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Mojang and Microsoft must be cackling with joy these days. The popular title Minecraft has managed to breach the 20 million sold mark on PC and Mac. This news comes just ahead of this year's Minecon event.
Minecraft is already an impressive bit of software tech. It allows players to build anything they want, as big and as long and as high as they want. Now imagine being able to bring those creations to life in a fully realized 3D real-world experience using HoloLens. You probably can't fathom it and that's okay because there's a video available to help you see what tomorrow's future looks like today.
Minecraft is the indie game that just keeps on giving. Some enterprising individuals have managed to completely recreate the Wii U exclusive shooter Splatoon within the confines of Minecraft.
There's a list of the most popular games on YouTube and what people love viewing more than anything else on the market. Some of the games might surprise you while others will make you scoff and go “Well, of course that game is on the list”.
The ever-expanding world of Minecraft is set to grow just a bit more soon, with Mojang announcing the impending launch of some new player skins, new music and brand new Achievements for those of you gaming on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
Sometimes hackers, coders, programmers make a hobby out of finding faults in security measures. Well, there was a server stability issue in Minecraft involving an inventory information exploit and it's finally been fixed... after two years.
A mechanically inclined gamer named MrSquishyYT constructed a working Pac-Man cabinet using only Minecraft's in-game materials.
A 13-year-old boy from Southern California has confessed to sicking the SWAT team on three people, including one of his Minecraft rivals.
It took nearly two years for the Xbox 360's Minecraft skins to make the leap to the PlayStation consoles, but they're finally available. That's right, you can now explore Minecraft wearing Mass Effect's N7 armor, aiming to bring peace to the land as a vanguard or dispense a little wild justice as a renegade.
For those of you planning on attending Minecon this year, you might want to keep your calendars open and your wallet at the ready, as tickets will be going on sale very, very soon.
Turkey’s Family and Social Policies Ministry has come to a surprising verdict: Minecraft encourages children to act violently (Yes, you read that correctly). But Microsoft doesn't sound worried.
One of the most ridiculous things is about to happen in Turkey if the court sides with the culture ministry: Minecraft will be banned. The country is currently deliberating over the issue after moral outrage-crusaders brought the game to the attention of the ministry a few months ago.
Last year, Minecraft sales crossed $60 million, making it the best-selling PC game in history. This incredible popularity is why Microsoft purchased Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion dollars in cash. But according to founder Markus “Notch” Persson, Microsoft wasn't the only well-to-do company that waved stacks of money in his face.
A new Minecraft update has gone live today for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, adding in the rather large and diverse cast of characters from the Fox cartoon comedy, The Simpsons. The update brings 24 character skins to Minecraft.
This has to be one of the most bizarre stories I've ever read, but the Turkish Government is actually looking into and investigating Minecraft on the grounds that the game may be too violent. Yes, too violent.