Infographic Shows Just How Minecraft Has Grown

Mojang introduced Minecraft in 2011, and since then the block-builder that could has gone on to unprecedented worldwide success. The company released an infographic today showing just how many copies of Minecraft are out there by now. Approximately 106,859,714 copies at last count, including four purchased in Antarctica! Impressive!  

Glaciologist Recreates Antarctica in Minecraft

Martin O’Leary, a glaciologist from Swansea University in the UK, recreated the continent of Antarctica in Minecraft. Yes, the whole thing. O’Leary’s version is at 1:1000 scale, but considering how large Antarctica is, that’s still impressive. It recreates the continent and the outlying islands using data from the Bedmap2 mapping project. O’Leary told Wired UK […]

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