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This week in dumb drama
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Minecraft billionaire feels oppressed by women

[I'm closing the comments, thanks for the 24 hour shit show, everyone involved. Destructoid hosts many voices - if you don't agree with an individual there's a mute and ignore function in your settings. If you have more to say we provide fr...   read

 
 
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Los Angeles tax Dodgers

Minecraft streamer buys $4.9 million mansion near Notch's

It may pale in comparison to the $70 million mansion Notch outbid Jay-Z and Beyonce on (spending G's indeed), but YouTube video maker Jordan "CaptainSparklez" Maron just bought himself a $4.5 million house in the Hollywood Hills. It's 1/5 t...   read

 
 
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Notch Tweets

Markus 'Notch' Persson posts vague tweets just to fuck with media (Fauxclusive)

Markus “Notch” Persson opened up on Twitter this weekend, posting several tweets lamenting that life as an celebrity isn't all it's cracked up to be. The tweets became a news sensation as several high-profile websites painted Pe...   read

 
 
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Minecraft

Why is Notch in LA during E3?

Minecraft creator Notch is going to be in LA during E3 next month. His tweet - a casual comment about "being in LA in a month" - tells us nothing. And I know what you're thinking: we're reading too much into it, right? But you kn...   read

 
 
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Microsoft buying Mojang?

Report: Microsoft trying to buy Minecraft developer

Microsoft is in serious talks to purchase Minecraft developer Mojang, according to a WSJ report citing unnamed sources familiar with the situation. The supposed deal is said to be worth somewhere in the neighborhood of $2 billion,...   read

 
 
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Turns out Notch bought an Aphex Twin album for $46,000

One of the more interesting Kickstarter projects in recent memory is the Caustic Window project, an effort to buy and then release copies of a fabled "lost" album from electronic maverick Aphex Twin. After being successfully funded, the or...   read

 
 
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Minecraft

Minecraft creator Notch launches new game Cliffhorse

No doubt as a homage to various Bethesda games that have wonky horse physics, Minecraft creator Notch has launched a new game -- Cliffhorse. The game is in early access form, but it's free (you can donate if you want). It's self explan...   read

 
 
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Drowning in Problems

Notch's Drowning in Problems game gets too real too quick

Need a crushing reminder of the frailty and futility of life? Markus "Notch" Persson has your back. His web-based experience Drowning in Problems does a pretty fine job of making sure you don't forget. Watch as growing only leads to mo...   read

 
 
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Minecraft

Canceled Minecraft for Oculus Rift would've been free to help promote VR

I'll admit it: when I heard Markus "Notch" Persson had canceled Minecraft for Oculus Rift because Facebook acquired its creator Oculus VR and the social network company "creeps" him out, I was skeptical about how much work had really gone i...   read

 
 
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Mojang still making buttloads of money from Minecraft

Buttload. It's totally a phrase.  Mojang, the makers of the runaway hit Minecraft, doubled their net income in 2013 according to The Wall Street Journal. They made $128 million last year, and revenue wise they saw 38% from the PC versi...   read

 
 


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Minecraft

Minecraft surpasses 14 million copies sold on PC

Markus "Notch" Persson and Mojang are counting their millions, but that doesn't necessarily mean dollars in this instance. Well, indirectly it does. Notch revealed via Twitter recently that the PC version of Minecraft has recently pass...   read

 
 
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Notch

Notch accidentally interviewed at Valve, turned down job

Most people that are even remotely interested in the videogames industry would figuratively kill (maybe literally!) for a shot at interviewing at Valve, let alone securing a job there. Markus Persson, better known to the gaming community as...   read

 
 
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Minecraft
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Watch the Minecraft documentary for free on YouTube

The documentary on Minecraft that 2 Player Productions released back in 2011 is now up in its entirety on YouTube. This is a full and official release of Minecraft: The Story of Mojang, and it's not some pirated garbage. The film tell...   read

 
 
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Mojang

Notch drops 0x10c, wants to work on small games

[Update: Notch has shared his thoughts on 0x10c with a blog post. "Turns out, what I love doing is making games," he wrote. "Not hyping games or trying to sell a lot of copies. I just want to experiment and develop and think and t...   read

 
 
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Notch's Sonic

Before Minecraft, Notch made a crappy Sonic fan game

A great way to waste time is to Google any odd topic that happens to pop into your head and play a game of link tag until you strike pay dirt. My latest excursion led me to Sonic Racer 4K, a Java-based Sonic fan game. But what really caught...   read

 
 
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Drop

Notch's new game screws with your head in the best way

Notch's new game is called Drop, and it's a simple little speed typing game that you can play right in your browser. Well it starts off simple enough, but then things quickly change and you start to doubt your typing skills as you fail over...   read

 
 
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Minecraft book covers Notch and his story

Sweedish book Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the Game that Changed Everything, was written by journalists Linus Larsson and Daniel Goldberg, and has been translated by Jennifer Hawkins for Seven Stories...   read

 
 
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Watch Notch have his beard shaved

During this past week's Mojam event, designers from Mojang, Vlambeer, Wolfire Games and more participated in a 78-hour game design challenge. All of the games created were offered through Humble Bundle in exchange for a donation, with proc...   read

 
 
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Age of Wonders 3

Minecraft creator Notch helped fund Age of Wonders 3

Did you see the new trailer and screenshots for Age of Wonders 3? The game is looking hot, let me tell you. And the fact that it's not relying on Kickstarter, just this once, is reassuring. Developer Triumph Studios was said to have receive...   read

 
 
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Psychonauts 2

Notch backs away from funding Psychonauts 2

The mere possibility of Minecraft creator Notch funding the development of a creatively rewarding yet financially risky game like Psychonauts 2 was wonderful to see play out online, even if the odds were against such an arrangement. In a re...   read

 
 
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Minecraft builds past 8 million sold mark

Markus "Notch" Persson has confirmed via Twitter that the PC version of Minecraft has passed the 8 million sold mark.  "The PC version of Minecraft just passed 8 million sales!" Tweeted Notch. "My face is making grinning soun...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Guns, Boobs & Ninjas

Hey gang! Here we are again, another Friday episode where Tara and I goof off a bunch because we feel like it. Big news today: something something boobs controversy Team Ninja Dead Or Alive 5, Konami unveils collector's editions for The Zon...   read

 
 
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Minecraft surpasses seven million copies sold on PC

Daniel Kaplan has just revealed that Minecraft has sold seven million copies on PC to date. Relatedly, the Xbox Live Arcade version has sold around three million.For those of you who don't remember the extremely lengthy alpha and beta stage...   read

 
 
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Minecraft is populated by 'genderless homosexuals'

Notch has been chatting about gender in the world of Minecraft, relating how the protagonist was never meant to be a man or a woman, and only became known as Steve due to a random name choice. See Minecraft recognizes neither sex, but in do...   read

 
 
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Mojang cancels a first-person shooter

Minecraft maker Mojang (really, Markus "Notch" Persson) was working on a first-person shooter with another company, but that has now been officially canceled. Gone before you could get excited about it. Fortunately, this project was only in...   read

 
 


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