Ouya now has a total of 127 games available.
Kleiner Perkins partner Bing Gordon will join Ouya’s board.
Ouya rewarded its most loyal fans with the first consoles ahead of the formal retail launch.
Ouya’s about 10 games ready now and dozens that will be available shortly. By its retail launch in June, the company promises hundreds.
Microsoft also says 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold to date.
Ouya contends that it is on course to disrupt game consoles with its open, Android-based $99 game machine.
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.
A few reviewers did far more than test out the console and play a round of virtual tennis — they took the entire thing apart.
Ouya isn’t finished raising money through the crowdfunding site Kickstarter, but it is gaining momentum as a viable alternative game platform. Today, the startup announced that giant Japanese game publisher Square Enix will offer Final Fantasy III as a launch title on the Ouya console, which is scheduled to launch in the first quarter of 2013.
The people have spoken. And they want their Ouya. The new video game console company has raised more than $5 million in a crowd-funded Kickstarter project in just seven days.
Ouya aims to create the game console that everybody wants but current vendors are afraid to make.
Lenovo is backing a new video game system that is expected to launch in the second half of this year in China. The iSec system has Kinect-like motion controls and is aimed at a mass market consumer that doesn’t buy the current game consoles.