OUYA launches fund-matching Kickstarter project for game developers

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Steve Dent
July 18th, 2013
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OUYA launches fund-matching Kickstarter project for game developers

Ouya has just announced that it'll launch a second Kickstarter campaign in order to speed up the pace of game development for its nascent console. Unlike with the previous campaign, this time the company plans to match any pledges between $50,000 and $250,000 from developers and give $100,000 to whoever kicks in the most. The only caveat is that successful candidates will be required to make their games Ouya exclusives for at least six months. As you're no doubt aware, Ouya moved over 10,000 developer kits while raising $8.5 million in its hugely successful initial Kickstarter drive. It followed that by selling out its retail launch, so the company is no doubt hoping to prevent any buyer's remorse by getting new games into the pipeline, stat.

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