Update - Feedback.
Fulfilment is now in full swing with most of the units having been delivered or with various mail / courier services. Our Asia backers will have units sent... Read more
All GameSticks are individually packed, stamped, bagged and are ready to go but we have held off from shipping them until we receive a software fix from China... Read more
The process of re-packing in Hong Kong has taken a little longer than expected but we have now completed that exercise and all rewards are picked, packed and... Read more
We’re really excited to confirm that the Kickstarter units left the factory near Shenzhen yesterday, arriving in Hong Kong this morning. While this seems like a short distance,... Read more
Hello Backers -
A quick update to let you know that we are on track per our last update on the manufacture of the main units with the sticks now... Read more
Firstly, thank you for bearing with us during these final stages. As usual, we have been spread very thin these past few weeks with teams in China, the... Read more
The Home Straight.
A quick update to let you know that we have successfully completed the initial pilot run. The controllers are fantastic – the changes we outlined in the previous... Read more
User Registration Emails
Today we have started to send out the user registration e-mails which will enable you to reserve your PlayTag as well as determine how you would like to... Read more
GameStick Gets A Thorough Testing
It's another sunny day here in London at PlayJam Towers. Tim is back in China working hard to keep things on track. The controller is currently going through... Read more
The Golden Sample
Please find below a new production update. it's getting really close and the samples that we have here at PlayJam Towers are seriously cool. It's this stage of... Read more
GameStick - This Time It's Personal!
Hello Backers and happy 4th of July to our US cousins!
To mark the celebrations, we have today launched our Facebook 'Skinit' Competition.
We are working with our good friends... Read more
Demo showing PlayJam's Companion App working the GameStick UI
A quick update on progress around the companion app technology that we have ported from our Smart TV service to GameStick. Some of you may recall a demo... Read more
GameStick Tooling Video
Hello - GameStick again - we promised you a video on the tooling process in our last production update that we were unable to upload yesterday due to bandwidth restrictions... Read more
Project Update - 158 Days In.
It had been just 158 days, (including weekends but we often work those, so we count them), since release of finds from Kickstarter and the team continues to... Read more
Fun Friday Update!
Our dear backers!
Just a little something to get you all excited for the portable gaming experience you are soon going to be experiencing!
Let us know what you think... Read more
Final Call For Address Change
This is our final call for anyone needing to change the address of your GameStick order. Please make any changes to your shipping details by emailing us directly... Read more
GameStick Features on the BBC.
Hello Backers - we have a nice piece on the BBC which is currently the 7th most watched video, (was 4th earlier in the day) - help us climb by... Read more
Shipping Address Inquires
A quick update to let you know that we've been working through our email inbox requests containing address changes to shipping details. There are quite a few, so... Read more
It's all about the games.
This week an update from Sameer, our Head of Games who for the past few months has racked up some serious mileage with his team reaching out to developers far... Read more
Happy Friday Backers,
Here is an update from our Dear Leader for the weekend. Advanced warning - it's long and detailed and in places even a little weird but he... Read more
GameStick Product Video
Just a quick post to give you guys a preview of a short product 'explainer' video we have put together that will be doing the rounds shortly with... Read more
Hello Again From China! (I think).
We spent last week on the road in the US before heading back over to China to check on progress where we have been heads down with the... Read more
GameStick DEV kit Unboxing Video
Here is our DEV Kit Unboxing Video.
Have a great weekend!
P.s. a number of you have requested delivery address changes. We have received them... Read more
GameStick Update #22
The 25 people in our team are working flat out to make this product a great success. Thank you so much for your continued support and please continue to spread... Read more
Tooling and delay
Looking through some of the comments you have been making there is a concern about the quality of the tooling we have selected for GameStick. Lets try... Read more
When we started this project we were unsure how successful it would be. Our expectation was that we would do an initial run of a few thousand units... Read more
GameStick at GDC
Last week we sent a contingent to San Francisco to demo the GameStick Dev kits at the annual Games Developer Conference – one of the industry’s biggest events... Read more
PlayJam Forms Alliance with Pivos to Bring XBMC support to GameStick
GDC San Francisco, 25th March 2013:PlayJam, operator of the worlds leading Smart TV games network and creator of GameStick, today announces a wide-ranging, official partnership with Pivos... Read more
Dev Kits, Partnerships and Further Updates
Jasper has just returned from China and we wanted to give you another update of how things are going in production. The DEV unit is now in production... Read more
40 DAYS and 40 NIGHTS OF HARD WORK
40 days ago our project was funded and you made this dream come true. A lot has happened since then and a lot still has to happen.
First... Read more
100 minutes to go people!
For those of you who have pledged $1 - time get get your GameStick and be a part of history!
Working with Miracast
We promised a little more on this yesterday. If you look ahead a few years we believe that the components required to run a game will sit in the... Read more
GameStick: Designed by Kickstarter
by Jasper Smith, CEO
What an amazing month. The Kickstarter campaign has been a hugely rewarding experience for our team and has allowed us to validate our invention,... Read more
Calling all Indies!
We understand the cost of developing games is high so to show our support for the indie developer community, we have launched a one-time, Kickstarter-only offer of 100% rev share... Read more
Insight into the PlayJam SDK Feature Set that Powers GameStick
Hello - this post is one for developers and aims to give a detailed overview of the features powered by the PlayJam SDK that in turn powers the GameStick proposition.... Read more
We have some good news…
Dear backers and supporters,
There has been frenzied chat on the discussion boards around support for MicroSD on the stick itself so we wanted to spread some additional love.
Following... Read more
You spoke and we listened..
Today we passed the $400K mark, which represents a significant milestone for the project.
We simply cannot say it enough but a huge thank you to everyone that has supported... Read more
This week in China....
This week Jasper, (CEO), and John, (head of all things technical) flew to China to get a production update on progress with our design partners, led by KJ... Read more
Stretch #1 Reached!
You may well have already noticed but we passed our Stretch 1 goal in the early hours of last night despite our little hiccup...!
So we took a... Read more
Hello Old Friend! GameStick Kickstarter is back up and running
After a brief, cold spell in the wilderness, we are happy to report that we are back up and running. You may notice that our video is still on vacation,... Read more
Stretch Goals Announced!
Hello Kickstarters. We have been inundated with direct messages offering support and suggestions on GameStick for which we are extremely grateful! We have been listening.
We have recently announced support... Read more
GameStick demo showing support for iOS / Android mobile devices
Apologies for the radio silence but we have been busy listening to the comments and suggestions coming through! See below for a cool demo on how you will... Read more
Day 2: Oh My!
Thank you so much to the Kickstarter Community for helping us reach our goal on just Day 2!!
We are humbled and excited! What a start to the New Year!
GameStick Day 1 - Wow.
What a day! I can safely say, we were not expecting that. We are rapidly approaching 50% of our target with pledges still coming in. The response has been truly... Read more