Microsoft is promoting its Minecraft boss to the head of the company’s games studios. Minecraft is pretty necessary to Microsoft. Not only did the company spend $2.5 billion in 2014 to personal the world’s hottest building-block recreation, but simply final week it promoted Matt Booty, the top of Minecraft, to corporate VP of Microsoft Studios. So far as Microsoft sees it, there’s a direct line from Minecraft to Gears of Battle, Halo and all of the company’s main first-party games. And now, with Booty’s ascent, there is a new Minecraft boss.
Give it an opportunity. There may be an odd sense of retro beauty to Minecraft’s aesthetics. There are many blocks that are used to represent completely different kinds of gear, like dust, rock, wood, water and metallic, and they are all used as literal building blocks to craft these large and complex worlds. After some time, Minecraft appears to … Read More