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Minecraft sells 20 million copies on Xbox

So, looks like securing Minecraft on Xbox platforms was a really smart move for Microsoft, as the game has now sold over twenty million copies across the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The game released three years ago on the Xbox 360 as a console ...   read

 
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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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Doctor Who character packs coming to Minecraft on 360

Doctor Who is travelling blue telephone boxing its way to the 360 version of Minecraft this September thanks to a deal between BBC Worldwide, Microsoft Studios and Mojang.  "The first pack [$2.99/£1.99/€2.85/]...   read

 
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Float and sputter: Halo assets coming to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Previously, we have seen Skyrim and Marvel come to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, but the flagship Xbox franchise Halo has been suspiciously absent. You don't think Microsoft would pass up on an opportunity to marry two of its biggest Xbox m...   read

 
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Last-gen and current-gen versions of Minecraft compared

The people responsible for bringing Minecraft over to consoles just shared how much more draw distance players can expect on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of the game compared to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions. The power ...   read

 
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Minecraft saves will transfer from Xbox 360 to Xbox One

A lot of people have grown increasingly resilient to upgrading to the current generation for fear of losing their data. With some games a painless transfer process is an option though, and one of those titles will be Minecraft. Although PS3...   read

 
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Minecraft XBLA gets a new Candy Texture Pack

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition fans will be pleased to know that they can buy the Candy Texture Pack now on Xbox Live for $1, which re-skins everything to the brighter, sweeter side of life. You'll find easter eggs, chocolate, soda o...   read

 
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Minecraft title update 14 out on Xbox 360 today, PS3 tomorrow

Man. I can type "title u" into Google and "title update 14" appears. Minecraft scares me a little bit, sometimes. Console players are getting this update real soon -- it goes live today on Xbox 360 and tomorrow on PlayStation 3. Find the fu...   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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Marvel characters are coming to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Ed.

I don't know that I fully grasp the appeal of premium skins in Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, but I was never one to buy crap for my Avatar, either, so I'm clearly not the intended audience. If I were, however, these characters from the upcom...   read

 
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Minecraft sells 10 million on Xbox 360, plus a DLC sale

Damn. 10 million copies of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition have been sold to date. I'd say the person responsible for initiating the deal that would eventually lead to this version coming about deserves a raise, or a pat on the back -- or somet...   read

 
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4J working to move Minecraft 360 saves onto Xbox One

Those who have invested many hours into Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition and are planning on picking up the Xbox One port have, for some time, been wondering whether or not they'd have to leave their creations behind. As it turns out, ...   read

 
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Minecraft won't make it in time for PS4 launch

There are a number of upcoming Minecraft ports (PS3, PS4, PS Vita, and Xbox One) and while we aren't entirely sure when these versions are releasing, 4J Studios has provided a bit of clarity. In an update on Twitter, the developer noted tha...   read

 
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Skyrim officially comes to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

It can be difficult to keep up with all of the content 4J Studios pumps out for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition and the millions of people that seem to own that version of the game. This seems like a big one, though. It's a DLC pack that brings...   read

 
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Europe to get Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition in late June

Had everything gone to plan, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition would be out by now. After news of the retail game getting delayed to June 4 in the United States to include the latest content on the disc, Microsoft has confirmed the European launc...   read

 
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Real life Minecraft Diamond Sword slices and dices

Our favorite blacksmith is back! This time he's recreated the Minecraft's Diamond Sword on the latest episode of Man At Arms. Another cool creation, but I'd hate to actually have to wield this thing as the handle doesn't look comfortable a...   read

 
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Retail version of Minecraft for Xbox 360 delayed

Minecraft on the Xbox 360 is currently the highest grossing Xbox LIVE Arcade game out there and, nearly a year after its release, is still one of the most played games on Xbox LIVE -- outdoing most retail games when it comes to online ...   read

 
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Jurassic Park recreated in Minecraft

It took four months for Minecraft player Josh Collin to recreate Jurassic Park. Hold on to your clever girl butts!   read

 
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Beetlejuice & Minecraft come together to break your brain

It's been way too long since we've posted an amazing Minecraft creation. So I'm really happy we get to highlight this awesome fan created roller coaster themed after Beetlejuice, both the cartoon and movie. It's pretty trippy, and the proj...   read

 
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Mojang considering PlayStation version of Minecraft

iGamer spoke with Minecraft lead designer Jens Bergensten who revealed the possibility of a PlayStation version of their popular game. “Microsoft has an exclusivity deal for consoles. When it runs out we’ll consider Minecraft fo...   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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Dress up like Clayton Carmine in Minecraft on Xbox

Honestly, I'm still at a loss as to why Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition does not allow players to import character skins through some sort of PC wizardry. Creating custom skins for Minecraft is a basic luxury, but I digress. Mojang's answer to ...   read

 
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4J talks future Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition updates

Speaking to OXM about the future of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, 4J Studios' Paddy Burns said that the team is "working with Daniel Kaplan at Mojang to define what is going in to the Xbox version, but the aim is to include as many of the P...   read

 
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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sold 1M copies in five days

In news that's equally surprising as it is not surprising, Microsoft has announced the official sales figures of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. Major Nelson and Notch themselves were hinting at very strong sales last weekend, with no official...   read

 
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You don't say: Minecraft breaks records on Xbox 360

This turned out to be one successful Xbox Live Arcade promotion for Microsoft. First, Trials Evolution broke the record for highest grossing day-one sales, and now Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, another "Arcade Next" title, "has broken all pr...   read

 
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Review: Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

Minecraft's success simply cannot be denied, whether you're one of its many loyal fans or highly vocal detractors. The blocky world and lack of objectives may be deceptively simple, but its honest freedom, as well as hidden depths both lite...   read

 

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