Developer: Mojang AB
Story: Minecraft is a game about breaking and placing blocks. At first, people built structures to protect against nocturnal monsters, but as the game grew players worked together to create wonderful, imaginative things.
Latest Minecraft News
EA, Activision Tried To Buy Minecraft
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.
Minecraft Xbox One And Xbox 360 Adds Simpsons Characters Today
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.
Minecraft Being Investigated By Turkish Government
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.
Minecraft Accounts Stolen By Phishers
If you're an avid Minecraft player and you clicked on any recent links sent through an e-mail about changing your username and password or “logging into” Mojang, you may be in a bit of a pickle. It turns out that a group of phishers have phished a bunch of e-mail and password combinations from Minecraft gamers.
Minecraft Player Shares Disturbing Theory About The Game's Story
Not that a game like Minecraft really needs a narrative, but one clever (and decidedly dark-thinking) Youtuber has crafted a yarn for the world-building game that actually makes something resembling sense.
See The Simpsons Become Minecraft Characters In These Screenshots
4J Studios is teaming up with Fox to bring The Simpsons into Minecraft. Today they released the first screenshots from the Simpsons DLC coming soon to the building game.
How To Change Your Minecraft Name
Mojang will give Minecraft players the ability to change their name on February 4th. While it's a pretty simple process, there are some important rules to be aware of.
Minecraft PS3 And Vita Receive Horses Update, PS4 Patch Still In Testng
Minecraft players on Xbox 360 and Xbox One received the so-called "Horses Update" a week ago. Now it's PlayStation gamers' turn.
Minecraft Xbox One And Xbox 360 Get Horses Update
It's like the old saying goes: You can lead a horse to Minecraft, but you can't make it drink. Or something like that. The point is that Xbox versions of Minecraft now boast horses, so get ready to tame the blocky wild west, one creeper at a time.
How The Creator Of Minecraft Just One-Upped Beyonce And Jay-Z
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson found an impressive way to spend the money he earned from the game.
Minecraft: Story Mode Announced By Telltale Games
Here I was thinking nothing Telltale Games could possibly announce would surprise me and, this morning, the adventure game developer goes and reveals Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series. I stand corrected.
Microsoft Purchase Of Mojang Finally Goes Through
And now, just like that, Mojang and Microsoft have been joined in holy matrimony. Microsoft Studios’ Phil Spencer made the official announcement just yesterday morning, letting everyone know that the house that Minecraft built had officially been purchased by the home of the Xbox.
Minecraft Finally Digs Into Vita Next Week
If there’s one thing that Minecraft has proven, it’s that people like building things. And destroying things. Now gamers will be able to both build and destroy things to their hearts content on the go, as Sony has finally announced a launch date for the PlayStation Vita version of the landmark indie game, and it’s coming up a lot more quickly than you might expect.
Doctor Who Invades Minecraft On Xbox 360
If you have an Xbox 360 and you play Minecraft, I need you to listen to me very carefully: Don't blink. Whatever you do, don't blink. Just boot up your console, head on over to the Xbox Marketplace and download the first batch of Dr. Who skins for your world-building game but, most importantly: Don't. Blink.
Minecraft PS4 And Xbox One Patch Revealed, Horse Update Coming Soon
4J Studios announced this week that they're about to release a major patch for the newly released PS4 and Xbox One versions of Minecraft. They also indicated that all console versions are going to be receiving a lot of content soon.