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Minecraft Pocket Edition goes to infinity and beyond on July 10

The 0.9.0 update for Minecraft Pocket Edition is just around the corner, and Mojang says that when it arrives on July 10, it will be the game's biggest update yet. We suppose that's true, as the update adds infinite worlds, and it's impossible to go beyond infinity - unless you're arguing with...

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Minecraft Pocket Edition chips off 21 million copies

Minecraft Pocket Edition has sold more than 21 million copies, developer Jens Bergensten says in a tweet. To celebrate this ridiculously large number, the Minecraft mobile team will host a live panel broadcast from Mojang offices on Monday, April 14, allowing fans to ask them anything. Whether...

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Minecraft developer continues rise in profit, made $128 million in 2013

Mojang, development studio behind the wildly-successful Minecraft, has continued its five-year trend of increased profitability. Mojang revenue topped $237 million in 2012, while a Wall Street Journal article reports that number to have hit $326 million for 2013, which in turn translates to almost...

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition to get 'significantly bigger worlds'

The mobile version of Minecraft - AKA: Minecraft: Pocket Edition - is being coded to allow for big changes - literally. Developer Mojang announced on its site that the team is "restructuring a lot of code to allow significantly bigger worlds in future updates," as well as tweaking creature AI and...

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Unearth minecarts, new food in Minecraft: Pocket Edition update

If you've been getting your Minecraft fix on the go via the mobile-exclusive Minecraft: Pocket Edition, consider this your lucky day: A new, free update has added minecarts, rails and a host of other additions to this portable member of the Minecraft family. The biggest additions are obviously...

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Notch turned down job offer at Valve to create Mojang

Back in 2010, when Minecraft was first starting to take off, Valve flew out Markus "Notch" Persson to its headquarters for "a cup of coffee." In an excerpt of the English translation of Daniel Goldberg's Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus 'Notch' Persson and the Game that Changed Everything,...

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Bring real-world objects into Minecraft with upcoming iOS app

App development studio Dekko aims to blur the line separating the real world and the blocky surreality of Minecraft with DekkoScan, an upcoming iOS app that allows users to import 3D objects into Minecraft and render them as in-game sculptures. Dekko team member portemantho details the app's...

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Minecraft convention heads to sunny Orlando in November

Minecon 2013, the third annual Minecraft convention, will be held in Orlando, Florida, from November 2 - 3, with tickets and hotels available in July. Notch says he chose Orlando by spinning a globe and sticking a sword through it, but we assume there are other reasons for his pick....

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition updated with alpha Realms support

Mojang has released an update for the iOS and Android versions of Minecraft: Pocket Edition, adding preliminary support for the online cooperative Realms mode. Realms mode supports online play for up to 10 simultaneous players within a single world, allowing friends to collaborate on projects...

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Minecraft: Pocket Edition sells 10 million, Mojang plans major additions

Mojang announced that the mobile version of its runaway hit, Minecraft, surpassed 10 million units in sales, and revealed that it will add several major features to the game in the coming months. Minecraft: Pocket Edition's forthcoming updates range from matters of convenience (players will no...

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