Tag: Kickstarter

Gaming News Wrap [29 July 2013]

Good morning. Let’s fill those brains of yours with the kind of stuff that makes them really tasty… Both Sony and Microsoft have announced their Gamescom plans. You can read more on Polygon about the Microsoft press conference. Sony will host their press conference on 20 August at 7pm CET. More about the Sony press conference on MCV. A developer…

Gaming News Wrap [26 July 2013]

Good morning and welcome to your end of the week gaming news wrap. Microsoft have told Kotaku unequivocally that they do not plan to “introduce an Xbox One without Kinect. We believe in Kinect and the value it brings to both games and entertainment, and believe $499 is a great value for what consumers receive with their Xbox One.” WRC…

Morning News Wrap (6 Feb 2013)

It’s a new morning to a new day, and we’re feeling optimistic that today is the day that all the promised bribes for our current competition will arrive.  While we sit staring expectantly out the window for the postman, we’ll bring you the overnight news. An ‘Add-on Content Pack’ has been announced for Borderlands 2.  The retail pack will not…

Morning News Wrap (7 Jan 2013)

The first weekend of 2013 has come and gone.  We hope you enjoyed it, as it will never happen again.  Woah.  Scary thought right?  A few little bits of news made their appearance over the same weekend.  You want to catch up and be the informed person at work this morning?  Then take a look below. Another Android-based micro-console has…

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 | 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…