A few days ago Ouya announced that it would soon be bringing its platform to other hardware and it seems the first company to jump on board is Mad Catz with their Android-powered game console called the MOJO. Now depending on who you are and how you feel about the Ouya platform, this is either really great news or really unfortunate news.
In an interesting move, Ouya has announced that we will soon be seeing the software portion of their platform on other hardware, leaving behind the exclusivity their software had with their Android-powered console system of the same name. This move is to make the Ouya platform more ubiquitous and platform agnostic.
Google has revealed what their next project is that they are working on and it is called Project Tango. Usually we don't report on these kinds of things unless there is some sort of benefit to gaming on Android and with Project Tango there could be a pretty interesting benefit in some way to exactly that.
Mad Catz has been a pretty big advocate when it comes to rooting their Android-powered game console called the MOJO. What rooting this console does is open the possibilities up a lot more all around with using the console. It also happens to make just about everything appearing in Google Play which includes games that may be limited by mobile device.
Alright, we don't post anything about iPhone or iOS generally at all, mainly because we are an Android gaming news website. So if we are posting something related to an iPhone, although the game Flappy Bird itself was on Android, you know it has to be a pretty decent WTF moment.
Nvidia's CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was speaking yesterday during their quarterly earnings call and announced the company's intention to focus on what they call 'superphones' when it comes to their Tegra chips. What the company isn't interested in deal with are mainstream phones and tablets, only the ones that fall into the 'super' category.
Ouya has been busy these days it seems, first with the limited white edition Ouya release, then the double storage black Ouya edition and now we have pre-orders available for colored faceplates for the Ouya controller.
Ouya teased not too long ago that it would be releasing an improved version of their original Android-powered game console in the near future. This is not the Ouya 2 or any sort of next-gen version of the console but just an enhanced version of the original with some improvement to storage space, the controller and other features.
Yesterday Google posted a video about a few games they made to entice developers to make more games for their Google Glass device. However the wearable technology has plenty of hurdles that are starting to creep up and the newest ones are states here in the USA banned the device for a few reasons.
This rumor has been floating around since the later part of 2013 but apparently there is a bit more validity to it now. According to VG24/7, Amazon will be launching their Android game console sometime this year and will be priced somewhere below the $300 mark. That price point isn't surprising considering Amazon likes to try and make their Android-based devices priced as low as possible.
In the world of Android devices it usually takes no time at all for a new device to get rooted. When it comes to Android consoles, this is also true and the Mad Catz MOJO game console is the newest one to be added to the list of rooted game consoles. What's even better is that Mad Catz fully supports whether or not you want to root you console.