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Minecraft XBLA dated for May, Arcade Next revealed

Microsoft has revealed a launch date for the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade edition of Minecraft. As promised, Play XBLA has the goods on the 360 version’s release date along with some other notable info. The port of the PC megahit will be out on May 9th, and will run you …

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Minecraft Xbox 360 launch date and details coming today

Microsoft is set to announce launch details for the much anticipated Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft sometime later today. Play XBLA is currently running a countdown, stating it will be the first outlet with news of the release date along with other new info for the console port. It was …

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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. Issues arose several months back when Mojang received the news that they were being summoned to court by Bethesda for choosing the Scrolls name …

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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 employees. Last week, Persson announced on Twitter that he was giving the money to his co-workers, who according to him …

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Minecraft creator to get BAFTA Special Award

Indie development legend and millionaire Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is to be awarded with the Special Award at the GAME British Academy Video Games Awards on March 16th. The Swedish creator of Minecraft shot to fame through his first independent project – Minecraft. Initially released in beta form in 2009, the …

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Minecraft dev Mojang hires community members

Minecraft developer Mojang Specifications has acquired some new employees straight from its own community to help enhance server support for its massively popular sandbox title. The new hires were selected from the Minecraft community; specifically, the top four developers of Bukkit, a community-based group focused on Minecraft server implementation. [The …

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Minecraft LEGO could be on the way

Danish toy giant LEGO has announced possible plans to release an official toy line based on Minecraft. The possibility cam about when users were given the opportunity to vote for the tie-up on LEGO’s Cuusoo website, where the public are invited to vote on pitches for new ideas submitted by …

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