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  • Microsoft buys Minecraft studio for $2.5 billion

    …Microsoft buys Minecraft studio for $2.5 billion By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2014 6:27am PDT It looks like previous reports of Microsoft purchasing Minecraft developer Mojang were right, as Microsoft has just made things official by announcing the acquisition this morning. The cost of the acquisition was also correct as Microsoft has paid a total…

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  • Diablo III's Endgame Dungeons Can Be Disappointingly Empty

    …Greater Rifts in Diablo III are unforgiving sometimes—not because they're hard, but because you have 15 minutes to kill a huge amount of monsters, even if the dungeon doesn't actually have that many of them. YouTuber avtorouc entered one of these dungeons where the monster density was, well, quite low. He was lucky it wasn't a huge, linear cave…

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  • Make your Xbox One into an “Xbook One” for as little as $1,500

    …Microsoft is the only company in the battle of the gaming giants, that doesn’t have a portable/handheld console to extend gamers interest outside of their homes. This time around though Ed Zarick , a modder , found a way to make the Xbox One into a laptop and dubbed it : The Xbook One. Zarick meshed together the guts of an Xbox One and a 22 inch…

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  • Microsoft Confirms The Acquistion of Minecraft Developer Mojang

    …By Khurram Imtiaz - September, 15th 2014 Microsoft has confirmed that they have bought Minecraft developer Mojang. This deal has been rumored to cost them $2.5 billion. Minecraft is an incredibly popular world builder simulator that originally launched on PC in 2009. It has been downloaded more than 100 million times on a wide variety of devices…

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  • Microsoft acquires Mojang

    …Minecraft will continue to be available across multiple platforms. Microsoft has announced the acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang. Find the full note from Xbox boss Phil Spencer below. Today is an incredibly exciting day for our team as Mojang and the Minecraft franchise join Microsoft. Minecraft is one of the most popular video games…

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  • TheirCraft: Microsoft Buying Mojang For Real

    …By Adam Smith on September 15th, 2014 at 2:12 pm. Speculation occasionally has a basis in fact. A few minutes ago, Minecraft creators Mojang confirmed that Microsoft’s purchase of the company is going ahead. The price? Two and a half billion dollars. The reason? As you might already know, Notch is the creator of Minecraft and the majority…

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  • Microsoft Officially Obtains Minecraft Maker Mojang for $2.5 Billion

    …Microsoft just announced in a press release that it has acquired Mojang, creators of Minecraft, in a $2.5 billion deal. Furthermore, all three of Mojang's original founders, including Markus "Notch" Persson, will be leaving Mojang following the acquisition. Head of Xbox Phil Spencer talks about the acquisition in an Xbox Wire blog post, where he…

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  • Minecraft Joining Microsoft

    …Today, Microsoft and Mojang shared that Mojang is joining Microsoft. Phil Spencer shares more details in this video: For more on Minecraft joining Microsoft, including answers to some questions you may have, click over to Xbox Wire. Industry, Xbox 360, Xbox Live By Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson permalink: http://majornelson.com/2014/09/15/minecraft-joining-microsoft/…

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  • Five Things You Might Have Missed In Dark Souls II's Second DLC

    …Bosses that act differently if you wear certain items, hidden areas, secret alternative death animations: Dark Souls II's second DLC, Crown of the Old Iron King, has a few cool things even veteran Souls players could miss. Vaati's here with his latest guide (including minor spoilers!) to show us all the cool stuff hidden in the DLC. Good luck…

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  • Mojang officially announces Microsoft deal

    …Minecraft developer Mojang has officially confirmed it is to be purchased by Microsoft. Confirming rumours posted last week, the studio announced the news on a blog post, adding that "Microsoft acquired Mojang for a smooth 2.5 BILLION dollars". The studio also confirms that versions of Minecraft on other systems will continue to be supported. Zoom…

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