Minecraft Sells 54M Copies – Consoles Lead The Way…

Another week, another post about Minecraft achieving mind-blowing success and creating ongoing joy. Following the awards, the number one slots, mapping the whole of Denmark (really) and the sales, oh so many sales, comes news that Minecraft, continues to confound the critics with... even more sales and success. The big news this time round is... Continue Reading →

Minecraft – Doing Quite Well…

That Minecraft game is doing fairly well. It's currently sitting at number one (PlayStation 3) AND two (Xbox 360) in the US charts. In addition, the lovely people at Mojang have released more information about the forthcoming Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions of the game - all of course created by the... Continue Reading →

Minecraft On PlayStation 3 Breaks Million Sales Barrier

A new year, a new record for Minecraft.  Gamesindustry reports that the brand new PlayStation 3 version of the game, released just before Christmas 2013 (December 17th to be precise), has already sold over 1 million copies - in about six weeks. Even Mojang themselves seem startled by the game's huge impact, with the company's... Continue Reading →

Now Recruiting: 4J Studios – Console Programmers

4J Studios, the company behind the multi-million selling, multi-award winning Xbox 360 version of Minecraft is now looking for experienced console programmers to help them shape the future of the insanely popular game across other platforms, both current and next generation. Minecraft, continues to be a global phenomenon.  The Xbox 360 version of the game... Continue Reading →

Minecraft Makes IGN’s All Time Top 25 Xbox 360 Games – And The WHOLE UK

Another week, another huge milestone for Minecraft on the Microsoft Xbox 360.  Popular gaming site IGN has put together its favourite 25 games from the eight years the Xbox 360 has been on the market.  Minecraft makes the list alongside such venerable franchises as Splinter Cell, Gears Of War, Forza, Fallout, Bioshock, Portal, Halo, GTA... Continue Reading →

4J Studios Bringing Minecraft To Sony Platforms

There's been a lot of news coming out of GamesCom in Cologne over the last few days.  One of the announcements which is likely to cause the most excitement is the fact that Minecraft is heading for the Sony PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 - as a launch title - and Vita. This was confirmed by... Continue Reading →

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Is Number 1 For Third Week, Sales Hit 8 Million

The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft is doing rather well these days.  In the last two weeks we've been able to mention  it sitting at the top of the UK all-format charts, fighting off the competition from many of the world's largest franchises. This week, it's the hat trick.  Another number one slot.  Well done... Continue Reading →

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition – Number 1 For 2nd Week…

The Xbox 360 editition of Minecraft has retained the top spot in the UK all-format Top 40 for the second week in a row, fighting off competition from The Last Of Us (#2) and Animal Crossing: New Leaf (#3). As we pointed out last week, the chart is stuffed with major, multi-title franchises, sequels and... Continue Reading →

Minecraft Goes Retro. On A Disk, In A Box, On A Shelf, In A Shop…

The phenomenon which is Minecraft has taken the Xbox by storm.  By the end of March 2013, IGN reported that sales had passed 6,000,000 copies.  It's the fastest selling Xbox Live game of all time, the biggest selling Xbox Live game of all time and the Xbox version became profitable less than 24 hours after... Continue Reading →

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