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The Cornerplay: Microsoft overpaid for Minecraft by $700 million

Earlier this week it was confirmed that Microsoft is acquiring Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion. I’ve got mixed feelings about the transaction.  The press is speculating that Microsoft is acquiring Minecraft so it can “tap into a cultural phenomenon” and entice players to Microsoft’s platforms. I don’t buy either explanation.

Minecraft 1.8 'The Bountiful Update' is out

Minecraft 1.8 'The Bountiful Update' is out

Roughly a year after 'The Update that Changed the World' landed, the team over at Mojang has released the next major update for their ever popular block building game, Minecraft. This release has reportedly taken developers over 300 days to create, and as one would expect, comes…
Download: Minecraft 1.6.1 The Horse Update

Download: Minecraft 1.6.1 The Horse Update

The ever more popular block game created by Markus Persson has received another important update. This Minecraft update is known as The Horse Update, and as the name suggests one of the major additions are horses. There also donkeys and…
Revisit the world of Jurassic Park via Minecraft

Revisit the world of Jurassic Park via Minecraft

The 3D remake of the 1993 hit film Jurassic Park recently hit theaters to commemorate the movie’s 20th anniversary but if you crave a fully interactive trip down prehistoric memory lane, look no further than Minecraft. That’s because a gamer…