Contributed by: Jeff Rivett (site admin) Wednesday, September 10 2014 @ 09:46 AM -08
According to rumour, Microsoft is planning to buy Mojang[*1] , the company that develops Minecraft. This would be kind of weird, since Markus "Notch" Persson - the creator of Minecraft - has been a vocal critic of Microsoft in the past. If the rumours are true, one wonders how long it will take Microsoft to mess up Minecraft.
Update 2014Sep15: It's confirmed. Microsoft is buying Mojang: