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Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion

Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion

By 15 September 2014

Microsoft and Mojang have come forward to confirm that Microsoft is acquiring Mojang and the Minecraft franchise for $2.5 billion. Mojang took to its official blog to confirm the news, but wants to set the Minecraft community at ease, saying it will be... >>

Microsoft to buy Minecraft creator Mojang, will have to cough up $2 billion for the privilege

Microsoft to buy Minecraft creator Mojang, will have to cough up $2 billion for the privilege

By 10 September 2014

Minecraft was recently released for the Xbox One, having been a hit on PC and then Xbox 360 for a while, but that doesn't seem to be the end of the game's tie-in with Microsoft. Reports suggest that the software giant is in talks with developer Mojang... >>

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sells over 400,000 copies on day one

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sells over 400,000 copies on day one

By 11 May 2012

After Pocket-lint's estimation that Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has been the biggest launch ever on Xbox Live, Microsoft has confirmed such by releasing a statement that it has, indeed, eclipsed Trials Evolution (the previous record holder) on day one... >>

Minecraft developer makes more than £50 million

Minecraft developer makes more than £50 million

By 27 March 2012

With more than 25 million registered users and 5,366,849 full games sold, it comes as no surprise that Minecraft has notched up over £50 million in 15 months since its launch in October 2010. Developer Mojang has reported revenue of 540 million Swedish... >>

Mining at home, with the Minecraft foam pickaxe and sticky note block

Mining at home, with the Minecraft foam pickaxe and sticky note block

By 16 June 2011

Happy mining miners! Get your mine on with this super safe handy foam pickaxe from ThinkGeek. Keep forgetting things? Why not try these sticky note cubes..handy to help keep track of mining, or remind you of mining if you miss it.  ThinkGeek and Mojang's... >>