Tag Archives: Mojang
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 19:51 GMT
Mojang has announced the XBLA version of Minecraft has sold 4,476,904 copies. The figure represents sales up to the end of November, meaning the game has sold between 40,000 to 60,000 copies per week, since release. The game has also be a constant on the XBL activity charts since it was released, becoming the third most played game on XBL behind Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Halo 4. Via Gamasutra.
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 20:46 GMT
Markus “Notch” Persson has said he and his team are kicking around ideas on how to monetize 0x10c, however, due to server costs, it will “probably” come with a monthly subscription.
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.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 15:27 GMT
Thu, Nov 08, 2012 | 19:50 GMT
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 | 16:14 BST
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 | 20:27 BST
Minecraft update 1.4, also known as the Pretty Scary update, is now available for pre-release download to prepare”server admins and mod makers,” says Mojang. The developer said since the release of yesterday’s snapshot, a few bugs have been fixed and new sound effects for the Wither, bats, the anvil and the Ender Dragon have been added. Minecraft update 1.4 goes live on Wednesday, October 24.
Mon, Oct 15, 2012 | 15:24 BST
Minecraft Xbox 360 has just received a new batch of Skin Pack 3 screens, including images of character skins from Half-Life 2, Portal, Left 4 Dead 2, Awesomenauts, Bit.Trip Runner, and many more. Check them out below.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 | 19:58 BST
New 0x10c footage has been released by Notch, and according to the game maker, he wants the game to feel a bit like Firefly.
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 21:54 BST
Minecraft’s latest snapshot is available and you can view some of the new information below.
Tue, Oct 02, 2012 | 17:02 BST
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 | 14:16 BST
Minecraft snapshot features have shown off a new mob. It’s a bat, and found in caves in the game. As in real life, they are only active during the evening and are passive creatures which will fly off when disturbed. If you decide to be mean and kill one anyway, they won’t drop anything – yet. Bats are part of October’s Pretty Scary Update, also known as 1.4, which includes the Wither, and other mobs as well as new sounds for mobs, tools, water and footsteps. Thanks, PCGamesN.
Wed, Sep 19, 2012 | 13:17 BST
Minecraft’s Halloween themed ‘Pretty Scary Update’ – or update 1.4 if you like numbers – will be adding new mobs such as the Wither, and other spooky updates to the game in October.
Wed, Sep 19, 2012 | 12:34 BST
Minecraft Xbox 360 developer 4J Studios has revealed that it’s looking at the game’s best PC mods, with an eye on bringing elements of them over to the console version. This follows recent tweets from the studio that explained it was looking at bringing features from the PC build over to Xbox 360 as smaller updates.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | 11:16 BST
A host of minor tweaks are being made to Minecraft XBLA. 4J Studios has teased the update by with a number of images and video called “New Food”.
Sat, Aug 18, 2012 | 21:58 BST
Mojang has teased a few more additions to Minecraft update 1.4, among these are potted plants and dyes for your hero’s clothing. Other goodies include a Night Vision potion, an invisibility potion, the ability to build narrower, cobblestone walls, picture frames, and a chance for zombies and skeletons to spawn with equipment. There’s plenty more planned with the update, and PCgamesN is keeping track of everything for you here.
Sat, Aug 11, 2012 | 21:51 BST
Minecraft: Pocket Edition has been updated to version 0.3.3, and now when you fire up the game on Android, iPhone or iPad, you can now use a bow and arrow to take down skeletons and spiders, which have also been added to the mobile edition. The update also applies fixes to a furnace crash, and other known issues. Grab it through the App Store or Google Play. Thanks, TouchArcade.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 12:29 BST
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 10:24 BST
Minecraft is an amazing game of endless possibilities. Which is one of the reasons Patrick Garratt’s stopped allowing his children to play along.