The lights are on
The LA Convention Center is currently abuzz with activity, but the parking lot across the street is full of antics of its own, as the makers of the Ouya do battle with the organization that runs E3.
In an effort to get around paying the fees associated with being a part of E3, the makers of Ouya have set up shop in a parking lot across the street from the convention center. Unfortunately, it seems that the ESA (the association that put on E3) wasn't happy to have Ouya so close to the show. According to IGN, the ESA rented out a parking space in front of the Ouya booth, and then parked a large truck in the spot in order to block Ouya from public view.
Humorously, Ouya then rented out spaces in front of the truck and put up a bunch of signs advertising its system. Like a Tom and Jerry cartoon, things continued to escalate until the ESA called the cops to investigate the parking lot. However, once the policed discovered that Ouya’s permits were in order, they left. Is this the end for this parking lot dispute? We're hoping the two company's start exchanging "your mom" jokes, but we'll keep you posted.
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Why is this hilarious?!? I wish I was there recording said antics.
This is the best E3 story I have ever read. It's a shame that ESA had to resort to calling the police, makes them look really stuck up now.
I love it!!!!!!!
None the less it's going to be a hard sell with everyone eyeing the PS4 X1, and even then the Wii u being cheaper then the two of them as well as having the strongest (Gamers and non gamers know who Mario is) I.P's.
Why do I find this so hilarious just leave them alone ESA its not like they're causing trouble
LMAO... although I can see how uncool it is on Ouya's part. Party crashing like that.
Okay children, behave now.
HAHAHAA that's awesome. Hilarious. all I can say ... its hilarious
that is funny
thats what they get for not making a next gen console
Ouya doesn't want to pay the bills for the "hardcore" gaming apartment it's rented and is then surprised that the landlord is pretty upset.
GET THOSE HIPSTERS AWAY FROM MY CONVENTIOOOOOOOON
Dur... indie means they don't need to be part of the system to succeed.
Oh come on, ESA. Not cool. It's not like the Ouya is really going to shake things up. They couldn't even launch the console on time.