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Atari files for Chapter 11 in U.S.

- January 21st, 2013
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Atari has filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S., according to a press release.

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Ouya: The little Kickstarter console that could?

- July 24th, 2012

If you build it, they will come.

That famous line whispered into Kevin Costner’s ear in the movie Field of Dreams may have been about baseball-playing ghosts but it sure does describe the much talked about Ouya console to a tee.

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Los Angeles-based developer Boxer 8′s $99 open-source Android box is quite possibly the ballsiest project being payed for over the internet on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter.

Over 42,000 backers have pooled together over $5 million bucks towards the system’s early stages of development and it’s all based on a simple idea.

All games should be free to try.

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Ouya haters gonna hate

- July 11th, 2012

The Ouya console will run on relatively low-powered hardware and sell for $99. This makes some people unhappy.

If you have even a passing interest in video games, you’ve probably heard about Ouya, a low-cost, Android-based video game console that’s in the midst of a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign. They’d hoped to raise $950,000 by Aug. 9 to fund production of the thing. Two days into the campaign, they’re at $3 million and counting.

And so begins the backlash.

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