The lights are on
The Ouya made waves last year for blowing past its $950,000 funding goal, eventually raising more than $8.5 million on Kickstarter. The console’s creators promised to bring developer-friendly gaming back to the living room, thanks to both its low cost of entry (about $100) and its Android-based architecture. Now, backers are starting to get their units, and the reviews are trickling in. What are your thoughts on the system?
The system isn’t officially launching until the beginning of June, and backers are getting their units early for their support. The early impressions aren’t great, with critics blasting its cheap-feeling components and dearth of exclusive content. That may explain some of the rough edges. We haven’t received our evaluation units, though managing editor Matt Bertz was able to spend some time with the console last week (check out his impressions here).
Did you back the console? If you did, has your opinion changed since you know more about the system? If not, have you seen anything to change your perspective on the Ouya? Let us know in the comments.
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Not at the moment, but I may think about it later.
I don't get why they didn't wait to include the tegra 4 processor instead of the 3
At first I was all in for OUYA. Then I realized I had the same thing in the form of my asus tf201, I hardly game on it as of now. If you dont have an android platform this would be cool. Otherwise, idk.
Short answer: No.
I still do not really know anything about the console. I try to stay up on it, but it just does not interest me. And the more articles I see about "emulation" being the main source of entertainment, the less I care....mostly because i am not one for pirating. Until something solid jumps at me, I am letting this one pass.
Not particularly interested right now and partly because I'm saving up for next-gen consoles, but I suppose that it could be kinda charming. Wait and see I guess.
Can't say never, as I once declared as much about PS1, and well...
I doubt I will get it, despite the fair price tag.
Nope. I can confidently say I'll never get it.