These pictures use a grungy, simple design, but their minimalist look add a certain amount of class to your iPhone or iPod Touch.
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.
We’ve collected 18 astonishing Minecraft builds that include Rohan from The Lord of the Rings and a giant, explosive tower that would require 52GB of RAM to detonate.
Minecraft creator Marcus Persson (also known as Notch) Tweeted this morning, “I got told Minecraft for XBLA passed three million sales today!”
This gallery shows a dozen Lego models inspired by video games, which are a testament to the creativity of both the Lego and gaming communities, and a reminder of the versatility and power of the humble Lego brick.
Here are seven examples of how some awesomely geeky grooms-to-be used video games to pop the big question.
If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best games stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed.
The fifth incarnation of the Humble Indie Bundle, a pay-what-you-want collection of games that sends a portion of its proceeds to charity, has received $4 million dollars in contributions during its first week.
Timeline cover images featuring indie and artistic games like Limbo, Fez, and Minecraft to decorate your Facebook profile.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition became the most-played Xbox Live Arcade title in the first week of its release. Turns out digging for mono-colored boxes is actually fun.
At $20, Minecraft is one of the most expensive Xbox Live Arcade games ever released, but it’s also one of the most substantial and definitely one of the most enjoyable.
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.
Mojang, the Swedish developer of Minecraft, is considering introducing a subscription model to its block-centric building game and will bow out of next month’s Electronic Entertainment Expo.
GamesBeat is giving away codes for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. Play the game days before everyone else on your friends list!
In a pair of tweets, CEO Dan Porter of Draw Something developer OMGPOP called the one employee who turned down Zynga “selfish” and “the weakest one” on the team. Many fans of the sketching game for smartphones stated that they’re uninstalling Draw Something based on Porter’s behavior.
Dundee, Scotland-based development studio 4JStudios has been tapped to port Minecraft to the XBox 360. According to Major Nelson, the game will be promoted as part of the “Arcade Next” series of games, which includes Trials Evolution, BloodForge, and Fable Heroes. It will release on May 9, 2012.
Game designer Peter Molyneux discusses in detail how the latest Fable will use the Xbox 360′s Kinect in never-before-seen ways…and why he stores his iPad in his underwear (seriously).
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.