Debt repayment issues dictate that Ouya needs to find a buyer quickly

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It was only a couple of years ago that it was the darling of Kickstarter, blowing past its target goal of $950,000 with surprising ease and ending up with over eight and a half million dollars in funding. The start-up in question is Ouya, manufacturer of the Android micro gaming console, and thanks to a leaked memo from its CEO, Julie Uhrman, it would seem that the company has hit choppy waters as it now seeks a buyer.

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Mediocre’s Does Not Commute veers into the Play Store

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Kicking back and killing some time while gaming on your smartphone or tablet can be a most enjoyable experience, especially when the game you are playing is Does Not Commute. It’s a game that involves driving a variety of vehicles around a small town set in the 1970’s, and as the name implies, the gameplay involves commuting.  Read more

‘Plunder Pirates’ sets sail for Android devices

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Put on your eye patches and grab a map. Rovio Stars, a publishing division of Rovio Entertainment, has brought Plunder Pirates to the Play Store. This game from Midoki has players building island strongholds and ravaging enemy lands, taking whatever they can wherever they can. Players have to put together crews to carry out attacks and fight for their islands. For assistance, players can join or create guilds and share rewards after completed attacks. Plunder Pirates is exactly what you would expect from a pirate-inspired multiplayer game.

Hit the break for the trailer, gallery, and download links.

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Humble Bundle teams up with Tin Man Games for latest mobile bundle

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Gamers listen up because Humble Bundle has a new mobile bundle that might be one of their best ever. They teamed up with Tin Man games for a chance at not only an amazing deal on 10 games, but a chance to grab some merchandise as well.

This bundle works like any other bundle in that you can pay what you want and receive a few games. Those games include An Assassin in Orlandes, Siege of the Necromancer, Slaves of Rema, and Judge Dredd: Countdown Sector 106. But you know there’s always more right? Just pay more than the average price ($6.19 at the time of this post), and receive 4 more games: Sultans of Rema, Fighting Fantasy: Caverns of the Snow Witch, Curse of the Assassin, and Trial of the Clone.

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Dead Trigger 2 players can win prizes by creating their own animated storylines

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Dead Trigger 2 has been around for a fair amount of time now, receiving new content such as the Valentine’s Day update to help keep it fresh. In case you were getting antsy for even more, Madfinger Games has teamed up with Plotagon and come up with a way for users to create new animated storylines using the existing characters.

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‘WWE 2K’ soars off of the turnbuckle and into the Play Store

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The engine of sports entertainment shows no signs of slowing down now that it has a fully-online network and a slew of games to keep fans occupied. The minds behind WWE have continued the company’s expansion into gaming with the release of WWE 2K. This wrestling game, priced at $7.99 with no in-app purchases, does its best to replicate the console counterpart. WWE 2K has full entrances, moves, and match types to make any wrestling fan salivate. It has career, training, and multiplayer modes to throw players into the ring and climb the turnbuckle after a victor. And, like any mobile game, there are rewards and unlockable items to keep players wanting more.

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Amazon Game Studios spooks gamers as ‘Lost Within’ arrives in its Appstore

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What happens when Amazon Game Studios works on a project with Human Head Studios? The new horror survival game Lost Within. The two worked on the game set inside an abandoned asylum that just so happens to be occupied by the Inhabitants, a group tortured and left behind only for players to fight and escape from. Players must navigate through the asylum and collect materials for weapons and health. Lost Within is a first-person game and that means players can expect a truly immersive experience that may or may not keep them up at night.

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Hasbro partners with Scopely to bring ‘YAHTZEE’ to the Play Store

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For more than six decades, people have played YAHTZEE. All it takes to get started are dice. Then players can shout as much as they would like to stay true to the name. While so many games have gone digital, YAHTZEE has remained offline. That changes because Hasbro, who owns the rights to the game, has partnered with Scopely to release a version of YAHZTEE for mobile devices.

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