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What could have been: Creator rejected a Conan O’Brien episode set entirely in Minecraft

Conan O'Brien wanted to do an entire episode of his talk show animated in the style of Minecraft, but apparently developer Mojang wasn't having it, and rejected the idea.

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Minecraft creator Markus Persson’s $70 million Beverly Hills mansion is a builder’s dream

After Markus Persson sold Mojang — and the right's to Minecraft — to Microsoft, he bought himself an incredibly decadent Beverly Hills bachelor pad. This exquisite mansion needs to be seen to be believed.

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Minecraft: Story Mode brings Telltale’s episodic storytelling to Mojang’s indie

Telltale Games and Mojang are teaming up for an episodic adventure set in the world of Minecraft, called Minecraft: Story Mode and set to launch in 2015.

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Star Wars puts some skin in the game with huge, Xbox-exclusive Minecraft skin pack

Microsoft, Disney, and Lucasfilm have teamed up to bring a massive downloadable pack of 55 skins from the original Star Wars trilogy to Minecraft on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

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Check out this working iPhone that someone built inside of Minecraft

An ingenious German gamer has built a functioning imitation iPhone--apps, touch screen, and all--within the blocky confines of Mojang's modern classic, Minecraft.

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A student spent two years building this breathtaking Minecraft city using an Xbox 360

Two years and 4.5 million blocks: That’s what a 19-year-old art student at the University of Delaware needed to build a massive Minecraft metropolis inspired by New York City – and there’s still building to be done.

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Dig for diamonds on the go when Minecraft comes to PS Vita on October 14

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition will be available to download on October 15 in Europe, the port's developer 4J Studios announced, though no word yet on North America.

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Microsoft will bring Minecraft to Windows Phone

Did Microsoft buy Minecraft to give Windows Phone a much-needed boost? Xbox chief Phil Spencer has confirmed that the hit game will be coming to Microsoft's mobile platform in the near future.

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Watch Conan’s (slightly NSFW) take on the Minecraft acquisition

The ink is barely dry on Microsoft's acquisition of Minecraft and its developer Mojang, and Conan O'Brien has offered his take on what the game's creator is doing to celebrate.

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Microsoft buys Minecraft, and the developer behind the blocks

The rumors are true: Microsoft confirms its acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang. There's no word on what's next for the Sweden-based studio, but Minecraft will continue to live on as a cross-platform franchise.

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Rumored Microsoft acquisition of Minecraft dev aimed at mobile growth

The rumored Microsoft acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang is expected to be announced on Monday, September 15, and many believe the purchase is aimed at boosting mobile growth.

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Minecraft comes to PS4 on September 4, Xbox One on September 5

Microsoft confirms a Friday, September 5 release date for Minecraft: Xbox One Edition. PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions are still incoming and due for release during fall 2014.

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Minecraft the home of a shot-for-shot recreation of Star Wars: A New Hope

One man's passion for Star Wars has led to a shot-for-shot recreation of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in Minecraft. A new trailer shows his progress after three years of work on the project.

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Minecraft coming to Xbox One in August

Mojang and Microsoft have announced Minecraft: Xbox One Edition, set for release this coming August to the Live Marketplace. Owners of the 360 edition will be able to transfer their work.

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Minecraft Realms available worldwide

Swedish developer Mojang has announced the global launch of Minecraft Realms, their new subscription service for easily creating and hosting online worlds without technical know-how.

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