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Reading Rainbow OUYA

Limited Edition Reading Rainbow OUYA up for grabs now


Hand-signed by LeVar Burton
Jun 27
Late last month we talked a bit about the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter, which is in its last few days now. When it passed $4 million, producer of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (among other, less important things) Seth MacFarlane... read
Catalateral Damage

Back Catlateral Damage on Kickstarter, get some indie games


If you're quick that is...
Jun 16
When we first saw Catlateral Damage earlier this year, I thought it was a fun little game, a kind of spiritual successor to the Katamari series only instead of cleaning up, you're just a cat wrecking stuff. Because that's th... read
Freebies

VVVVVV's user-created levels and editor are now free


A nice gesture
Jun 12
Designer Terry Cavanagh has release a free version of VVVVVV that features player-created levels and the full level editor. It's called VVVVVVV: Make and Play Edition, and it can be downloaded as of today for Windows, Mac, an... read
Towerfall

Towerfall now available on Mac and Linux platforms


Plus, a sale
Jun 02
Towerfall Ascension is pretty great, and after a long Ouya exclusivity time it finally hit the PS4 and PC. Now, you can grab it on Mac or Linux, which is great news for those of you who haven't gotten their hands on it yet. You can also grab it on sale currently for $9.99 -- but be quick, because the sale ends in a few hours. Now on Mac + Linux [Towerfall] read
Plus World End Economica
Reviewer? I hardly know her! This week's reviews in review goes out to Steven Hansen. Check out the video and all the reviews below. read feature

IndieCade

IndieCade Showcase @ E3 lineup: The games you need to know


Don't look, just keep your eyes peeled
May 31
IndieCade is coming around once again, with more than 30 independent games to be shown off at this year's IndieCade Showcase @ E3. The selections were culled from entrants that will be available at this fall's larger IndieCad... read
And more!
Look, E3 is coming up soon and that means we're about to get super excited about games. Let's take a minute and be thankful for the games we have right now, ok? read feature

Plus The Walking Dead, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
Hey, what are you doing here! There's a ton of good games that came out this week! No wait, come back and watch this video for a couple of minutes, read the article, then you can go play those games. read feature

Plus Tesla Effect, Raiden IV: Overkill
Hey some dude in the comments said I should do this drunk so Max made me drink malt liquor. Anyway here are the reviews I reviewed last week (as well as a couple more that went up after the video). read feature

Plus LEGO The Hobbit & More
It's the end of the week which means that it's time for another episode of Reviews in Review. This week a TON of games came out, so if you missed any of our reviews just check out the video for a quick recap. Seriously, what else are you going to do for four minutes? This week I use some really bad accents. read feature

Pier Solar HD

Pier Solar HD delayed until June


I'm still waiting on that Dreamcast version, yo
May 01
With Pier Solar HD, what's old is new and what's new is old again. Unfortunately, we've got to wait quite a bit longer before we can actually give it a try now. The Sega Genesis-styled RPG care of Watermelon has been delayed ... read

Stream AAA games through your Ouya with Playcast Media


Beta live now
Apr 30
Cloud streaming beta program Playcast Media lets you stream some top games through your Ouya. It uses Amazon's AWS infrastructure to beam games from top companies like EA, Ubisoft, Konami, Square Enix, Namco Bandai, Capcom an... read
Scented meat

Towerfall on PS4 selling better than PC and Ouya


Scented meat?
Apr 28
One-time Ouya-exclusive Towerfall got an enhanced PC and PS4 release this year and it was a good one, allowing the wonderful game to thrive more than it ever could have hoped on the Ouya. Towerfall creator Matt Thorson told E... read
Review these Reviews in Review
Reviews in Review is back, and due to the fact that this is episode 2, it officially has lasted longer than that time Fox tried to bring back The Osbournes after it got cancelled.  Anyway, onto the reviews. This week I talked about Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Batman: Arkham Origins: Cold, Cold Hearts, NES Remix 2, and Disney Magical World. Check 'em out. read feature

Review these Reviews in Review
"Reviews in Review" is a new show that releases every week where I will go over the reviews published this week on Destructoid, as well as give a score to the week in general. This week I talked about the reviews for Steins;... read feature

Beat Bros

What is even happening in this Beat Bros video?


