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  • Review: �Destiny� dazzles, but time for genre to evolve?

    For lovers of sci-fi action video games, "Destiny" was worth the wait. Players zoom though the solar system to battle aliens and each other on dazzlingly rendered versions of Earth, the moon and other planets. It's hard to turn away even during pause...
  • Microsoft Eliminates 2,100 Jobs in Latest Round of Layoffs

    Microsoft handed out pinkslips to 2,100 employees Thursday as part of the company's plans to reduce its workforce by 18,000 through the end of the year. Those impacted by the cutbacks this week involved staff across all of its divisions, including...
  • 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...
  • '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, 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 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...
  • LSSC Foundation annual campaign underway

    The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation Inc., a nonprofit organization that administers private gifts, bequests and donations to LSSC students, has started its 2014 annual campaign: "Changing Lives and Building Futures," with a goal of raising $250,000....