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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"

2 months agoHumor / 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

Lifestyles of the Rich & Richer: Inside the Housewarming Party For the Most Expensive House Ever Sold in Beverly Hills

Notch's House Party— 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,...

A Envy-Inducing Look Inside Minecraft Creator’s Stunning Beverly Hills Home

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 […]

Watch an iPhone sort M&Ms by color

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...

Notch's $70 million LA mansion recreated in Minecraft

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...

Someone made a 'Minecraft' version of Notch's $70 million LA mansion

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

Video Interlude: Tour the Minecraft Version of the Minecraft Creator's Outrageous New Megamansion

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...

Here's Video Of The $70 Million Mansion That Minecraft's Creator Bought, Outbidding Jay Z And Beyoncé

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

Here’s the inevitable Minecraft version of the Minecraft creator’s new mansion

Minecraft is a video game where players can use a litany of materials to build anything they want. Its creator, MarkusNotchPersson, 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: […]

Lookalikes: Now You Can Tour the Minecraft Version of Notch's New Home

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: That’s it, I’m Never Using my Eyes Again [Pic]

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

Of Course Someone Made Notch's $70 Million Mansion In Minecraft

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...

‘Minecraft’ Creator MarkusNotchPersson Buys a Swanky Beverly Hills Megamansion for $70 Million

4 months agoHumor : Laughing Squid

MarkusNotchPersson, 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. […]

Inside the most expensive house in Beverly Hills

Markus "Notch" Persson has parlayed a fortune built on the video game Minecraft to buy a $70 million mansion

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