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Gaming on the Amazon Fire TV

As a game console, Amazon's Fire TV fizzles

Now we feel bad picking on Ouya so hard, because even Amazon's vast resources and developer support haven't made the Fire TV a decent gaming machine.

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Ouya console reveals $60 subscription for all-you-can-eat Android gaming

But you're too late if you want in on the action: The $60 Ouya All-Access Pass sold out within hours.

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Razer announces new games-oriented microconsole at Google I/O

Move over, Ouya—Razer's got its own Android-based microconsole on the way.

Duck Game

Wild duck-on-duck violence makes Duck Game the Ouya's new best game

It's been a while since Ouya owners have had a reason to dust off their microconsole. This tiny game about ducks shooting each other just gave them a reason.

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Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Frog math, millionaires, and...The Last Guardian? This is all the gaming news that's fit to digitally archive, for the week of March 10.

Mad Catz gets its M.O.J.O. working, announces release date for micro-console

The controller manufacturer gets into the console business on December 10 for $249.

Ouya hopes Kickstarter and $1 million in cash can cure its lack of exclusive games

Ouya's new "Free the games fund" will match any funds donated to successful Kickstarter game projects, but only if the game is exclusive to the Android-based console for six months.

Review: Ouya is the little gaming console that couldn't

The $100 console that blew up on Kickstarter just isn't ready for retail.

Ouya's retail launch yields online sell-outs... and unhappy Kickstarter backers

The $100 Ouya Android console has finally made its retail launch, and it's already sold out at some of the biggest online stores—but some early Kickstarter backers have still yet to receive their promised consoles.

Nvidia thinks the handheld Shield will compete with Xbox and PS4 consoles

Nvidia's Shield is complementary to gaming consoles for now, but the company hopes that wide adoption of Android gaming ultimately could make the $349 handheld an alternative to Xbox and PlayStation.