After more than a year of waiting, Kickstarter supporters who pledged their money will start to receive their Phonejoy game controller. This controller promises to bring button-mashing enjoyment to your Android device, no matter their size.
An Amazon set-top box has been the subject on numerous rumors, and as of today it would appear as if we are getting a first look at some of the hardware. We aren't seeing the box itself, but a piece that brings a clear suggestion of functionality. Dave Zatz recently spotted some images of a game controller.
It has been several months since we first saw this discussed, however it seems the OUYA game console has gotten a bit of a refresh. The update brings a few changes including a "refined" controller, improvements to WiFi connectivity and doubles the storage. This latest OUYA is sporting 16GB of internal storage, just like the white limited edition model that arrived during the holiday shopping season.
Mobile gaming is on the rise, no doubt about that, but some games are still awkward to play on a flat screen that lacks that tactile feel. There are various accessories out there that try to resolve this problem and Samsung is also rolling out its own with the new Smartphone GamePad and the accompanying Mobile Console Android app
MOGA first unveiled the Power Series controllers back in early-June. We then saw the controllers come available for pre-order later in the summer, however the shipping timeframe remained as a more open ended mid-October. Well, October has already drawn to a close, but we do have some news for those who may have been waiting for either the Hero Power or Pro Power controller.
NVIDIA has announced and detailed the latest software update for the SHIELD. This one will be rolling out over-the-air and it will be arriving with several new features and lots more in terms of functionality. Just to begin with, this update will bump your handheld console to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. But there will also be Console Mode, a Gamepad Mapper and more.
Many game and software projects in the site crowdfunding platform Kickstarter tack on support for mobile platforms only after reaching a certain amount of funds, and Sixense is definitely no different. The group has promised to bring in Android and iOS support to their motion tracking system if the amount of pledges reaches $700,000, almost three times the original campaign goal.
The GameStick game console controller was another success story in terms of Kickstarter. The funding process closed on February 1, 2013 after having raised $647,658 towards a goal of just $100,000. From this, the GameStick had 5,691 backers that had originally been expecting their consoles to ship this month.
Earlier this month we heard talk of shipping delays for the GameStick game system. The good news however is that the GameStick has since begun shipping. In fact, thanks to a recently posted unboxing video, we now know the GameStick began shipping to Kickstarter backers last week. Putting that bit of good news aside, it looks like those 5,691 Kickstarter backers can now get a look at what will be arriving.
For all those die-hard gamers in the Android world the folks from MOGA have just improved our gaming options. Earlier this morning we were proud to report the new and improved MOGA Pro is available now for $49.99, and for those looking to buy one check out our hands-on and video review below. The MOGA Pro is the ultimate gaming companion and a must-have for Android gamers.