GameStick topples Kickstarter goal in 30 hours, adds XBMC and DLNA post-launch

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GameStick topples Kickstarter goal in 30 hours, adds XBMC and DLNA post-launch

Now that PlayJam's Kickstarter project, "GameStick," is funded -- reaching and crossing it's $100K goal in around 30 hours with over 1,000 backers -- the team's turning to other news, like adding XBMC and DLNA support. That support will arrive via an "optional firmware update in September," says PlayJam CMO Anthony Johnson. That other Android-based, Kickstarter-funded game console, the Ouya, also added XBMC functionality to the console's feature list late last summer, though it's unclear if GameStick's support includes the Android app XBMC is porting to Ouya.

But just because the GameStick is funded doesn't mean you can't still pledge dough for one yourself. The $70 tier is sold out, but backing the project for $79 or more will still get you one of the first GameSticks on the market. The project is slated to launch this April.

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