The GameStick micro console by PlayJam caught our attention with its wildly popular Kickstarter campaign that netted more than six times its goal of $100,000. It's a clever idea -- placing an entire console on something the size of a flash drive that can be easily plugged into a television's HDMI port. The problem is that GameStick became a little too popular, and not just for gaming hipsters. The huge number of backers means GameStick has had to delay shipment of units for backers until June.
There are a lot of gaming systems out there, but that won't stop one more system from jumping into the fray. The Android-based GameStick aims to be the most portable gaming system ever, and they've turned to Kickstarter for funding. That seems like a good strategy, considering the OUYA system raised almost $8.5 million on the crowdfunding site for their Android game system. What's especially notable about the GameStick is that the little dongle below the controller in the picture above-- that's the whole system.