Entries in 'Ouya' (56)

Razer pledges to make good on the $600k Ouya owed indie devs

Razer pledges to make good on the $600k Ouya owed indie devs

Indie developers who were part of Ouya’s Free the Games program will not be left out of pocket following the company’s acquisition by Razor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Indie developers concerned Ouya buyout will cost them thousands

Indie developers concerned Ouya buyout will cost them thousands

Many developers who signed up to Ouya’s ‘Free the Games’ funding program fear that the companies buyout at the hands of Razer will result in owed money going unpaid.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 2:37PM in News
Razor confirms Ouya buyout details; Users to be moved to Forge TV

Razor confirms Ouya buyout details; Users to be moved to Forge TV

Ouya’s software and user base will be merged into Razor’s Forge TV project.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Razer completes Ouya buyout, Uhrman departs

Razer completes Ouya buyout, Uhrman departs

Ouya founder Julie Uhrman has announced both the company’s acquisition at the hands of Razer and her departure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 3:32PM in News

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Razer's acquisition of Ouya confirmed by investment bank - report

Razer's acquisition of Ouya confirmed by investment bank - report

It appears Ouya's investment bank Mesa Global has confirmed Razer's purchase of the microconsole maker.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 8:20AM in News
Razer allegedly preparing Ouya buyout

Razer allegedly preparing Ouya buyout

PC hardware specialist Razer is reportedly “in the process” of acquiring Ouya.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Ouya up for sale, aggressively seeking buyer - report

Ouya up for sale, aggressively seeking buyer - report

The company behind micro-console Ouya is up for sale, according to a report citing a confidential email from CEO Julie Uhrman.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2015 at 1:54AM in News
Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Watch out Microsoft and Sony, one of China’s biggest games companies will launch its first console in Europe in early 2016.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News

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Ouya scores $10m Alibaba investment - report

Ouya scores $10m Alibaba investment - report

Microconsole maker Ouya has reportedly struck a $10m investment deal with Chinese internet firm Alibaba.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2015 at 9:18PM in News
Unreal Engine 4 support comes to Ouya

Unreal Engine 4 support comes to Ouya

Developers utilizing Unreal Engine 4 can now make games specifically for Ouya, the microconsole company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 27th 2015 at 11:36PM in News
That Dragon, Cancer abandons Ouya exclusivity, turns to Kickstarter

That Dragon, Cancer abandons Ouya exclusivity, turns to Kickstarter

The developers behind That Dragon, Cancer have launched a Kickstarter appeal to raise the funds required to finish work on the game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 14th 2014 at 12:30PM in News
Ouya in acquisition talks, report claims

Ouya in acquisition talks, report claims

A number of Chinese companies are in discussions over a possible acquisition of Ouya, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 3:43PM in News

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Ouya signs Chinese distribution agreement

Ouya signs Chinese distribution agreement

Troubled microconsole Ouya is making a push for the Asian market through a new partnership with Xiaomi Inc, a Chinese smartphone manufactuer.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 3:38PM in News
Ouya agitates developers once again with All-Access Pass subscription trial

Ouya agitates developers once again with All-Access Pass subscription trial

A new all-you-can-eat access service for Android console Ouya has caused consternation amongst developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 9:38AM in News
Ouya claims 1,000 new devs join platform every month

Ouya claims 1,000 new devs join platform every month

Crowd-funded microconsole Ouya continues to attract new developers – around 1,000 a month according to CEO Julie Uhrman.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 16th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Ouya launches Playcast streaming service

Ouya launches Playcast streaming service

Ouya has launched its Playcast-powered cloud-based game streaming feature in beta this week, with Lego Batman 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction now available to play on the service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 11:14PM in News

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Ouya's best-selling game has sold 7,000 copies

Ouya's best-selling game has sold 7,000 copies

Towerfall is the Ouya’s best-selling game, but sales numbers paint a disappointing picture for the Android console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 12:46PM in News
Uhrman on Amazon's Fire TV: Games are not an 'added bonus' for Ouya

Uhrman on Amazon's Fire TV: Games are not an 'added bonus' for Ouya

While the effect of Amazon's new Fire TV on the general gaming market is still to be determined, the device appears to be in direct competition with similarly priced microconsoles. ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 4th 2014 at 8:06AM in News
Ouya ditching free demo requirement, offering up OS for other hardware

Ouya ditching free demo requirement, offering up OS for other hardware

The Ouya team has announced a couple of initiatives that it hopes will bring relevance to the struggling console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 12:25PM in News
'Ouya Everwhere' to allow play outside of console

'Ouya Everwhere' to allow play outside of console

Microconsole maker Ouya is reportedly readying a new service that will allow gamers to play titles on the Ouya Store through other means than just the platform's hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 7:51AM in News
16GB Ouya console launches in North America

16GB Ouya console launches in North America

Ouya has released an upgraded version of its Android-powered console, now available to purchase in North America.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 7:10AM in News
Co-founder Ghadiali leaves Ouya

Co-founder Ghadiali leaves Ouya

Muffi Ghadiali, one of the founding members of Ouya, has left the company behind the crowd-funded microconsole.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:07PM in News
50 Things to look forward to in 2014

50 Things to look forward to in 2014

MCV takes a look at the biggest releases and events that will affect the games industry in the next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2014 at 4:06PM in News
REVIEW OF THE YEAR: What does Ouya teach us?

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: What does Ouya teach us?

So if games that review averagely continue to sell by the millions and plenty of critical hits continue to fall by the wayside, what does that tell us? That consumers ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 26th 2013 at 9:00AM in News
It seems that it's time for another Ouya controversy

It seems that it's time for another Ouya controversy

An active online Ouya community appears to be on the brink of thrusting the Android console into a brand new controversy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:26PM in News