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Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame launching this year on GameStick

PlayJam announced that its HDMI plug-in microconsole GameStick will host a port of Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame in its online storefront by the end of December. Originally released in 1993, The Shadow and the Flame featured creative, difficult puzzle-platforming gameplay in the...

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GameStick delayed again, now launching against PS4

PlayJam's Android-powered GameStick console has had a few delays, and now it has one more. On its most recent release date, November 8, a GameStick representative confirmed to Engadget that the portable console is now scheduled to launch on November 15. That's not exactly going to be a slow day for...

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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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GameStick 'absolutely certain' to make August release window

Playjam Head of Games Sameer Baroova is "absolutely certain" his company's left enough breathing room to ensure the GameStick will meet its August release window. The $80 Android console was originally due in April, but multiple delays have seen it beaten to market by the much higher profile Ouya,...

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Sony-sponsored 'EToo' event in London is an alternate to E3

Londoners not attending E3 this year have a video game-centric event of their own to attend called "EToo." EToo was announced as an alternative to E3 with both Sony and PlayJam's GameStick headlining the event as sponsors. The event's press release noted that over 30 developers will show off their...

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GameStick dev unit unboxed, UI caught on video

As we reported earlier this month, GameStick developer units are now shipping to Kickstarter backers. Now, the team at GameStick creator PlayJam has released a video showing off the dev console. While the unit isn't quite the same as the final retail console – the stick itself will be much...

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GameStick secures GameStop funding

GameStick, the small Android gaming console that isn't Ouya, has managed to catch the eye of GameStop. The video game retailer has signed on as an investor, GameStick parent company Playjam has announced. In addition to the funding, each GameStick will come pre-loaded with games: Shadowgun and...

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GameStick pre-orders begin for console and accessories

PlayJam has initiated pre-orders for its ultra-portable GameStick Android console over on its official website. The main $79.00 bundle includes the dongle-like console itself, as well as the controller it's stored inside of when not plugged into a television's HDMI port. The GameStick's wireless...

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GameStick Kickstarter closes at just under $650K

The Kickstarter for PlayJam's dongle-sized GameStick Android console thundered over the finish line with a final total of $647,658, nearly 6 and a half times more than the original goal. With three days to go the fundraiser cleared the $500K mark, but a surge saw it soon pass its last stretch goal...

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