Like Bomberman with Doritos shrapnel
Mar 23
I have watched the video above a couple of times now, but I still do not think I could describe Beat Bros accurately. It looks like developer Ultimate Walrus (of #Snake2 infamy) started making a rhythm-based Bomberman c... read
Meltdown

Meltdown has a lightning gun and a dubstep trailer


(Heat of) fusion of arcade shooting and tactics
Mar 14
Sometimes, players want to take in a thought-provoking narrative, with realistic character development and emotional events. Other times, players just want to shoot robots and blow things up. Meltdown is definitely meant for... read
DTOID News salutes ursine iconoclasm
Everyone’s off playing Titan Souls or Darkfall or whathaveyou, so news this week is a lot of non-news. The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt has been delayed, which sucks, but apparently won’t derail Cyberpunk 2077. Sony ... read feature

Thralled: An Ouya-exclusive art game about slavery


Coming Fall 2014
Mar 13
Thralled tells the story of a runaway slave in 18th century Brazil. This art-driven experience was originally created as a student project by Miguel Oliveira, and now it's an OUYA exclusive, set to release this fall. Thralle... read
Ouya

Mad Catz officially announces partnership with Ouya


Uh, what?
Mar 06
Remember when we told you that you soon wouldn't need an Ouya to play Ouya games? Well it appears as if the first stop is Mad Catz, since they have just announced a partnership that allows Ouya titles to appear on their more ... read
Ouya

Soon you won't need an Ouya to play Ouya games


Tiny box maker opening up its ecosystem to other devices
Mar 03
Ouya maintains its doing just fine and unveiled a new part of its strategy today. In an interview with [a]list daily,  Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman said Ouya sales are right within the company's projections. "Of our 675 games, ... read
DTOID News is wearing a dumb scarf
Hey everybody, I’m back from Japan! And here’s your quasi-timely news update for the first two thirds of this week. Irrational Games closed, pre-ordering Wolfenstein: The New Order gets you a beta for the new and... read feature

Week ending 2/1
January has come and gone, but that doesn't mean there weren't some great games to play. Just look at all the amazing "indie" games that hit the PC this month. We had the fruition of two KickStarter campaigns finally see the ... read feature

Ouya

The new 16GB OUYA is available right now


$129.99
Jan 31
The new and improved 16GB OUYA console is available right now on Amazon and OUYA.tv for $129.99. This is a North American release only. With this new one they've doubled  up on the memory, boosted the WiFi signal, and dr... read
Fjorgettable
Ouya users have not had a lot to be excited about for a while now. Excepting a few titles like Towerfall, there is not much worth owning on the microconsole, and especially few games that are not available elsewhere. As one o... read feature

Ouya co-founder leaves

Ouya co-founder leaves company


'Would a coward do this... BYE!'
Jan 15
Ouya co-founder Muffi Ghadiali has left the company, according to TechCrunch. Ghadiali, who previously worked as Amazon's product manager for Kindle, was a big part of Ouya development, leading teams responsible for the conso... read
Soul Fjord

Kim Swift's Soul Fjord out this month, still Ouya only


Unfjortunately, I don't think I can affjord an Ouya for one cool game
Jan 14
The new game Airtight Games and Kim Swift (Portal, Quantum Conundrum) joint, Soul Fjord, will be released on January 28 exclusively for the Ouya. A year ago, the exclusive inspired faith in the platform. After subsequent Ouy... read
Double Fine

First act of Broken Age hits Steam on January 28


Kickstarter backers can play as of today
Jan 14
It's been a longer-than-expected wait for Double Fine's Broken Age, but it's nearly ready. Well, part of it. The first act of the Kickstarter-funded adventure title releases on January 28, 2014 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, w... read
The new additions for PC are excellent
In 2013, the highly anticipated TowerFall hit the Ouya platform -- and so began the thousands of voices clamoring for a port to any other platform. As of late last year creator Matt Thorson reported that he had only sold... read feature

VVVVVV

VVVVVV coming to Vita, iOS, and Android this year


Creator provides updates on his other games
Jan 07
Terry Cavanagh's wonderful platformer VVVVVV will become even more widespread this year. In a blog post detailing his existing game projects, which all seem to be in various states of completion, the designer said to expect t... read
ULTIONUS

ULTIONUS is out now, features music by Jake Kaufman


Rad music, eyeroll-inducing character design
Dec 12
Not long ago, Andrew "DarkFalzX" Bado ran a Kickstarter campaign for the pixel art Metroidvania Legend of Iya, which just barely reached its funding goal in the final hours of its run. Though he has been putting his time int... read

OUYA now accepts Bitcoins as a payment method


Niche product, meet niche currency
Dec 05
If you have a whole pile of Bitcoins lying around, you'll be able to spend some of them to buy hardware and content from OUYA. Tweeting to this effect earlier today, the Android console-maker's marketplace now features an opt... read






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