Minecraft developer Mojang AB’s US$2.5B sale to Microsoft has closed according to Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft’s XBox division:
“It’s official, today we welcome Mojang to the Microsoft Studios family. We’re excited for the possibilities ahead w/ the Minecraft community.” Continue reading Microsoft Officially Owns Minecraft
Developer 4J Studios announced that the PlayStation Vita port of Mojang AB’s Minecraft will launch in Europe on the Sony handheld on 15 October. No North American release dat has been confirmed.
Continue reading Minecraft Coming to European PS Vitas Next Week (Updated)
We’re back! After a long move and some technical issues, we’ve got more of Hammercraft, now with SQLCowboy’s point of view!
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson, who just sold his company Mojang AB to Microsoft for US$2.5 billion, has revealed his reasons behind the sale. “It’s not about the money,” he explains, “It’s about my sanity.” Continue reading Notch on Leaving Mojang: “It’s About My Sanity”
In a post this morning on the Mojang official blog, Chief Word Officer Owen Hill has confirmed the rumors and announced that Microsoft has acquired the Minecraft studio and its properties for US$2.5 billion. Continue reading Microsoft Acquires Mojang AB for US$2.5 Billion
Microsoft is reportedly making serious overtures to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish development company behind Minecraft. According to The Wall Street Journal, the deal is valued at over US$2 billion and could be signed as early as this week. Continue reading Microsoft in Talks To Acquire Mojang AB
Dreggor’s camera is back for the last part of their session! Dazik get’s to work pitching his Spazzy Dazzy fruit juice (it’s pink) but sales don’t seem to be budging. Drink it! It’s pink!!
YouTuber Quincy Van Hilst has released a video showing off a detailed replica of The Tower, the social hub of Bungie’s newly launched online console title Destiny. Continue reading Destiny’s Tower Recreated in Minecraft
Dreggor makes more of a mess, then makes Dazik and SQLCowboy pick it up for him. All this after Dazik was nice enough to help him break some gravel.
Minecraft will be released today for PlayStation 4 and available via PlayStation Network for US$19.99. Players who already purchased with PlayStation 3 version of Minecraft can upgrade to the PS4 version for US$4.99 through the PlayStation Store. Continue reading Minecraft for PlayStation 4 Available Today