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Microsoft is bringing Minecraft to China

Minecraft, the intellectual property that Microsoft purchased from Mojang for $2.5 billion in late 2014, has swept much of the Western world. Now, Microsoft is turning its attention to another potentially lucrative market: China.

'Minecraft' could be the killer app for HoloLens

Virtual reality has captivated imaginations for generations but only recently has technology caught up to our dreams. Products like the Oculus Rift and the Vive VR headset have gamers and technology enthusiasts licking their chops but Microsoft is quick to…

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…

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang now available on YouTube

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang premiered nearly a year ago on Xbox Live. The documentary by 2 Player Productions quickly found its way to The Pirate Bay – uploaded by the producers themselves – but in case you missed it…

Minecraft dev to livestream 60-hour game creation, sales go to charity

Mojang, the folks behind Minecraft, have partnered with the Humble Bundle to stream a 60-hour code-a-thon for charity this weekend. Starting today at 10AM CET, the studio will begin turbo-developing a new game through the weekend. By the end of the session, the resulting product will be sold...