Entries in 'persson' (5)

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
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
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
Persson cancels Minecraft for Oculus Rift following Facebook swoop

Persson cancels Minecraft for Oculus Rift following Facebook swoop

A virtual reality version of Minecraft in the planning stages for Oculus Rift has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:40PM in News

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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