4J Studios News


Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sells a million copies

By Andrew Yoon, May 14, 2012 1:15pm PDT

It appears that Minecraft's popularity extends beyond the PC. The Xbox 360 Edition of Mojang Specification's iconic crafting game has sold a million copies in less than one week on the market.


"...with Friends! Buy coins to craft more than 14 blocks per day?"

- =]Milo[= see all 28 comments

Minecraft 360 split-screen requires HDTV

By Alice O'Connor, May 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Split-screen co-op is one of the big features Minecraft XBLA boasts over the PC original, but some disappointed players are finding it unexpectedly unavailable to them. It turns out, and is not explained before you buy it, that split-screen is only for HD displays.


"Good, fuck those guys and their cheap old tvs making my game UI all big and silly looking"

- nodebug see all 27 comments

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition review

By Steve Watts, May 08, 2012 9:00am PDT

A look at the simplified but still fun Xbox 360 Edition of Minecraft.


"On PCs and alikes, the world generates randomly as you explore. Its not INFINITE, but to ..."

- excessus see all 25 comments

Minecraft XBLA offers split-screen, no Kinect at launch

By Steve Watts, Mar 05, 2012 4:45pm PST

Minecraft for XBLA will feature split-screen play, but it will lack Kinect functionality at launch.


"Also, I am not sure how the crafting or inventory interface will look on a 4-split screen. Must ..."

- excessus see all 11 comments

Minecraft XBLA may speed update process

By Steve Watts, Jan 20, 2012 9:15am PST

4J Studios, the development team behind the Minecraft XBLA port, says that Microsoft recognizes its slow game update cycle and is working to speed it up to help the game reach parity with the PC version.


"That's great news because that seems to be a very common complaint from developers about putting ..."

- Gwyndion see all 2 comments