Jens Bergensten

Minecraft: mini-games coming to Realms subscription service

Minecraft lead developer Jens Bergensten has shown off a new feature coming to the sandbox’s family-friendly subscription service: mini-games.

6 years ago

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  • Minecraft could eventually release on PS3 once exclusivity deal ends on Xbox 360

    Mojang has told iGamer that Minecraft could eventually release on PS3 once its exclusivity deal on Xbox 360 runs out.

    7 years ago
  • Minecraft lead prototyping trading, currency

    Okay, sure, the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft is pretty sweet, but the PC version is where the action is. Minecraft lead Jens Bergensten has tweeted an image of what he’s working on at the moment, and it’s pretty neat: an interface for trading items with villagers. It’s a work in progress, of course, so […]

    8 years ago
  • More world types coming to Minecraft, says Mojang

    Mojang’s confirmed it’ll add more world types to Minecraft following the inclusion of Superflat.

    8 years ago
  • Mojang: "Kind of silly" not to put modders first

    A proper modding API is high on Mojang’s priority list because modders have way more Minecraft development manpower than the tiny independent team.

    8 years ago
  • Racial slur slips into Minecraft translation project

    A scurrilous Minecraft user pulled a swifty on Mojang, adding a racial epithet to the game’s crowd-sourced Afrikaans translation. Lead developer Jens Bergensten apologised for not catching the user, but it should be noted that Mojang does not produce Minecraft’s translations, instead asking fans to pool their knowledge and get the job done. The slur […]

    8 years ago
  • Mojang teases Minecraft jungle biome

    Minecraft lead Jens Bergensten tweeted a picture of a jungle biome, presumably on its way to Minecraft in a future update. A later tweet suggests unique animals may eventually appear to populate the new environment, too. Thanks, Gamefront.

    8 years ago
  • Minecraft 1.1 update may drop tomorrow

    Mojang expects to release its first major update since Minecraft’s official launch any time now.

    8 years ago
  • Notch quits as Minecraft lead for "rest and new projects"

    Minecraft indie maestro Markus “Notch” Persson has stepped down as lead developer of the game, handing the reins to Jens Bergensten with whom he’s worked for the past year.

    8 years ago