The heartfelt and deeply personal indie game That Dragon, Cancer is shifting gears. Ryan Green, who is making the game to tell the story of his son's death from terminal cancer, says that it will no longer be an Ouya exclusive. Green and his co-developers have launched a new Kickstarter to help finish it in 2015. » 11/12/14 1:05pm 11/12/14 1:05pm

A 16-Bit RPG That Promises A Modern Twist

Standing out in a crowded sea of retro-style indie games is no easy task, but 16-bit RPG Elysian Shadows caught my attention recently for what it's promising to do differently. » 8/24/14 2:37pm 8/24/14 2:37pm

A Father's Struggle To Make A Game After Cancer Killed His Son

"Jesus, I can't even watch this," the man sitting next to me whispered, fidgeting in his seat. The screen in front of us played a home video of an infant child named Joel Green, gurgling happily as he played with a bunch of golden retriever puppies. » 8/04/14 12:00pm 8/04/14 12:00pm

Special Edition Ouya Added To Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Rewards

The revival of Reading Rainbow is now one of the top 5 Kickstarter campaigns ever, and to celebrate the other four with that distinction are partnering with RR for special things. And Ouya is one of that select group. » 6/29/14 7:20pm 6/29/14 7:20pm

There's Pretty Much No Reason To Buy An Ouya Anymore

First came the Ouya Android microconsole. Then came Mad Catz's M.O.J.O. Android microconsole. Today Mad Catz announces the M.O.J.O. microconsole will be playing host to Ouya content. I am so confused. » 3/06/14 9:19am 3/06/14 9:19am

​Games Still Getting More Money Than Anything Else on Kickstarter

Kickstarter just let the world know that they've pulled in more than $1 billion dollars for thousands of crowdfunding projects since the company launched. And the category that raked in the most cash? Games, once again, to the tune of $215.75 million. » 3/03/14 11:03am 3/03/14 11:03am

Here's The New Ouya, Available Now

There's a new Ouya in town, $129, all murdered out, and available now. This latest release borrows the expanded 16GB of storage from the limited edition white Ouya we told you about back in November. » 1/31/14 12:30pm 1/31/14 12:30pm

Soul Fjord, the Ouya exclusive by Portal creator Kim Swift and her team at Airtight Games (Quantum Conundrum), will be out on January 28. It's free-to-play (with in-app purchases, of course, because nothing is ever really free). » 1/14/14 4:19pm 1/14/14 4:19pm

Can Huawei's Android Console Play PS3 Games? Chinese Media Think So

Last week during the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Huawei, Chinese hardware maker and subject of international security concerns, showed off their newest toy — the Huawei TRON. According to the Chinese media, the TRON can supposedly play PS3 games. PS3 games that have been set for the Huawei TRON. » 1/13/14 7:50am 1/13/14 7:50am

Humble Bundle, iPhone Games, Ouya, Link Between Worlds [Deals]

In addition to the rest of the great deals today, there's an all-new Humble Bundle for PC and Android featuring Little Inferno and Anomaly 2. [Humble] » 12/17/13 1:15pm 12/17/13 1:15pm

It's a nice day for a white Ouya. Just in time for Christmas, the tiny Android console gets its first limited edition recolor. At $129.99 it's $30 more than the standard edition, but it's also $30 prettier and comes with 16GB storage instead of 8GB, so it all works out. » 11/18/13 10:40am 11/18/13 10:40am

Mad Catz's Ouya-Killer Priced, Dated And Potentially Deadly

At $249.99, Mad Catz's M.O.J.O. Android micro-console will cost two and a half times more than the Ouya when it's released December 10. It'll also be six times as powerful with the potential to stream games from your PC to your television set, so I'd say it evens out. » 10/08/13 7:30pm 10/08/13 7:30pm

Ouya Tries To Fix Its "Free Money" Shambles

A few weeks back, Ouya launched a campaign with the very best intentions. They wanted to encourage developers to make games for their platform, by matching the amount of money made in a Kickstarter. Thing is, this is the real world, and it didn't work out too great. » 9/19/13 1:00am 9/19/13 1:00am

Kickstarter Suspension Blows Up Crowdsourced Gaming's Next Big Idea

Ouya's "Free the Games Fund" promises to double a crowdfunded game's money—if it releases exclusively for the Android console. The potential for abuse should be apparent to anyone with a brain. Two games are accused of backing themselves with fake funding to claim the prize, and one has been suspended by Kickstarter. » 9/08/13 3:00pm 9/08/13 3:00pm

Accused Kickstarter Scammers: "We Are Not Scamming Anybody"

Earlier in the week, the developers of upcoming Ouya exclusive Gridiron Thunder faced allegations that their Kickstarter was a scam, something they tell Kotaku is simply not true. » 8/29/13 11:30pm 8/29/13 11:30pm

Well This Ad For Ouya Sure Is...Excessive... [UPDATE]

I don't really have the words to describe this ad, although it's not official according to Ouya. Whoever made this sure tried a ridiculous way to try to sell someone on an Ouya, though. » 8/20/13 11:58pm 8/20/13 11:58pm

The Powerfully Moving That Dragon, Cancer Is Now A Ouya Exclusive

Thanks to an investment from the Ouya team, Ryan Green and Josh Larson's interactive exploration of a family coping with a young child's terminal cancer diagnosis comes to fruition in 2014. The game will be exclusive to the Android home console. » 8/13/13 10:00am 8/13/13 10:00am