Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by Swedish creator Markus Persson, published by Mojang in 2011, and purchased by Microsoft in 2014.
It is one of the most successful video games of all time.
Explore a new region with three new story missions and new loot.
It also seems like negotiations for this collaboration have been in place for a long, long time.
Steve brings his trademark pickaxe, sword, and blocky biomes to Nintendo's fighter.
New mobs, areas, and more showcased en route to the DLC's release.
The first major update for the game in a while.
Mojang Studios reports 126 million players per month for the sandbox title.
Explore new worlds that showcase the power of ray-tracing.
The Bedrock Edition finally comes to the PS4.
Microsoft's first million seller comes thanks to Nintendo.
Finally, you can make your own Steve.
Mojang says the pack was "too technically demanding" to properly implement.
Despite launching in 2011, Mojang's sandbox title is still incredibly popular.
We might be seeing a new Minecraft experiment soon.
More copies sold on just one platform than many franchises manage put together.
Microsoft distances Minecraft from its controversial creator.
For all five of us who have never played Minecraft, this is amazing news!
It’s time to bid the last generation versions of Minecraft farewell.
Helen Chiang, head of Minecraft at Microsoft, also nixes sequel possibility.
Fans of the Better Together Version of the game will find their response promising.
Plus a whole host of other additions and changes to boot.
A total of three new 2DS XL systems will be launching in Japan this summer, but the Minecraft-themed one stands out.
Nintendo Switch has another strong week in Japan on the back of multiple new releases.
Xbox and Nintendo side by side in a trailer, I never thought I would see this day.
"We need to use those franchises as a home base from which we can expand. That strength lets us branch out and take risks with them."
On Xbox One, VR, iOS, Android, and Windows 10.
Retail release of game coming that day, too.
Honestly, given how long those versions were supported, no complaints.
This version of Minecraft brings some significant improvements.
Minecraft is one of the most successful games of all time but it's not without its annoyances.
Minecraft has crafted a huge user base!
Matt Booty has been promoted to fill the role of corporate vice president at Microsoft Studios.
Might make for a good Christmas present for a kid.
"For some, such a visible, high-level rejection could have been withering, but Phil didn't give up."
But it will be getting local multiplayer and 3D support.
It's really pretty, and kids should love it.
"We would love to work with Sony to bring players on PlayStation 4 into this ecosystem as well."
The future of full cross platform play is almost here...
Currently supports Android and Windows 10 players; Marketplace included.
Minecraft can finally be played in full HD on the Switch.
I wonder if these will count toward's Microsoft's Xbox Live MAU numbers...
Plus, free 4K update coming this Fall.
Issues currently being experienced with resolution shifting.
The best portable version of the game yet.
The most successful game of all time.
Many issues are fixed.
But yes, Sonic Mania.
Will this make a dent to the Xbox One's misfortunes in Japan?
Some very strong showings by games old and new.
"I really feel like that's something we should have made."
Minecraft in VR, at last.
Mobile, tablet, VR, and PC, all together.
Microsoft may not be doing as well as many would like to believe.
That's a lot of Minecraft...
Fans still free to celebrate their interests as long as it's not for profit.
The game may get more expensive depending on where you live.
"Rare Replay on Wii U?" replies Reggie Fils-Aime.
Minecraft developer may be developing for the Nintendo NX.
Update currently in Pre-Release.
It's a shameless knock off, violating multiple intellectual property laws in the process.
The flagship version of Minecraft continues to sell well.
Update adds tons of new items, features, mobs and more.
The update is so big, it could basically have been a sequel.
"Kids are testing social boundaries and are learning social skills inside of the game."
It's finally real, and almost here.
Parity, at last.
Will they, won't they?
Ratings board leaks a Wii U version on the way.
This is amusing.
Mojang's Jonas Martensson says the developer is looking to continually improve the current game.
Microsoft showcases the potential of its mixed reality headset.
But in the end, Microsoft won out.
