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Minecraft

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

Minecraft mod support planned

By Garnett Lee, Apr 26, 2011 6:30pm PDT

Minecraft developer Notch laid out the plans for mod support in the game in a post on his blog. They include a licensing agreement and possibly a mod marketplace.

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Minecraft clone FortressCraft declared fastest-selling XBLIG title

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 18, 2011 7:00am PDT

According to indie dev ProjectorGames, its Minecraft clone for Xbox 360 has become the new fastest-selling Xbox Live Indie Games title.

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Minecraft shares Skyrim's release date

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 08, 2011 6:00am PDT

Though you've doubtless been playing Minecraft for yonks now, the indie dig 'em up finally has a release date--the same day as Skyrim.

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Minecraft made $33 million in revenue so far

By Steve Watts, Apr 06, 2011 1:45pm PDT

Minecraft creator Markus Persson has revealed that about 1.8 million people have bought Minecraft, leading to roughly $33 million in revenue.

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GDC: Minecraft wins top IGF award

By Steve Watts, Mar 03, 2011 12:30pm PST

Minecraft took top honors at this year's Independent Games Festival awards, snagging both the Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game,...

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Minecraft Headed to iOS Devices This Year

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 21, 2011 9:00am PST

Indie megastar Minecraft will be released for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad later this year, Gamasutra reports. Rip-offs and clones of Mojang's dig...

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"Alice, Minecraft is also coming to Android. Are you going to update the article accordingly?"

- JackAxe see all 79 comments

Daily Filter: January 31, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Jan 31, 2011 6:15pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom

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"Saw a little about Interstellar Marines this weekend. My interest is piqued."

- EnderWigginDA see all 2 comments

Minecraft: Over One Million Sold

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 13, 2011 8:00am PST

We can all appreciate the soft, voluptuous and Rubenesque form of a number with many zeroes so here's another for you--Minecraft yesterday passed...

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"Game's primary success factor is the hype train that followed it. It deserves the merit of being ..."

- hyperwired see all 32 comments

LIMBO, Red Dead Redemption, and Mass Effect 2 Most Nominated Games for 11th Annual GDC Awards

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 12, 2011 10:00am PST

The nominees for the 11th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards have been announced, meaning that we now get to see what games the international...

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"How Bad Company 2 did not get nominated for Best Technology is beyond me."

- zardoz555 see all 16 comments

Minecraft Gift Codes Available Now; Get Them Pre-Beta!

By Brian Leahy, Dec 16, 2010 4:00pm PST

If you would like to give the gift of addiction this holiday season, Mojang and the Minecraft gang are now selling gift codes that can be given to...

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"This is as mean as getting those you love into Evercrack. Not that I discourage such rude behavior."

- Matt Burris see all 3 comments

Minecraft Entering Beta Later This Month With Price Bump

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 13, 2010 6:00am PST

Dig 'em up and indie darling Minecraft will finally exit the alpha stage of development and enter beta on December 20, creator Markus 'Notch'...

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"So, Shack, I thought Minecraft seemed cool but didn't get into it. Now I am thinking that it ..."

- Aztiel see all 28 comments

Minecraft Sells 500,000 Copies; Halloween Update Previewed

By Brian Leahy, Oct 29, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Minecraft has now sold over 500,000 copies, while still in its alpha phase. Beyond that, the game has registered almost 1.6 million users. This...

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"Maybe it's just me, and I usually like this kind of stuff, but I don't get the interest in ..."

- phinn see all 64 comments

Super Meat Boy PC Getting Mr. Minecraft, Three Songs On Rock Band Network, Soundtrack Remix Contest

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 22, 2010 3:15pm PDT

Team Meat's crushingly difficult (and insanely fun!) Super Meat Boy launched this week on Xbox Live Arcade to mostly rave reviews. A trio of cool...

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"Such a fun game. brickmatt convinced me to get it and I played it last night and most of the day ..."

- OmegaRed59 see all 11 comments

Minecraft Features Detailed, Undergoing Denial of Service Attacks

By Brian Leahy, Oct 21, 2010 1:20pm PDT

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has released some additional details about the game's planned Halloween update. There are six new...

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"Six employees and one of them is a CEO... of five employees... WTF?"

- Bensam123 see all 47 comments

Minecraft Halloween Update Detailed

By Brian Leahy, Oct 04, 2010 12:40pm PDT

Minecraft will be getting a Halloween themed update on October 31, according to a blog post by developer Notch. The feature list is written "in...

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"I was on the bus in Stockholm today and overheard two people talking about Minecraft using the ..."

- hamliga see all 35 comments