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Queer-friendly cyberpunk adventure game Read Only Memories reaches funding goal in final 48 hours

Read Only Memories, a cyberpunk adventure game from the founders of the GaymerX convention, has successfully hacked its way into people's hearts as well as their wallets. The game reached its Kickstarter goal of $62,064 on December 11, and closed funding yesterday with a total of $64,378. ...

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Rose and Time returns to Ouya following funding program changes

Indie puzzler Rose and Time returned to Ouya after the game was pulled from the store in September by its developer, Sophie Houlden. The "time-travel stealth" game was initially removed from Ouya's store during the height of the controversy surrounding the console manufacturer's Free the Games...

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Gridiron Thunder delayed to October 30 after dropping Ouya deal

Gridiron Thunder, the Kickstarted game that dropped out of Ouya's Free the Games Fund after weeks of controversy, has been delayed to October 30. It was originally scheduled to launch on September 30, but on September 29, developer MogoTXT updated the Kickstarter: "Because we recently chose not...

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Neverending Nightmares heading to PC and Ouya thanks to funding drive

Neverending Nightmares' Kickstarter project concluded with $106,722 in funding yesterday. The horror game is both inspired by games like Silent Hill 2 and Amnesia: The Dark Descent as well as developer Matt Gilgenbach's personal struggles with mental illness. It achieved its funding goals, but not...

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Neverending Nightmares to hit PC, Mac, Linux, Ouya at same time

Neverending Nightmares is now slated to launch on PC, Mac, Linux and Ouya simultaneously, following changes to Ouya's Free the Games Fund program. Yesterday Ouya announced that developers contracted to receive matching funds via Free the Games Fund will be able to launch on PC platforms at the same...

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Ouya overhauls Free the Games Fund

Responding to the ongoing controversy surrounding Ouya's Free the Games Fund, CEO Julie Uhrman issued a statement and video discussing changes coming to the program. For starters, instead of the $50,000 funding minimum required of project creators to be eligible for the program, Uhrman said the...

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Ouya removes family-funded Kickstarter game from Free the Games program

When Golden Axe-inspired Dungeons: The Eye of Draconus met its funding goal thanks to help from a family member and was just two days from seeing the end of its Kickstarter campaign, Ouya removed the project from its Free the Games Fund program. In an update on the project's page, SuckerFree Games...

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Recap: Ouya's Free the Games Fund so far

Ouya's Free the Games Fund, designed to reward successful Kickstarter projects with additional funding in exchange for six months of Ouya exclusivity, has suffered criticism in recent weeks. We're here to get you caught up with a convenient video recap of the events surrounding the program. In...

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'Neverending Nightmares' and the dream of Ouya's Free the Games Fund

When Matt Gilgenbach took to Kickstarter to fund his horror adventure game, Neverending Nightmares, he also opted in to Ouya's Free the Games Fund. The program, designed to offer additional funding to crowdfunders that raise at least $50,000, has drawn questions surrounding projects like Gridiron...

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Gridiron Thunder to launch September 30

Gridiron Thunder will launch September 30 on Ouya, MogoTXT CEO Andrew Won told Joystiq. The football game recently received $171,009 on Kickstarter from just 183 backers, raising questions among the crowdfunding community. Won denied any ongoing scrutiny over the project. "Kickstarter...

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