About the game
Minecraft started out as a small indie game that set the world ablaze and went on to become the best-selling video game of all time.
Playing games like Minecraft can have 'big effect' on creativity
Even though psychology is pretty clear on the importance of games to just about every aspect of human development, adding the 'video' moniker tends to skew those opinions to some radical ends. Well, no more, as Iowa State University proved.
NetEase's Minecraft racks up 1.36 billion mod downloads in China
Minecraft has recently celebrated its 10th anniversary and even though it's racking up milestones like crazy, all of them seem to pale in comparison to the results of NetEase's Minecraft in China, which reached 1.36 billion mod downloads.
Minecraft has sold 176m copies, officially best-selling game ever
Minecraft's recent anniversary has already given us Minecraft World and a bunch of other information, but among them is a particularly notable one of 176 million sold copies, which puts the game and developer in some exclusive company.
NetEase increase Minecraft's user count in China to 200 million
NetEase have posted results for the first quarter of 2019 and the company's launch of Minecraft in China is turning into a proper success story, as the game's headcount increased to 200 million players, a worthy achievement indeed.
Play Minecraft's original version straight from your browser
In celebration of the upcoming anniversary of one of the most popular games on the planet, Minecraft, Mojang decided to make the game's legacy version from 2009 playable through browsers, together with all the original quirks and bugs.
Notch excluded from Minecraft's 10-year anniversary plans
Microsoft have officially confirmed that Minecraft creator Notch will not be a part of Minecraft's 10-year anniversary event plans because of his controversial comments and opinions, which do not reflect those of Microsoft or Mojang.
Minecraft update silently removes references to game's creator
Markus "Notch" Persson is the man behind one of the all-time most popular games in the world, Minecraft. It was later bought out and now it seems like Microsoft decided to remove any references pointing towards the controversial developer.
Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode is now available through Netflix
Telltale Games' point and click substitution for Minecraft's singleplayer dubbed Minecraft: Story Mode, has officially launched on Netflix as a streaming title, and while the company may not be around to cut the tape, their legacy remains.
Minecraft will be making two of its libraries open source
Mojang have announced that they'll be making two of Minecraft's libraries open source soon, which means they're free for anyone to improve, mess around with or use in their own projects free of charge, with proper attribution of course.
Fortnite still has a royal battle to fight with Minecraft
Although a bit slowing as of late, the Fortnite effect is still very much in full swing and although the game's contemporaries have long left the proverbial board, there's still one name that can take Epic's beast head on - Minecraft.