report from IDC and App Annie shows that in the second quarter of 2013, Google Play Store has surpassed gaming-optimized handhelds in terms of consumer spending on games.
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FCC filing where the GamePad 2 was discovered -- it looks like it may be several months before anything official is announced.
"Free the Games" fund was announced to entice game developers to get to work. The program was unveiled back in mid-July and has OUYA putting up one million dollars. While a million dollar payday would sound good for any developer, the money is actually begin spread out. In fact, the folks at OUYA have put a cap of $250,000.
Amazon and according to the details that have arrived thus far -- it should arrive in time for the 2013 holiday shopping season. If nothing else, given Amazon already has the Appstore in place, that could put them at a slight advantage over some of the competition.
NVIDIA SHIELD users have a wide variety of things they can do with their systems. There is the obvious such as gaming, however the SHIELD is also a regular Android device which means you can watch video, listen to music, surf the web and plenty of other things. Then there are the more interesting aspects such as PC Game Streaming and flying an AR.Parrot drone.
OUYA have come forward with an apology and credit for some of the Kickstarter backers. The details of this offer include a mention about how "it wasn't OK that some of you" received the OUYA after it landed on store shelves. Basically, the OUYA team is apologizing that retail availability began before all the Kickstarter backers received their units. And just to drive the point home, the OUYA team has referred to this group as their "most loyal supporters."
recently reviewed the NVIDIA SHIELD and while we took a rather thorough look at the system itself as well as what it is capable of doing in terms of gaming there was something we couldn't do -- open it up and take a look at the interior guts. Thankfully though, there was another group willing to do just that. That group is the familiar iFixit and they have recently opened up the SHIELD.
OUYA are once again talking games. Except this time around they are looking putting some money up in an effort to further attract developers. This is being launched as the "Free the Games" fund and it means OUYA is putting up $1 million to help turn "ideas into a reality." Basically, assuming game developers can meet some criteria, the folks at OUYA will give them some money to further their work.
BlueStacks announced the GamePop console back in early-May and while we have yet to see that model make its way in the hands of the public, it looks like a second model has been unveiled. This new model is the GamePop Mini and BlueStacks will have it available for free. Well, free for those who are willing to pay for an annual subscription (at $7 per month).
been expected, the OUYA game console has arrived with retail stores. Simply put, the console has shifted into general availability and those who are interested but have yet to make a purchase now have a handful of retail outlets to pick from. The pricing is the same as we had seen during the pre-order period, however there is some news about a few games that have recently arrived.