Indie Game That Dragon, Cancer Shift Gears

Briefly: The heartfelt and deeply personal indie game That Dragon, Cancer is shifting gears. Ryan Green, who is making the game to tell the story of his son’s death from terminal cancer, says that it will no longer be an Ouya exclusive. Green and his co-developers have launched a new Kickstarter to help finish it in 2015.

A 16-Bit RPG That Promises A Modern Twist

Standing out in a crowded sea of retro-style indie games is no easy task, but 16-bit RPG Elysian Shadows caught my attention recently for what it’s promising to do differently.

A Father's Struggle To Make A Game After Cancer Killed His Son

“Jesus, I can’t even watch this,” the man sitting next to me whispered, fidgeting in his seat. The screen in front of us played a home video of an infant child named Joel Green, gurgling happily as he played with a bunch of golden retriever puppies.

Special Edition Ouya Added To Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Rewards

The revival of Reading Rainbow is now one of the top 5 Kickstarter campaigns ever, and to celebrate the other four with that distinction are partnering with RR for special things. And Ouya is one of that select group.

There's Pretty Much No Reason To Buy An Ouya Anymore

First came the Ouya Android microconsole. Then came Mad Catz’s M.O.J.O. Android microconsole. Today Mad Catz announces the M.O.J.O. microconsole will be playing host to Ouya content. I am so confused.

Games Still Get More Money Than Anything Else On Kickstarter

Kickstarter just let the world know that it has pulled in more than $US1 billion dollars for thousands of crowdfunding projects since the company launched. And the category that raked in the most cash? Games, once again, to the tune of $US215.75 million.

The Sequel To Chess Is Out Today

You know, I love Chess. I really do. But like many first-instalments, I feel like it left so many questions unanswered.

Soul Fjord Arrives January 28

Soul Fjord, the Ouya exclusive by Portal creator Kim Swift and her team at Airtight Games (Quantum Conundrum), will be out on January 28. It’s free-to-play (with in-app purchases, of course, because nothing is ever really free).

Can Huawei's Android Console Play PS3 Games? Chinese Media Think So

Last week, during the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Huawei, Chinese hardware maker and subject of international security concerns, showed off its newest toy — the Huawei TRON. According to the Chinese media, the TRON can supposedly play PS3 games. PS3 games that have been set for the Huawei TRON.

OUYA For $89.99 From Amazon? Don't Mind If I Do...

Sometimes it pays to be a fence-sitter. Over the past year, early adopters of the OUYA console have been hit with a string of infuriating delays, with some backers forced to wait up to 77 days to receive their purchase. For those who chose to bide their time and wait, the dinky Android gizmo can now be snapped up from Amazon for $89.99.