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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.

Ouya

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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Edmonton Gamers answer the Call of Duty

- November 9th, 2011

Bleary eyed and dead tired, I was stoked to be among the first to slide Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 onto my PS3 at close to 2:00 a.m Tuesday and after a marathon session ending in me waking to a string of slobber on my chin, I can safely say the game is exactly what I expected.

Fans will no doubt be ecstatic that developer Infinity Ward once again drops us into the semi-futuristic conflict Modern Warfare is praised for; a step away from the more historical warfare of Black Ops and a return to the combat setting that made Call of Duty 4 a smash hit.

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