Of Course Someone Made Notch's $70 Million Mansion In Minecraft

Minecraft creator and ex-Mojang head Markus "Notch" Persson has a new house. He spent upwards of $70 million on it, and there is a candy room. Of course there is a candy room. You will probably never have anything that nice, nor will I. But hey, we can still stroll through it in—yep—Minecraft. » 12/19/14 8:30pm 12/19/14 8:30pm

Minecraft's Creator Buys The Most Expensive House In Beverly Hills

In case you needed a material transaction to illustrate just how much money Markus Persson, aka Notch, has having sold Mojang (and Minecraft) to Microsoft, take a look at this: the dude just paid $70 million (and maybe beat out Beyonce & Jay-Z) to buy the most expensive house in Beverly Hills. » 12/18/14 7:28pm 12/18/14 7:28pm

Why People Are Mad About Minecraft's New Changes

Yesterday, Mojang posted an update on their blog answering some questions about what Minecraft server owners are allowed to charge money for. This upset some server owners even more, as it outlaws many of their current business models. It got players angry enough to start a Twitter campaign called #SaveMinecraft, with… » 6/17/14 5:31pm 6/17/14 5:31pm

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