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Bethesda and Mojang settle, Scrolls will keep its name

Everything's coming up Notch. The Swedish indie game rockstar has so much money he's giving it away, presented several GDC panels to adoring throngs, and has even sparked a fashion trend (Notch hats were the accessory at GDC). And now he's settled with Bethesda over the use of the name "Scrolls"....

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Scrolls not free-to-play, shares elements with F2P titles

According to Mojang's Markus "Notch" Persson, the studio's upcoming Scrolls will not be a free-to-play title, though it will utilize concepts seen in free-to-play titles. Persson told Gamasutra, "The idea is that you can play for free after the initial payment, which includes a lifetime...

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2 Player Productions also crafting Scrolls documentary, first part now available

When they're not busy producing work for Penny Arcade or working on development house documentaries, the folks from 2 Player Productions are also slicing off choice cuts of tape regarding the legally embattled next game from Mojang Specifications: Scrolls. The documentary group's website...

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Mojang wins interim injunction battle, can keep using 'Scrolls' name for now

As ZeniMax and Mojang begin their back alley knife fight, it seems that Notch and Co. has drawn first blood. The indie studio won the right to continue to use the "Scrolls" name -- which Bethesda claims infringes on its Elder Scrolls copyright -- until the case goes to trial. The decision, as...

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Bethesda: Nobody enjoys being 'forced' to sue Mojang

Bethesda VP of marketing Pete Hines is providing some context for its case against Minecraft-dev Mojang's coming title, Scrolls, saying Mojang hasn't fairly presented Bethesda's side of the fight (probably because it's on the side against Bethesda). "Mojang's public comments have not given a...

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Bethesda vs. Mojang: 'Scrolls' case going to court

So ... no Quake 3 then? Despite Notch's offer to engage in deathmatch against a team of Bethesda's choosing over the matter, it seems that the battle for use of the "Scrolls" name will take place in court instead. As the Mojang boss tweeted, "The Scrolls case is going to court! Weee! :D" If...

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MineCon attendees get alpha codes for Cobalt, Scrolls

Mojang Specifications is making a pretty big assumption about the character of the folks who are attending the first MineCon expo: That they enjoy playing Mojang's games. Frankly, we think this disposition seems a little presumptuous, but nevertheless, the successful indie studio has announced...

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Scrolls teaser trailer leaps from the page into your eyeballs

Straight outta PAX comes this teaser for Markus "Notch" Perrson's newest Mojang joint, Scrolls. It's chock full of hand-drawn art, magical stuff and concludes with some sort of golem punching robot thing. Now that's something we can get behind! (You're safe from its punches there)....

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Notch: challenging Bethesda to Quake 3 duel 'might have been a poor choice'

Minecraft maker Markus "Notch" Persson has admitted a strategic miscalculation in challenging Bethesda to a Quake 3 tournament to settle their legal dispute over Notch's Scrolls, whose title Bethesda says conflicts with its Elder Scrolls franchise. Considering Bethesda owns Quake 3 and employs a...

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Notch challenges Bethesda to Quake 3 deathmatch for 'Scrolls' trademark

Look, sometimes the traditional justice systems of the world just can't get it done. Some kerfuffles require alternative forms of arbitration -- like, for instance, the recent trademark dispute between Mojang and Bethesda over the former's upcoming game, Scrolls. Notch from Mojang has an...

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