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Why Microsoft was forced to buy Minecraft

<b>News analysis: Microsoft had no option but to buy Minecraft if it ever wanted to see the popular game in the Windows Store, argues Barry Collins.</b><p>Many …

Minecraft Pocket Edition Running On Android Wear

For those who just cannot get enough of Minecraft, and would like to play their favorite game on that shiny new gadget sitting on their wrist, a …

22bn-block Minecraft map of Britain crafted by Ordnance Survey

What a wonderful thing this is. Stuffy old Ordnance Survey, best known for creating the maps you used to use before your phone did it much better, has created an absolutely vast <i>Minecraft</i> map of Britain, using 22 billion blocks.<p>The UK's national mapping agency didn't spend years mining and placing …

Microsoft buys Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5B

Following a week of rumors, Microsoft has announced that it's acquired Mojang, the Swedish-based developer behind megahit Minecraft for a princely $2.5 billion. The game's creators are leaving the studio and Microsoft has confirmed that it will continue to publish the game on non-Microsoft …

Here’s How The ‘Minecraft’ Guy Celebrated Microsoft’s $2 Billion Purchase

Official word hit earlier today that Microsoft is purchasing Mojang, makers of the incredibly popular <i>Minecraft</i>, for over $2 billion. Sure, Mojang head Notch isn’t coming along for the ride and it probably means a serious change for any later games that might hit the market. That doesn’t mean it is …

The problems with capitalism, as explained by a Minecraft hedge fund manager

<i>Minecraft</i> is a video game about placing blocks, but when Microsoft paid $2.5 billion for its developer Mojang, it wasn't just buying virtual Lego. It was buying a tool powerful enough to map entire countries, it was buying a way of involving citizens in public space design, and it was buying a …