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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. The feature, developed by Playcast Media, is similar to other cloud-based services like OnLive and Sony’s upcoming Gaikai-based PlayStation Now. "Playcast bridges …

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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. The game’s developer Matt Thorson told Eurogamer that the former Ouya exclusive sold approximately 7,000 copies on the machine, saying: "Being the best game on Ouya isn’t a huge deal, but it is …

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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. Ouya, for its part, doesn’t appear to be worried about the prospect. Speaking with Games Industry, company CEO Julia Uhrman …

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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. Eurogamer reports that head of developer relations Kellee Santiago told a GDC audience that Ouya is removing the need for devs to include a free-to-play demo of all titles uploaded to …

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‘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. Founder and CEO Julie Uhrman teased the ‘Ouya Everywhere” feature to SlashDot, though deferred getting into any solid details until the supposed …

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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. The updated hardware comes in a new matte black finish and boasts double the storage of the original 8GB Ouya – as well as a refined controller, improved WiFi, and the latest firmware …

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