Entries in 'minecraft' (87)

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
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

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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
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

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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