Minecraftlandscape_Mojang 16 Sep

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 […]

XboxEntertainmentStudios 16 Aug

Phil Spencer announced last month that Xbox Entertainment Studios was being shut down, however according to a new report from The Hollywood Reporter, the property may continue. The report claims that Xbox Entertainment Studios is “shopping for a new home”, and has had preliminary talks with Warner Bros. The report adds that if Warner Bros […]

XboxEntertainmentStudios 18 Jul

Phil Spencer has confirmed that Microsoft is closing its Xbox Entertainment Studios as part of a restructuring plan. The closure will result in a reduction of the company’s planned programming, however Microsoft has confirmed to GameInformer that currently in-development work such as Halo: Nightfall and the Atari Documentary Signal to Noise, will continue. Speaking to […]