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OUYA reveals exclusive game Soul Fjord

OUYA reveals exclusive game Soul Fjord

The OUYA team has made a chipper announcement, unveiling an exclusive game called Soul Fjord, which isn't yet available but will be in the near future. In case the game's name and logo aren't suggestive enough, the game has a distinct musical-aspect to it wrapped up in a fantasy-land shell that forms a mashup of styles not often seen together. We've got a trailer available to watch after the jump.

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OUYA hits 10,000 developers worldwide

OUYA hits 10,000 developers worldwide

OUYA announced today that they have reached the 10,000-developer mark with their portable Android-powered gaming console. The console made its public debut at the Games Developer Conference last month, where it also began shipping to Kickstarter backers. During that time, OUYA had around 8,000 developers signed on.

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Xbox 720 AMD heart tipped as backward-compatibility cut

Xbox 720 AMD heart tipped as backward-compatibility cut

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox may sacrifice backward-compatibility for 360 games in favor of easier cross-platform development for Xbox and Windows PC games, sources claim, following Sony in jumping to AMD chips. The unofficially titled "Xbox 720" will ditch IBM Power PC processors for AMD's x86-based chips, Bloomberg reports, bringing greater hardware parity to Xbox and PC, and allowing game developers to more easily release titles for both platforms. However, those upgrading from an existing Xbox 360 to the new console may be less impressed.

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OUYA production goes full steam: shipping has begun!

OUYA production goes full steam: shipping has begun!

As the OUYA Android gaming console hits the first tier partners and Kickstarter funders, the team behind production has made it clear that starting next week, they'll be building and shipping market-ready units 24 hours a day, seven days a week. With the standard OUYA unit, you'll be seeing a grey console and grey controller the manufacturing process will hit full steam, while Kickstarter exclusive units and units with more than one controller will be produced soon after standard production is up and running.

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Sony Computer Entertainment merges Japan and Asia divisions

Sony Computer Entertainment merges Japan and Asia divisions

Sony Computer Entertainment has merged its Japan and Asia divisions, creating a new management unit - Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia - under SVP Hiroshi Kawano. The restructuring is part of Sony's continued efforts to streamline its business and pare back any unnecessary expense and duplication; current SCE Asia president Hiroyuki Oda will now be deputy president of the unified Japan-Asia division, based out of the Asia headquarters.

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Ouya online multiplayer to launch by end of the year

Ouya online multiplayer to launch by end of the year

Julie Uhrman, the founder and CEO of Ouya, states that the gaming console will not support online multiplayer when it launches. She hopes that the the developers will be able to get the feature up and running by the end of the year. But fear not, local multiplayer will still be supported, so you'll be able to play side-by-side with your friends (presumably up to 3 of them). Uhrman hopes to bring back the era of "back-couch" game play.

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OUYA CREATE Game Jam winners burst forth

OUYA CREATE Game Jam winners burst forth

In order to get game developers to contribute to the OUYA project, OUYA and Kill Screen collaborated together and launched the CREATE Game Jam. The event was a massive success for OUYA, drawing in around 165 game developers. They drew in developers with special grand prizes, like a $20,000 grand prize, and a $5000 prize for each winner in the specialized categories.


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Sony PlayStation 4 price slash strategy tipped amid console competition

Sony PlayStation 4 price slash strategy tipped amid console competition

Sony's PlayStation 4 will be more competitively priced out of the gate than its PS3 predecessor, insiders suggest, with the company reportedly aiming at knocking a quarter off the console's original selling price. Leaked internal documents supposedly obtained by The Times [subscription required] indicate the PS4 will be sold at around £300 when it launches, £100 less than demanded for the PS3 at its launch back in 2006.

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OUYA Accelerates towards live market

OUYA Accelerates towards live market

With the Microsoft Xbox 720 and the Sony PlayStation 4 looming, it may seem strange that an Android-based gaming console called OUYA would have any impact on the public's interest. But there it is, a tiny box working with Google's mobile OS and the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor (with 4-PLUS-1 technology) and the ability to run a lovely collection of games right out of the box. And given the news and updates we've seen over the past few weeks, it's more than just the Kickstarter fans that are aiming to get their hands on the OUYA action.

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