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Minecraft sells 3m copies on XBLA

Mojang has announced the Xbox Live Arcade version of Minecraft has reached 3m copies sold. Markus ‘Notch’ Persson announced the milestone on Twitter late last week. The downloadable title released back in early May, shattering XBLA records by moving over 1m units in just five days. When the game surpassed …

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Minecraft on 360 breaks XBLA sales records

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has smashed all previous Xbox Live Arcade sales records after selling the most units in just 24 hours. The downloadable title – priced at 1,600 Microsoft Points (around 15) – went on sale on Wednesday, May 9th. Within its first hour on sale it had become …

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Minecraft shots revealed

PC hit Minecraft has been given the alcoholic drinks treatment by gaming caf Loading. The Cornwall-based company – which was nominated for the Star Store MCV Award earlier this year – produced the themed drink set using 81 shot glasses and 162 measures of alcohol. It’s been built as a …

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EA are "cynical bastards" who are "methodically destroying" games

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has unleashed a vicious verbal assault on leading global publisher EA. He was seemingly provoked by EA’s new Indie Bundle on Steam which includes indie titles EA has previously digitally published such as Shank and DeathSpank. EA releases an ‘indie bundle’? That’s not how that …

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