Tag: Ouya

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…

Square Enix Planning to Launch Final Fantasy III With Ouya

Square Enix Japan has revealed that it plans to launch Final Fantasy III with the launch of the Ouya which is expected to be in March 2013. CVG are reporting on Square Portal who translated the Japanese announcement, confirming that the legendary Final Fantasy installment was planned for the Android-based console. CVG also note that more industry studios have pledged support for 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…