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03.04.15
Microsoft bought 'Minecraft' after a single tweet by its creator
03.04.15

Microsoft bought 'Minecraft' after a single tweet by its creator

We're only halfway through the decade, but it's already obvious that Minecraft is the biggest game...

By D. Cooper,   03.04.15
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12.18.14
'Minecraft' success helps its creator buy a $70 million mansion
12.18.14

'Minecraft' success helps its creator buy a $70 million mansion

It can be difficult for us commoners to fathom just how much money a billion is. So, if you need t...

By M. Moon,   12.18.14
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09.15.14
Microsoft is buying 'Minecraft' and its development studio for $2.5 billion
09.15.14

Microsoft is buying 'Minecraft' and its development studio for $2.5 billion

Microsoft confirmed this morning that it's buying massively popular game Minecraft and the studio...

By B. Gilbert,   09.15.14
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08.11.14
What you need to know about 'Minecraft'
08.11.14

What you need to know about 'Minecraft'

Chances are that if you don't play Minecraft yourself, you've probably at least heard of it or kno...

By T. Seppala,   08.11.14
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06.09.14
Minecraft maker's newest game blends cliffs, horses and Dogecoin
06.09.14

Minecraft maker's newest game blends cliffs, horses and Dogecoin

Markus "Notch" Persson is mainly known as the man behind Minecraft, but he's quickly developing a...

By J. Fingas,   06.09.14
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04.30.14
Minecraft creator's latest game trades blocks for existential angst
04.30.14

Minecraft creator's latest game trades blocks for existential angst

While the game's intro tells us, "There is nothing," there is a lot more to the little word game be...

By S. Cooper,   04.30.14
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02.27.14
Pieces might be falling into place for a Minecraft movie from Warner Bros.
02.27.14

Pieces might be falling into place for a Minecraft movie from Warner Bros.

Prepare thyselves, Minecrafters. Earlier today, Deadline reported that Warner Bros. had acquired t...

By E. Alvarez,   02.27.14
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08.19.13
Minecraft creator scraps '0x10c' spaceship game, but fans run with concept
08.19.13

Minecraft creator scraps '0x10c' spaceship game, but fans run with concept

After suffering a "creative block" with development of his 0x10c project, Markus "Notch" Persson h...

By S. Dent,   08.19.13
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06.14.13
Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson on the HTC Desire Z, CPU speed demons and more
06.14.13

Minecraft creator Markus 'Notch' Persson on the HTC Desire Z, CPU speed demons and more

Every week, a new and interesting human being tackles our decidedly geeky take on the Proustian Q&...

By B. Steele,   06.14.13
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