Why is this being said? Well;
Minecraft is OFFICIALLY three years old!
Yep, it's true. Minecraft started development three years ago now. By one man and a single aspiration to create a game that people will love. I would say that this has been done successfully, wouldn't you all say?
I mean, nearly six million people can't all be wrong, can they?
What's this? You haven't heard of this phenomenon? You must have been under a huge rock! Well anyway, here's a nice link for you! Linky