YouTube star buys $4.5 million mansion with cash from Minecraft videos

Minecraft player Jordan "CaptainSparklez" Maron has purchased a Los Angeles mansion worth $4.5 million using proceeds earned from his YouTube video production career and a sizable fanbase.

Minecraft: Story Mode gets a “World Premiere” Hollywood event

Minecraft: Story Mode launches next month, and developers Telltale and Mojang are holding a Hollywood Premiere event to celebrate, complete with what they're billing as "The World's Largest Let's Play."

Minecraft Windows 10 Edition gets Oculus Rift support

Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey announced at today's Oculus Connect 2 event in Los Angeles that Mojang's hit sandbox construction title Minecraft will receive VR support in a forthcoming update.

Minecraft: Story Mode’s first episode premieres in October

The first episode in Telltale Games' narrative-focused Minecraft spinoff Minecraft: Story Mode will hit digital storefronts in October. A retail package that includes a Season Pass is also in the works.

Dragon Quest Builders embarks on a Minecraft-inspired journey in January 4:50

Square Enix's Minecraft-inspired spinoff in its long-running Dragon Quest RPG series, Dragon Quest Builders, will launch in Japan in early 2016, the publisher confirmed at the Tokyo Game Show event this week.

Minecraft Windows 10 update introduces cross-platform multiplayer

The newly updated Windows 10 version of Mojang's creative construction sim Minecraft now allows players to team up with local friends using iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices.

How much do you love Minecraft? Enough to build a PC from scratch?

Diamond collector? Tree punching enthusiast? This Minecraft fan built a custom PC specifically for playing Minecraft, and made sure it looked the part.

Minecraft developer’s Cobalt brings Space Hamster to Xbox and PC in October

Minecraft developer Mojang has partnered with Microsoft Studios to bring the fast-paced multiplayer platformer Cobalt to Xbox consoles and PC platforms this fall.

Minecraft players can now grab the Windows 10 Edition beta

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition is releasing as a beta, with feedback tools and features designed to let the game evolve as the community sees fit. Features from the Pocket Edition will also be included.
Movies & TV

Minecraft movie gets a director in Rob McElhenney from It’s Always Sunny

The Minecraft movie will be directed by It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Rob McElhenney, according to game publisher Mojang AB. The Warner Bros. project will bring the game to the big screen.

Minecraft meets the traditional MMO in Trion Worlds’ free-to-play Trove

Have you ever wished Minecraft had more traditional MMO features, or that your favorite MMO was more like Minecraft? Trion Worlds' latest free-to-play MMO adventure Trove might be right up your alley.

Square Enix’s Dragon Quest series channels Minecraft in PS4 spinoff

Publisher Square Enix today revealed Dragon Quest Builders, a building-block spin-off to its long-running Japanese RPG series with an aesthetic similar to Mojang's indie hit Minecraft.