Minecraft Grows to 13.5 Million Users in Just 2 Years

Simple, yet addictively fun and entertaining for everyone--from Grandma to young Jane, Minecraft caters to all ages and tastes. It's really just about placing and breaking blocks.

Move over big boys! Over 13.5 million PC gamers play Minecraft on a regular basis. Since its launch in November 2011, playing Minecraft online has become one of the most popular forms of interactive gaming entertainment in the world. A simple video game, Minecraft is essentially about building and breaking down bricks. The popularity of the title proves a simple formula can be just as fun and successful as spending millions of dollars. If you and the kids like to play a simple, yet addictive video games, Minecraft could be just what the doctor ordered to jumpstart your brains and put the fun back in your life.


Originally created and designed by Markus Persson, Minecraft is available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and a pocket edition for iOS and Android. 4J Studios, developers of the console versions of Minecraft, are also currently working on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions. This could be a great way for you to stay in touch with the kids at home when you’re on the road taking care of business.

Fun and entertaining, Minecraft Hunger Games is one of the more popular ways to play Minecraft games online. It could be time for the big boys in the interactive video gaming industry to move over and make some room for the ‘little guy on the block’.

Published Jan. 6th 2014
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  • Fathoms_4209
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    It's like the micromanagement dream. By all rights, I should be into it, but I need at least some direction in my games.

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