user-created levels using the likeness of the company’s courses.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 11th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sells 7m copies on XBLA

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sells 7m copies on XBLA

Continuing the recent streak of Minecraft sales figure news, 4J Studios has announced that Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has moved past 7m sales.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 28th 2013 at 5:30PM in News
Minecraft moves 11m units on PC

Minecraft moves 11m units on PC

Indie megahit Minecraft has surpassed 11m sales on the game’s original platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2013 at 7:25AM in News
Notch confirms strong retail performance for Minecraft Xbox 360

Notch confirms strong retail performance for Minecraft Xbox 360

The retail version of Minecraft was the best-selling Xbox 360 game in its launch window, according to the game’s creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2013 at 6:09AM in News
MICROSOFT: Minecraft for Xbox One confirmed

MICROSOFT: Minecraft for Xbox One confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed the indie sensation that is Minecraft is coming to its new console.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2013 at 6:16PM in News