Markus Persson talks about being perceived as a sell out and the joys of programming.
Industry veteran talks about the impact Minecraft has had on the gaming industry.
Both versions have been extensively patched.
As if the insane popularity of Mojang's franchise wasn't obvious enough.
Stats reveal that YouTube viewers spend more time on gaming content than anything else.
Because of course they did.
Xbox boss Phil Spencer "excited for the possibilities ahead with the Minecraft community".
North American release date still to be announced.
It's awesome. Albeit someone has way too much time on their hands.
Start chopping trees with your fist!
And it's 1080p!!!
Despite the IP's purchase by Microsoft, it will still be available on Sony's handheld.
This should help this game get the publicity it so desperately needs.
And no, Garry Newman doesn't believe Microsoft will "completely f**k up" Minecraft.
And allegedly, this is to help expand Microsoft's Windows Phone platform.
Could Minecraft be an Xbox exclusive as early as next week?
Here's how to bring worlds created on your Xbox 360 onto the Xbox One.
Sony looking into complaints consumers have reported with downloading and purchasing.
4J Studios' Minecraft: PS4 Editon is now available for players and like the Xbox One version - which will be out tomorrow - an upgrade offer is available for those with the PS3 version. Those w... Read More
Available at $4.99 for existing Xbox 360 players.
You can also eat sheep. No joke.
Release date imminent?
PS Vita users will need to continue waiting though.
4J Studios announces that it will need to go through the certification process again.
Vita and Xbox One versions still in bug testing mode.
A listing on Amazon indicates that retail versions of PS4 and PS Vita are expected later this year.
These new models boast 3 pixel wide arms and may be purely optional.
More players to be added in future updates.
Mojang discusses what form a possible 3DS port could take.
That's a whole lot of griefing.
Squids are no longer what lies beneath in Minecraft.
Xbox 360 players will be able to upgrade to the Xbox One version for $4.99.
More details inside.
So none of your hard work is lost.
Both releases expected in Q2/Q3 of this year.
Build with your friends. Murder your friends.
Update 14 features to be included.
Fixes and improvements to the game revealed.
The train that never stops.
Here's some Sony games in your Minecraft.
"Really excited about the quality."
Terraria in second place.
Markus "Notch" Persson says the company was working on a free version of Minecraft for Rift.
Zombie Villager mobs have arrived.
Markus "Notch" Persson didn't spend ten grand on Rift for a Facebook acquisition.
And along with it comes a carrot on a stick. Which is exactly what it sounds like.
More than double of 2012's profits.
Creepers and Endermen will be making their way to the big screen.
Hits 35 million lifetime sales.
Via third party Android App Stores.
Sorry, er, Wii U Minecraft fans.
There are games and then there's Minecraft.
All content from previous versions to be included.
Discounts on texture and skin packs to celebrate.
PS3 is taking precedence.
Despite the absence of the game on Nintendo platforms.
Minecraft makes its way to Sony consoles
Tales of Xillia meanwhile debuts at number 4.
Pikmin 3 falls from 2nd to 15th place within a week in the UK.
Nintendo's Pikmin 3 debuts at second place this week for the Wii U.
Markus "Notch" Persson talks about the cost effectiveness of the move.
The end of humanity is still as popular as ever.
The sandbox title scores another high.
Yay for horses
And the success of the same has attracted some rather interesting offers.
Minecraft is coming to Xbox One.
Stated however that "it was tempting".
See what's new with the latest update for Minecraft.
Releasing on June 28th for UK gamers.
Markus Persson talks the pressure of coming up with new ideas for Minecraft.
Those who wanted a physical copy of Minecraft will be disappointed
Nothing but good times for developer Mojang.
For those who can't download the digital release, rejoice! Also get broadband.
The popular procedurally generated content game netted $97.4 million in revenue.
Total 15 million sales in 2012.
Rapture rebuilt using Minecraft tools.
4J Studios working on a new update
Patch notes inside.
What's that, again? Games are good for nothing?