Markus "Notch" Persson, creator of "Minecraft," has penned a post on his blog saying the decision to sell his studio to Microsoft wasn't about the money, but about keeping his sanity.
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Microsoft is reportedly planning to announce its $2.5 billion deal to buy out Mojang, maker of Minecraft, on Monday. The deal is said, in part, to be aimed at bringing the game to Windows Phone.
Notch, the creator of Minecraft, has released a new game called Cliffhorse which he developed within hours and is accepting payments in Dogecoin, though the game can be downloaded for free.
Minecraft creator Markus Persson has posted word via Twitter than he has canceled talks to port the popular game to the Oculus Rift VR device, due to the company's upcoming acquistion by Facebook.
Markus 'Notch' Persson, the man behind Minecraft and the upcoming 0x10c, has released a new, minimalistic game called 'Drop'. Players must quickly type words from jumbled letter to pass.
Minecraft: The Story of Mojang, a documentary on the creation of the company behind the hit game, will premiere and air just once on Saturday on Microsoft's Xbox Live service for Xbox 360 owners.
Known Microsoft expert Rafael Rivera investigated the Minecraft/Notch situation, found it wasn't forced into being a Windows Store App, and that it could be certified after no time at all
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson shouldn't be a hypocrite about Windows 8 and his "open platform" views on PC gaming when Minecraft ports for the iOS and Xbox 360 are out and selling well.
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has fired another salvo at Windows 8, saying he won't certify "Minecraft" for the platform and hopes consumers won't adopt the new operating system.
Markus "Notch" Perrson has become the latest high profile PC game creator to voice his thoughts about Windows 8, saying that it could be "very, very bad for Indie games."
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson still doesn't want to sell the hit sandbox game via Steam, saying he is worried about one major distributor taking control of much of the PC game market.
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has revealed that the sandbox game is being sued for alledged patent infringement violations but vows to fight the charges.
Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of the hit indie PC game Minecraft, has slammed big publisher Electronic Arts for offering six EA games as an "Indie Bundle", saying EA is "destroying" gaming.
The first official MineCon, dedicated to all things surrounding the hit sandbox game Minecraft, has officially sold out. Meanwhile the PC version of Minecraft is close to selling 4 million copies.
Minecraft developer Mojang celebrated its first birthday as a full professional game company today with a look back and a look forward to the company's future plans.
In celebration of the creator of Minecraft getting married on Saturday, he's giving people a free game code for those who buy the sandbox PC game this weekend.
Minecraft's latest enemy has been unveiled and it promises an experience completely unlike any other. The Endermen are a type of enemy who you really do not want to see.
The hit PC sandbox game Minecraft reached yet another mind blowing milestone on Friday. The game from developer Markus "Notch" Persson has now registered over 10 million users since the game was first released in...
Minecraft, the popular survival-based building game, will move from its "alpha" title to "beta" on 20 December 2010. The game has been on sale at half price in the alpha stage since the project was...
Two high-end chip models from Sun Microsystems look likely to debut later than expected, putting a wrinkle in the server maker's ambitious plan to revamp its processor lines. David Yen, executive vice president...