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

Notch's Golden PS1 Is Really, Really Pretty

The Minecraft creator has recently tweeted the picture to the left/above, adding that the console—a gold-colored PlayStation 1—was part of a "VIP invitation to an E3 event from Sony." So shiny. Unfortunately, no word if it actually works—without cables, Notch has no way to power the thing on. [Thanks, NeoGAF!] » 5/27/13 7:25am 5/27/13 7:25am