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Warner Bros. Might be Making a Minecraft Movie

Minecraft might be coming to the big screen after all.<p>It looks like a Minecraft movie might be happening after all.<p>Deadline is reporting that Warner …

Warner Bros. Are Looking To Turn ‘Minecraft’ Into Their Next Blockbuster

<i>Blockbuster! Because Minecraft is blocky! See what I did there?</i><p><i>Minecraft</i> is a game without much of a backstory, featuring indistinct cardboard box characters and gameplay that’s all about freedom and creativity as opposed to structured storytelling, soooo of course that means somebody wants to make …

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition update brings bugs and crashes, developer working on fixes

<i>Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition</i>'s title update 9, which went live yesterday, brought along with it a score of bugs and other problems that developer 4J Studios is currently working to correct, according to the developer's Twitter feed.<p>Shortly after the update went live, 4J tweeted that Xbox Live Silver …

Minecraft Is Still Generating Insane Amounts of Cash for Developer Mojang

Five years after its initial release, the video game <i>Minecraft</i> is still bringing in huge revenue for its developer, Mojang AB. The Swedish video game …

Minecraft and Markus 'Notch' Persson book out Nov 5, film to begin production this year

A full-length book about <i>Minecraft</i> and its creator titled <i>Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything</i> will be published by Seven Stories Press on Nov. 5. Film rights to the book have been sold and film production will begin this year, the publisher …

Minecraft developer made $326M in 2013

Most games don’t make more money in their fourth year of existence than any of the previous three, but Minecraft isn’t like most games.<p>Minecraft developer Mojang of Sweden made $326 million in revenue in 2013, according to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. That’s up from $128 million in 2012. The …

'Minecraft' creator cancels Oculus Rift version following Facebook acquisition

<i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus Persson has revealed that an Oculus Rift version of the game was potentially in the works, but following the sudden news that Facebook has acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion, that's no longer the case. "I just cancelled that deal," Persson tweeted. "Facebook creeps me out." …

Aw, Zuck! Minecraft Creator Cancels Oculus Port After Facebook Deal

Minecraft creator Markus Persson said he’s canceling plans to create a version of the popular block-building video game for Oculus V.R.’s virtual …

The First Casualty of Facebook's Oculus Buy: Virtual Reality Minecraft

"Facebook creeps me out," Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson tweeted.<p>That was fast. Within an hour of Facebook buying Oculus VR, Mojang founder Markus “Notch” Persson announced that the company will abandon a planned virtual reality version of its hit game Minecraft.<p>The reason? “Facebook …

Zuckerberg's Oculus acquisition kills Minecraft deal

Facebook's proposed purchase of Oculus VR scuttles an in-progress deal with Minecraft, says the company's founder.<p>Facebook's plans to make an Oculus-fueled virtual reality the future of social networking won't have one of the most popular games on its platform.<p>Minecraft founder Markus Persson, …

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The Guy Behind Super Popular Game Minecraft Says He Won't Work On Oculus Games Because Facebook 'Creeps' Him Out

Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator behind the popular sandbox-style video game, said he canceled any potential plans to bring "Minecraft" to the Oculus Rift now that the platform is owned by Facebook.<p>In a Twitter post on Tuesday, Persson revealed that he had been discussing a deal that would bring …

Coming soon: Minecraft will finally let you change your name

Minecraft has always been about creativity. Its 1.8 update for PC will add a new way to be creative — changing your character’s name.<p>According to Minecraft developer Mojang, name-changing is “one of the most requested features since the birth of Minecraft.” Its planned system for enabling name …

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition passes 12 million sold mark

The Xbox 360 edition of Mojang's crafting-heavy sandbox game, <i>Minecraft,</i> has sold more than 12 million copies to date, according to a post on Xbox Wire.<p>On Windows PC, the game has sold more than 14 million units. The PlayStation 3 edition topped 1 million in January.<p>The Xbox 360 version of the game …