The lights are on
Sweden-based Mojang continues to see success with Minecraft. Of the 25 million people that downloaded the game, 5 million have purchased it.
Revenues for Minecraft since its official release in October total $80 million. Carl Manneh, Mojang’s chief executive, told the Financial Times the team has even been approached to do television shows based off the game.
“We’ve been approached by a number of high-profile Hollywood producers and asked to do TV shows,” Mr Manneh told the website. “We may do that. It’s hard when you don’t have any experience and someone comes to throw these ideas around. We have so much to focus on with just the game development and growing the business. But if the right idea comes along and the right people that we’d want to work with, we’d say why not?”
Additionally, the report says former Facebook president and Napster co-founder Sean Parker was interesting in investing in the studio last year, but was later turned down.
Mincraft hits Xbox Live Arcade May 9.
[Source: Financial Times]
A tv show? I have no idea how that would work but id definitely love to see this hit PS3
This deserve it so much its a great game good luck to you.
WILL IT EVER COME TO THE PS3???
(even though its an indie game?)
I have the demo verzon of this game becuase i wasn`t sure why people like this game so much.. and I still don`t. Sure I get it; if you have a creative mind the creativity of building an castle, fort, house, blah blah blah is limitless (if your a hacker or got into the game enough.) But still to me it`s boring, and there`s no good quality music to keep me into the game. Like after playing the demo for at least an hour I`m like "what the hell did I just do!" Minecraft probably has about $3,000 going into it I think cuz don`t you have to pay for an account? If so then you what I`m talking about. Anyway to get to the point, I found out there`s games that`s legit similur to this game. They all have different designs and textures and environments (of course -_- ) but the game I have found that suits my time is clled minecastle. The enviroments are a whole lot better and the water is actually grpahic really well. In Minecraft the water is just flat and boring but in Minecastle the water looks real (game wise) and that tool that breaks things the hammer thingy, it never breaks! Your limiless of building blocks. Anywho I spent about 80 microsoft points on Minecraft Z to check it out which was fun becuase it has zombies, skeletons coming after you and this huge red dragon. The difference between Minecastle Z and the regular Minecastle is Z= life regular= plain WON`T DIE! Anyway in my opinion Minecastle is much better than Minecraft. Disagree? Blog to me about it (I`m unsure how to start my own blog on here)