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Minecraft delayed, also coming to Xbox 360

Minecraft delayed, also coming to Xbox 360

The immensely popular PC sandbox game Minecraft was supposed to leave beta status on November 11, 2011 but that date has been pushed back. Mojang Studios is changing the release date because the game's creator, Markus Persson, also known as…
MinecraftCon 2011 may be coming to Vegas for $90

MinecraftCon 2011 may be coming to Vegas for $90

Markus Persson, also known as Notch, the creator of the immensely popular PC sandbox game Minecraft, is considering hosting this year's MinecraftCon in Vegas on 11/11/11, which is the same day the popular game is slated to officially launch. Hosted…
Minecraft officially launching on 11/11/11

Minecraft officially launching on 11/11/11

The immensely popular PC sandbox game Minecraft will finally leave beta status on November 11, 2011. The release date for the full version coincides with several other games and movies, so Minecraft's creator Markus Persson has decided to give it…
Minecraft sells over a million copies, still in beta

Minecraft sells over a million copies, still in beta

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson announced this week that the adventure sandbox game has surpassed one million sales. The title entered beta in December after more than a year of development and it reached 500,000 sales last October while still…
Minecraft reaches Beta status, price goes up

Minecraft reaches Beta status, price goes up

After over a year of development, Minecraft has hit Beta status today. Minecraft was developed for about a week before its public release on May 17, 2009. With the new milestone, the price of the game has increased to 14.95;…