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GameStick, a small computer-on-a-stick with a companion controller that plugs into your TV’s HDMI port and plays Android games, has done the Kickstarter thing as well as could be expected, and now the company has shipped developer units. The GameStick team says that over 600 developers have jumped on board the GameStick bandwagon, including indie and major studios, although one batch of devices has been held up in customs. However, Kickstarter backers won’t be seeing their GameSticks until the middle of June due to some manufacturing changes (which seem to be de rigeur with these Kickstarter... Read more...
Well, it was really only a matter of time. When you look back at gaming a decade ago, handheld gaming followed the same logic as console gaming -- you had closed platforms and only a smattering of players. If it didn't ship for Nintendo, Microsoft or Sony (or Sega, before that), it wasn't shipping. But look at gaming today. Perhaps the biggest threat to industry stalwarts like Nintendo isn't Sony or Microsoft, but players like Apple and Google -- companies that never even tried to enter the gaming space, but are now enjoying huge success there thanks to a vibrant app community and developers who... Read more...