In celebration of 10 years of 'Minecraft,' Mojang has made the original version available to play for free. 'Minecraft' Classic is now fully playable directly from web browsers.
Video Games May 9, 2019
The latest update for 'Minecraft' has dropped almost all references to its original creator Notch. Some speculate that this is a way to distance the game from the highly controversial game designer.
Video Games March 29, 2019
Mojang unveiled The Update Aquatic, which will breathe new life into the oceans of 'Minecraft.' However, the developer also announced that the Super Duper Graphics pack and the game's new Nintendo Switch version will be delayed to 2018.
Video Games November 20, 2017
'Minecraft' Better Together update is rolling out to the Xbox One, Windows, VR, and mobile, and it's bringing them all together via cross-platform play. No PlayStation 4 in the list, though.
Video Games September 21, 2017
Microsoft has just announced the Better Together Update for 'Minecraft,' which introduces cross-play for different versions of the game. There’s also the Super-Duper Graphics Pack, which significantly improves the game’s graphical capabilities.
Video Games June 11, 2017
Mojang is set to push out the 'Minecraft 1.0' update for Windows 10, Gear VR and mobile editions of the game before the year ends. The update will include The End dimension along with the Ender Dragon boss.
Video Games November 11, 2016
'Minecraft' has come a long way since its introduction in 2011. The game is already used as an educational tool and for training artificial intelligence, and now it will be getting its own series of novels.
Video Games September 26, 2016
Microsoft announced that it is rolling out the full version of 'Minecraft: Education Edition' on the start of November. Teachers, students and educators received an early access of the education-focused program in June.
Video Games September 23, 2016
Microsoft has finally launched the VR version of 'Minecraft' for the Oculus Rift. The title comes with two important updates that eliminate simulator sickness, which is the type of nausea that players sometimes experience in virtual reality.
Video Games August 16, 2016
'Minecraft' on the Oculus Rift is about to become a reality, as support for the VR platform is coming to the Windows 10 Beta version next week.
Video Games August 13, 2016
Now that he's not the Hulk, Bruce Banner occupies his time playing 'Minecraft.'
Comic Books July 7, 2016
'Minecraft: The Movie' has finally been given a release date, and it won't be releasing anytime soon. Minecraft the movie is set to premier on May 24, 2019.
Video Games June 28, 2016
'Minecraft: Education Edition' moves into its early-access stage, which offers a free trial for educators. This version of the game crosses a lot of features off the teachers' wish lists.
Video Games June 11, 2016
Microsoft and Mojang announced that 'Minecraft' has sold more than 100 million copies since its launch, making it the second most successful video game.
Video Games June 3, 2016
'Minecraft' is absolutely everywhere, including advertising — but that's about to change. Mojang has officially shut down all marketing campaigns using its blocky world simulator.
Video Games May 31, 2016
Microsoft announced that it is partnering up with Mojang and NetEase after signing a five-year deal to license the hugely popular 'Minecraft's' mobile and PC versions in China.
Video Games May 22, 2016
'Minecraft' gets the VR treatment, rolling out to the Samsung Gear VR via the Oculus Store. Considering the game's success on the PC and mobile, this development was more or less expected.
Video Games April 28, 2016
Mojang just announced and released a new strategy game called 'Crown and Council,' and it's completely free to download and play on Steam. Interestingly enough, just like Minecraft, 'Crown and Council' is the work and pet project of a single 'Mojangsta,' Henrik Pettersson.
Video Games April 23, 2016
The research team at Microsoft is using 'Minecraft' to make considerable leaps in the progress of artificial intelligence via Project AIX, calling the game as the 'perfect platform for this kind of research.'
Apps/Software March 15, 2016
You might think that simple block visuals in 'Minecraft' can't be improved, but you would be mistaken.
Geek March 7, 2016
For many, 'Minecraft' is seemingly about building the biggest thing possible — just look at 'The Roar of the Giants,' an absolutely massive set of maps that put most other builds to shame.
