Sources: Ouya Won't Pay Developers The Money They Promised

In 2013, Ouya set aside $US1 million to help fund a bunch of games on Kickstarter, so long as the games showed up on Ouya first. Some games have already come out, but many have not. For those still in development, Ouya has reportedly informed them the funds no longer exist.


They Helped Make Destiny, Now They're Making A VR Game About Jumping Really High.

They worked on Destiny, now they are not working on Destiny. Now this group of talented ex-Bungie developers are Endeavor One, a studio dedicated to high-end VR games with great production values.

They are making a brand new game called Jump. Jump a game about jumping really high. In VR.



A New Mafia Game Is In Development

It’s long been rumoured that a new Mafia game was in development and now we have confirmation. More details will be revealed next week.


Watch People Do Unbelievable Things With Tetris

You may have heard of the Summer Games Done Quick livestream — it’s an annual charity even to raise money for Doctors Without Borders. It also plays host to some of the most insane gaming moments I have ever seen. Last year one of the highlights was the Tetris section. Players were doing things with Tetris that I literally couldn’t believe.

Well, the guys are about to livestream Tetris. Consider this a public service announcement.



The Witcher 3 Is Getting A New Game Plus Mode

The Witcher 3 is getting a New Game Plus mode for repeat playthroughs, developer CD Projekt Red just announced. Like the rest of the game’s DLC so far, it will be free. Great news, despite the fact that a lot of people haven’t finished yet.



This Week In The Business: Third Time's The Charm

“I believe that it is very difficult to immediately build up a big IP… you need at least three games before you can tell whether an IP is going to be really successful or not.” — Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda, explaining his Law of Third Titles for AAA games.


Classification In Australia Is Starting To Make A Lot More Sense

It’s no secret that video game classification in Australia is a protracted process, replete with numerous archaic processes and bureaucracy. But things are changing. Use of the International Age Rating Coalition’s questionnaire has reduced the incredible burden on the Classification Board. Now we’re seeing changes that will affect how DLC is classified in Australia.