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

Minecraft movie rights acquired by Warner Bros

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2014 6:30am PST

Warner Bros has acquired the rights to a Minecraft movie adaptation. Lego Movie producer Roy Lee is reportedly attached to the project.


Minecraft surpasses 100 million registered users

By Robert Workman, Feb 27, 2014 12:30pm PST

Minecraft continues to reach new milestones.


Minecraft emerges on PlayStation 3 this week, PS4 and Vita in 2014

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 16, 2013 7:30am PST

Surprise! In a last-minute announcement, Mojang has revealed that Minecraft will arrive on PlayStation 3 this Tuesday. It was once planned to be a PlayStation 4 launch title and arrive on Vita too, but those versions are now slated to arrive "sometime next year." Still, your...


Minecraft gets one-button Twitch integration

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 21, 2013 2:00pm PST

Sharing your Minecraft experiences in real-time just became easier, thanks to the addition of one-button Twitch integration for the PC and Mac versions.


'Minecraft: The Story of Mojang' now free to watch

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 12, 2013 9:45am PST

Minecraft is something of a phenomenon. But how did that happen? How did "Notch" start Mojang and create the game? You can now watch Minecraft: The...


Minecraft kicks off DLC 'Mash-ups' with Mass Effect

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 03, 2013 6:00am PDT

We all knew Minecraft was pretty dang big, but when EA teams up to release stuff for your game, that's something else. A smattering of Mass Effect-themed DLC is coming to the dig 'em up's Xbox 360 edition this week, including skins of Mass Effect characters and a high-tech t...


Minecraft coming to PS4, PS3, and Vita [Update]

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 20, 2013 11:24am PDT

Minecraft is no longer console exclusive to Xbox. Sony has announced that Mojang's block-building game will be available at PS4's launch.


DekkoScan for iOS lets you import real-world objects into Minecraft

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 11, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Importing new objects into Minecraft can soon become as easy as taking a photo.


MineCon 2013 going to Orlando, Florida

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 27, 2013 1:30pm PDT

MineCon is returning for yet another year. But where will it be?


Minecraft version 1.6 adds horsies

By Steve Watts, Jun 25, 2013 11:00am PDT

Minecraft is updating to 1.6 on July 1. The so-called "Horse Update" will include horses, donkeys, mules, and yes, horse armor.


Joe Danger PC includes TF2 characters, Minecraft levels

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 19, 2013 10:30am PDT

Gosh, what a big happy family everyone is on PC. Hello Games today announced that it's buddying up with Team Fortress 2 and Minecraft for the PC editions of its Joe Danger games. You'll be able to be blockmen and make blocky levels in Joe Danger 2, and play as TF2 characters...


Minecraft coming to Xbox One

By John Keefer, Jun 10, 2013 10:23am PDT

Minecraft has been hugely popular for Microsoft, so it comes as no surprise that Mojang's popular blocky title is coming to Xbox One. Microsoft's Phil Harrison made the announcement, using the reveal as an example of how the company will continue to support indie development...


Minecraft XBLA played for 1 billion hours

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Minecraft on XBLA has crossed the one billion hours played mark.


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...


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.