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If you've been getting your Minecraft fix on the go via the mobile-exclusive Minecraft: Pocket Edition, consider this your lucky day: A new, free update has added minecarts, rails and a host of other additions to this portable member of the Minecraft family. The biggest additions are obviously the...

December 16th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Minecraft will launch on PS3 on December 17 (tomorrow) in North America, a PlayStation Blog post revealed. The developer in charge of the port, 4J Studios, announced in November that the PS3 version of the game would arrive ahead of next-gen consoles. 4J Studios is still developing PS4 and PlayStat...

December 16th 2013 at 9:44am 0 Comments
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No stranger to huge sales numbers, the people behind the Xbox 360 iteration of Minecraft have reacted to word that the game has sold more than ten million units in the best way possible: massive discounts for the game's dedicated fans. Come Saturday, December 14, nearly every skin and texture pack...

December 13th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Back in 2010, when Minecraft was first starting to take off, Valve flew out Markus "Notch" Persson to its headquarters for "a cup of coffee." In an excerpt of the English translation of Daniel Goldberg's Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus 'Notch' Persson and the Game that Changed Everything, p...

December 10th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Sharing footage of your finest blocky creations just became much easier with the addition of simple, one-click Twitch streaming to the PC and Mac incarnations of Minecraft. Though this agreement was outlined at the recent MineCon event, it wasn't until today that things changed within Minecraft....

November 21st 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Have you been curious about how massive Minecraft can be? Should we consider it an MMO, and what would the relevant criteria be? Join Beau as he lands on the Split Infinity Radio server to see just how it works out when you have scores of players working together. Watch live at 4:00 p.m. EST! Game...

November 18th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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2 Player Productions uploaded Minecraft: The Story of Mojang to YouTube over the weekend, so if you've got a spare block (guffaw) in your schedule, now you've got a way to fill it up. Like when 2 Player brought its film to The Pirate Bay at launch, the docu-specialist studio asks for financial sup...

November 11th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of Minecraft and all-around high-profile indie game developer, guest starred on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson last night. The two gents talked about the games Notch plays – apparently he's into everything, but he really enjoys Grand Theft Auto &n...

November 8th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Hold on to your fedoras, everyone – Markus Persson, better known as "Notch" and even better known as "the creator of Minecraft," is making his talk show debut on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on Thursday, November 7. This isn't only the first appearance for Notch on a mainstream tal...

November 5th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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When Marcus "Notch" Persson cancelled 0x10c, he laid the blame at the feet of a "weird creative block" that hampered his game development. In his blog, however, he has revealed that it was the sheer weight of fan expectation that killed the highly-anticipated space-sim. The Minecraft creator was s...

August 20th 2013 at 8:36am 0 Comments
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Markus "Notch" Persson, creator of the legendarily successful Minecraft, has shelved his spaceship management/space exploration/space-y stuff game 0x10c, but a group of dedicated fans wants to bring it back... kind of. 0x10c was put on ice back in April due to a "creative block," but Persson told v...

August 18th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments