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Minecraft billionaire feels oppressed by women

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson spent much of his weekend on Twitter despite a net worth of $1.5 billion. The noted sad man who once outbid Jay-Z and Beyonce on a $70 million Hollywood mansion took umbrage with a joke online and proceeded to call a couple women "cunts" for effect. Show More Summary

Euclideon Promised To Revolutionise Computer Graphics, Now They're Making Holograms

Minecraft creator MarkusNotchPersson famously called them “snake oil salesmen“, but now Australian company Euclideon, who famously promised to revolutionise video game graphics with its ‘Infinite Detail’ engine, is back with a completely different type of technology. A technology designed to compete with virtual reality. Euclideon is working on Holograms. More »      

'Minecraft' Creator Calls Out Blizzard On Tracer's 'Overwatch' Censorship

5 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Markus "Notch" Persson says Blizzard is giving in to the 'outrage bullies.'

Minecraft creator, Game Innovation Lab founder to be honoured at GDC Awards

MarkusNotchPersson and Tracy Fullerton will be presented with tokens of the industry’s regard at GDC this year. Persson will receive the Pioneer award for the creation of Minecraft. Mojang’s flagship was arguably responsible for the indie revolution and certainly popularised early access releases, as well as proving hugely influential on the survival, crafting […]

Minecraft creator MarkusNotchPersson’s Game Developers Conference honor cements his legacy

6 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

The man behind Minecraft can add another “notch” to his list of accolades. The Game Developers Choice Awards, which give out peer-voted honors during the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco each year, revealed that Minecraft creator MarkusNotchPersson will receive the Pioneer Award. Persson’s Minecraft has become one of the popular games in […]

'Minecraft' creator wants you to go on a kaleidoscopic trip

Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of Minecraft has something to show you, but you might not be ready for it. Okay, "your browser might not be ready for it" is probably the more accurate statement. The project? A kaleidoscopic "rayShow More Summary

Markus 'Notch' Persson posts vague tweets just to fuck with media (Fauxclusive)

MarkusNotchPersson opened up on Twitter this weekend, posting several tweets lamenting that life as an celebrity isn't all it's cracked up to be. The tweets became a news sensation as several high-profile websites painted Persson as a sad and lonely man who hates being a billionaire. Show More Summary

Minecraft creator Notch shares the darker side of life after a big exit

You build a company into a massive success, you sell it for $2.5 billion, you have all the money you could hope for and a lot of time on your hands… and then what? MarkusNotchPersson, founder of Minecraft creator Mojang, has shared some stark thoughts on life after a big exit that may make you think twice about your dreams of fame and fortune. Show More Summary

Lifestyles of the Rich & Richer: The Most Expensive Mansion in Beverly Hills Has Also Become Its Biggest Party House

Nice digs, Notch #gothgirls #creepers Thanks @kylemccarthy for the invite! A photo posted by Tony Hawk (@tonyhawk) on Jul 5, 2015 at 9:20am PDT Late last year, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson wrestled an outrageously decadent Beverly Hills spec...

Lifestyles of the Rich & Richer: How Two Real Estate Agents Spent $300k Getting Notch to Buy His Bonkers $70-Million Mansion

When Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson dropped $70 million late last year on a Beverly Hills mansion that was equal parts Willy Wonka and Scarface, he set the record for Bev Hills's most expensive sale. That transaction didn't come...

‘Minecraft’ Creator: ‘Free to Play Should Be Illegal’

MarkusNotchPersson, the billionaire maker of Minecraft, tweeted today that he’s not a fan of free-to-play games. From Pocket Gamer: Broussard, one of the creators of Duke Nukem, tweeted that “game developers who are elitist and anti-free...Show More Summary

Minecon 2015 day one - live

Annual Minecraft conference kicks off in London: we’re there to cover the sights, news, YouTube stars and more from Mojang’s event 7.39am BST In 2009, games developer MarkusNotchPersson released the first version of Minecraft. Six...Show More Summary

DOT PARTY LOS ANGELES: UNDER A DOME AND OVER THE TOP

Property of Gotta Dance Dirty MarkusNotchPersson is not only known for creating one of the most popular games in electronic history, but has quickly made a presence for himself in the dance music world by hosting parties around the world with the biggest names in the scene. Show More Summary

13 crazy facts about the mansion the founder of Minecraft bought for $70 million

When video game studio Mojang was bought by Microsoft for $2.5 billion in September 2014, Minecraft's creator Markus Persson became a billionaire. A few months later, news broke that the newly wealthy Persson — or "Notch," as he's known in the gaming community — had dished out $70 million for an out-of-this-world mansion in Beverly Hills. Show More Summary

Minecraft's creator will always be a hero to me, he gave my autistic son a voice

A new interview with MarkusNotchPersson paints the multimillionaire creator of the Lego-like blockbuster as a playboy-slacker, but I don’t care Continue reading......

Why Notch Quit on Minecraft

“This is not worth it anymore.” Minecraft creator MarkusNotchPersson met with Forbes for a rare interview. He talked about how stress and harassment burned him out and what he’s doing now that he has tons of money and free time.

Microsoft bought 'Minecraft' after a single tweet by its creator

We're only halfway through the decade, but it's already obvious that Minecraft is the biggest game of the '10s. Its creator, Markus "Notch" Persson has now been honored for his achievement with a cover story in Forbes. The piece reveals a few interes...

Profile of Minecraft creator's life as a billionaire: "a dog chasing cars"

last yearHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Forbes profiles Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of Minecraft. So with well over half his life ahead of him, the man who created an entire universe, whose persona was synonymous with it and who received the wrath of his community for abandoning it, must now figure out exactly who he is. Read the rest

Want to know what Markus Persson's life is like after selling Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billio

Want to know what Markus Persson's life is like after selling Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion ? Forbes has a profile what the man known as Notch is up to now, including revelations that Activision and EA wanted to buy the iconic sandbox game. Read more...

The Fabulous Life Of Notch, The Hard-Partying Founder Of Minecraft

When Markus Persson, or "Notch," as he's known in the gaming community, created Minecraft in 2009, he had no idea how drastically it would change his life. The game, which allows players to build and interact with an easy-to-use, Lego-like digital environment, has been downloaded more than 100 million times. Show More Summary

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