After a year of hope and speculation, GamesBeat has learned that Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson will no longer personally finance a sequel to Double Fine’s much-loved action-platformer, Psychonauts.
The limited version of Minecraft Pi will be a free download.
In spite of the fact that Minecraft has more than 42 million registered gamers and at least 7.5 million paying customers, don’t expect it to hit the Windows Store any time soon.
The creator and original lead developer of Minecraft, Markus “Notch” Persson, takes to Reddit to answer a host of questions from the social news site’s users.
Software protection company Uniloc accuses Minecraft developer Mojang on infringing an anti-piracy application patent.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has broken all previous digital-sales records, selling more than any other title in the first 24 hours on Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft today announced.
Double Fine’s Tim Schafer has been fielding questions for years about a potential followup to his much-loved 2005 3D platform game Psychonauts. Buzz about a sequel grew even louder earlier this month when Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson expressed an interest in funding the project on Twitter. During a recent interview with VentureBeat, however, Schafer said there’s still a lot of stuff that needs to be worked out first.
In a tweet sent out on Saturday, Markus Persson, aka Notch, the developer behind gaming sensation Minecraft, made note of the 20 million registered user milestone. He joked,
Minecraft is the indie sandbox game that just keeps on giving. Developer Mojang already has a LEGO project under review, and now a free-to-use program has been released that helps you to print out your Minecraft creations as real objects, on a 3D printer.
The developer of Minecraft, Markus Persson (aka Notch), has created a new game called ‘Minicraft’, in just two days. The game is entered in the Ludum Dare indie game development competition, which invites single handed developers to create and submit a working game in under 48 hours.
The man behind indie PC mega-hit Minecraft, Markus “Notch” Persson, will no longer lead development on the game as he continues to guide indie developer Mojang on other projects.
The indie video game sensation Minecraft is going from strength to strength, as demonstrated by figures unveiled at this weekend’s Minecon convention in Las Vegas.
The iOS version of popular indie sandbox building game Minecraft will be available in the Apple App Store starting tomorrow.
Indie sandbox building game Minecraft has sold over 4 million copies on the PC, according to the game’s official website. That number is close to blockbuster territory for any video game, and it shows that the indie game movement is alive and kicking.
Indie darling game Minecraft, which has more than 10 million users, is “incompatible” with wildly popular game digital distribution service Steam because game’s secondary market for virtual goods and maps wouldn’t be supported, Minecraft designer Markus Persson said on his blog Monday.
Gamers upgrading to Apple’s next Mac operating system, OS X Lion, won’t be able to play indie sandbox game Minecraft right away.
Minecraft, an independently-developed sandbox building game, has passed 10 million registered users, according to the game’s creator, Markus Persson, also known as “Notch.”