Interesting news today regarding OnLive, the once popular gaming-on-demand service that has had its fair share of troubles since the beginning of last year. Apparently the company, along with all of its assets, have been acquired by Sony and because of that operations will be ceasing in the coming months.
Playcast has added two new games to their current running Packful of Fun package on the Ouya Marketplace. If you are not familiar with what Playcast is, essentially this is a game streaming service where users pay a monthly fee in order to have Triple-A titles streamed to their TV. The Packful of Fun package is their service but for the Ouya console.
If you own an Ouya Android console and happen to enjoy games with robots in them, then there is a new bundle available as of today on the Ouya Marketplace you might want to check out called the ROBO Bundle. The bundle comes with a total of four games, all of which feature mechanical versions of human beings.
Back in December of 2014 OddWorld Inhabitants brought Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath to Android, first through Amazon and then Google Play shortly afterwards. Now owners of the Android-based micro-console Ouya can now get in on the action as the game is now available on the Ouya Marketplace.
The physics-based puzzle game Polarity has gotten a sequel released on the Ouya console called Polaroty: Partners in Crime. As the title suggests, this new sequel has a multiplayer theme to it, offering up both co-op and competitive split screen multiplay for gamers to partake in.
While having 1000 games on your marketplace might not seem like a massive accomplishment, when you compare it to the sheer number of titles available on Google Play, 1000 games released is pretty good. This is exactly what Ouya has accomplished as of this month.
A rather enjoyable looking game is heading to the Ouya console this month called MouseCraft. The best way to describe this game is that it resembles the older classic game Lemmings in terms of the mechanics that you will be dealing with. The goal is to get the mice to the cheese in each level.
Upcoming Ouya game Elliot’s Quest is a retro-style action-RPG title that will be arriving soon from developers Ansimuz. This is the company’s attempt at making a spiritual successor to the Zelda II game from back in the day and while the visuals of this game don’t show it, the mechanics that we are seeing do seem to take some inspiration for the old Zelda title.