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Razer is shutting down Ouya

A few years ago, there was a big push to bring Android into the living room as a competitive console offering. This resulted in a few different products, including Ouya, the MadCatz Mojo (which used the Ouya store) and the Razer Forge TV. Razer acquired Ouya back in 2015 and …

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Razer to honour Ouya Free the Games funding commitments

Although the Android Ouya console failed to make the splash its developers hoped, one aspect of its platform did impress a lot of indies: its Free the Game promotion. With it, Ouya promised to match whatever developers were able to raise on Kickstarter from a million dollar fund. The plan …

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Razer buys Ouya’s software, storefront – drops hardware

Ouya is a great example that a successful Kickstarter campaign does not necessarily lead to a successful product. Despite its little Android console offering a decent game library, small form factor hardware and an innovative store-front, it just didn't take off. Now though it will have a chance to live …

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Ouya is now officially part of Razer

Back in June, investment bank, Mesa Global, put a listing on its site that said Ouya had in-fact been acquired by Razer. However, neither Razer or Ouya has acknowledged this or issues a confirmation until today. Ouya is now officially a part of Razer. Why was Razer interested in acquiring …

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It looks like Razer went ahead and bought Ouya

Update: Last week, we got wind of rumours suggesting that Razer might be interested in buying out Ouya, the company behind the Kickstarted Android console that failed to garner commercial success. Now, it seems that Razer may have taken the plunge and quietly acquired the struggling device maker. At this present …

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Apparently Razer might buy Ouya

A short while back, we got news that OUYA was looking to be acquired in one last effort to save itself from sinking entirely. Now, according to new reports, apparently Razer is in talks to buy out the company, with a deal currently being discussed, although nothing is finalized just …

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Apparently Ouya is going up for sale

You probably remember the Ouya, it was a small Android gaming console for the living room. It was also one of the more prolific Kickstarter success stories in recent years. However, unfortunately when the console launched, not many people wanted to buy one. Now the struggling company might be putting …

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Alibaba sinks $10 million into OUYA Android console


The OUYA console started its life as one of Kickstarters most successful projects back in 2012, raising over $8.6 million from backers and blazing past its $950,000 goal in less than a 8 hours. Since then the $99 Android console has been though a few ups and downs, it has been …

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Ouya might soon be on the auction block

Remember the Ouya? It was another of the Kickstarter success stories that hasn't turned out quite as well as was hoped. While initially it seemed like a great way to mix up the console space and challenge some of the big boys at their own game, ultimately the little Android …

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Ouya announces new subscription model trial

The Ouya is getting a new all encompassing game pass, allowing those who own an Ouya access to over 800 of the console's games for a $59.99 one of annual payment. However, the company is still somehow going to manage to pay developers its 70 per cent cut of the …

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Pay for Ouya games with bitcoins

As bitcoin continues its latest struggle to decide if it wants to be worth more than a thousand dollars or not, companies around the world continue to accept it. Now, you can buy games for your little Android Ouya console using the digital currency through the Ouya store, just like …

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This pulled Ouya ad is… different

While the little Android console Ouya, isn't exactly kicking up a storm of interest in itself, the developers are certainly branching out with their advertising, targeting Ren and Stimpy fans with a vomit and gore filled, cartoon advert for itself. There's also more than a minor swing taken at more …

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Ouya’s E3 appearance is an odd one too

Last Friday we heard how Nintendo was going to be holding mini-E3s around the US at Best Buy stores, showing off unreleased Wii U games to the public as well as or instead of the journos at the actual event. Ouya are doing something a bit different too. Its E3 …

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Ouya secures $15 million in new round of funding

The Ouya Android console has taken a bit of a beating recently. Early reviews of the developer hardware that went out were not good. People described it as being significantly underpowered and only offering something that most smartphones are capable of. Despite this, the company behind it have managed to secure another …

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First reviewers smash the Ouya

The Ouya looks like it might turn out to be the little android console that could not, as the first reviews of the system – that will apparently receive yearly hardware updates – are not good at all, with one reviewer giving it a 3/10. Complaints range from the controller …

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Ouya shipping at end of month

The Ball

The Ouya is set to begin shipping to Kickstarter backers at the end of March (28th to be precise) meaning that gamers will get their first in-the-wild glimpse of the little Android console that could shake up an industry that has been dominated by the big three for the past …

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Ouya set for commercial release in June


The little console that set Kickstarter ablaze and began what seems to be a current trend of crowd funding little home consoles to rival the big boys, has had its final release date outed. Those that didn't pre-order or get in on the ground floor, will be able to get …

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Amazon offer support for OUYA android console

The OUYA Android powered gaming console funded on KickStarter will begin selling through Amazon, as well as Gamestop and other retailers. Preorders will start being taken on Tuesday in advance of retail availability in June 2013. American retails such as Best Buy and Target are also onboard to sell the …

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Ouya could have Firefox support


While you might be looking forward to the Ouya Android console for many reasons, there could now be one more. Mozilla is currently working on making a Ouya compatible version of its Firefox browser, as well as making it easily navigable with a controller. The announcement was made on the …

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Ouya unboxing video appears online

After several million in funding and months of waiting, fans of the tea cup sized, kick started console, Ouya, can now get their first look at what the development kit looks like. It's not the final version that gamers will receive but the dev kit, so there are a few …

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Ouya enters Engineering Verification Testing phase

Ouya PCB

CEO at Ouya, Julie Uhrman, has announced that the little Android console has now entered the Engineering Verification Testing (EVT) phase, which brings it one step closer to release. It also means we get a first look at the PCB that will be inside the Ouya and it's impressively tiny. …

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Square Enix announces Ouya support

Ouya Controller

Square Enix has announced its intentions to support the Ouya console at launch, making the iPad and and DS version of Final Fantasy III available on the android powered home console at its debut. Currently still running through its Kickstarter campaign, the Ouya device is now approaching six times its …

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