PS4 Will Get Disc Version Of Minecraft Next Month

Briefly: Yes, Microsoft owns Minecraft now. But, don’t worry, the PS4 will be getting a disc version of the hit sandbox game next month. A Blu-ray release of Minecraft PS4 Edition hits on October 7.

Minecraft On The PS Vita Seems Like... Well... Minecraft

Minecraft for the Vita is mostly what you would expect — It’s Minecraft. But it’s in your hand.

Game Of Thrones' Castle Black And The Wall Look Awesome In Minecraft

And this time it’s not even a WesterosCraft build. This is from a Chinese group called Cthuwork. It’s pretty great.

Microsoft Discusses Its Purchase Of Minecraft

Or more specifically Phil Spencer, the head of the Xbox division, discusses the Minecraft purchase. And what strikes me most about this short discussion is how committed Microsoft is to maintaining the Minecraft community across all platforms with Spencer even going as far to mention the PlayStation by name.

Watch People Play Minecraft For The First Time

Remember the first time you tried to step into Minecraft’s vast, Lego-like world? You probably found yourself wondering: “What are these pigs doing here?”, or “Why can’t I just shoot things?”, or “Uh… what am I supposed to be doing?”

Conan O' Brien Reacts To The Sale Of Minecraft

If you needed proof of Minecraft’s mainstream popularity (note: we probably don’t need proof) the Clueless Gamer himself, Conan O’Brien has reacted to Microsoft spending $2.5 billion acquiring the game on his show. Warning: reaction features weird Minecraft-styled strippers.

Microsoft Bought In Minecraft What It Could Never Make Itself

More than any other title in very recent history, Minecraft has permanently changed gaming. Motion control? 1080p at 60 frames per second? They have got nothing on an infinite world full of vaguely 8-bit-looking blocks. With its purchase of Minecraft and the studio behind it, Microsoft isn’t just buying a game; it’s buying the heart of a generation.

The Internet Reacts To Microsoft Buying Minecraft

The rumour has become reality: Microsoft bought Mojang, makers of Minecraft. Being that Minecraft is such a huge game, people have a lot of feelings about this $US2.5 billion deal.

Why Microsoft Spent $US2.5 Billion On The Makers Of Minecraft

When we first heard rumblings that Microsoft was looking to buy Minecraft studio Mojang for a swimming pool full of hundred-dollar-bills, the amount of cash sounded absurd to just about everyone.

Microsoft Buys Minecraft Maker Mojang For $US2.5 Billion

Microsoft just announced in a press release that it has acquired Mojang, creators of Minecraft, in a $US2.5 billion deal. Furthermore, all three of Mojang’s original founders, including Markus “Notch” Persson, will be leaving Mojang following the acquisition.