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Is pay-to-win infecting 'Minecraft'?

Minecraft creator MarkusNotchPersson has taken issue with pay-to-play servers, a move that could threaten the game's ecosystem.

Minecraft Designer: I'm Not Worse Than EA

Minecraft developer Mojang has taken some heavy criticism from players for the game's new end-user license agreement (EULA). This weekend designer Markus "Notch" Persson defended his company with a lengthy blog post.Click To Continue Reading

Notch defends Minecraft dev Mojang from "worse than EA" claims

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has hit back at fans who branded developer Mojang "literally worse than EA" after the studio's recent update to its Minecraft end-user agreement. Writing in a statement posted to his personal blog, Notch attempted to explain the recent changes to Minecraft's EULA, which some users have reacted badly to. Show More Summary


The trend of dumb animal games continues with Cliffhorse, the first commercial game by MarkusNotchPersson after Minecraft. Most likely inspired by Skyrim, the game lets you be a horse. You can get the early build for free or a Dogecoin.

Forget E3 press conferences, sometimes Cliffhorse is all you need

Cliffhorse is fun for five minutes or so but - for a certain strain of its audience - it must be troubling for a whole lot longer. To elaborate: on Saturday, Markus 'Notch' Persson released a game that had taken him about two hours to knock up using the Unity engine. Show More Summary

Notch’s Latest Project, Cliffhorse, is a Masterpiece of Gaming

2 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

Swedish video game programmer Markus "Notch" Persson first created

Minecraft maker's newest game blends cliffs, horses and Dogecoin

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Markus "Notch" Persson is mainly known as the man behind Minecraft, but he's quickly developing a reputation for eccentric games that cover everything from speed typing to existential drama. If there's any doubt, you just have to look at his latest...

Minecraft Creator’s Latest Game is Cliffhorse: Horse Simulator

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

MarkusNotchPersson based his hit game Minecraft on another indie game called Infiniminer. His latest game on the other hand was most likely inspired by Skyrim. Albeit only a small part of it. The game…

Minecraft Creator’s New Game: A Horse And Ball Simulator You Can Buy With Dogecoin

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Minecraft began from humble origins, but if the next game from that title’s creator Notch (aka Markus Persson) manages to become a multiplatform, multimillion dollar enterprise, well that’ll be a horse of a different color. Notch’s new game is called Cliffhorse, you see, and it’s a game in which you control a horse roving a green hilly landscape, occasionally pushing… Read More

Minecraft creator Notch has launched a new game

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has released Cliffhorse, a new game about a horse which lives on cliffs. The current "early access" build can be downloaded for free from, or you pay money for it if you have any of the internet currency Dogecoin lying around. Show More Summary

Notch launches Cliffhorse, a game about horses on cliffs

Markus "Notch" Persson's first commercial release since the mega-super-ultra hit Minecraft is a game about horses on a hillside. That makes sense. Cliffhorse puts players in control of a horse in the grassy, hilly wilderness, and it's available to...

Minecraft Creator Debuts His Latest Creation, Cliffhorse

Technically his first commercial game since Minecraft took the world by storm, Markus "Notch" Persson's Cliffhorse puts players in control of a horse near some cliffs. Well, hills mostly, but Hillhorse sounds silly. Read more...

Minecraft maker Notch clarifies "Mojang to disband in 10 years" reports

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Minecraft maker Markus "Notch" Persson talked about how he has a 10-year plan for his staff if he doesn't come up with an idea for a successor to the all-conquering Minecraft. Here's the quote: "Hopefully, we are going to keep making money at Mojang, but if we don't, that's fine. Show More Summary

Notch on Minecraft, money and manic depression

Markus Persson has a 10-year plan for Mojang, the company he founded to update Minecraft and help him create new games. In the plan, Persson hopes that Mojang will continue to be profitable, but if it stops, "that's fine," he says. "We just have 10...

Minecraft Sales Surpass 15 Million Copies on PC

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson updates everyone on the sales of the original PC version of Minecraft.

Minecraft finds vein of money, reaches 15 million sold on PC

The original, PC version of Minecraft recently reached 15 million in sales, according to a tweet from the game's creator, Markus "Notch" Persson. The game passed 14 million sold on PC in early February, and hit two other sales milestones on other...

Notch's Drowning in Problems game gets too real too quick

Need a crushing reminder of the frailty and futility of life? Markus "Notch" Persson has your back. His web-based experience Drowning in Problems does a pretty fine job of making sure you don't forget. Watch as growing only leads to more problems. Show More Summary

Watch the Simpsons riff on Minecraft

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.

Minecraft for Oculus Is Dead. Here’s How to Play It Anyway

Markus "Notch" Persson cancelled Minecraft for Oculus Rift in light of the Facebook buyout, but thanks to modders, we can play it anyway.

Canceled Minecraft for Oculus Rift would've been free to help promote VR

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

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