Geek March 2, 2016
It's 'Minecraft' but for classrooms.
Geek January 19, 2016
Mojang and Oxeye Game Studio are about to finally release 'Cobalt' on Feb. 2 for Xbox 360, Xbox One and Windows via Steam. Before it does, here's what you need to know about the 2D shooter.
Video Games January 17, 2016
A game claiming to be a sequel to Mojang's wildly popular 'Minecraft' has climbed its way up the Apple Store app charts.
Internet Culture January 7, 2016
Mojang rolls out the Holiday Skins Pack for 'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' and 'Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta.' The package features Gingerbread Creeper, Father Christmas, Mother Christmas and Tasty Gingerbread, to name a few.
Video Games December 17, 2015
This means that a Microsoft-owned game now exists on competing consoles.
Video Games December 7, 2015
The iconic castle from 'Super Mario 64' finds a new home in the blocky world of 'Minecraft.'
Geek November 16, 2015
Mojang launched 'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' beta v.0.13.0, and it features the long-awaited Redstone Circuits. Android users can sign up for the beta now to get a chance to test it out.
Video Games November 4, 2015
'Minecraft' gets the perfect Halloween mash-up pack in time for the holiday. The DLC brings a ton of skins and texture pack to console editions of 'Minecraft' everywhere.
Video Games October 24, 2015
Telltale Games finally released its first ever Story Mode for 'Minecraft.' Get ready for an epic adventure and a lot of fun as you build and craft your way around the world of Minecraft
Video Games October 14, 2015
This is the most ambitious 'Minecraft' creation we've seen to date.
Geek October 1, 2015
On October 13, gamers will get their first taste of 'Minecraft: Story Mode,' from Telltale Games. Can Telltale make magic out of an open-world game about building blocks?
Geek October 1, 2015
It is said that copying is the truest form of admiration. Dragon Quest Builders admires Minecraft a lot, but finds ways to be an (almost) different title.
Video Games September 21, 2015
Telltale Games announced the release date of Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1. The Order of the Stone will be available starting Oct. 13.
Video Games September 18, 2015
Markus Persson, aka Notch, had a mini-breakdown of sorts on Twitter as he shares his feelings about how living everybody’s dream life is not all we’d expect it to be.
Business August 31, 2015
Minecraft-maker Mojang has teamed up with 20th Century Fox to develop an official The Scorch Trials multiplayer mod for the game.
Video Games August 28, 2015
This custom PC is a must see for fans of Mojang's 'Minecraft.'
Computers August 11, 2015
In celebration of the launch of Windows 10, Minecraft developer Mojang is offering the Minecraft Windows 10 Edition beta for free at the moment. Here is how to avail of this sweet offer.
Geek July 30, 2015
Rob McElhenney, one of the stars of the FX comedy 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,' will be directing the upcoming 'Minecraft' movie. The announcement was made by Mojang COO Vu Bui Tuesday.
Movies/TV Shows July 21, 2015
When Telltale Games and Mojang put their heads together, they decided to create a game that tells a story within the world of 'Minecraft.' Here's what it's about, who's in its unique voice cast, and the first trailer.
Geek July 4, 2015
Microsoft and Mojang are launching a portal where teachers can share ideas about how to incorporate Minecraft into the classroom.
Video Games June 30, 2015
Microsoft HoloLens is the next big thing when it comes down to gaming, but apart from 'Minecraft,' what other games could work well with the platform?
Geek June 20, 2015
'Minecraft: Pocket Edition' gets a neat new update that brings a slew of improvements and new additions. The highly anticipated 0.11 update is finally available, rolling out to iOS users first.
Video Games June 4, 2015
Learn how a single tweet from Minecraft's creator led to a $2.5 billion deal.
Geek March 4, 2015
Thought Microsoft purchasing Minecraft was a bad idea? Think again. The game helped the company increase its first party video game revenue by 79 percent.
Geek January 28, 2015