The $99 Android-powered Ouya game console has been delayed by three weeks and won’t be available until late June. Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman noted that the delay is self-imposed to ensure that there is enough stock to “satisfy all the early orders.” The executive also revealed that the company has received $15 million in additional funding from various firms including NVIDIA. The...
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Ouya, the $99, Android-powered game console, has been bumped from its planned June 4 retail launch to June 25, according to a press release issued by its maker today.
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Just eight months after it closed a wildly successful Kickstarter effort, the OUYA game console is coming to all the fans who first supported the project’s crowdfunding campaign.
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The Ouya started as project on Kickstarter to create an open-source, inexpensive, Android-based gaming console. In less than a year, it has graduated from crowdfunding pie in the sky to a whole new gaming ecosystem, and Ouya's founder, Julie Uhrman, now says she expects deals to be in place in the coming months that will also allow Ouya to function as a de facto settop box...
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The Ouya is making its way out to backers even now (though my shipping notification still hasn't arrived. Grrr.) and judging by early impressions, it's no silver bullet to take down behemoths like Sony and Microsoft. The $99, Android powered console still isn't fully formed exactly, but it's doubtful that between now and June 25 it'll take on giant-killer proportions....
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The $99 Ouya gaming console built on Android got a boost today with an additional $15 million in funding, plus a new board member that formerly worked at EA.
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OUYA, the Kickstarter-funded Android gaming console, has already shipped developer consoles, but had yet to specify an exact date when backers could expect their production devices. Today, the company announced that it will be shipping the first OUYA consoles out to backers beginning March 28, ahead of a June retail launch.
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When Julie Uhrman approached Mayfield Fund's Tim Chang about a potential investment in an Android-powered game console, he was skeptical.
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The first reviews of Ouya’s $100 game console are in, and they’re pretty ugly. Here’s David Pierce at The Verge: For $99, everyone who backed Ouya’s Kickstarter has unwittingly signed up to beta-test a game console. Alpha-test, even: this is a product with some good ideas and a potentially promising future, but it’s a million miles away from something worth spending your...
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The OUYA Android-based gaming console is getting ready for its debut: the stated beginning shipping date for Kickstarter backers is March 28. At launch, it sill isn't clear exactly how many software titles the console will offer, but a new report suggests that at the very least, early backers will have emulators to play with on the small, inexpensive console.
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