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Social Music App Hook’d Lets You Say It with a Song

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MuseAmi Releases New App for iPhone & iPod Touch; Licenses Authentic Master Tracks from Warner Music Group for Launch

PRINCETON, NJ – July 10, 2014 – Offering fans an addictive new way to connect with friends through the music they love, music technology startup MuseAmi today announced the release of its newest app, Hook’d, available exclusively for iPhone and iPod touch. Hook’d invites users to record short video performances of today’s hit songs and classic favorites, then share them with a friend or the world. Using master recordings and cutting-edge audio effects, anyone can sound his or her best as they “drop Hooks” to express moments most vividly conveyed through song. MuseAmi offers a diverse and growing repertoire of authentic backing tracks, starting with a selection of music licensed from Warner Music Group, and will announce additional licensing deals in the coming weeks.

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FreeWavz Partners with Premier Distance Runners Ryan and Sara Hall

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Doctor-Designed Wire-Free Earphones with Built-In Fitness Monitors Help World Class Athletes Train Without Distraction

MELBOURNE, FL – July 9, 2014 – FreeWavz, creators of wire-free smart earphones with integrated fitness tracking technology, today announced a partnership with two-time Olympian Ryan Hall, and Pan American Gold Medalist and US National Cross Country Champion Sara Hall. Keenly aware of the constraints that athletes face from current headphones and health monitoring devices, these professional athletes are supporting FreeWavz for the freedom and safety that the earphones provide.

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Playing God Has Never Been So Fun: The Sandbox is Available Now on OUYA

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Creative Freeform World-Builder Lets Players Sculpt their Own Personal 2D Universe

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – July 8, 2014 – Get ready for deus ex machina (in the most literal sense of the words): The Sandbox, the hit world-building game from Pixowl, Inc., is available now on OUYA for free with in-app purchases. In The Sandbox, players are given free rein over an entire pixelated world. It would take an act of god to bring order to these wild virtual landscapes, and fortunately players are empowered to do just that. With godlike powers of creation and destruction and dominion over more than 150 different dynamic elements, vengeful and benevolent deities alike are encouraged to indulge their god complex in this dynamic, inventive title. Continue reading

These Zombies are History: Age of Zombies Available Now on OUYA

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Halfbrick’s Hit Retro Zombie Shooter Makes its Console Debut on OUYA

Santa Monica, Calif. – July 2, 2014 – After taking the mobile world by storm, Age of Zombies, the tongue-in-cheek (or should I say brain-in-cheek?) top-down shooter from Halfbrick, is now available on OUYA for free. For the first time, players can take on the shambling hordes of putrescent dead on the big screen, with true twin stick console controls. Check out the game trailer to get a glimpse of the entrail-rending, viscera-smashing mayhem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1jhNAeXA9A&feature=youtu.be. Continue reading

OUYA® Debuts on Mad Catz® M.O.J.O.™ Micro-Console for Android™

First OUYA Everywhere Partner Goes Live, Bringing Hundreds of OUYA Games to M.O.J.O. Owners

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. & SANTA MONICA, CALIF. – July 1, 2014 – OUYA and Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX: MCZ) announced today that the OUYA storefront and hundreds of games are now available on the Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Micro-Console for Android. M.O.J.O. owners can now access OUYA’s impressive library, from quirky independent titles like Duck Game and Amazing Frog to established games such as Final Fantasy III and Sonic the HedgehogContinue reading

FreeWavz Unveils Wearable Tech for Focused Fitness and Training

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Entirely Wire-Free Smart Earphones Built-In Fitness Monitoring for Athletes

MELBOURNE, FL – June 23, 2014 – FreeWavz today unveiled the latest in wearable technology, wire-free smart earphones with integrated medical-grade performance monitoring technology.  These sleek, ear-hugging devices eliminate distractions during workouts, seamlessly delivering audible fitness updates to athletes for unstoppable performance. Under development for the past five years, FreeWavz is nearing the start of commercial manufacturing and retail distribution. The company has initiated a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to generate awareness among early adopters and fitness enthusiasts.

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A Blast from the Past! Age of Zombies coming soon to OUYA

AoZ_banner_1024x390SANTA MONICA, Calif. – June 23, 2014 - OUYA today announced that Age of Zombies, the smash-hit top-down shooter from Halfbrick Studio, will be available on OUYA June 30. A huge success on mobile platforms and PS Vita, Age of Zombies takes players on an action-packed journey through space and time as they hunt the zombie hordes of Professor Brains and try to save humanity from undead-based annihilation. Continue reading