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Amazon Set To Release Game Console In 2014 [Report]

In August of last year, we got word that Amazon was going to enter the fairly new Android game console market. The device would help the company get a better foothold in the living room by offering a device that played games, movies and music. We haven’t heard much about it since then, but a recent report indicates that the …

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China Ends Video Game Console Ban

Back in July, a Chinese newspaper reported on a proposed policy that would lift the long-time Chinese ban of video game consoles. The plan reportedly had the backing of the Chinese Premier. This week, China officially announced that it has ended the console ban – but with a few caveats. The Wall Street Journal today reported that video game consoles …

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Amazon Developing an Android Video Game Console [RUMOR]

The success of video games on mobile devices has begun to drastically affect the video game industry. Free-to-play game pricing has begun to invade both PC gaming and console gaming, and nearly every large game publisher is now putting out games for iOS and Android. The success of the Ouya Kickstarter has shown that there is some demand for more …

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China to End Video Game Console Ban, With a Catch

For 13 years, China has officially banned the sale of video game consoles in its country. Now, a new Chinese economic plan reveals that the ban may soon come to an end – but with a catch. The South China Morning Post today reported that a policy blueprint for a “Shanghai free trade zone” would allow for the sale of …

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Google Is Making A Game Console [Report]

Back in May, it was revealed that Google had hired legendary game designer Noah Falstein to head up what looked like a gaming division at the company. At the time, many thought Google was just getting into game development, but it looks like the company has much higher aspirations. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is working on its …

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The $99 Ouya Enters The Console Wars Today

A little over a year ago, an Android-powered console named Ouya told gamers and developers that it would change console gaming. Those same gamers and developers pitched together $8.5 million to make it a reality. Now the console that could has to convince everybody else that it’s a worthy contender in the console space. The $99 Ouya console launches today …

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Ouya Game Console Faces Uphill Battle Against Incumbents

The Ouya game console is almost upon us. The little Android console that could is about to prove whether or not is has what it takes. Barring any last minute changes or manufacturing errors, the Ouya will finally launch to consumers on June 25. The “micro-console” will be available at a number of retailers for the super low price of …

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Ouya Launch Delayed By A Few Weeks To Meet “Greater Than Expected Demand”

In February, Ouya announced that the little Android console that could would be launching on June 5. That date has been pushed back by just a little, but those interested in the new console will still be able to get their hands on one in June. Joystiq reports that the Ouya console has been delayed to June 25 in North …

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Developers Have Until March 28 To Make Their Game Part Of Ouya’s Launch

Ouya, the little game console that could, is about to be shipped out to all the early adopters that supported the console during its Kickstarter phase. To make sure it has plenty of games before it gets into the hands of gamers, developers are now free to start uploading their creations to Ouya. Developers who want to be part of …

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Ouya Consoles Begin Shipping on March 28

The Ouya console has been quite the success story. The Google Android-powered game console began as a Kickstarter campaign asking for just under $1 million from people who would like to own a more open home video game console. The campaign earned its goal in less than one day and went on to raise over $8.5 million from tens of …

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Ouya Launches At Retailers Nationwide In June

Ouya – the little game console that could – is almost upon us. Those who helped make it the most successful gaming Kickstarter ever only have one more month before its delivered to them. What about those who didn’t preorder one last year though? They’ll have to wait a bit longer. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Ouya CEO Julie …

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Valve Producing Its Own Hardware For Release Next Year

There were a few rumors from earlier this year that Valve was building its own game console. It would be a big step for the company that made its fortune on its Steam digital distribution service. It was also exciting since nothing has really shaken up the console market since Microsoft entered into the equation in 2001 with the Xbox. …

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