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Minecraft film producers in talks with Night at the Museum director – report

Night of the Museum director Shawn Levy is in talks to direct the film adaptation of Minecraft, according to a new report. Deadline reports on the director/producer’s potential involvement in the upcoming Warner Bros and Mojang-produced movie, where he’ll join The Lego Movie producer Roy Lee. In addition to Night …

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Minecraft Lego set images leaked

New images of the upcoming Minecraft-themed Lego sets have leaked, courtesy of Russian Lego retailer Mir Kibikov. Shacknews reports on the retailer’s accidental” leak of the new line prematurely, which reveals images of six upcoming Minecraft Lego sets – including The First Night, The Mine, Workbench, Dragon Edge, The Cave, …

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Mojang confirms Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Windows Phone

Microsoft-owned Mojang has confirmed the mobile edition of its hit sandbox title Minecraft will see a release on Windows Phone. Yes, Minecraft: Pocket Edition *is* coming to the Windows Phone! The port runs already, but there’s still much to do before any release,” Minecraft lead developer Jens Bergensten announced on …

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Mojang reassures Minecraft YouTubers, pledges support

Individuals and groups who make a living from posting Minecraft videos on YouTube are safe, Mojang has asserted. The company’s former owner and Minecraft creator Markus Persson found himself engaged in an online tussle in the summer following some changes to Mojang’s EULA that seemingly threatened the business of Minecraft …

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Mojang says licensing remains a small part of its Minecraft business

The business of Minecraft will remain very much in improving and developing the game, creator Mojang has claimed. Minecraft merchandising and licensing is becoming an increasingly common sight on the High Street, and the presumption is that Microsoft’s $2.5bn acquisition of Mojang was very much made with one eye on …

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Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

It seems that Microsoft’s $2.5bn acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang doesn’t mean the retail version of the brick-building game will launch on Xbox One ahead of its rival, the PS4. Microsoft’s Xbox News Wire has dated the release of the massively popular title on Xbox One for November 18th, priced …

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Mojang lowers Scrolls price ahead of arrival on tablets

Minecraft developer Mojang is to lower the price of Scrolls as it prepares to release the game on tablets. You knew that Mojang made more than just Minecraft, right? Scrolls currently costs 12.95 on PC and Mac but will be cut to $5 (around 3) when it hits tablets in …

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Minecraft PS4 heads to retail next month

Sony has announced the PlayStation 4 edition of Minecraft will receive a retail release in Europe and North America. Both Europe and US PlayStation Blogs have posted details on the physical release, with the game hitting shops on October 3rd in Europe and October 7th stateside. A day-one patch is …

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Newman on Mojang sale: ‘I’d have done the same thing’

Garry’s Mod and Rust developer Garry Newman has defended Markus ‘Notch’ Persson from the criticism he has faced following his sale of Mojang to Microsoft. Specifically, Newman thinks that an employer’s obligations to staff outrank any other concern and would much rather see a studio’s workers receive a bumper pay …

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