Mojang's Director of Fun, Lydia Winters (aka Minecraftchick), has announced that they plan to give more regular updates on the Mojang blog about the game, the community and competitions.
Mojang - Creators of Minecraft
For a start, they running a competition to name these blogs and design something to celebrate the success of the XBox editiion of Minecraft. The winners get access codes to the XBox MC. Entrants must use Twitter to enter.
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