Entries in 'notch' (20)

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 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

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Persson confesses to feeling the pressure after Minecraft success

Persson confesses to feeling the pressure after Minecraft success

20m sales and counting – indie hit Minecraft is one of the most remarkable successes in the history of gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2013 at 3:44PM in News
Markus 'Notch' Persson currently ranked as the second most influential person in the world

Markus 'Notch' Persson currently ranked as the second most influential person in the world

The creator of indie gaming hit Minecraft is in the running to be named as the second most influential person in the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2013 at 12:39PM in News
Persson blocks Minecraft's Windows 8 certification

Persson blocks Minecraft's Windows 8 certification

Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson had made a public declaration of opposition to Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2012 at 3:03PM in News
Mojang profits more than double

Mojang profits more than double

Minecraft developer Mojang is on course to make a profit of more than 14m in its second year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 8th 2012 at 11:32AM in News

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Notch is concerned by Steam's PC dominance

Notch is concerned by Steam's PC dominance

Have you ever noticed that Minecraft isn’t on Steam?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 26th 2012 at 12:04PM in News
Minecraft sells 3m copies on XBLA

Minecraft sells 3m copies on XBLA

Mojang has announced the Xbox Live Arcade version of Minecraft has reached 3m copies sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 23rd 2012 at 7:14AM in News
Minecraft on 360 breaks XBLA sales records

Minecraft on 360 breaks XBLA sales records

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has smashed all previous Xbox Live Arcade sales records after selling the most units in just 24 hours.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 1:46PM in News
Minecraft shots revealed

Minecraft shots revealed

PC hit Minecraft has been given the alcoholic drinks treatment by gaming café Loading.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 8th 2012 at 4:33PM in News

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EA are "cynical bastards" who are "methodically destroying" games

EA are "cynical bastards" who are "methodically destroying" games

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has unleashed a vicious verbal assault on leading global publisher EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2012 at 2:43PM in News
Notch reveals new sci-fi game 0x10c

Notch reveals new sci-fi game 0x10c

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is working on a futuristic space game which could feature a monthly subscription.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 4th 2012 at 9:36AM in News
Notch wants to make Elite-style space game inspired by Firefly

Notch wants to make Elite-style space game inspired by Firefly

Having conquered the world with hit indie PC hit Minecraft, famed developer Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has revealed a bold idea for a future title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 2:53PM in News
Bethesda and Mojang settle on Scrolls lawsuit

Bethesda and Mojang settle on Scrolls lawsuit

An agreement has been made between Mojang and Bethesda regarding the Scrolls trademark dispute, Mojang CEO and Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has announced via twitter.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 12th 2012 at 6:38AM in News

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Notch twitters about his profit sharing

Mojang employees split Notch's money

Mojang founder and Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has made an unusual decision about what to do with the dividends from his wildly successful game studio: give it to his ...

Mats Nylund
by Mats Nylund
on Mar 5th 2012 at 4:15PM in News
Minecraft's Notch offers to fund Psychonauts 2 development

Minecraft's Notch offers to fund Psychonauts 2 development

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is prepared to personally fund development of a sequel to Double Fine’s critically acclaimed title Psychonauts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2012 at 4:00PM in News
Notch steps away from Minecraft development

Notch steps away from Minecraft development

Markus Persson (aka Notch), the creator of hit PC title Minecraft, has after four years stepped away from the game to focus on other projects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 3:09PM in News
Bethesda issues legal warning to Minecraft dev

Bethesda issues legal warning to Minecraft dev

Bethesda lawyers have sent a cease and desist letter to Markus ‘Notch’ Persson over the naming of Mojang Specifications’ upcoming title Scrolls, Persson has claimed via Twitter.

by Stuart Richardson
on Aug 8th 2011 at 9:17AM in News