OUYA Publishing Mercenary Kings Game Released

OUYA Publishing Mercenary Kings Game Released

Publishing arm of gaming’s No. 1 lifestyle brand backs-up better, broader distribution promise for Android content with third title in as many months

OUYA Publishing announced today the expanded release of “Mercenary Kings.” Originally launched for PS4 and Steam by indie developer Tribute Games, the frantic 2D action game is the third multi-platform title in as many months distributed and marketed by OUYA Publishing, a wholly owned division of Razer, Inc.

Razer OUYA Publishing Mercenary Kings Game Released

Gamers can now enjoy the Android version of “Mercenary Kings” via Razer Forge TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and NVIDIA Shield for $9.99, which is half the price of other console and PC versions. This marks the third title published on multiple platforms by OUYA Publishing, following “ChargeShot” by Cowboy Color, and “Mimic Arena” by Tiny Horse Games. OUYA Publishing also co-funded the Android and Steam release of “That Dragon, Cancer” by Numinous Games.


Tribute Games, formed from the team who previously worked on Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game, including animator Paul Robertson, launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund production of Mercenary Kings.  Their initial target was $75,000 for a basic PC version, with additional milestones listed to add additional levels and modes, online support and a console version. The Kickstarter received a total of $116,064, with the game originally launching for PS4 and Steam.

You are part of the Mercenary Kings, the most skilled team of warriors-for-hire on Earth, but when your comrades have fallen and the fearsome forces of CLAW have seized an island-wide top secret Laboratory Base, you must do what it takes to stop them. But you’re not going in unprepared! Your back-up is made of a crew of rogue geniuses and experts of their field! Able to craft and customize guns’n’blades or upgrading body armor, you’ve never been this ready to join the fight. Whether its solo or with friends, move out, cut down CLAW and save the world!


▪     Mission based run and gun game.
▪     Looting and crafting. Craft new knives and gun parts.
▪     Single Player and local co-op up to 4 players.
▪     Over 100 missions.
▪     Gain rank points, rank up, unlock new missions and items.
▪     Character animation by Paul Robertson.

The original press kit for “Mercenary Kings” when released for PC is here: http://tributegames.com/presskit/sheet.php?p=MercenaryKings#factsheet

To see gameplay, interested parties may go to https://youtu.be/wvJEaUUgwIM


OUYA Publishing was born out of last year’s acquisition of OUYA assets and related IP by Razer, a global leader in connected devices and software for gamers. Razer repositioned OUYA – the most successful crowd-funded business of its day and pioneer of the first console for Android-based games – as a development and distribution arm supporting Android-based game makers and platforms. Key members of the original OUYA team were on boarded to oversee the business and foster productive relationships within the Android community.

The ongoing mission of OUYA Publishing leaves it focused on improving all aspects of the Android entertainment space, advocating platform inclusivity and broad-based publishing with all available Android TV partners who value curated, unique, quality content. In the spirit of this ongoing commitment, OUYA Publishing announced plans to expand resources for partner-funding programs, the details of which it plans to announce sometime in the next several weeks. More information about OUYA Publishing and content is available here: www.ouya.tv.


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