San Francisco , CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011
IGN Entertainment, the world's leading video games media company, has partnered with indie development studio Mojang to be the official live video streaming partner for Minecon, the first-ever conference dedicated to Minecraft, the mega breakout indie hit.
To date, Minecraft - which launches on November 18th - has more than 15 million registered users, nearly four million of which have already purchased the game.
As the official streaming partner for Minecon - which will take place November 18-19 at Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas - IGN will offer exclusive video content live from the show floor, including extensive video coverage of Minecraft panels and discussions, community events, and the highly-anticipated keynote speech from Minecraft creator, Notch. IGN's live stream of Minecon will be available at www.ign.com/events/minecon/.
"We are thrilled to partner with Mojang to bring live, on-the-ground video coverage of Minecon to millions of fans," said Sam Kennedy, Director of Audience Generation, IGN Entertainment. "Now Minecraft players around the world will be able to join in the celebration of the game's launch."
"MineCon is going to be the most important event in the history of Minecraft. Not only are we finally releasing the full version of Minecraft, we're also celebrating it with several thousand of our fans on location in Las Vegas, and even more people watching it from home on the live stream" - Notch, creator of Minecraft.