Ouya console gets $15 million in extra funding, delayed to June 25

After ouya-delayed-top630securing $8.5 million on Kickstarter last year, the Ouya game console has further guaranteed itself some financial breathing room with a $15 million venture capital injection.

A group led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (whose other investments include Zynga and Groupon) hasĀ invested the money, which Ouya says will be used to support the Android console’s developer community and “meet increased demand” for the retail launch.

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Ouya console coming June 4, but issues persist

Ouya, ouya-top640the crowd-funded console that hopes to offer an alternative to pricier systems, finally has a launch date.

While those who helped fund the system through its successful Kickstarter campaign will start getting their units in the coming days, the rest of the world will be able to purchase the Android-based console June 4 for $100 from Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop and Target.

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