Tag Archives: Console

Mad Catz Announces The M.O.J.O. Android Powered Console

Android gaming consoles have really exploded in popularity in the last year, arguably all starting with the OUYA. Now Mad Catz wants to get into the Android powered console wars, as they have introduced the M.O.J.O. console. We’re not sure if we needed another one, but if Mad Catz does it right, it might propel this market much further. In terms of… Read more

OUYA Consoles Are Now Shipping To Backers

It’s been a pretty crazy road for the OUYA console. Starting as a simple Kickstarter, it exploded into incredible popularity, and the team got working. They created an affordable gaming console with its own app store, and sent it out to developers in a special edition clear shell. Those developers gave a ton of feedback, and the team changed many… Read more

OUYA Planning To Release A Console A Year

CEO of OUYA Julie Uhrman has made a bold but understandable statement: There will be a new OUYA every year. She says, “Our strategy is very much similar to the mobile strategy. There will be a new OUYA every year. There will be an OUYA 2 and an OUYA 3. We’ll take advantage of faster, better processors, take advantage of prices falling. So if we can get… Read more

GameStick Kickstarter Over, Raised An Impressive $648,000

The GameStick has been a surprising hit on Kickstarter, evolving from an interesting product with a $100,000 goal to a completely redesigned one with many more features and almost $648,000 pledged by the time the campaign was over. It also went through a period where its Kickstarter page was taken down because of an intellectual dispute, though that was… Read more

NVIDIA Says Project SHIELD Will Not Be Sold At A Loss

Many consoles turn a profit on their ecosystem, at least at first. A perfect example is the original Xbox: it was sold at a loss, while Microsoft raked in money from games and content. They earned money from published games and everything on Xbox Live, so it ended up a good business strategy for them. But NVIDIA is not a content provider, it’s a… Read more

GameStick Is An Android Gaming Console Gone Portable

Android-powered home gaming consoles have exploded in popularity recently, starting with the OUYA. However, not all Android consoles are equal. OUYA serves its purpose as an always connected Android console that plays games with a big, ergonomic controller and a fairly powerful Tegra 3 chip inside. The GameStick serves a whole different purpose, and… Read more

OUYA Creators Unbox The Dev Console, Release UI Screenshot

First of all, the company behind the OUYA has released a screenshot of the user interface, or “what it might look like when Kickstarter backers get their consoles in March.” So this might not be the final UI, but if it is, I can’t say I dislike it. It’s reminiscent of (read: nearly identical to) the Metro UI on the Xbox 360 and other Microsoft products…. Read more

OUYA Development Consoles Ship Out Today, Arriving Soon

After the OUYA broke through its funding goal on Kickstarter, people wondered what was next. Many were excited to see an Android powered console. Many were skeptical it would ever be released, let alone succeed. But the OUYA team is going strong, and they are now shipping development consoles to their developers, along with two controllers, to start… Read more