Scrolls, an innovative game developed by Mojang, the studio responsible for the famous Minecraft, will be arriving on Linux. Mojang is best known for Minecraft, but the studio announced a new type of game a while ago, called Scrolls. After battling it out with Bethesda over the name, which supposedly encroached on the Elder Scrolls patent, they went on developing the game.
Uniloc is a patent protection company based in Australia that specializes in anti-piracy technologies. They have decided to start suing Mojang, the developers of Minecraft, for infringing on an Android-related patent called”System and Method for preventing unauthorized access to electronic data”. Essentially it’s a system for authenticating license data.
Belated congratulations to Mojang and Frictional Games, who won well-deserved recognition at this year’s Independent Game Festival for Minecraft and Amnesia: The Dark Descent respectively: Seumas McNally Grand Prize ($20,000) Minecraft, by Mojang Excellence in Audio ($2,500) Amnesia: The Dark Descent, by Frictional Games Technical Excellence ($2,500) Amnesia: The Dark Descent, by Frictional
Mojang, the creator of Minecraft, has signed a deal with specialist children’s publisher, Egmont Publishing, for book and magazine publishing rights for the virtual world block-building game that has amassed almost 43 million registered users. The publishing rights are for territories excluding the U.S.
There are currently no details on exactly what kind of Minecraft-related publications the
They are fast, faster than you can believe… Mojang’s Kizzycocoa has a blog post at IndieDB concerning the genesis of the Endermen, the mob slated for inclusion in a coming Minecraft update: I wanted something a bit more psychological. So to really drive home the point of looking at them being bad, I made the [...]
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Linux Games, an online classifieds website that advertises jobs for aspiring Linux game developers, has published an advertisment from Cryteks German offices, inviting game programmers with a proficiency in Linux to port over the Crytek engine.
When people hear about Raspberry Pi, they think it's a just a mini PC, with some multimedia capabilities and programming potential, but now it's also the coolest of them all, especially after the announcement that it's going to run Minecraft.
According to the guys at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, one the most requested features was Minecraft.