Ouya will be shut down for good on June 25th

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The Ouya gaming service and all games on the platform will cease functioning on June 25th, Razer has announced. That date will mark the unremarkable end of what began as a runaway Kickstarter success story: the inexpensive Ouya mini-console was powered by Android and introduced games such as TowerFall. But despite being positioned as the indie console, Ouya never quite took off after its $8.5 million crowdfunding campaign. The goal was to move Android’s indie gaming scene to TV screens — with exclusive Ouya-only titles mixed in — but the execution didn’t pan out.

The hardware has been discontinued ever since Razer acquired Ouya’s software assets in 2015. So it’s somewhat surprising that the platform has continued to plod along for…

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