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.
Just a couple months ago, we told you guys about how ZeniMax, the parent company of Bethesda, the developers of epic titles such as the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, were suing small, independent developer Mojang, creators of the indie hit, Minecraft. The crux of the lawsuit was centered around a game that Mojang is currently developing, titled Scrolls. Bethesda felt that the title “Scrolls” was infringing on the intellectual property of [...]
Long ago, when the world was still primitive yet thought of itself as modern, disputes between people and groups would usually be settled in the glory of gladiatorial combat. I think it’s time to bring that form of dispute settlement back. Recently, Bethesda has been growing increasingly worried that their ongoing Elder Scrolls series would be easily confused with Mojang’s upcoming game Scrolls, intervening in Mojang’s trademark application. So Notch, head of Mojang and creator [...]
Looks like Bethesda’s lawyers are desperate for something to do. Some time ago, Markus “Notch” Persson, creator of Minecraft and head of Mojang, began filing for trademarks for games he and his team are working on. “Minecraft” was trademarked with ease, but Mojang’s upcoming game, Scrolls, had some difficulty becoming trademarked. Notch wrote up the full story on his official blog. Bethesda decided to intervene in this trademark application, suggesting [...]