Backers will receive shipping notices for Ouya via e-mail
The Ouya game console has started shipping, with the first wave of shipments being sent today. The commencement of sending consoles to Kickstarter backers follows announcements that Game, a computer game retailer in the United Kingdom, has opened up pre-orders for the device, both in-store and through its website.
Funds used no longer available, not refundable to consumers
[Update: Blizzard is allowing the customers who paid money to GAME to apply it to a digital copy of Diablo III] On the eve of the highly-anticipated action role-playing game Diablo III's release, Australian retailer GAME has gone bankrupt, and an administrator has been named. Some customers that reserved the title through the chain will not only be denied the title, but any funds that have been applied to a preorder have been lost and will not be returned according to the company.
GAME gets last minute rescue
UK retailer GAME was partly saved from its fall into administration Sunday after private investment group OpCapita agreed to buy 333 of the stores. The terms of the deal weren't made clear, but are expected to have OpCapita shoulder some of GAME's debt. OpCapita Managing Partner Henry Jackson saw GAME covering a necessary part of the British gaming industry.
GAME in Europe, Astralia goes into administration
UK-based video game chain GAME has just revealed it will go into administration and will no longer be on the stock exchange. Suppliers will no longer send games to the outlet, and administration means the company's assets are now up for sale. The company has been in trouble in recent months, and has nearly 6,000 jobs in the UK, while operating 1,270 stores in Europe and Australia.