An Android-based micro-console has become the newest sensation on crowd-funding site Kickstarter.
The system, called GameStick, has reached its $100,000 Kickstarter target in a single day. At the time of going to press, the crowdfunding campaign has already surpassed $135,000.
California based PlayJam, which is building the device, says developers of all sizes will be able to publish on the Android-based system.
Measured the same size as a standard USB stick, the GameStick console is designed for portability and can even be carried within its rectangular controller's housing. The console itself is of a similar spec to various smartphones, and attaches to a TV's HDMI slot whilst connecting with controllers via Bluetooth.
GameStick's design philosophies, both in terms of hardware and operating system, tie it closely to OUYA - another open TV console built to the same spec as mobile devices.
The Kickstarter campaign for OUYA closed at $8.6 million.
More than 200 games are in development for the system, according to PlayJam.
The $79 console uses an Amlogic 8726-MX CPU and caries 1GB of RAM and 8GB of on-board flash storage.