Liam Doubleday

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Microsoft spent $2.5 billion on Minecraft to buy the next generation of players

Microsoft didn't buy Mojang, although that's what both companies are going to say. Microsoft bought <i>Minecraft</i>.<p>The deal was announced this morning, and the purchase amount was confirmed to be $2.5 billion. That's a whole lot of money, but the Minecraft IP is also one of the most popular and …

Notch doesn't make Minecraft anymore

This morning Australia woke up to the news that Microsoft has purchased Mojang for a "smooth $2.5 BILLION", as Mojang called it in its press release. We expected it, of course, after last week's buildup, but the reality hit with a weight I didn't expect.<p>In the next room, I could hear my two kids, …