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Mojang’s block party – what is next for Minecraft?

At last week’s Minecon at London Excel, MCV sat down exclusively with Mojang COO Vu Bui to talk about what’s next for the Swedish giant and its runaway success, Minecraft. Minecon is the annual gathering for all things Minecraft. This year it was held at the London Excel, and was …

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Read about the future of Minecraft in this week’s issue of MCV

There’s no disputing that Minecraft is the biggest game in the world – but what does the future hold for Mojang’s blockbuster title? At last week’s Minecon, MCV sat down exclusively with Mojang COO Vu Bui to talk the Swedish firm’s plans for Minecraft, its intentions outside of gaming and …

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Minecon the "largest convention for a single game," according to Guinness

Guinness World Records has announced MineCon 2015 has broken the record for the largest convention for a single videogame.” This year’s Minecon attracted 10,000 attendees – enough to set a new record for an event centered around video game IP. "For a multi-genre games convention to attract 10,000 fans is …

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Mojang reveals Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition

Microsoft-owned studio Mojang has announced Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition for release later this year. The unveiling of the latest edition of the hit sandbox title came via MineCon 2015 in London over the past weekend, where thedeveloper confirmeda beta of the Windows 10 version will launch on July 29th– the …

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Microsoft launching Minecraft program for teachers

Microsoft is readying a new online portal for educators to implement hit sandbox game Minecraft as a classroom resource. Engadget reports that the website is up but not fully running yet. The trailer below gives a good impression of what the company and developer Mojang have in mind. Minecraft in …

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Minecraft surpasses 20m units sold on PC

Minecraft has sold more than 20m copies on Windows and Mac platforms, developer Mojang has announced. The PC edition of the game reached 15m sales last April and 10m sales in April 2013 – meaning the game has barely fallen off its torrid pace years after its release. 20 million …

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Mojang ends Scrolls support, servers shutting down next year

Mojang is no longer developing content for its card-battle strategy game Scrolls, with the studio confirming plans to shut down servers in 2016. In a post on the Scroll’sofficial website, the Microsoft-owned company explained that the its second full release received its last major content update earlier this month. "After …

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Super League to host Minecraft eSports events in US theaters

eSports organization Super League Gaming has announced plans for its upcoming summer tour, which will feature casual and competitive Minecraft sessions in movie theaters across US cities. Engadget reports on the freshly released schedule of events for Super League’s inaugural season, as it aims to capture the games arcade atmosphere …

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VIDEO: Watch Microsoft’s incredible Minecraft Hololens demo

Shenmue 3, The Last Guardian, Final Fantasy VII – E3 2015 has been full of big moments, and Microsoft’s Minecraft Hololens demo is right up there with the biggest. There are a ton of caveats you could apply to the demo, which was no doubt rehearsed to within an inch …

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