The Evolution Of Minecraft, Summed Up In 7 Minutes

Minecraft will step into its fifth year soon. Damn. It really reveals how fast the years are passing by. SamalotPlays created this beautiful time-lapse video that shows how the game began to shape up from its early stages—including additions like the day/night cycle and rideable horses—and continuing through to the… » 8/19/13 7:30pm 8/19/13 7:30pm

Minecraft Creator Shelves His Space Game, but Fans Want to Revive It…

0x10c (often pronounced "ten to the c") was for a time the next big thing from Mojang and Markus "Notch" Persson, creator of Minecraft. It was to be a sprawling sandbox space adventure, but Persson put the project on hold back in April, citing creative difficulties, and then this week said he'd shelved it altogether. » 8/17/13 11:00am 8/17/13 11:00am

Minecraft Creator: "We Did Not Pay Anyone To Party"

Last night, Mojang, the studio that created Minecraft, hosted a big shindig at the Game Developers Conference, dubbed ".party()". There were flashing lights, a Skrillex set, and according to rumors, paid companions in the V.I.P. room. Rumors that Minecraft's creator Markus Persson says just aren't true. » 3/29/13 8:15am 3/29/13 8:15am

Minecraft Creator Made $101 Million Last Year, May Buy a Car With It

In 2012, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson took home 640 million kronor—$101 million US—in licensing fees for the game, according to a report in the Swedish financial press. What's he going to do with that kind of money? Well, he tells Reddit, he may finally get a car. » 2/02/13 3:00pm 2/02/13 3:00pm