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Heart Machine's stylish action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter is gunning for a closed beta release in June, its developers announced via Kickstarter. While the full version of Hyper Light Drifter was originally set to launch in June, Heart Machine has since decided to scale up the game in response to a...

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An updated version of the Android-powered Ouya console is available in North America starting today. The new box, outside of sporting double the storage capacity, comes with a refined controller, improved WiFi innards, a new matte black finish and all of the latest firmware updates, right out of th...

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If you were jonesing for a 16GB OUYA console but didn't snag the limited white edition, we have good news: you just got a second chance at buying your dream Android gaming system. The company plans to launch a standard 16GB model in matte black (aka "anthracite") that throws in a handful of import...

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Soul Fjord is now available on the Ouya store. Developed by Airtight Games, the rhythm-action game stars an afro-sporting viking named Magnus Jones, who is hacking through enemies to get to the afterlife nightclub Valhalla. The developer describes its gameplay as "an extreme mash-up of rhythm gam...

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Financed by a Kickstarter army of fund-it pundits to the tune of over $3 million, Broken Age is a bespoke graphic adventure like no other. And yet the point of this old-school clique, of course, was to guarantee a game that was just like all those others – old adventures in the grand LucasArt...

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No matter how many times Amazon denies that it's developing a set-top box, the rumors continue to pop up once every six months or so. VG 24/7 is reporting that the company is still working on an Android games console that'll retail for "below $300." Based on gossip from game publishers, the latest...

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Ouya co-founder Muffi Ghadiali left his position as VP of Product Development, with his departure noted in a company statement as one of a number of "recent changes." Ouya informed TechCrunch that Ghadiali is no longer employed at the company, while a "well-placed source" told the site the decision...

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Quantum Conundrum developer Airtight Games will launch its funkified roguelike Soul Fjord later this month exclusively for the Ouya microconsole, Polygon reports. Soul Fjord blends '70s funk with Norse mythology, making for a unique aesthetic as players plumb its randomly-generated dungeon layou...

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Indie puzzle platformer VVVVVV will launch on PS Vita, iOS, Android and Ouya this year, creator Terry Cavanagh has announced. VVVVVV follows Captain Viridian, lost in arguably the most dangerous alternate dimension ever conceived, as he searches for his missing crew. In a blog post welcoming in ...

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You can't win 'em all. The adage certainly holds in the fast-paced world of technology, where one small slip can put a damper on your entire year. Every year, among all of the celebrations of top gadgets and big news stories, we like to take a moment to acknowledge the other side of things. This t...

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Bedtime Gaming's successfully Kickstarted puzzle game Back to Bed has gone to rest its weary head before it stumps us all with some brainteasers. In less metaphorical terms relating to beds, the game has been pushed back from its planned Christmas launch window. "We know the estimated launch dat...

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If you're itching to join the Ouya revolution but haven't pulled the trigger at the Android microconsole's $99.99 price point, a coupon code issued today drops the unit's price to $59.99 with free shipping, marking its lowest price to date. Use the coupon code "calamity" after adding the $99 con...

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Wil Wheaton joins a list of celebrity cameos for Broken Age that includes Jack Black, Elijah Wood and even Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos. Wheaton's character is Curtis, a lumberjack under duress at the hands of sentient trees unhappy with his chop-happy ways....

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Dino Run 2, the sequel to Pixeljam Games' side-scrolling extinction platformer, Dino Run, failed to meet its goal on Kickstarter, raising $83,476 of a requested $175,000. Dino Run 2 was slated to be an upgraded, fresh game for the Dino Run franchise, with randomly generated levels, multiple dino ch...

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"Consoles? Please. I only play indie games on my Ouya. I bet you still use government-issued money, like all the plebes do. Meow." If you loathe fiat currency and love independently produced games, you're in luck. Ouya is now accepting bitcoin payments for its Android-powered microconsole, makin...

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Double Fine's spelunking adventure game, The Cave, is now available on Ouya, joining counterparts on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PC, Mac, Linux and iOS. We gave The Cave a go on XBLA and found it to be "the cruelest of Double Fine's games, and perhaps the most sharply written." Ouya received an up...

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