Microsoft Buys Minecraft for $2.5 Billion

Like it or not Minecrafters, this is really happening. Microsoft announced today that it has reached a deal to buy Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. The deal will be finalized later this year. It’s an open question as to how this purchase will affect Minecraft, but at least Microsoft promised not to […]

Poll: Will the Sale of Minecraft to Microsoft Be Good or Bad for the Game?

How Do You Feel About Microsoft Buying Minecraft? Yep, all the say it ain’t so in the world won’t stop two billion dollars. As reported by various outlets like The Wall Street Journal, it appears that Mojang and Minecraft, the spirit of independent game design and development, may wind up in the hands of Microsoft. […]

Microsoft Buying Minecraft, Reports Say

Say it ain’t so, Notch! Unfortunately, these reports are coming from outlets like The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, so it seems likely there’s something to them. They say Microsoft will buy Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, for $2 billion. According to a Bloomberg report, Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson reached out […]

Xbox One Minecraft Out Friday

The long wait is nearly over, and you’ll be able to play a shiny new version of Minecraft on your Xbox One’s before the end of the week. According to Microsoft, the Xbox One edition launches on Friday. It’ll cost $19.99, but if you already have the disc or download Xbox 360 version you can […]

Minecraft Halo Content Confirmed

So far all we have to go on is a single image shared on Twitter, but it seems to be confirmed that the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft will be getting a Halo-themed pack. The image, posted to the Halo Waypoint Twitter account with the message “Yes, this is happening” and retweeted by Microsoft Studios, […]

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