Entries in 'mojang' (58)

Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Minecraft once again dominates App Store charts

Mojang’s blockbuster game Minecraft continues to take the top position in both of the iOS charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 26th 2015 at 3:14PM in News
Minecraft most-viewed games franchise on YouTube again in April

Minecraft most-viewed games franchise on YouTube again in April

Mojang’s runaway success Minecraft continues to be incredibly popular on YouTube.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 19th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
HoloLens was key driver of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition

HoloLens was key driver of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition

Microsoft’s new chief executive has revealed that HoloLens played a crucial role in the company's acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 5th 2015 at 1:29PM in News
YouTube videos featuring Minecraft hit 4.3bn views last month

YouTube videos featuring Minecraft hit 4.3bn views last month

Minecraft has once again taken the top spot on Newzoo and Octoly's monthly chart tracking the top 20 game franchises on YouTube.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 19th 2015 at 4:32AM in News

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Turkey wants to ban Minecraft after government investigation decides it IS too violent

Turkey wants to ban Minecraft after government investigation decides it IS too violent

Minecraft could actually be banned in Turkey after a government investigation concluded that the game is excessively violent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 3:56PM in News
Minecraft beats out GTA for top gaming franchise on Youtube

Minecraft beats out GTA for top gaming franchise on Youtube

A new study on YouTube gaming franchises draws one inevitable conclusion: There's Minecraft, and there's everyone else.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2015 at 4:25AM in News
MineCon 2015 heads to London this summer

MineCon 2015 heads to London this summer

Mojang has announced the return of its Minecraft fan convention MineCon for 2015, and London will play host.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:59PM in News
Personal details of 1,800 Minecraft players leaked online

Personal details of 1,800 Minecraft players leaked online

1,800 Minecraft accounts have been compromised by hackers, with players’ emails and passwords leaked online.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 21st 2015 at 2:46PM in News

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition hits 30m downloads as series attracts 1.4m concurrent players

Minecraft: Pocket Edition hits 30m downloads as series attracts 1.4m concurrent players

It’s probably now fair to say that Minecraft is “a bit popular”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 1:16PM in News
Minecraft was the second most searched topic on YouTube in 2014

Minecraft was the second most searched topic on YouTube in 2014

Frozen may have beaten gaming in the UK’s 2014 entertainment sales war, but it was a different story on YouTube.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
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

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Mojang caps Scrolls IAP spending 'to retain game balance'

Mojang caps Scrolls IAP spending 'to retain game balance'

There will be a limit on how much money players of Mojang’s card game Scrolls can spend on the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 3:44PM 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
Microsoft completes Mojang acquisition

Microsoft completes Mojang acquisition

Minecraft creator Mojang is now a Microsoft company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
Mojang readying Scrolls official launch for next month

Mojang readying Scrolls official launch for next month

Strategy card game Scrolls is set to transition from open beta to full release before the end of November, developer Mojang has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 26th 2014 at 10:21PM in News

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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
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
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
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
Mojang lowers Scrolls price ahead of arrival on tablets

Mojang lowers Scrolls price ahead of arrival on tablets

Minecraft developer Mojang is to lower the price of Scrolls as it prepares to release the game on tablets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 3:00PM 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
Newman on Mojang sale: 'I'd have done the same thing'

Newman on Mojang sale: 'I'd have done the same thing'

Garry’s Mod and Rust developer Garry Newman has defended Markus ‘Notch’ Persson from the criticism he has faced following his sale of Mojang to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 11:03AM in News