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GameStick Android microconsole launching October 29

GameStick manufacturer PlayJam announced a global retail release date of October 29 for its Android-powered, HDMI plug-in microconsole. PlayJam will wrap up its first production run later this month as it prepares to ship the console to Kickstarter backers. GameStick supporters are well...

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Android microconsole GameStick hits retail on September 30

PlayJam's Kickstarter-funded Android game console GameStick will make its retail debut on September 30, Liliputing reports. The GameStick is a $79.99 package that includes a compact Bluetooth controller and an HDMI dongle, out-tinying its diminutive competitor Ouya. PlayJam secured additional...

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Armageddon a free OnLive MicroConsole with Red Faction pre-order

A few months ago, THQ and OnLive partnered to give away free MicroConsole devices with pre-orders of Homefront. OnLive is launching another THQ promotion, and this one is arguably a better deal, because it doesn't include a copy of Homefront. From now through June 6, if you buy a "Full...

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OnLive MicroConsole review: The hardware and experience

While we've been using the OnLive service since it debuted for PC and Mac this past June -- whose client we've already put through its paces -- for the past 10 days I've been gaming on the OnLive MicroConsole (the "TV Adapter," as it is also referred to by the company). Now that the pricing and...

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OnLive MicroConsole available for pre-order, launches Dec. 2 for $99

First shown at E3 2009, the OnLive MicroConsole -- the "cloud gaming" company's pocket-sized means of streaming games to HDTVs -- is finally in production and will begin shipping on December 2 directly from OnLive. Pre-orders are being taken via its site as of ... right now. $99 gets you the...

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OnLive ditching monthly charge, goes free; MicroConsole in manufacturing

"Although we wish we could have confirmed no monthly free from the get-go, pioneering a major new video game paradigm is hard," OnLive CEO Steve Perlman writes in a blog post, continuing, "we had to first grow to a large base of regular users before we could understand usage patterns and operating...

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OnLive's Perlman says Microconsole coming by end of 2010

Speaking with OnLive company head Steve Perlman at E3 2010, Joystiq learned that the TV-based version of OnLive should be widely available by the end of 2010. "When we get to what we call 'cruising altitude' -- this is the bumpy takeoff -- we can introduce the Microconsole. It's a walk before you...

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GDC09: Rearden Studios introduces OnLive game service and 'microconsole'

click to enlarge Rearden Studios introduced a gaming service and "microconsole," called OnLive, at GDC today, and we're still trying to wrap our heads around everything. If we had to describe it in one sentence, we'd call it a new way of playing games online without having to buy titles, but that...

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