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Minecraft's composer discusses Mojang's unreleased game, Notch's departure

On Monday, Microsoft announced it would acquire the Swedish studio Mojang and their game, Minecraft,  for a cool $2.5 billion. Minecraft's creator, Markus "Notch" Persson, has over these last six...

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Microsoft announces purchase of Minecraft creator Mojang for $2.5 billion

Microsoft today announced the purchase of Mojang, the Sweden-based development studio behind massive hit Minecraft. Confirmation of the $2.5 billion deal comes a week after rumors hit that that the...

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Microsoft reportedly looking to buy Minecraft developer

Microsoft is in discussions to buy Mojang AB, the studio best known for developing Minecraft, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cites a source with knowledge of the matter. The Journal...

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Notch's new game, Cliffhorse, is available now

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson launched a new game yesterday, Cliffhorse, his first title to see release since Minecraft. Cliffhorse is currently available exclusively on Windows PC for...

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Notch guesting on Thursday's Late Late Show

Minecraft creator Marcus 'Notch' Persson is due to guest on CBS's The Late Late Show this Thursday night. According to the Craig Ferguson-hosted show's web-schedule, Notch will be on the show Nov....

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Notch: 'I want to do smaller games that can fail'

One of the problems in becoming a famous game developer is the weight of expectation from fans, eager to get their hands on new games. Few people know more about this than Marcus "Notch" Persson,...

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Notch puts down 0x10c, fans work to create a successor

0x10c, Markus "Notch" Persson's sandbox sci-fi game was put on hold indefinitely last week, but the game's community is looking to create their own project, US Gamer reports. Persson broke the...

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Minecraft developer writes of his late father on the anniversary of his death

Markus "Notch" Persson, developer of Minecraft and the upcoming 0x10c, published a tribute today on his blog about coming to to terms with his late father. In a blog post titled "I love you, dad,"...

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Notch: 0x10c could monetize ship components, game will avoid Kickstarter

0x10c, the upcoming space flight simulator from Minecraft developer Mojang, could feature a subscription-based model for players to access vital ship components, lead designer Markus "Notch"...

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Minecraft developer Mojang hopes to release a game every year

With its immediate future secured by the phenomenal success of Minecraft, Stockholm-based studio Mojang hopes to release a game every year from now on, said business developer Daniel Kaplan in an...