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Mojang's 0x10c 'on ice' due to creative block

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2013 8:15am PDT

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson says that 0x10c is "on ice" until they can fix a creative block, and he's bringing in more team members to get around the problem.

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"Just put a lot of floppy penises on the walls everywhere and it will be a hit."

- pizzaput see all 67 comments

Minecraft horses teased as PC sales pass 10 million

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 05, 2013 7:15am PDT

Minecraft, you may have heard, is pretty popular. In January 2011, while the game was still in beta, it passed 1 million sales. Two and a bit years later, the PC edition has now hit the 10 million sales mark. Gosh, that's a big round number. The Xbox 360 edition recently pas...

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"But horses are available in the form of mods. Some of them are awesome. "

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Minecraft XBLA update 9 coming Friday

By Steve Watts, Apr 02, 2013 9:30am PDT

Minecraft's "Update 9" is coming on Friday, 4J Studios has announced. It adds new End behaviors, a host of new building materials, and various fixes.

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Mojang's Scrolls launching in beta next month

By Steve Watts, Mar 27, 2013 10:00am PDT

Scrolls will launch in beta next month at a discounted price, following the same progressive pricing structure of Minecraft.

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"Too bad Blizzard stole the idea. They are going to crush him :("

- EricZBA see all 5 comments

Minecraft Xbox 360 update to add new behaviors, more loot

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2013 4:15pm PDT

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition's next title update is just around the corner, and the team has detailed what players can expect from it.

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Minecraft to make even more money with Realms subscription service, Xbox retail disc

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 13, 2013 1:40pm PDT

Minecraft developer Mojang has a lot of money. And it will make even more money with two new initiatives: a retail version for Xbox 360, and a paid subscription service.

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"Why in hell has Microsoft not created a system for Arcade games gifting yet? And no, it's not ..."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 5 comments

Minecraft 'Redstone Update' coming March 13

By Steve Watts, Mar 08, 2013 9:00am PST

Minecraft's "Redstone" update is ocming next Wednesday, March 13. In case you can't wait that long, the pre-release is out now.

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Minecraft for PlayStation to be considered, Wii U 'unlikely'

By Steve Watts, Mar 05, 2013 11:05am PST

Minecraft has an exclusivity arrangement with Microsoft still in effect, but when that runs out Mojang's Jens Bergensten says they'll "consider" a PlayStation version. A Wii U port, on the other hand, is "very unlikely."

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"That's not really a reason. If the internet jumped off a bridge, would you do it too?"

- CampKusoge see all 76 comments

Humble Bundle Mojam 2 launches for charity

By Steve Watts, Feb 20, 2013 12:30pm PST

Humble Bundle has partnered with six indie developers for the Humble Bundle Mojam 2, a three-day game jam for charity.

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Psychonauts 2 not being funded by Minecraft creator

By Steve Watts, Feb 06, 2013 7:35am PST

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has indicated he is not planning to fund a Psychonauts sequel, saying he doesn't have the time to research such a large investment right now.

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"You know what? We usually have free refreshments on wednesday's, but not for YOU. "

- JohnnyRey see all 10 comments

Minecraft for Xbox 360 hits 5 million copies sold

By John Keefer, Jan 03, 2013 7:15am PST

Minecraft for Xbox 360 continues to rack up the sales numbers since its release in May, surpassing the 5 million mark on the last day of 2012. Those numbers were fueled by a 453,000-sales bump on Christmas Day alone.

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"Lol, so true. Minecraft is one of those games that requires the creativity and design of it's ..."

- phillyguitar see all 54 comments

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang documentary free on Xbox Live

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 17, 2012 3:20pm PST

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang is a feature-length documentary that looks at Persson's rise to fame, and offers a detailed look at his new studio.

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Minecraft for Xbox getting 'The End' with update 8

By Steve Watts, Dec 10, 2012 3:15pm PST

Minecraft's Title Update 7 and 8 are on the way. Several new features will come with TU7, and TU8 will introduce "The End" area.

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"My little nephew will love this. He's been waiting a while for his favorite 'world' of minecraft ..."

- relic2279 see all 10 comments

Minecraft 1.5 'Redstone Update' detailed

By Steve Watts, Nov 26, 2012 9:50am PST

Mojang Specifications detailed the next major update to Minecraft at Minecon this weekend, and dropped some hints about the future as well.

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"RIP Troz. We'll see you in a couple of years when you get done upgrading your machines."

- ass-street see all 5 comments

Minecraft tops Modern Warfare 3 on XBL chart

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Minecraft has topped the Xbox Live activity charts for the first time, beating out strong contenders like Modern Warfare 3 and FIFA 13.

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"Incredible. I play a lot of Minecraft on the xbox but it never ceases to amaze me that a game ..."

- blandersong see all 9 comments