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Minecon 2012 will be at Disneyland Paris

Minecraft creators Mojang announced today that its 2012 Minecon event would be held at Disneyland Paris. Ticket prices and hotel registration will be detailed in the next few weeks. Tickets for Minecraft 2011 cost $99. The 2012 convention will run for two days from November 24th. Last year’s Minecon was …

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Notch is concerned by Steam’s PC dominance

Have you ever noticed that Minecraft isn’t on Steam? Well, it isn’t. Which is odd as Steam is the biggest digital PC distributor and Minecraft is one of the PC’s biggest success stories. The reason, it transpires, is that the game’s creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson remains concerned about Steam’s grip …

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Steam gaining traction on low-end PCs

Last month’s Steam hardware survey shows that more and more people are using Valve’s digital retail platform on less powerful PCs. The report shows that the number of Steam users relying on Intel’s integrated graphics has risen from 4 per cent to 11 per cent, while the use of dual …

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Minecraft sells 3m copies on XBLA

Mojang has announced the Xbox Live Arcade version of Minecraft has reached 3m copies sold. Markus ‘Notch’ Persson announced the milestone on Twitter late last week. The downloadable title released back in early May, shattering XBLA records by moving over 1m units in just five days. When the game surpassed …

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Minecraft sales close in on 10m

Total global sales of indie PC hit Minecraft are rapidly approaching 10m. The actual sales figure stands at maybe” 9.2m sales, according to Mojang’s Daniel Kaplan. Earlier today Mojang founder and Minecraft creator Markus Persson revealed that sales of the PC original had hit 6m. This means that total sales …

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