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Ouya 2.0 console coming next year, new controllers planned

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 25, 2013 10:30am PDT

Android-powered gaming console Ouya has seen its fair share of problems in year one. But company founder Julie Uhrman is excited for year two, which will see the eventual launch of "Ouya 2.0" and an updated controller.

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"If they do this I'll likely buy the new one. Old games look like shit on an LCD without a lot ..."

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Ouya CEO acknowledges 'a lot of mistakes'

By Steve Watts, Oct 23, 2013 9:30am PDT

Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman admitted the company has made "a lot of mistakes" at a recent conference, and reiterated that they're continuing to listen to feedback and make improvements.

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"I get paid more than that through craigslist prostitution, thank you very much."

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TowerFall PC version aiming for January release

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2013 7:30am PDT

TowerFall creator Matt Thorson is continuing work on the game's PC version and hopes to have it ready for January. In the meantime, he demonstrates some of the game's new content, including new arrows and new Orbs.

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"Instant buy. TowerFall has the feel of a lasting classic, like SNES Mario Kart."

- SLUDGE^ see all 3 comments

Ouya 'Free the Games Fund' promotion making changes following criticism

By Steve Watts, Sep 19, 2013 11:30am PDT

Ouya's has announced changes to its "Free the Games Fund" promotion, aimed at stemming criticism regarding fraudulent projects trying to get funding.

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"Seems a pretty good reaction. I'm glad to see Ouya Inc. doing a better job of dealing with ..."

- BeowolfSchaefer see all 2 comments

Ouya founder responds to Free the Games Fund controversy

By Steve Watts, Sep 11, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Ouya founder Julie Uhrman has responded to a controversy brewing surrounding its "Free the Games Fund" promotion, but it doesn't seem to have satisfied indie devs critical of the program.

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"If you funded it for PC, Tablet, etc then it wouldn't be eligible for OUYA funding."

- isochronous see all 17 comments

The Walking Dead coming to Ouya

By Steve Watts, Aug 27, 2013 1:00pm PDT

The Walking Dead is coming to Ouya this winter. Telltale plans to release the first season, 400 Days DLC, and the second season.

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That Dragon, Cancer an Ouya exclusive

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2013 11:30am PDT

That Dragon, Cancer, an indie game that chronicles a child's battle with terminal cancer, has received an investment from Ouya to make a full exclusive release.

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"Movies, music, and books are someone else. There's distance there. VG is about you. "

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Polarity jumping from Ouya to PC

By Steve Watts, Aug 06, 2013 11:00am PDT

Polarity, a first-person puzzler previously planned as an Ouya exclusive, is aiming to release on PC now as well.

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TowerFall for PC is a 'massive update' over Ouya version

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Before bringing his game to PC, Matt Thorson discusses TowerFall's origins, potential new features, and Ouya success.

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"I went over to my brother-in-law's last weekend and we played lots of Ouya. The, ah, only Ouya ..."

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Ouya CEO predicts some devs to make more than $1 million by end of 2013

By Steve Watts, Jul 26, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman says game sales are "better than we expected" and predicts that by the end of the year, a few developers will have made a million dollars.

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"I think her predictions are a little optimistic. Even their must succesful game, Towerfall, ..."

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Ouya hailed as most energy-efficient console

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2013 5:30pm PDT

An eco resource site estimates the energy costs of various consoles, with Ouya leading as the most energy-friendly, and the first-generation PlayStation "Fat" coming in dead last.

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"He listed it as a primary cause, when it's marginal at best. Also in the resource: "The ..."

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Double Fine's Dropchord on Leap Motion now, iOS and Android next week

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 23, 2013 6:00am PDT

The curious gesture controller Leap Motion launched yesterday for PC and Mac, and so has Double Fine's enigmatic game for it, Dropchord. The Psychonauts developer describes it as "a music-driven score challenge game" and it certainly does appear to have sounds and colours. D...

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"meh I got bored of the game extremely quickly. Great style and humor, but the gameplay is really ..."

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Chess 2: The Sequel for Ouya aims to shake up classic strategy

By Steve Watts, Jul 22, 2013 1:45pm PDT

Indie developer Ludeme Games has announced "Chess 2: The Sequel," a twist on the classic game with six armies, new win conditions, and a dueling mechanic.

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"I heard that in the prequel they go into detail about the microscopic lifeform that allows the ..."

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Competitive brawler TowerFall coming to PC

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 19, 2013 9:20am PDT

Indie developer Matt Thorson announced on Twitter that four-player competitive brawler TowerFall will expand beyond Ouya and come to PC soon with new content.

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Indie favorites from Evo 2013

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT

Between catching some of Evo 2013's multiple tournament, I check out some of the indie titles on-hand, including SpyParty, Towerfall, Super Comboman, and Super Space _____.

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