Minecraft has now sold over 70 million copies and is the biggest-selling oneman game of all time. Where next for the Swedish behemoth?
No one expected that the dominant game of the early 21st century would be a retro exploration game from a shy, obscure Swedish developer. But then, Minecraft surprises everyone who plays it. You start in on it, and it seems a bucolic little world you’ve dropped into. It’s a joy to run around punching animals and trees for a couple of hours, and marveling at all the stuff you’re collecting.