Tag Archives: Markus “Notch” Persson
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 02:15 BST
Check out Drop, a neat little browser-based game from Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 02:46 BST
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has said the huge success of the sandbox title has affected his ability to work on new games.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 | 20:04 GMT
Triumph’s partner in the development of Age of Wonders 3 is none other than Markus “Notch” Persson, the firm’s co-owner Lennart Sas has revealed to Eurogamer.
Tue, Feb 05, 2013 | 12:43 GMT
Psychonauts 2 looked like a faint possibility last year, after Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson Tweeted Tim Schafer saying that they should band together and make it happen. As it turned out, the game would need $18 million to become a reality. Needless to say, Notch is out.
Sat, Feb 02, 2013 | 17:05 GMT
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 | 22:57 GMT
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has personally donated $250,000 to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a not-for-profit lobby group favoured by the games industry for its work in digital rights advocacy.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 21:12 GMT
Wurm Online finally has a launch date after spending six and a half years in beta. According to the developer blog, the free-to-play MMO in which everything in it is crafted and created by players, will release via version 1.0 on December 12. Created by Code Club AB, the game’s development was overseen by Markus “Notch” Persson and Rolf Jansson under Onetoofree AB and includes servers with a focus on PvP, PvE, or one on virtual economies. Wurm went into beta in 2003 and went gold in 2006. Persson left the project in 2007.
Thanks, PC Gamer.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 00:18 GMT
Minecraft developer Mojang isn’t expected to grow into a mega-studio despite its phenomenal successes, because the team wants to retain its independent approach and atmosphere.
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 | 19:47 GMT
0x10c codes were handed out by Markus “Notch” Persson, in celebration of Minecraft reaching its 8 million sold milestone on PC. The way the codes were handed out though, was a bit tricky.
Mon, Nov 12, 2012 | 13:03 GMT
Minecraft PC sales have surpassed the 8 million mark. That’s a lot of blocks, and a lot of money.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 14:27 BST
0x10c is being streamed live on Twitch TV by Notch, who is testing out the multiplayer in his sandbox game. Watch it here.
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | 00:25 BST
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 06:39 BST
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson is very quietly working away on his next project, space adventure 0x10c. It’ll be a while before there’s any solid gameplay to squizz at, but this video shows how the sim’s lighting and physics are coming along.
Thu, Sep 06, 2012 | 02:15 BST
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has said Mojang is constantly considering putting the game on Steam, but is not sure how to work through issues with user registration.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 06:33 BST
Shooting the breeze on Twitter, Mojang boss Markus “Notch” Persson has shown enthusiasm for Oculus Rift, a Kickstarter-funded VR headset which has attracted the likes of id’s John Carmack and teams at Valve.
“Very excited about the Oculus Rift. Can’t wait to start playing with it. If we get it to work with Java, 0x10c will support it,” the developer promised, adding that Minecraft support is up to lead developer Jens Bergensten.
0x10c is Notch’s new space exploration game, still in early development.
Mon, Jul 30, 2012 | 01:38 BST
Mojang founder Markus “Notch” Persson has answered criticisms of MInecraft’s lack of official female avatars by saying the survival adventure exists in a genderless world.
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 | 00:58 BST
Remember that mysterious external collaboration which Mojang founder Markus “Notch” Persson mentioned recently? Persson told Joystiq it was a first person shooter. No further details were given, but the shelving didn’t come about because the game wasn’t good enough. Mojang just “did not want more external dependencies”, apparently. “The success of Minecraft meant we could focus on projects fully owned by us,” Persson said.
Thu, Apr 12, 2012 | 03:09 BST
Get a sneak preview of Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson’s ambitious new project, 0x10c.
Wed, Apr 04, 2012 | 17:06 BST
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has revealed the title of his new subscription game – but wants players to figure out what it means.
Tue, Mar 27, 2012 | 05:03 BST
Mojang boss and indie ambassador Markus “Notch” Persson finds digital distribution a bit of a two-edged sword.