Gamestick the Android games console that was launched via the Kickstarter crowd funding website raising over $640,000. But experienced a few delays along the way due to production difficulties.
However this week Gamestick has announced a partnership deal with Ubisoft that will bring the Prince of Persia franchise to the platform in the form of the The Shadow and the Flame game.
To recap the Android Gamestick has been designed to plug into your HDMI port on your HDTV and comes with it own controller. The console runs a custom version of Android and is powered by an Amlogic 8276-MX ARM Cortex-A9 processor and has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of flash storage. It supports 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0.
“Portable, dynamic, revolutionary: GameStick delivers an all-new big screen gaming experience. Powered by Android, GameStick plugs directly into your TV’s HDMI slot. Then get straight into the action with our fully-featured Bluetooth controller – it’s ready to go right out of the box. On the move? The GameStick and controller fit together in one pocket-sized package so you can always take your gaming with you. When it’s time for a fresh challenge, simply access new content via the GameStick storefront – stocked with the very latest unmissable Android games.”
The Android Gamestick console will be available to purchase for $79.99 in the US and £79.99 in the UK and is available to purchase from the likes of Amazon, GAME, GameStop and The Source to name a few.