Tag Archives: Minecraft
Tue, Feb 05, 2013 | 06:32 GMT
Everybody wants a piece of Minecraft developer Mojang, but its founders refuse to sell up.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | 13:21 GMT
WesterosCraft, the ambitious but very lovely Game of Thrones Minecraft project is the talk of the town today, thanks to an impressive gallery of screens showing off a recreated King’s Landing. The attention to detail is rather nuts.
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 15:32 GMT
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | 21:15 GMT
Minecraft snapshot 13w04a is now available. According to Mojang, it contains a “fancy” new scoreboard system, new functionality to dispensers, and a few other things which we found rather humorous and were unsure how to interpret. You can read over the additions and changes through the link.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 14:01 GMT
Minecraft sales have reached the 20 million mark for all platforms.
Mon, Jan 21, 2013 | 11:08 GMT
Developer 4J has indicated Minecraft Xbox 360′s update 8 is coming soon. Amongst the issues targeted is the game’s inability to autosave, freezing failures and other minor problems.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 17:59 GMT
Mojang has released Minecraft snapshot 13w03a, which makes zombies and skeletons stronger, and scaled to difficulty. A new dropper block has been added along with a new hopper item, cnew chat options in the multiplayer menu, and the texture pack option has been moved from the main menu to options. At least 19 bugs were also stomped on, according to the official post. Get it here.
Mon, Jan 14, 2013 | 04:32 GMT
HighlifeTTU and lazertester, Minecraft modders, have created a Central Lobby System. The full 3-D server browser lobby lets you walk around and explore when choosing a server to join, taking the game even closer to becoming a full MMO.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 13:52 GMT
Minecraft developers Mojang and 4J Studios sold over 15 million combined downloads of the insanely popular sandbox title last year. New figures from creators Mojang have broken down the lofty total.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 23:34 GMT
Minecraft’s next update may contain a slightly less desirable new feature. Reddit users have gone digging around in the latest development snapshot and unearthed a whole bunch of new content, including activator rails, TNT carts, quartz blocks and tons of improvements – plus more deadly skeletons. Why would you want that.
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 14:35 GMT
Minecraft has been updated to version 1.4.7, which fixes crashes when joining servers. Other fixes include: crashing when arrows are fired from dispensers; a multiplayer crash when using fireworks without a fireworks star; a longer than average timeout when checking SRV records; formatting issues with bold text have been addressed. The fixes were pre-released two weeks ago, but are now official. Thanks, PCgamesN.
Thu, Jan 03, 2013 | 13:49 GMT
Mojang has announced more sales figures for the Minecraft franchise, by stating that Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition hit the 5 million sold mark on December 31. The news was announced via Twitter by the firm’s Daniel Kaplan. Yesterday, Markus Persson stated the series sold 453,000 copies across all platforms on December 25, 2012, bringing the grand total to 18 million across all platforms.
Thu, Jan 03, 2013 | 13:42 GMT
Minecraft sold 453,000 copies across all platforms on December 25, 2012, Mojang’s Markus Persson announced over Twitter. The title has sold 8.7 million copies total on PC, while the Xbox 360 version has moved 4 million. On the mobile market, the Andorid and iOS versions have moved 5 million copies combined, bringing the grand total to 18 million across all platforms to-date. Thanks, IGN.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 18:14 GMT
Minecraft Xbox 360 developer 4J Studios has announced it is working on a bug fix for the recently-released title update 7. The fix will address problems unearthed since the update went live in December.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 12:03 GMT
Minecraft Xbox 360 developer 4J Studios has dated its next game update. Get the launch details below.
Mon, Dec 17, 2012 | 06:14 GMT
The PC version of Minecraft looks set to update before Christmas Day with a cute little surprise; don’t hit the break if you like all your presents at once.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 | 12:24 GMT
Minecraft Xbox 360′s ‘Title update 7′ patch has been discussed on Twitter by developer 4J Studios, as well as confirmation that The End will appear in title update 8. Get the details below.
Sat, Dec 08, 2012 | 18:15 GMT
Minecraft developer Mojang are making sure players “have fireworks for New Year’s Eve,” with version 1.4.6, and the current plan is to release the update close to Christmas. A new snapshot is available and it features enchanted books, nether brick slabs and other neat things for your Minecraft world. After release, Mojang has 1.5 in the pipeline, which should arrive in January, and will include new uses for redstone ore and other goodies. Thanks, PCGamesN.
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.
Mon, Nov 19, 2012 | 11:17 GMT
Minecraft Xbox 360 developer 4J Studios has revealed that it is working on alternate texture packs for its blocky colossus. Get the scant details below.