Microsoft has oficially announced today that it has acquired Minecraft developer Mojang in a $2.5 billion deal. Mojang’s Owen Hill explained in a post on the company’s website why Markus “Notch” Persson consented to the sale. “He’s decided that he doesn’t want the responsibility of owning a company of such global significance,” Hill wrote, in […]
There’s no game at market right now with more indie credibility, and media attention, than Mojang’s Minecraft. And it was to this expansive audience the developers announced their second studio project: Scrolls. The digital card/board game was announced as part of this past week’s Game Developers Conference by Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson.