Notch Makes List of World’s Wealthiest People

Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has joined the likes of Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and … Sorry, forgot this was a gaming site. Notch as joined the ranks of such bright lights as Valve Co-Founder Gabe Newell on Forbes’ list of the world’s wealthiest people. Notch and Newell tied for 1,415th, with their total net […]

Mean Tweets Helped Inspire Notch to Sell Minecraft

Notch is, despite his larger-than-life presence as the former face of Minecraft, a relatively private person when it comest to his own life. So this Forbe’s profile about why Notch sold Mojang and Minecraft and what he’s been doing since might be the deepest and most honest look we’ll get into what happened. The profile […]

Notch Admits He ‘Kinda’ Feels Like a Sellout

After selling Mojang and Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion, Markus “Notch” Persson has all the monies. He has a giant mansion with a candy room. But he might have a little less indie cred. When asked if he felt like a sellout on Twitter, Notch answered honestly. “I kinda feel like I am, but […]

Notch Holds Awesome Housewarming Party at His Awesome $70 Million Mansion

Check this out. This is what your enthusiasm for Minecraft has bought the man who created it. After cashing out by selling Mojang to Microsoft for $2.5 billion, Markus “Notch” Persson bought a $70 million mansion in Beverly Hills as casually as you or I might purchase a new pair of shoes. Recently, he invited […]

You Can Live in Notch’s $70 Million Mansion, in Minecraft

  You’ll probably never own a mansion as sweet as the $70 million number Markus “Notch” Persson, creator of Minecraft, just bought. Seriously, it has a candy room, as in a room just for candy. But before he sold Mojang and Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion, Notch gave us a tool to make our […]

Notch Buys Beverly Hills’ Priciest Mega-Mansion

So here’s what Microsoft’s money can buy. Earlier this year Minecraft creator Markuss “Notch” Persson closed a deal to sell Mojang and Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion. Now he’s made another impressive deal, reportedly outbidding Hollywood’s power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce for this $70 million mansion in Beverly Hills, according to curbed.com. The mega-mansion […]

End of an Era: Notch Has Left Mojang

He’s been the public face and spiritual leader of Minecraft long after he actually stopped working on it, but as of now Minecraft creator Notch is gone. He reported on Twitter that he left Mojang, the company that will soon be officially sold Microsoft for $2.5 billion. “I left the Mojang office for the last […]

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