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Microsoft bought the whole Minecraft!

Microsoft bought the whole Minecraft!

Sep 17, 2014 38 comments

Microsoft told the people there that they have a great game plan, and that they will continue to develop Minecraft on all the consoles that have become...

Emagination Computer Camps Launches Minecraft Xtreme Camp

Emagination Computer Camps Launches Minecraft Xtreme Camp

Apr 11, 2014 1 comment

At Emagination’s newest summer camp program, teens learn to code in Java and unleash their creativity to create custom mods for Minecraft, the popular...

Minecraft v1.72 & v1.74

Minecraft v1.72 & v1.74

Jan 12, 2014 5 comments

The Update that Changed the World! and the follow up fixes.

Minecraft Snapshot 13w38a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w38a

Sep 20, 2013 1 comment

There’s a snapshot! It’s called 13w38a! What does it have? Well, that’s Super Secret :)

Minecraft Snapshot 13w37a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w37a

Sep 13, 2013 7 comments

Hey! You! Did you hear about the new snapshot? No? Well, there’s a new snapshot!

Minecraft 1.6.2 Pre-release

Minecraft 1.6.2 Pre-release

Jul 6, 2013 5 comments

Here’s the pre-release for 1.6.2! We’re planning to post this release on Monday (July 8).The patch is focused on sorting out bugs and issues that people...

Minecraft – The Horse Update

Minecraft – The Horse Update

Jul 1, 2013 14 comments

It’s time! You’ve already heard all about it in the pre-release post, so go play it in the new launcher!

Minecraft 1.6 Pre-release

Minecraft 1.6 Pre-release

Jun 26, 2013 11 comments

Woho! It’s time for a Minecraft 1.6 pre-release! This release is dubbed the “Horse Update”, but has a lot of other features, too. Also note, as already...

Minecraft Snapshot 13w25a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w25a

Jun 18, 2013 15 comments

Snapshot 13w24b needed some revisions, so let's hear it for Snapshot 13w25a! This quick-fix Snapshot is chock-full of awesome fixes, so let's not waste...

Minecraft Snapshot 13w24a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w24a

Jun 14, 2013 8 comments

Time for this week's Snapshot, 13w24a! Comprised mainly of bugfixes, there are a few goodies - or, in the case of textures, laying the foundation for...

Minecraft Snapshot 13w23a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w23a

Jun 8, 2013 8 comments

It's Friday, which means it's time for a weekly Snapshot! They are usually on Thursday, you say? Maybe it IS Thursday, and we have gone back in time...

Minecraft Snapshot 13w22a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w22a

May 31, 2013 7 comments

Are you ready for some bugfixes? There is a whole plethora of them! Poring over many of the bugs introduced in recent Snapshots, Mojang has been hammering...

Minecraft Snapshot 13w21a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w21a

May 24, 2013 7 comments

It's time for another exciting Snapshot! The Mojang crew was hanging in Monaco last week, but rest assured, this week's Snapshot is nothing shy of sweet...

Minecraft Snapshot 13w19a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w19a

May 11, 2013 4 comments

It's Snapshot time! Builders in particular will be happy with this Snapshot, in addition to anyone who felt that the donkeys should've been useful for...

Minecraft Snapshot 13w18a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w18a

May 3, 2013 2 comments

Another Thursday, another Snapshot. We’ve still been focusing on the launcher some more this week, but we had time to address a few things for 13w18a:

The new Minecraft Launcher! What does it mean for Minecraft?

The new Minecraft Launcher! What does it mean for Minecraft?

Apr 30, 2013 12 comments

Mojang has been hard at work developing a new launcher for Minecraft, one that promises to improve the overall experience of Minecraft in a number of...

Cubic Chunks

Cubic Chunks

Apr 28, 2013 34 comments

"Cubic Chunks: Infinite height, Elimination of X-ray, and more". UPDATE: 1600+ supporters on MCForums - Pre-Alpha mod in the works!

Minecraft 1.5.2 Pre-release as well as a snapshot!

Minecraft 1.5.2 Pre-release as well as a snapshot!

Apr 25, 2013 11 comments

You heard right, it's a double-feature today! The 1.5.2 Pre-Release, as well as the 13w17a Snapshot are now available for testing! So how does this work?...

Snapshot 13w16a!

Snapshot 13w16a!

Apr 19, 2013 10 comments

Snapshot 13w16a! Added horses to the game as well as new features!

MINECRAFT SURPASSES 10 MILLION SALES, 1.6 FEATURE SPOILER ALERT

MINECRAFT SURPASSES 10 MILLION SALES, 1.6 FEATURE SPOILER ALERT

Apr 6, 2013 11 comments

That's right, the PC version of Minecraft has surpassed 10 million sales! Minecraft as a game continues to have a phenomenal level of success, with humble...

MINECRAFT 2.0 IS FINALLY COMING! (April Fools)

MINECRAFT 2.0 IS FINALLY COMING! (April Fools)

Apr 1, 2013 20 comments

I don't know about you guys, but I've been ready for a change in Minecraft for a long, long time. So, it is with great pleasure that I reveal to you the...

What is Minecraft Realms anyway?

What is Minecraft Realms anyway?

Mar 20, 2013 15 comments

A select group of players now have access to the Minecraft Realms limited alpha test. Minecraft Realms is a service designed to let players play on a...

Minecraft 1.5.1 Pre-release

Minecraft 1.5.1 Pre-release

Mar 19, 2013 2 comments

We finally managed to locate and fix the reported performance issues of 1.5, so now it should be at least similar to the performance of 1.4.7. We also...

Minecraft Snapshot 13w11a

Minecraft Snapshot 13w11a

Mar 14, 2013 1 comment

1.5 is barely out of the oven and we already have a new snapshot ready? This is not a 1.6 snapshot, but rather a 1.5.1 bugfix snapshot… We hope to be...

Watch Minecraft develop over 800 days. It’s pretty

Watch Minecraft develop over 800 days. It’s pretty

Mar 14, 2013 2 comments

Who’d have thought the development of Minecraft could make such a colourful, lively worm-thing?

1.5 REDSTONE UPDATE RELEASED!

1.5 REDSTONE UPDATE RELEASED!

Mar 14, 2013 7 comments

The moment we've all been waiting for is finally here - the 1.5 Redstone Update is now live! Now, I know you want to jump into this massively awesome...

Thanks to you, Mojam 2013 raised $517,489

Thanks to you, Mojam 2013 raised $517,489

Mar 13, 2013 4 comments

A few weeks ago, Mojam 2013 happened; Mojang and a few other indie devs worked on new projects over three days. We live-streamed the whole thing, then...

Minecraft Redstone Update Pre-release

Minecraft Redstone Update Pre-release

Mar 10, 2013 10 comments

It’s finally time to release the Minecraft Redstone Update pre-release!

Community news guidelines

Community news guidelines

Mar 8, 2013 11 comments

These are guidelines for the Minecraft Community, in the absence of admins

So long, and thanks for all the cake

So long, and thanks for all the cake

Feb 27, 2013 45 comments

Hello ModDB readers. This will be our last "official" news post. The profile will not be updated from here-on-out by admins

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