It’s Friday night, folks, time for VaultCast! Ok ok ok… it’s early Saturday morning. Whatever. I went out of town for some Little Caesars Pizza tonight, so whatevs. You don’t know me, I do what I want… ANYWAYS, Episode 9 is our viewer mail spectacular! (Mail may or may not have been immediately begged for prior to recording) Boge is still out for a while, but Youth Large makes his non-triumphant return! [...]

The Raspeberry Pi computer, a diminutive credit-card sized computer with a $35 price point can at last lay claim to having Minecraft running within its silicon cloisters as developer Mojang confirmed today that the game is now available from the Raspberry Pi blog after being announced in November last year. Known as Minecraft: Pi Edition, the game not only supports multiple languages but best of all, it also costs absolutely nothing [...]

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Big Minecraft news arrived today from the Twitters Pages from Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson after he retweeted a post from Mojang business director Daniel Kaplan saying that the XBLA version of Minecraft has already sold 3.6 million copies. That 3.6 million number comes shortly after a July tweet from Notch saying the game surpassed 3 million sales.

Categories: 360, News, Xbox 360 News

Daniel Kaplan. Mojang’s business developer, revealed on Twitter today that Minecraft has sold a whopping 9.2 million copies since release.

Mojang has issued Minecraft 1.1, which adds a bunch of new features to the game. Okay, mostly apples and sheep, but still pretty exciting news. There’s new language support, reduced brew times, and bow enchantments, plus you know, bug fixes and that sort of stuff. But mostly sheep. For a full list of features and to see them in action check out the video after the jump.

Categories: News, PC, PC News

YouTube user Colin Godsey has replicated the massive Minecraft world using nothing but Javascript and WebGL. He calls it his “fun little project,” but it’s awe-inspiring, to say the least.

Categories: News, PC, PC News, Trailers & Videos

It seems that Minecraft has a new lead developer in Jens “Jeb” Bergensten. Earlier today, Markus “Notch” Persson posted on his Tumblr that he would be stepping down as lead developer of Minecraft and handing over control to longtime friend and fellow Mojang employee, Jeb.

Minecraft, the sensation that has swept the world for over two years, has finally had an official release as Minecraft 1.0. The game, independently developed by Markus “Notch” Persson in Java, has seen many revisions and additions since its inception. This huge milestone can only mean more success for the game where you can practically do anything. Congrats, Notch and Mojang!

Categories: News, PC, PC News

If you couldn’t get down to Las Vegas for MineCon this week all is not lost. IGN is there and they’re livestreaming the panels for our benefit. Check it out over at IGN. To see what’s coming up click the jump for the schedule of events.

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Mojang had been alluding to releasing Minecraft for the Xbox Arcade, and now we have a release date: Spring 2012. If you want a sneak peek of how it looks on the 360 then head on down to Las Vegas November 18-19 for MineCon where it’s going to be playable to fans during the Minecraft PC launch celebration.

Categories: 360, News, Xbox 360 News