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Minecraft Has Now Sold 20 Million Copies

Published on January 23, 2013 by

Figures for the ever popular Minecraft have been revealed and it seems the numbers continue to soar. Minecraft has now sold over 20 million copies across all formats, Mojang developer Jens Bergensten has revealed. “About 10 hours ago, Minecraft (PC) hit 9,000,000 sold copies! Which should bring the total for all platforms to… 20 million?” Tweeted Bergensten. He added that

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Minecraft Player Recreating Earth In 1:1500 Scale

Published on January 7, 2013 by

Minecraft player lentebriesje is mapping and recreating the continents of Earth in a 1:1500 scale model. Using a tool called WorldPainter, an interactive graphical map generator for Minecraft, lentebriesje aims to to recreate each continent accurately while “still being playable.” Downloadable maps of Europe, North American, South America and Australia are already available. Check out the ambitious project here.

 
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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Has Reached Five Million Sales

Published on January 4, 2013 by

As of December 31st, 2012, Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition had sold five million copies, developer 4J Studios has revealed. “On New Year’s Eve 2012, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition passed 5 million sales!” Tweeted the developer. Prior to this announcement, Minecraft creator Markus Persson revealed that the franchise shifted 453,000 copies on Christmas Day. Are you one of the five million

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Minecraft Reaches Eight Million Sales For PC

Published on November 13, 2012 by

Minecraft on PC has now sold over eight million copies, creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has announced. “The PC version of Minecraft just passed 8 million sales! My face is making grinning sounds, so I assume it’s grinning!” Tweeted Notch. This means that since it’s August figure announcement the game has gone on to sell a further million more. Impressive. In

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More Gamers Playing Minecraft On XBLA Than FIFA & COD

Published on October 25, 2012 by

More people are playing Minecraft on Xbox Live Arcade than Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 or FIFA 13. Microsoft Live activity chart for the week of 15th October shows Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition taking the top spot for the first time, ahead of massively popular retail games Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and FIFA 13. Call of Duty

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Minecraft Sales Hit 9.2 Million

Published on May 27, 2012 by

Mojang’s business developer Daniel Kaplan announced via his Twitter that Minecraft has now surpassed over nine million sales across all versions of the game. This figure includes PC, Android, iOS and Xbox Live Arcade editions. The game’s creator, Markus “Notch” Persson has also revealed that a massive six million copies of the game purchased were for the PC.  Minecraft shows

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Minecraft Overtakes Black Ops On LIVE Activity Chart

Published on May 25, 2012 by

It’s no secret that Minecraft is extremely popular on the PC and with news hitting that the Xbox Live version has been downloaded by over one million gamers only further cements its reputation. However its also interesting to note just how popular Mojang’s creative sensation is online too, having now overtaken Call of Duty: Black Ops on the weekly Xbox

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Multiplayer Footage For Xbox 360 Version Of Minecraft

Published on May 4, 2012 by

Minecraft has truly become a PC phenomenon since its release with gamers worldwide hooked, Derek in the office being one of them. Now the Xbox Live version is on its way and with less than one week to go till its launch, we’ve found a new video showing off footage of the much anticipated multiplayer. The Mojang explorer will feature

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Microsoft Announce Release Dates For Trials, Minecraft & More

Published on March 23, 2012 by

Microsoft have announced four upcoming titles that will be part of Xbox Live Arcade’s NEXT promotion. The promotion will run from April 18th through until May 9th offering a handful of highly anticipated Microsoft published titles. Below you’ll find the list of downloadable titles courtesy of Major Nelson.   TRIALS EVOLUTION, April 18 for 1200 Microsoft Points “Trials Evolution” is

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FanCensus Top 5 Games of 2011 (Emma’s Picks)

Published on January 26, 2012 by

The one thing you should know about me is when I play a game, I play that game solely on my own. Now, this year has been absolutely insane for good games, so it saddens me that I didn’t have time to play all the ones I wanted to. But here is a list of the ones I did get

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