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
Notch's House Party pic.twitter.com/hEFgarKZHZ— G'Phwoar (@Auld_Da_Jim) January 14, 2015 You know what, we're glad Beyoncé and Jay-Z lost the bidding war for the most bonkers spec megamansion in Beverly Hills to Markus Persson, aka Notch, the guy who created Minecraft,...
Take a deep breath and get ready to regret every moment you spent not inventing video games. You may not know the name Markus Persson (or even his online alterego @notch) but chances are someone you know plays his game Minecraft. The game, as well as the company that birthed it, Mojang, was recently sold […]
Not everyone has Minecraft-creator Markus "Notch" Persson's money (or candy room) so the rest of us have to devise our own methods of sorting M&Ms by color. The English blogger behind reviewmylife has an idea that combines, among other things, an iPh...
As soon as it was known that Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson had bought a $70 million mega-mansion in LA, it was only a matter of time before someone recreated it in blocky form. One dedicated player took up the challenge immediately and, in...
Last week, news was released that Markus "Notch" Persson, creator of the wildly popular computer game Minecraft, purchased a $70 million Beverly Hills mansion while outbidding the likes of Beyoncé in the process Paying the ultimate homage,...Show More Summary
Last week, Swedish billionaire and Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson dropped $70 million on an over-the-top-lavish spec megamansion in Beverly Hills; it was the city's most expensive sale ever, according to a release from Persson's real estate agents (and...
This 23,000-square-foot over-the-top Beverly Hills mansion was recently purchased by Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson. According to TMZ, Jay Z and Beyonce had interest in the home but were outbid. Persson closed on the mansion...Show More Summary
Minecraft is a video game where players can use a litany of materials to build anything they want. Its creator, Markus “Notch” Persson, just purchased an enormous mansion for $70 million after becoming very, very rich thanks to Microsoft’s acquisition of his company. And now, the inevitable has happened: someone built Notch’s new mansion in Minecraft. Behold: […]
Less than 24 hours after the news broke that Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson spent $70M on the most expensive home in Beverly Hills, reportedly outbidding Beyoncé and Jay Z, someone recreated the mansion in Minecraft. Thanks, internet!
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson outbid Beyoncé and Shawn Knowles for the most expensive mansion in Beverly Hills, and nerds everywhere are celebrating their victory. Notch's net worth after selling out to Microsoft is estimated at $1.5 billion, roughly half a bil more than Beyoncé and her husband. Read more...
Minecraft creator Markus Persson, a.k.a. @Notch, just tweeted this picture with the mention: That’s it, I’m never using my eyes again, and yep, I totally agree with him. Speaking of @Notch, the man just bought a $70 million mansion in Beverly Hills. Show More Summary
Minecraft creator and ex-Mojang head Markus "Notch" Persson has a new house. He spent upwards of $70 million on it, and there is a candy room. Of course there is a candy room. You will probably never have anything that nice, nor will I. But hey, we can still stroll through it in—yep— Minecraft. Read more...
Markus “Notch” Persson, creator of the immensely popular video game Minecraft, has purchased a swanky Beverly Hills megamansion for a cool $70 million. According to Curbed LA, the property was also being considered by Beyoncé and Jay-Z. The purchase comes several months after Microsoft agreed to acquire Mojang, the developer behind Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. […]
Markus "Notch" Persson has parlayed a fortune built on the video game Minecraft to buy a $70 million mansion
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson found an impressive way to spend the money he earned from the game. Click To Continue Reading
In September Markus "Notch" Persson, the 35-year-old creator of Minecraft, sold his game company to Microsoft for $2.5 billion. This month, he spent 3% of it on a $70 million house in Beverly Hills. Read the rest
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson just spent $70m on the most expensive house ever in Beverly Hills. The 35-year-old Swedish video game developer, who made a few bob after selling Mojang to Microsoft for $2.5bn, won a bidding war for the insanely luxurious house, reportedly beating out competition from Jay Z and Beyonce. Show More Summary
Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has outbid artists Jay-Z and Beyonce to purchase a $70 million mansion in Beverly Hills.
Ever since Markus ‘Notch’ Persson sold Minecraft to Microsoft, he’s been pretty low key. Until today, when news broke that he outbid Jay-Z and Beyonce to buy a goddamn $70 million house in Beverly Hills. More »