Tag Archives: Ouya
Sat, Oct 05, 2013 | 18:48 BST
Hyper Light Drifter developer Alex Preston has added a Wii U stretch goal to the Kickstarter campaign for his 2D action RPG. The game is already set to release on PS4 and Vita alongside its PC, Mac, Ouya and Linux counterparts in June 2014. Should the project hit $550,000 – and with 7 days left it’s looking rather likely – the game have Wii U added to the release sku. At press time, 17,816 backers have pledged $452,241 towards the project, literally smashing the original $27,000 goal to dust. Thanks, rumrod.
Sat, Oct 05, 2013 | 17:32 BST
The first trailer for Pier Solar HD, WaterMelon’s successful Kickstarter remake, has been released. The game was shown during at Nintendo’s booth during IndieCade, which is going on this weekend in Los Angeles. Pier Solar and the Great Architects is slated for release on Android, Linux, Mac, Ouya, PC, Wii U eShop and Xbox Live during Q1 2014. It is also coming to Dreamcast via a Limited Edition.
Thu, Oct 03, 2013 | 03:14 BST
Controversial Ouya title Gridiron Thunder is going multiplatform, and has been delayed from an expected September release.
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 | 23:54 BST
Sat, Sep 21, 2013 | 19:00 BST
Folks have been jumping off the Ouya bandwagon lately due to controversy over the Free the Games fund among other things, but one developer who isn’t abandoning the fledgling platform holder is Ryan Green, the man behind That Dragon, Cancer.
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 | 14:39 BST
The James Pond Kickstarter has gone live and the developers is asking for £100,000 for development of the game.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 | 09:45 BST
Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman has issued a video statement regarding the company’s controversial Free the Games Fund, which was geared towards investing in new indie projects, such as recently funded Gridiron Thunder. The scheme will now undergo a revision.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 15:10 BST
Dungeons: The Eye of Draconus has been removed from the Free the Games find by Ouya, with SuckerFree Games founder William McDonald updating the team’s Kickstarter page to state the entire crowdfunding initiative has now been canceled.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 | 20:39 BST
Gridiron Thunder will launch later this month, after being funded through Kickstarter with the help of Ouya’s Free the Games Fund. Recently, the game’s financial backing has caused a wave of controversy, with the head of the game’s development team stating the funding was investigated and nothing sketchy was found.
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 | 16:15 BST
Rose and Time dev pulls game from Ouya marketplace over company’s response to Free the Games Fund controversy
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 | 03:02 BST
Julie Uhrman, the CEO and Founder of the Ouya has defended the Free the Games fund in face of criticism that the idea was “foolish, crazy and naive”. Although she doesn’t explicitly mention it, her blog post comes as a response to the first two successful Kickstarters involved in the program, one of which had its funding suspended by Kickstarter and another which generated $171,000 from only 183 backers.
Fri, Sep 06, 2013 | 22:00 BST
Epic Games VP Mark Rein feels it’s “well past” time for a more powerful console transition, and with the “re-explosion” of PC gaming, both formats provide developers the opportunity to build “games of all sizes and weights” and an audience no matter which platform a consumer owns.
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 | 02:22 BST
Ed Fries, one of the founding fathers of the Xbox, has said detractors are in no position to judge whether Android-based microconsole Ouya has succeeded or failed.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 | 19:34 BST
The Walking Dead will be made available through Ouya later this winter, Telltale Games has announced. The launch version on the Android console comes with the first season, and the 400 Days DLC. A New Day, which is the first episode of Season One, will be made available free. Season Two of the episodic series will also be heading to the micro-console, with the latter expected sometime this fall on iOS, Mac, PC, PS3, Vita and Xbox 360.
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 | 06:25 BST
Ouya has confirmed it posted the animated advertisement leaked yesterday, but said it’s not an “official video”. An Ouya representative told Kotaku that the video was originally posted to its official YouTube channel, but only to gather feedback; it was always set to private before being pulled entirely.
“We are experimenting with animated content and posted this video briefly to get feedback from our community. Stay tuned for our official video,” the representative said.
Wed, Aug 21, 2013 | 08:46 BST
A video is currently doing the internet rounds which seems to be an advert for Ouya. It’s what you might call a little over-the-top, and, although a cartoon, maybe not safe for work.
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 | 15:08 BST
That Dragon, Cancer is coming to OUYA consoles exclusively in 2014, following its showing at this year’s Develop Indie Showcase.
Sat, Aug 03, 2013 | 20:40 BST
Contributors to Ouya’s Kickstarter campaign who are unsatisfied may request a $13.37 in credit through the Discover store, Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman has announced. The news was sent to backers in an email, citing issues with missing controllers, late shipments, and delayed customer service responses during its launch. Kickstarter backers should check their inbox for the message. Thanks, Joystiq.
Sat, Aug 03, 2013 | 20:21 BST
Edge of Eternity, a turn-based RPG based on the Final Fantasy 7 era combat system, is heading to Kickstarter in September.
Sat, Aug 03, 2013 | 19:42 BST
Polarity, the first-person puzzler originally intended as an Ouya-exclusive, will be released on PC, according to BlueButton Games. It will even have Oculus Rift support if that’s your thing.