Tagged: free the games fund

Gridiron Thunder Withdraws from OUYA’s Free The Games Fund (Updated)

Gridiron Thunder “Awesome Indie Football Game for OUYA” started with big expectations and much fanfare but slowly devolved into controversy and question.  The game was participating in OUYA’s Free the Games Fund and set to receive additional funding. The crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter set a… Read More

UPDATED: MogoTXT Threatens Legal Action Against Backer On Gridiron Thunder Campaign Page

NOTE: two updates appear below the original article MogoTXT has taken issue with a backer comment on the Kickstarter campaign page for Gridiron Thunder. We first reported on Gridiron Thunder earlier this week. The game is taking part in Ouya’s #FreeTheGames fund, which promises to… Read More

Mysterious Backers For Ouya Games Raise Concerns About Fraud, Scam

We wrote about Gridiron Thunder yesterday. The game is already fully-funded on Kickstarter and is participating in Ouya’s #FreeTheGames fund, so the game is eligible for a funding match from Ouya. VG 24/7 provides the following explanation regarding the more dubious aspects of the campaign… Unfortunately, questions… Read More

Fully Funded On Kickstarter, Gridiron Thunder Doubles Funds Thanks To Ouya Contest

Gridiron Thunder is crowdfunding on Kickstarter in order to build an arcade-style football game for the Ouya. Ouya famously raised over $8 million on Kickstarter for a cheap, Android-powered gaming console for the masses. Early gameplay footage of Gridiron Thunder invokes memories of NFL Blitz, albeit… Read More

Ouya Offers Up $1 Million Fund For Exclusive Games

Ouya has announced the creation of a $1 million fund to encourage game developers to create games exclusive to the Ouya. Ouya famously raised $8.5 million on Kickstarter before accepting $15 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins. The $1 million fund will be used to… Read More

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