We cover the confusing world of Android-based microconsoles, Windows-based tablet-controller hybrids, and more.
PlayJam undresses a GameStick development kit fresh from the factory.
We spent some time playing with both Android-powered microconsoles at the 2013 Game Developers Conference. Here’s how they stack up.
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The tiny Android-based console will begin shipping to customers in April.
PlayJam’s TV games service will make its way to Asia.
The tiny Android-based microconsole ships in April.
The controller is more comfortable and the system now supports peripherals through a dock.
The Android-based microconsole offers a special deal to indie devs through its Kickstarter, but it’s against the guidelines.
Kickstarter removed the project as part of its normal procedure for dealing with these type of complaints.
The Atlas analog controller looks like an Xbox 360 pad and connects to Android phones via Bluetooth.
GameStick more than doubled its $100K goal with three weeks left to raise contributions. Now, it has some stretch goals.
Backers have already contributed over $150K toward the minuscule gaming console.
PlayJam is touting its GameStick as the “most portable TV games console ever created.” It is an Android video game console on a universal serial bus (USB) stick. And the company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $100,000 via Kickstarter today.
Casual games network PlayJam has partnered with free online gaming site Miniclip to bring their titles to Smart TV.
Miniclip will use the PlayJam platform to bring games like Fragger, Gravity Gun, and iStunt to Smart TVs manufactured by Samsung, Sony, LG, Panasonic, Western Digital, and Vestel. The titles will utilize social features, including leaderboards and integration with social networks.
Gaming startup PlayJam has raised a new $5 million round of funding to bring games to smart TVs and set-top boxes, the company announced Tuesday.