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  • Blog Post: Minecraft Pocket Edition Sales Top 21 Million

    Just last week, we shared that Minecraft on Xbox 360 (seen above) has sold over 12 million copies . Now, Mojang is touting the performance of the portable version of its sandbox superstar. Mojang’s Jens Bergensten shared that the mobile version of the title has sold over 21 million copies. The... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft On Xbox 360: Over 12 Million Served

    Microsoft and Mojang have announced the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft has sold over 12 million units. Unfortunately, there’s no news yet on when we can expect the title on Xbox One. The Xbox 360 version was released in May 2012, and since then has received a number of updates, skin packs, and even... More
  • Blog Post: Sony's Biggest Stars Get Blocky Today In Minecraft On PS3

    A new update hit the console version of Minecraft last week , but that isn’t the only new addition if you play on the PlayStation 3. Mojang announced on the PlayStation Blog that Minecraft PlayStation 3 edition is receiving new skin and texture packs today. Skin Pack 1 includes a lineup of some... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Title Update Hits Consoles

    A new title update has hit the console version of Minecraft. If you haven't played in a while, perhaps these additions and improvements will be enough to lure you back into the blocky world. TU 14 adds new materials such as emerald and nether quartz, while enhancing the overall experience. Have you... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Razer CEO Offers To Help Mojang With Virtual Reality Minecraft

    Update: We spoke with Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan about his offer to assist Mojang founder Markus "notch" Persson with a Minecraft VR. While Razer isn't willing to discuss upcoming projects, we did speak briefly about VR and how Razer's work intersects the growing trend. Tan says that Razer... More
  • Blog Post: The Speed Of Light Explained Through Minecraft

    People like Neil deGrasse Tyson are working hard to make learning about science appealing with shows like Cosmos . Others are using video games as a vehicle for education. This video explanation of the speed of light done in Minecraft is an example of one such endeavor. This astrophysics lesson was created... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft PC Tops 100 Million Users

    After touching off a wave of sandbox building games and the early access movement, Minecraft now boasts 100 million registered users. The wildly popular game has made its way to other platforms, including Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and mobile. In the same tweet from Mojang head Markus “notch”... More
  • Blog Post: Mini-Games Are Coming To Minecraft

    Minecraft already boasts an impressive number of features and activities for players . In the coming months, developer Mojang is adding another feature to that list: mini-games. With the click of a button, players can switch their Minecraft Realm to a mini-game without having to reset their world. Moving... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Has Sold 14 Million Copies On PC

    Mojang has built Minecraft into a phenomenon of historical proportions, and it's showing no signs of slowing down. Mojang founder and Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson recently tweeted the news that the original PC version of Minecraft has eclipsed a new milestone: "The computer... More
  • Blog Post: Notch Loves Nintendo, But Don’t Expect Minecraft On Wii U Soon

    In so many ways, the Wii U gamepad would be an ideal tool for playing Minecraft. Inventory and recipes easily displayed on the gamepad screen, and touch-powered building would present new opportunities. It’s a shame that it won’t happen anytime soon. Yesterday, Mojang’s Markus “Notch”... More
  • Blog Post: Marvel Heroes And Villains Come To Minecraft

    The Avengers are coming to Mojang’s blocky sandbox. The Xbox 360 version of the 10 million selling hit is getting a new skin pack with 35 different iconic costumes. No release date has yet been confirmed, but fans can expect to be able to dress up as Captain America, Iron Man, Agent Phil Coulson... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Comes To PlayStation 3 December 17

    Minecraft has put up huge numbers on PC and Xbox 360 (blasting past 10 million copies sold on Microsoft’s platform recently). Now, another group is going to get its hands on Mojang’s blocky masterpiece. Starting tomorrow, PlayStation 3 players can download Minecraft. This new version features... More
  • Blog Post: Stream Your Minecraft Session to Twitch With Just One Button Press

    Earlier this month, Mojang and Twitch announced that they were teaming up to integrate streaming into Minecraft. Now, players can make use of this feature. The only step that players need to take first is linking their Mojang account to a Twitch account. Then, hitting F6 while playing Minecraft will... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Minecraft Documentary For Free

    Noted video game documentarians 2 Player Productions has uploaded its lauded documentary Minecraft: The Story of Mojang to YouTube for all to see. The film runs approximately an hour and 45 minutes and should be full of interesting insights. Of course, 2 Player Productions would like those who enjoy... More
  • Blog Post: Skyrim Mash-Up Pack Coming To Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

    Mojang and Bethesda have announced that they are releasing a mash-up pack that will combine the worlds of Minecraft and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The pack reskins all of Minecrafts textures to fit a Skyrim theme. It also includes 40 character skins, 20 songs from the Skyrim soundtrack and a pre-made world... More
  • Blog Post: Google Partners With MinecraftEdu To Release Quantum Physics Mod

    Google's Quantum A.I. Lab Team have released a mod for Minecraft which adds quantum physics mechanics to the game as a way of educating Minecraft fans on the topic. On the official page for the mod a post about the qCraft mod says, "qCraft is not a simulation of quantum physics (this is v1 after... More
  • Blog Post: Mass Effect Minecraft DLC Coming To Xbox 360

    4J Studios, the developer behind the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft, announced today a content pack of Mass Effect items and themes is on the way. The content pack will add all kinds of general Mass Effect stuff. The pack will add 36 Mass Effect skins, a Mass Effect texture pack, the Mars facility world... More
  • Blog Post: Mojang's Cobalt Coming To Xbox One And Xbox 360

    Microsoft and Mojang announced this morning a new multi-platform, 2D shooter called Cobalt. A short clip of the game was shown, making it look like a competitive multiplayer title. The graphics are reminiscent of the 16-bit era. We'll have more on Cobalt soon from Gamescom 2013. More
  • Blog Post: Mojang Details Scrolls Beta And Optional In-Game Purchases

    You may recall that Minecraft developers Mojang have been working on a tactical collectible card game called Scrolls. Toady, you can get in on the beta. No applications are necessary, but you will need a credit card. In two blog posts, the Scrolls team has detailed the elements of the title included... More
  • Blog Post: Man Of Steel Trailer Recreated In Minecraft

    We've always thought that Superman was a bit of a square, but this fan-made video, which recreates the newest Man of Steel trailer in Minecraft, pretty much proves our assumptions. Legendary Picture's upcoming Man of Steel , directed by Zack Snyder, produced by Christopher Nolan, and scripted... More
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