You may have seen the screenshot floating around, or even found the item yourself in the game, but despite all the hubbub surrounding the lawsuit
going on between Mojang and Bethesda over use of the word "Scrolls" in Notch's upcoming game, the Bethesda Game Studios cats have seemingly given the crafty Minecraft creator a nod, naming a pickaxe in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim after him.
In related news, Notch himself has tweeted
that Minecraft has indeed finally gone gold, so now he can make another gazillion dollars on his amazing out-of-left-field game that apparently saps the life out of players, leaving them gasping for so much square, pixelated player-generated air. Or not. But apparently it's really quite addictive.
Click here for a better look at the Notched Pickaxe