Minecraft

PC, IPHONE, IPAD, MAC, XB360, XBOX ONE, PS4, PS3, PSVITA / Simulation / Release: Nov 18, 2011 / ESRB: U

Minecraft toying with official LEGO sets

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 05, 2011 7:30am PST

From blocks it came, and from blocks it may return. Minecraft developer Mojang is playing with ideas for official LEGO sets based upon the indie dig 'em up, vowing to donate any money it would earn from royalties to charity.

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Weekend Confirmed 89 - Minecraft, Uncharted 3, Mario Kart 7

By Garnett Lee, Dec 02, 2011 11:00am PST

Jeff surprises Xav and Garnett this week with tales of his first few nights fighting to survive in Minecraft. He's been hard at work with his...

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Notch steps down as Minecraft lead developer

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 02, 2011 7:45am PST

Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson has stepped down as lead developer, replaced by Mojang cohort Jens Bergensten. "He will have the final say in all design decisions, so he will kinda sorta become my boss, I guess," Persson joked.

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Minecraft may get smart villagers soon

By Steve Watts, Dec 01, 2011 12:30pm PST

Mojang's Markus "Notch" Persson talks about future plans for Minecraft, and dispenses advice for aspiring developers.

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Watch Minecraft's launch at MineCon keynote

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 21, 2011 6:00am PST

Roll up, roll up, come see the amazing Notch flip the "Activate Minecraft" switch during MineCon's keynote speech to officially launch the indie dig 'em up, joined by chums including the men of Mega64.

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition digs into iOS Thursday

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 16, 2011 9:00am PST

It's a busy week for Minecraft, the world's leading dig 'em up. The PC edition will at long last launch officially on Friday at MineCon, and now it turns out the promised iOS version will launch tomorrow for your shiny iThings.

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Minecraft sales reach 4 million units

By Xav de Matos, Nov 07, 2011 6:30pm PST

It would appear that Minecraft has far surpassed moniker of "cult-hit" as the game has reportedly sold more than four million copies.

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Minecraft on Xbox 360 playable at MineCon

By Xav de Matos, Oct 24, 2011 1:15pm PDT

Developer Mojang Specifications, the outfit established after the success of the indie fave Minecraft, has revealed that the Xbox 360 version of its smash-hit will be playable at MineCon 2011.

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MineCraft lead teases dragons

By Xav de Matos, Oct 07, 2011 6:45pm PDT

Minecraft is getting dragons... and you didn't think you day could get any better. Screens inside!

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Minecraft 'hardcore' mode destroys worlds

By Steve Watts, Sep 23, 2011 8:15am PDT

Markus "Notch" Persson has teased "Hardcore" mode for Minecraft, which deletes your world upon death. Ouch.

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Minecraft getting friendly snowmen

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 22, 2011 7:45am PDT

A period of boredom for Notch has lead to the creation of a new frozen friend for us, the snow golem. The chilly craftable chum tosses snowballs at enemies, attacking Creepers with gay abandon.

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Minecraft 1.8 update is live

By Xav de Matos, Sep 14, 2011 7:30pm PDT

Minecraft's 'Adventure Update' is now official available via the game's launcher.

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Minecraft trailer shows off Adventure update

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2011 10:30am PDT

Mojang has released a trailer for the upcoming Adventure update, tentatively due sometime this week.

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Why Minecraft isn't on Steam

By Steve Watts, Aug 30, 2011 7:45am PDT

Markus "Notch" Persson offers an explanation for why Minecraft hasn't hit Steam.

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Minecraft gets fan-made homage on DS

By Steve Watts, Aug 22, 2011 10:30am PDT

A new homebrew DS application delivers a passable Minecraft experience to your handheld device.

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