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2014-09-15 08:27:09

Iconic cross-platform franchise to become part of Microsoft Studios. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Mojang, the celebrated Stockholm-based game developer, and the company's iconic "Minecraft" franchise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which includes the studios behind global blockbuster franchises "Halo," "Forza," "Fable" and...

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2014-09-11 06:18:40

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft is currently in talks to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish video game developer behind the popular “Minecraft” title, and a deal could be completed by the end of the week, the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets reported Tuesday. According to the Journal’s Evelyn M. Rusli, Shira Ovide, Sven Grundberg and Joann S. Lublin, unidentified sources with knowledge of the negotiations said the two companies were engaging in...

2013-05-14 23:29:37

New Minecraft Servers listing website, http://Minecraft-Servers.info, reaches over 100 unique servers during the week of May 6. The site offers both free and VIP, premium server listings. (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Minecraft Servers, a brand new listing website for Minecraft server owners is quickly gaining popularity. The company now has more than 100 unique servers“¦ and counting, says Minecraft Servers marketing manager Jenny Stevens. “Our list is growing, and at present, we...

Minecraft Pi Edition Announced At Minecon 1012
2012-11-26 09:52:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Thousands of excited and fervent gamers took to Disneyland Paris this weekend to celebrate their favorite video game in typical gamer fashion: With a convention. More commonly referred to as a “Con,” Minecon 2012 was the meeting ground for worldwide fans of Minecraft, the blocky gaming sensation. Mojang AB, the Swedish development company responsible for Minecraft, has been hosting these cons since 2010, first in...

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2012-07-23 21:56:48

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the weekend Minecraft game developer Markus Persson, who is also known by the moniker "notch" had an interesting wake-up call. He tweeted the event. "Step 1: Wake up. Step 2: Check email. Step 3: See we're being sued for patent infringement. Step 4: Smile." DRM tech firm Uniloc is suing Minecraft's parent company Mojang, as reported by the blog Boing Boing. Mojang is actually among a group of 10 game developers, which also includes...

2011-11-03 18:40:00

Minecon will celebrate the launch of Minecraft â“ the breakout hit from indie game development studio Mojang San Francisco , CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 IGN Entertainment, the worldâs leading video games media company, has partnered with indie development studio Mojang to be the official live video streaming partner for Minecon, the first-ever conference dedicated to Minecraft, the mega breakout indie hit. To date, Minecraft â“ which...

Minecraft Honored At UK Video Game Festival
2011-10-31 04:41:43

The popular sandbox construction game Minecraft was named the winner of a "new arts award" at the GameCity video game culture festival in Nottingham, England, BBC News reported on Saturday. Minecraft, which was created by Swedish game designer Markus Persson and his company, Mojang, beat out Valve/Electronic Arts' Portal 2 and Microsoft's Ilomilo for the honor, Leo Kelion of the British news agency said. "It's a great honor to be compared to those games," Persson told Kelion. "Winning...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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