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Report: Microsoft trying to buy Mojang; Notch “unlikely” to stay

The Wall Street Journal has recently reported that Microsoft is in “serious discussions” to purchase Swedish developer Mojang, best known for its sandbox phenomenon – Minecraft. According to “a person with knowledge of the matter”, MS is prepared to pay a whooping $2 billion for the studio, and said deal “could be signed as early as this week”. Further reports coming ...

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Minecraft on PS4 was released today

Sony announced on their blog that Minecraft is being released on the Playstation 4 today. The announcement is a big surprise considering that, initially, Sony rejected the game and its release on this console was delayed. The game is available on the Playstation Store for $19.99. However, those who already purchased the game for Playstation 3 and want the next ...

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Minecraft has been given a release date for the Xbox One


Microsoft seems to have finished testing Minecraft on the Xbox One because they announced today that the game is ready to launch this Friday, September 5th. A recent post on Xbox Wire reveals that new players can purchase the game for $20 while those who already own Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition can get it at a substantial discount. Veteran players will ...

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Doctor Who is coming to Minecraft next month


We recently learned that the Xbox One version of Minecraft ran into some problems, which may cause it to be delayed by a bit. On a more positive note, the Xbox 360 Edition of the game is doing just fine and there was actually a pretty exciting announcement earlier regarding this version. It seems that BBC Worldwide has partnered with Microsoft ...

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Minecraft PS4 has been delayed, unlikely to release this month


Gamers who were eagerly anticipating the PS4 release of Minecraft will have to wait a little while longer according to 4J Studios. The developer said on Twitter that Sony had encountered some technical issues while testing the final build, which means that the release date might be pushed back. “Sony found some issues we have to fix in their final test ...

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PS4 vs Xbox One: Sony is leading for the sixth consecutive month

Microsoft recently stated that Xbox One sales have more than doubled ever since the Kinect was dropped. Unfortunately for the company, it wasn’t enough as according to the latest NPD report, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One yet again and is now in the lead for the sixth consecutive month. PS4 owners are not the only ones that rejoiced when hearing the good news, ...

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Minecraft on consoles has now outsold PC versions

Minecraft has now sold more copies across all consoles that it has on PC platforms according to Mojang’s Patrick Gueder. Speaking on Twitter the developer confirmed that the game has now sold an impressive 54 million copies. To put that into context, Minecraft is now the 3rd best-selling individual game of all time. Only Wii Sports and Tetris have sold ...

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Nintendo considering bringing Minecraft to their platforms

Nintendo have discussed bringing Minecraft to their platforms according to an interview with Shigeru Miyamoto and Shinya Takahashi. In it, the pair speak about how the Wii U and 3DS could be good fits for the immensely successful game thanks to their ability to utilise touch control. Miyamoto noted: “Our hardware is the only hardware that you can do both ...

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Minecraft for current-gen will launch in August

Mojang finally made the launch window for Minecraft on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 public. The game will hit stores in August of this year and it will come in two different price ranges, meaning you get a discount if you bought the game on the older consoles (Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3). If you want to buy the game on ...

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