Minecraft Will Have an Official Blue-ray Disc Launch in May, Teases PS4 and PS Vita Versions

Minecraft Will Have an Official Blue-ray Disc Launch in May, Teases PS4 and PS Vita Versions

With the recent explode in sales from Microsoft’s version of Minecraft that outsold 12 million copies both digital and retail this month, the folks over at PlayStation are looking to cash  in on some of  those tempting numbers. Eurogamer and other various sources were able to confirm that the update on Sony’s actions for bringing Mojang’s Minecraft to the accessible Playstation platforms were also meant to tease the box art for […]

Minecraft for the Xbox One is “Coming” Says Mojang and PS4 Version Still “Getting Worked On”

Minecraft for the Xbox One is “Coming” Says Mojang and PS4 Version Still “Getting Worked On”

In a recent interview, Mojang manager Daniel Kaplan stated that “Minecraft: Xbox One Edition” is on its way into the hands of multiple fans that have eagerly awaited for the latest installment on the Xbox One. With over 12 million+ having downloaded and paid for Minecraft on the Xbox 360, the numbers that we’re expecting to see on the next-gen tier are massive. When it comes to what we’ll expect […]

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Passes 12 Million Sales

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Passes 12 Million Sales

Minecraft is still selling incredibly well on every platform it comes to, the latest achievement for Mojang’s sandbox style crafting game being the fact that it has reached 12 million copies sold on the Xbox 360. Microsoft announced the news today on the Xbox Wire, Microsoft’s official news outlet. The 12 million sales figure includes combined numbers from both the physical and digital copies of the game. Previous Xbox 360 sales for Minecraft […]

Amazon Fire TV will Include an Exclusive Version of Minecraft and Other Games

Amazon Fire TV will Include an Exclusive Version of Minecraft and Other Games

Today was a momentous day at Amazon as the debut of Amazon Fire TV became available to the public for $99 with an emphasis on plunging straight into the online streaming market. In order to expand their product’s general value, Amazon has also gone as far as to recruit some renowned game developers for this brand-new system. Most notable amongst the expected “thousands” that Amazon is seeking to bring to […]

Notch Cancels, “Potential Free Version of Minecraft Designed to Promote VR”

Notch Cancels, “Potential Free Version of Minecraft Designed to Promote VR”

In the wake of Facebook’s recent acquisition of the crowd funded  virtual reality headset the Oculus Rift,  Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has revealed that he has cancelled, “a potential free version of Minecraft designed to promote VR.” This all began when Notch tweeted, “We were in talks about maybe bringing a version of Minecraft to Oculus. I just cancelled that deal. Facebook creeps me out.” This caused a small […]

Minecraft User Builds City on Top of Giant Turtle

Minecraft User Builds City on Top of Giant Turtle

Minecraft user CARLOOO has put together an entire city on top of a steampunk-inspired, mechanical turtle – a project which took five months to complete.

Razer CEO Reaches Out To Notch Over VR Minecraft Cancellation

Razer CEO Reaches Out To Notch Over VR Minecraft Cancellation

Possibly the most popular story of the week, Facebook purchased Oculus VR for roughly $2 billion. Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg saw amazing social potential within Oculus and their virtual reality headset Rift, saying that the device has the potential to be “a new communication platform…sharing not just moments with your friends online, but entire experiences and adventures”. Not only has the Facebook acquisition sparked the concern of fans, but developers have […]

Minecraft creator Notch won’t be supporting VR anymore

Minecraft creator Notch won’t be supporting VR anymore

Yesterday’s news has been keeping everyone in an uproar, and many gaming fans are extremely disappointed and worried about the acquisition of Oculus Rift’s VR technology by Facebook. The unforeseen move left more than just gamers in disbelief, however. Minecraft creator Markus Persson, better known as Notch, has made a stunning announcement following the news that Facebook took over ownership of Oculus Rift. It seems that Notch is no longer […]

Minecraft Major Update Coming To PS3 and Xbox 360 Versions

Minecraft Major Update Coming To PS3 and Xbox 360 Versions

4J Studios, the developer behind the console ports of the hugely popular block game Minecraft, has announced that a new major update will arrive soon for the console ports of the game.  Title Update 14 has been submitted for testing with both Microsoft and Sony, and once it has passed the testing stage the update will provide the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game with new content. Some […]

Minecraft Xbox One and Minecraft PS4 to greatly boost 4J Studio’s profits

Minecraft Xbox One and Minecraft PS4 to greatly boost 4J Studio’s profits

Minecraft developer Mojang is doing surprisingly well financially it seems. The studio reported impressive profits for 2013, with over $128 million coming their way, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Minecraft has been an exceedingly successful title, with Minecraft’s PC version seeing more than 100 million users signing up, and over 14 million copies sold. Add to that the game’s equally successful PS3, Xbox 360 or Android versions, and […]