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Notch steps away from Minecraft development

Markus Persson (aka Notch), the creator of hit PC title Minecraft, has after four years stepped away from the game to focus on other projects. Ongoing development of the IP will from this point on be handled by new Minecraft lead developer Jens Bergensten, who has been working on the …

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Mojang wins Bethesda injunction in Scrolls case

Mojang Specifications has won an interim injunction in its court battle with Bethesda over its upcoming title Scrolls. We won the interim injunction! We can keep using the name ‘Scrolls’,” said Markus ‘notch’ Persson on twitter.ZeniMax/Bethesda can still appeal the ruling, but I’m very happy.” The court’s overall assessment does …

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Mojang and Bethesda heading for courts

Mojang has been summoned to court to settle a trademark dispute with Bethesda, the Swedish studio’s founder has said. The publisher, which is also currently suing Interplay, claims it has first right to use the ‘scrolls’ term with entertainment products. Mojang, the developer of PC sensation Minecraft, is currently building …

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Why Mojang and Steam don’t get on

Minecraft, one of the most popular PC games of recent years, has yet to launch on Steam due to a conflict of interests over DLC terms, the game’s creator has said. Markus Persson has been unremitting in his admiration of Valve’s digital channel, but said current platform restrictions would negatively …

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Mojang becomes indie games publisher

The ascent of Minecraft studio Mojang knows no bounds – a multi-million dollar franchise, a fanbase to envy, an event and growing merchandise business… And now it’s a third-party publisher too, helping bring another indie studio’s game to market. Mojang has signed up Cobalt from Oxeye Game Studios. It’s the …

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