After 100 million registered users and counting, you'd think Markus "Notch" Persson would be accustomed to the runaway success of Minecraft. But as The Simpsons showed last night, sometimes he can still be flattered.
Markus "Notch" Persson cancelled Minecraft for Oculus Rift in light of the Facebook buyout, but thanks to modders, we can play it anyway.
I'll admit it: when I heard Markus "Notch" Persson had canceled Minecraft for Oculus Rift because Facebook acquired its creator Oculus VR and the social network company "creeps" him out, I was skeptical about how much work had really gone into the project. Show More Summary
A few days ago, Minecraft’s creator, Markus “Notch” Persson announced that the game for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset would be cancelled following Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR. The reason? Apparently Facebook creeps him out. Show More Summary
The designer behind the wildly popular indie game Minecraft wants no part of Oculus Rift now that it's part of the Facebook empire. Swedish game developer Markus "Notch" Persson was a prominent early backer of the virtual reality gaming...Show More Summary
Whenever a cool startup is bought by an established company social media goes crazy. This time the angriest bird is the man behind one of the most successful games on the market.
Not a lot of people are happy about Facebook’s acquisition of the Oculus Rift, but Notch might be the most upset of us all. In a blog post Tuesday night after the news broke, Markus “Notch” Persson, the creator of Minecraft and founder of Mojang, announced the cancellation of his team’s efforts to bring Minecraft to the Oculus Rift. Show More Summary
Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has some news that could be devastating to any elementary Minecraft Creator ‘Creeped Out’ By Facebook - -
News of the Oculus-Facebook buyout may have saddened gamers -- including Minecraft maestro Markus "Notch" Persson -- but EVE Online developer CCP is taking the corporate high road. The company, which is polishing a virtual reality action...Show More Summary
Don't count on playing Minecraft through the Oculus Rift anytime soon. Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator behind the popular sandbox-style video game, said he canceled any potential plans to bring "Minecraft" to the Oculus Rift now that the platform is owned by Facebook. Show More Summary
Won't build square pegs for social holes Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has used the occasion of Zuckerberg's acquisition of Oculus to unload on Facebook and bid farewell to the Rift team.…
When Facebook announced it was buying Oculus VR, not everyone was happy — least of all, one of its key developersMinecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson said he would no longer be bringing his hit game to the virtual-reality platform. We were in talks about maybe bringing a version of Minecraft to Oculus. Show More Summary
Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR is having an unforeseen implication for Minecraft players. Just hours after the buyout was announced, Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson took to Twitter where he condemned the move. In August Notch said he was “VERY excited” for the potential of bringing the Oculus Rift to his popular game. […]
It looks as if the Facebook and Oculus deal already has its first casualty. Minecraft mastermind Markus "Notch" Persson has said that he'll no longer be developing his game for the VR headset following Zuckerberg's latest purchase. "We were in talks...
Markus "Notch" Persson has canceled the Oculus Rift version of Minecraft due to the just announced acquisition deal of the VR company by Facebook. Why? Because as Notch stated, "Facebook creeps me out." Hey, it's his company. He can do whatever he wants with it! That's Notch's instant reaction to the whole thing. Show More Summary
"Facebook creeps me out" Markus Persson says. Markus 'Notch' Persson has canceled a deal to bring Minecraft to Oculus Rift.Click here to read the full article
We were in talks about maybe bringing a version of Minecraft to Oculus. I just cancelled that deal. Facebook creeps me out. — Markus Persson (@notch) March 25, 2014 Read more...
Minecraft creator Markus Persson (aka Notch) has cancelled the Oculus VR version of Minecraft because, in his own words, “Facebook creeps [me] out.” His studio Mojang had been in talks to bring a version officially to the VR gaming headset,...Show More Summary
Following in the footsteps of the hit film The Lego Movie, Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to the popular video game Minecraft The game's creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson broke the news via Twitter on Thursday Someone is trying leak the fact that we're working with Warner Brothers on a potential Minecraft Movie. Show More Summary
The Minecraft Movie is happening. It's happening right under our noses and there's nothing we can do about it... for better or for worse. The news came in fast and heavy after the creator of the game, Markus "Notch" Persson let loose...Show More Summary