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  • Bungie's new video game 'Destiny' is pretty old hat

    Bungie's new video game 'Destiny' is pretty old hat
    “Destiny” PlayStation 3 & 4, Xbox 360 & One 3 stars out of 4 Bungie Studios has come a long, long way from its early days as a side project by former University of Chicago undergrad Alex Seropian. It made its first big splash with the...
  • Microsoft agrees to $2.5-billion deal to purchase 'Minecraft'

    Microsoft Corp. plans to spend $2.5 billion to buy what it called the most popular online game on Xbox, the building adventure title "Minecraft." “Minecraft is more than a great game franchise – it is an open world platform, driven by a...
  • Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion

    Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion
    What started as a one-man project and quickly grew into a computer game phenomenon played by tens of millions of children and adults worldwide will be absorbed by Microsoft Corp. for $2.5 billion. Microsoft announced Monday that it will buy the maker of...
  • Microsoft to Acquire 'Minecraft' Maker for $2.5 Billion, Founders to Exit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Microsoft said it reached an agreement to acquire Mojang AB, the Swedish game developer behind the blockbuster "Minecraft" franchise, in a deal worth $2.5 billion. With the Microsoft acquisition, Mojang founders Markus Persson...
  • 'Destiny' review: Mars is lovely; too bad about the war

    'Destiny' review: Mars is lovely; too bad about the war
    The opening moments of “Destiny” are mesmerizing. It’s a Mars landing, complete with sparkling views of our galaxy and crystallized red space dust. It’s a vision that looks lifted straight from photographs sent in by NASA’s...
  • Microsoft to Acquire 'Minecraft' Maker for $2.5 Billion

    Microsoft said it reached an agreement to acquire Mojang AB, the Swedish game developer behind the blockbuster "Minecraft" franchise, in a deal worth $2.5 billion. Microsoft said its investments in cloud and mobile technologies will let "Minecraft"...
  • Microsoft buys 'Minecraft' maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

    It's official: Microsoft said Monday morning that it's buying Mojang, maker of the popular "Minecraft" video game, for $2.5 billion. The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, maker of games such as the "Halo" and "Forza" franchises, according to a...
  • Microsoft needs Minecraft to boost mobile ambitions

    Microsoft needs Minecraft to boost mobile ambitions
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft's impending purchase of Mojang, the Swedish developer with 100 million players of its open world Minecraft game, is more aimed at pulling users onto the software company's obscure mobile platform than its better known PC...
  • Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

    Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion
    STOCKHOLM/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire the Stockholm-based developer of the wildly popular Minecraft video game for $2.5 billion, as it tries to lure a new and mostly young audience into its mobile world. Minecraft - a...
  • Microsoft anuncia compra de Minecraft por 2.500 mlns dlrs

    ESTOCOLMO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. dijo el lunes que acordó adquirir a Mojang, una firma desarrolladora de videojuegos con sede en Estocolmo, y a su famoso videojuego Minecraft, por 2.500 millones de dólares. Microsoft dijo en un comunicado que...
  • New Mexico city plans to auction excavated vintage video games

    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A city in New Mexico where 1,300 unwanted vintage video games were discovered buried in a landfill has voted to auction off more than half of the cartridges in the run-up to Christmas. Members of the Alamogordo City...