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Minecraft Pocket Edition sales are now over 5 million, proving the iOS and Android versions are anything but lagging behind their XBLA and PC siblings. Mojang's Johan Bernhardsson revealed the figure this morning, which now sees sales across all Minecraft games at over 17.5 million at least.Pocket...

December 13th 2012 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Threadless now has 10 shirts in its brand-new Minecraft collection, with most available for guys, gals, babies and kids. Each shirt is a winner of the Threadless Loves Minecraft design challenge, which offered the three top artists $3,000, a $500 Threadless voucher and a trip to MineCon Paris.Each...

November 29th 2012 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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The Minecraft Reality app for iOS devices tracks the living world around you and then places your Minecraft creations directly into it, to scale and in cool, augmented reality 3D. The video above does a better job of demonstrating how this turns out than we could with flimsy words.Minecraft Realit...

November 25th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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2 Player Productions is laying the foundations for a December 7 release of its Minecraft documentary. Speaking to Eurogamer, Minecraft: The Story of Mojang director Paul Owens said that while an exact date hasn't been settled on, December 7 is the aim. After getting the documentary funded on Kickst...

October 4th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Minecraft developer Mojang has a deal with UK's Egmont Publishing to create children's books and magazines in territories excluding the US, TechCrunch reports. A spokesperson can't confirm which products exactly will be borne of the deal, but they will include "a range" of items and will launch nex...

October 2nd 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Minecraft Pocket Edition is now available on the Amazon Appstore, meaning it is officially out for the Kindle Fire. Minecraft Pocket Edition runs $7 on Amazon, the same price as on the Android and iOS app stores.Kindle Fire owners previously figured out ways to run Minecraft Pocket Edition on their...

September 16th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Put your expert Minecraft crafting skills to use in a new medium, and you could win a trip to MineCon in Paris, plus $3,000 cash. A new design challenge on t-shirt site Threadless asks users to design a shirt inspired by Minecraft. "Bring your design to life using characters, tools, blocks, or stuf...

September 7th 2012 at 12:39pm 0 Comments
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Let's just skip the "Is that a bone in your pocket?" joke we're all thinking and get straight to business: Minecraft: Pocket Edition has been updated and now includes skeletons, spiders and best of all, a bow to kill skeletons and spiders with. Skeletons and spiders are cool and atmospheric and eve...

August 11th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Where on Earth can you hang out with such adorable pop culture icons as Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Markus "Notch" Persson? Only at Disneyland Paris during MineCon 2012. Mojang will hold the annual Minecraft convention at the theme park November 24 and 25, a definite step up from last year's Las Vegas...

August 2nd 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Minecraft mastermind Markus Persson, better known by the sexually ambiguous alias "Notch," has cleared up the matter of gender in Minecraft's boxy world with a blog post. Simply put, there is no gender in the game, even for Steve, the default character. "He" got "his" title when Notch jokingly answe...

July 29th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments