Tag: Android

Ouya Kickstarter Closes on a Massive $ 8 Million

The Android-powered Ouya console’s Kickstarter campaign has been an enormous success and Gamasutra report that the campaign closed on $8 million. The campaign was originally asking for just under $1 million in backing to successfully launch. The Ouya wrangled not only a massive financial support, but also attracted key developers and services who showed a positive interest for the console.…

Ouya Nearing Target With One Week To Go

The android-based Ouya console is reportedly getting close to attaining the targeted $6m figure on crowd-funding portal Kickstarter. With one week to go until backing is closed, the Ouya project has received a total of $5,977,463 from 46,613 backers, making Ouya the biggest financial success story on Kickstarter to date. MCV note that the Ouya has already achieved three records with Kickstarter: The…

Ouya CEO Says Console Will be “Just as Secure as Any Other Android-Powered Device”

Some concerns have been raised about the self-described ‘hackable’ Ouya console being an easy target for piracy. The system that is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter would be an open-platform, thus some have claimed that this will make the console susceptible to piracy. Ouya CEO, Julie Uhrman has now responded [as reported by Eurogamer] to the concerns explaining that Ouya will be…

Ouya | The people have spoken

Ouya – the recently revealed $99 Android-based open source console – has clearly found the support of gamers worldwide, as it hit its R950,000 Kickstarter target in less than a day. It did in fact already – with 29 days to go until its 9 August deadline – breached the $1,3 million mark indicating that people really want to see…

‘My Xbox Live’ App Updated for iPhone and Android

Major Nelson has announced that the ‘My Xbox LIVE app’ for iPhone has been enhanced. The free My Xbox LIVE iPhone app update lets you find, learn more about, and control content from popular entertainment services on Xbox 360. You can also control the content on your console with play, pause, fast forward and rewind controls directly from your iPhone. And lastly, you…

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light | First on Xperia Play

Sony Ericsson and Square Enix have revealed a partnership that will bring established Square Enix hits exclusively to Android on the Xperia PLAY, starting with Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light this November.

Ben Cusack, Head of Mobile for Square Enix Europe: “This is just the start of what we plan to do together, but right now, we are delighted to be able to show off the full potential of our games with this innovative smartphone, bringing them to life as our creators intended.”