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
Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson 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 »
Markus "Notch" Persson says Blizzard is giving in to the 'outrage bullies.'
Markus “Notch” Persson 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 […]
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 Markus ‘Notch’ Persson will receive the Pioneer Award. Persson’s Minecraft has become one of the popular games in […]
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 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
Markus “Notch” Persson, the brains behind Minecraft, sold his company to Microsoft for $2.7 billion but he isn't happy.
Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has expressed his loneliness and frustration since selling Mojang to Microsoft for $2.7 billion last year.
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? Markus ‘Notch’ Persson, 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
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...
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...
Markus “Notch” Persson, 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
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 Markus “Notch” Persson released the first version of Minecraft. Six...Show More Summary
Property of Gotta Dance Dirty Markus “Notch” Persson 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
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
A new interview with Markus ‘Notch’ Persson paints the multimillionaire creator of the Lego-like blockbuster as a playboy-slacker, but I don’t care Continue reading......
“This is not worth it anymore.” Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson 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.
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...
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