Entries in 'notch' (11)

Minecraft creator drops $70m on Beverly Hills' most expensive house

Minecraft creator drops $70m on Beverly Hills' most expensive house

Notch – the man behind indie juggarnaut Minecraft – has purchased the most expensive house ever in Beverly Hills.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 19th 2014 at 10:37AM 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
Notch: "Mojang sale is not about the money, it's about my sanity"

Notch: "Mojang sale is not about the money, it's about my sanity"

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has said that the growth of Minecraft and the influence the game now exerts are the reasons behind his decision to sell Mojang.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:15PM in News
Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Notch to pocket $1.4bn of potential $2bn Microsoft Mojang buyout

Those questioning Markus Persson’s reported decision to sell his studio Mojang to Microsoft need to take a realistic look at the numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:09AM in News

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Notch at loggerheads with Minecraft users (and press) over EULA

Notch at loggerheads with Minecraft users (and press) over EULA

The monetization rules that govern Minecraft servers have led to a public spat between the game’s creator and his community.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 2:40PM in News
Minecraft creator debuts new game Cliffhorse

Minecraft creator debuts new game Cliffhorse

Notch’s first commercial release since Minecraft is… a title where gamers play as a horse. On some hills.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 9th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
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
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

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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
Notch abandons 0x10c, says failures in development are OK

Notch abandons 0x10c, says failures in development are OK

Sometimes a developer has to have the courage to walk away from a project, even at the risk of being labeled an “under delivering visionary”, says Markus 'Notch' Persson.

by Seth Tipps
on Aug 21st 2013 at 12:36PM 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