In Minecraft, Microsoft is taking control of a game that has become a cultural phenomenon. Markus Persson, though, is bidding adieu.
A third-party film based in the world of Minecraft has been cancelled for failing to make a licensing deal with IP holder Mojang.
Markus "Notch" Persson, creator of the beloved indie sandbox sensation, reveals on Twitter that Warner Bros. and his studio Mojang are bringing Minecraft to the big screen.
Minecraft developer Mojang promises the building game will be free, and will let you tinker with code to change gameplay.
Minecraft developer Mojang promises the game will be free, and will let you tinker with code to change gameplay.
Researchers at Arizona State University have designed the 4MM, a jetpack designed to help its wearer run a 4-minute mile, and expend less energy doing it. We've never even run a 6-minute mile, so we'll need to crank this thing up to 11.
The deal would boost Microsoft's Xbox game division and be the first billion-dollar-plus deal under new CEO Satya Nadella, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Commentary: You need to understand a child's innocent passion for Minecraft to know why today's news had such a deep impact across the globe.
Many on Wall Street thought Microsoft ought to exit the game business, but since taking over as CEO, Satya Nadella has taken the opposite tack. Here's why.
BBC teams up with Microsoft to bring "Blocktor Who," a "Doctor Who"-themed Minecraft expansion to the Xbox 360 next month.