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Minecraft dev announces ‘Block by Block’ collaboration with UN

Minecraft developer Mojang has announced the Block by Block program, an initiative in partnership with the UN to encourage youth to join in the planning process of building local environments. The development studio explains the collaboration on its blog as similar to the program implemented in Sweden. A reconstruction of …

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Schafer/Wolpaw: Minecraft, DayZ experiences nail the promise of games

Veteran game writers Erik Wolpaw and Tim Schafer believe titles that push player-driven experiences such as Minecraft and DayZ are the future of the general gaming medium. Speaking at a panel in Seattle over the weekend (and passed on by Kotaku), the pair waxed poetic on what the two titles …

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Minecraft XBLA hits 3.6m copies sold

Mojang has announced the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft has sold 3.6m copies since its May launch. "Was really surprised to see that 3.6 million people have now purchased Minecraft for Xbox," Mojang’s Daniel Kaplan wrote on Twitter. Add to that over 7m sold on PC (as of earlier this …

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Minecraft PC exceeds 7m copies sold, major 360 update in the works

Mojang’s smash hit Minecraft has eclipsed the 7m mark for units sold on its original platform alone. The PC sales figure is just the latest in a string of significant milestones for the title, which smashed XBLA records when it debuted on the 360 earlier this year. More than 7 …

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Mojang profits more than double

Minecraft developer Mojang is on course to make a profit of more than €14m in its second year. The studio made €7.2m last year, and is confident the hugely popular building game will continue to be its main source of revenue, according to MCV Nordic. Last year, more than three …

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