Mojang News


Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta begins building on July 29

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 04, 2015 11:11am PDT

A slightly newer version of Minecraft is set to hit Windows 10, with the beta set to kick off on July 29.


"Damn, Microsoft is really investing a lot on PC gaming for Win 10."

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Minecraft getting free update in time for Minecon 2015 across all console version

By Daniel Perez, Jul 01, 2015 8:00am PDT

Microsoft is releasing a free update today for Minecraft across all console versions that adds a number of tweaks and additional content, such as the Minecon 2015 Skin Pack.


Minecraft developer scraps its collectible-card game, Scrolls

By Daniel Perez, Jun 30, 2015 7:34am PDT

Mojang's Scrolls is being scrapped, although the studio is allowing at least one more year of play for fans of the game.


"They are owned my Microsoft now... and somebody put it into a spreadsheet and saw it didn't make ..."

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Minecraft 1.8.5 update should be downloaded 'as soon as possible' according to Mojang

By Daniel Perez, May 22, 2015 8:35am PDT

Mojang has released a patch for Minecraft it recommends its players download "as soon as possible."


Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition celebrates third birthday with Mojang-themed skin pack

By Daniel Perez, May 07, 2015 9:25am PDT

In addition to today's special birthday skin pack, Microsoft is also making the previous two and this one available on Xbox One.


Turkey wants to ban Minecraft for being 'too violent'

By Daniel Perez, Mar 10, 2015 8:13am PDT

Minecraft is being deemed too violent by the Turkish ministry, and as a result, the region is looking to ban the game.


"Ironically, Taleworlds, the developers of Mount and Blade are their star software company."

- d3pr1ved see all 6 comments

2014 in Review: PC Gaming

By Steven Wong, Dec 29, 2014 11:00am PST

Shacknews takes a look back at some of the most notable news stories and annoucements in PC gaming of the last year.


"Google is paying 75$ per hour! Just work for few hours & spend more time with friends and ..."

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Minecraft 1.6.4. update includes new creeps, horses, and fireworks

By Daniel Perez, Dec 19, 2014 7:05am PST

Want to kill more creeps, ride a horse off into the sunset, and blast fireworks into the sky? Now you can with the latest update to Minecraft.


"Don't know if you are joking or not but those things have been in the PC version for like at ..."

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Telltale teams up with Mojang for Minecraft: Story Mode

By Daniel Perez, Dec 18, 2014 7:35am PST

Did you ever want to experience a Telltale game set in the world of Minecraft? Neither did we, but now it's all we want to play.


"Well.....no one thought Telltale and Borderlands would mix and that seems to be doing ok right now."

- OzzieMejia see all 7 comments

Minecraft developer Mojang finally releases Scrolls

By Daniel Perez, Dec 11, 2014 6:50am PST

It's been a few years in development, but Mojang's Scrolls is finally here and can be downloaded right now on PC, Mac, and Android.


"first they need an adventure game based on a gritty tv series"

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Minecraft feels the Christmas spirit in new DLC pack

By Daniel Perez, Dec 10, 2014 7:00am PST

Minecraft has become just a little more jolly thanks to the new Festive Mash-Up Pack.


"God Dammit Loch Ness Monster, I ain’t gonna give you no tree fiddy."

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Minecraft on Xbox receives Star Wars Classic Skin Pack for $3

By Daniel Perez, Nov 26, 2014 7:30am PST

A new skin pack that features skins for a number of iconic Star Wars characters was released this week for Xbox versions of Minecraft. Now you can finally act out your favorite Star Wars fan-fiction within Minecraft!


Microsoft acquisition of Minecraft developer now official

By Daniel Perez, Nov 07, 2014 8:40am PST

It's officially official. Microsoft now owns Minecraft.


Minecraft: Xbox One Edition lands on retail shelves this November

By Daniel Perez, Oct 01, 2014 9:15am PDT

Microsoft has announced the retail version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition will be making its way to retailers starting this November.


Minecraft developer founders will not be joining Microsoft aquisition

By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2014 6:55am PDT

As rumored, Mojang's founders including Markus 'Notch' Persson will not be joining Microsoft once the company is acquired. 


"Someone said something on the internet, you know that means? Nothing at all. "

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