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.
Far Cry 5: a tightly focused sandbox shooter about taking the fight directly to the source and oooooooooooh is that a fishing rod? Excuse me for the next three hours.
Shenmue 3 may escape Kickstarter limbo after all. Cross your fingers!
Age of Empires 4 announced, and it's being developed by Dawn of War and Company of Heroes creator Relic
Microsoft has just dropped what has to be the most surprising announcement of gamescom 2017: a new Age of Empires game.
Markus "Notch" Persson
Markus “Notch” Persson and Tracy Fullerton will be presented with tokens of the industry’s regard at GDC this year.
Minecraft developer Mojang was sold because founder Markus “Notch” Persson made a joke on Twitter.