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Indie puzzler Rose and Time returned to Ouya after the game was pulled from the store in September by its developer, Sophie Houlden. The "time-travel stealth" game was initially removed from Ouya's store during the height of the controversy surrounding the console manufacturer's Free the Games Fund...

October 23rd 2013 at 9:45pm 0 Comments
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Gridiron Thunder, the Kickstarted game that dropped out of Ouya's Free the Games Fund after weeks of controversy, has been delayed to October 30. It was originally scheduled to launch on September 30, but on September 29, developer MogoTXT updated the Kickstarter: "Because we recently chose not to...

October 2nd 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Neverending Nightmares' Kickstarter project concluded with $106,722 in funding yesterday. The horror game is both inspired by games like Silent Hill 2 and Amnesia: The Dark Descent as well as developer Matt Gilgenbach's personal struggles with mental illness. It achieved its funding goals, but not...

September 30th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Neverending Nightmares is now slated to launch on PC, Mac, Linux and Ouya simultaneously, following changes to Ouya's Free the Games Fund program. Yesterday Ouya announced that developers contracted to receive matching funds via Free the Games Fund will be able to launch on PC platforms at the same...

September 19th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Responding to the ongoing controversy surrounding Ouya's Free the Games Fund, CEO Julie Uhrman issued a statement and video discussing changes coming to the program. For starters, instead of the $50,000 funding minimum required of project creators to be eligible for the program, Uhrman said the re...

September 18th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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When Golden Axe-inspired Dungeons: The Eye of Draconus met its funding goal thanks to help from a family member and was just two days from seeing the end of its Kickstarter campaign, Ouya removed the project from its Free the Games Fund program. In an update on the project's page, SuckerFree Games...

September 18th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Ouya's Free the Games Fund, designed to reward successful Kickstarter projects with additional funding in exchange for six months of Ouya exclusivity, has suffered criticism in recent weeks. We're here to get you caught up with a convenient video recap of the events surrounding the program. In...

September 13th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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When Matt Gilgenbach took to Kickstarter to fund his horror adventure game, Neverending Nightmares, he also opted in to Ouya's Free the Games Fund. The program, designed to offer additional funding to crowdfunders that raise at least $50,000, has drawn questions surrounding projects like Gridiron T...

September 13th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Gridiron Thunder will launch September 30 on Ouya, MogoTXT CEO Andrew Won told Joystiq. The football game recently received $171,009 on Kickstarter from just 183 backers, raising questions among the crowdfunding community. Won denied any ongoing scrutiny over the project. "Kickstarter conducted a...

September 12th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday, Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman voiced her support for the company's Free the Games Fund, noting that nothing about the program would be altered. Since then, indie developers have expressed their displeasure over Uhrman's statements. Sophie Houlden, who launched Rose and Time on Ouya in July, ann...

September 11th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Ouya isn't suspending or altering Free the Games Fund, despite allegations of fraud in some of its related Kickstarter projects, founder Julie Uhrman says. "Recently, the intention behind our Free the Games Fund – to provide additional funding to crowdfunded games bound for Ouya and enable d...

September 10th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments