All of Ouya’s games have free trials, but that’s going to change – GameSpot

By Eddie Makuch Ouya has announced that in the coming weeks, the company will allow developers to choose if they want to release their games through a free-to-try or a paid model. Currently, all Ouya games must have free demos. In a blog post on the company’s website, Ouya’s Bob Mills said that a free-to-play model seemed like an “obvious” choice for the platform at launch last summer. However, though it was appealing to consumers who could try before they buy, the []

Ouya games coming to other devices, starting with Mad Catz’s M.O.J.O. – GameSpot

By Emanuel Maiberg Ouya and Mad Catz have announced an agreement to bring Ouya to M.O.J.O., Mad Catz’s own microconsole. The price of the M.O.J.O. is also being reduced from $250 to $200. Earlier this week, Ouya announced its Ouya Everywhere initiative, which aims to bring Ouya to set-top boxes, sm[…] Read more here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ouya-games-coming-to-other-devices-starting-with-mad-catz-s-m-o-j-o/1100-6418189/

Ouya CEO: “We’ve made a lot of mistakes”

By: Eddie Makuch During Ouya’s first year on the market, the company made many mistakes and more are likely to happen, CEO Julie Uhrman said during the XOXO Festival recently. “We’re a new company. We are a dirty company. We make a ton of mistakes. Let me count the ways,” she said in a presentation now available on YouTube (via Polygon). One “highlight,” Uhrman said, was failing to deliver Ouya units to backers on time. The first consoles made it to supporters []

Ouya devs open up on sales figures for new console

By:  Jonathan Toyad Developers for the recently launched Ouya console voiced their opinions onEdge  and Gamasutra  about how each of their various titles have sold so far. Developer Matt Thorson, whocreatedTowerFall , said that the game performed well , selling 2,000 units at $15 each. “Sales have been surprisingly high for a new game on a new console. The game has definitely proven itself on Ouya, I think there’s enough demand to warrant bringing it to PC,” he said. Developer NimbleBit’s title Nimble Quest  was []

Ouya has 10,000 developers

By:  Eddie Makuch More than 10,000 developers worldwide are making games for the $99 Android-powered Ouya console, head of developer relations Kellee Santiago has told Games Industry International. At the end of February, the company hadsigned on 8,000 developers. The console’s list of developers ranges from startups to established companies like Square Enix, Double Fine, Tripwire Interactive, and Airtight Games. “It’s really awesome, especially at this early stage of the console still being in the preview period,” Santiago said. She cofounded Journey studio thatgamecompany []

Ouya launches June 4

By:  Eddie Makuch The $99 Android-powered Ouya console will launch June 4 in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, its developers have announced. The system began its life last July through a Kickstarter campaign thatraised $1 million in 24 hours and more than $8.5 million when it closed. “Nine months ago, we shared an idea for an immersive, beautiful, and powerful game console that generated an outpouring of support from game developers, gamers, technology enthusiasts, and more,” Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman said in []

OUYA To Be Available At Retail in June

By: Jared Scott   (@JaredScott5) According to a recent interview by The Wall Street Journal, the famous OUYA will be available at retail one month after shipping begins in March for Kickstarter backers. While much of the interview covered details already listed on OUYA’s Kickstarter page and official website, some new details have emerged. One of which includes that the OUYA has roughly 200 games total that are either being developed or are ready for the console’s launch. Referencing AAA studios, it was also hinted []

What OUYA Can Do For You

By: Jared Scott Perhaps you have heard some of the hub-bub surrounding this new console releasing in March 2013. It’s not from either Sony or Microsoft but from some passionate minds from Los Angeles, CA who’ve amassed funds via Kickstarter. This new platform is the OUYA, and it just may change the face of gaming. How, you may ask, can such an obscure machine make a difference in an industry with well-established names such as Nintendo and Valve? To put it simply, []