1. Wizerzak

    Wizerzak Because I'm a potato!
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    Ouch yeah I see, especially as there's no unlimited option there. However we are paying about £30 a month (minus line rental) for unlimited broadband and phone and I'm only getting about 8-9Mb/s (max).
     
  2. gamefan5

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    Oh, this is interesting. I wonder if this'll work out.
     
  3. Minox

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    Just don't try to pass off opinion as fact. You might not have enjoyed the Nintendo 64, but there certainly are people who did enjoy it a lot.
     
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    I'm not passing anything as fact - anyone can confirm whether the library suits him/her or not - that's a personal thing entirely. I see some games in it that I might enjoy, but that said, a console which has 387 games to offer and only some of them "exceptional, springing to mind instantly" doesn't validate the cult following it has.

    Wherever I go, I read "Whoa, the N64 was this or that, I remember, I had one as a kid!" - if everybody had an N64 as a kid, why did it sell 32,9 million units only? I smell bullshit from a mile, right there.
     
  5. Filipe C Bello dos Santos

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    the only games that where good on N64 was Mario64 (has a DS Version), Mario Kart 64 (has a lod of tracks on future release games) and zeldas, wich i'm glad i don't play because there is a remake of OOT with awesome graphics.
    Castlevania on N64 sucks a lot.
    There aren't games on N64 that made me want to play, that's not the case with SNES or NES, the developers had to try really hard to make more with less on those days.
    Not to mention that N64 was the console of that crappy superman game.
     
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    No, thanks. It's unoriginal, unportable (looks really big and chunky), and made by NVIDEA.
     
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    it does look super ugly. like it was designed by academy of art students. I'm intrigued tho. I don't think the ouya will ever succeed.
     
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    You gotta be trolling, n64 had tons of classics. Excitebike 64, Mischief Makers, Ogre Battle 64, Donkey Kong 64, Kirby, Paper Mario, and most importantly, HOW DARE YOU forget Blast Corps. Get the fuck outta here.

    EDIT: report this for being off topic
     
  9. jalaneme

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    this will obliterate the oya because it only has tegra 3, also why would nvidia alienate customers buy releasing a handheld device? their tablets are more than enough for gaming especially as you can use a wireless controller with them anyway.
     
  10. For some reason, I just can't see this selling well in the least, and seems like it would be difficult to get developers convinced to develop "AAA" titles.

    The hardware and software obviously seems nice. However, if Sony aren't doing that great with the Vita then I can't imagine how Nvidia thinks they're going to fair better. To the average consumer, Sony is a far bigger name than Nvidia. I still find it shocking that Smyths here locally still have their original stock of the Vita from launch (and it's only around 30 or so, barely been touched). Sure, platforms like the Vita and this product might seem appealing to the small "core" demographic, but that's not enough at all to get a platform moving.

    As for comparing to the OUYA, no point because the price-point is different, and the OUYA is targetting a completely different market.
     
  11. Dark

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    I don't see anyone using that thing outside in public.
     
  12. Guild McCommunist

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    Price is a huge factor. Ouya is $100, this is... some other price.

    Although I don't see the Ouya as a gamechanger really, the whole thing looks rather mediocre and it sure can't compete with the Xbox 360/PS3/Wii U. It seems like a hobbyist's device and not a whole lot more. Plus the whole "All games are free" thing is a pipe dream that will make the whole thing dead on arrival when it comes to games. At most it'll be a $100 app device for Netflix and such, but it's not too far off to spend $50 more on a Wii that can do that, $100 more on a Xbox 360 that can do that, $150 more on a PS3 that can do that, or $200 more on a Wii U that can do that.

    But I digress. On the topic, this also strikes me as a neat concept that won't be able to stand up to the 3DS and Vita in the handheld market and will fall more into the smaller Android-based gaming devices/tablets. Neat device for tech geeks but nothing really "handheld" worthy.
     
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    Looks clunky and uncomfortable.

    Honestly I'd love to buy a high-end portable console with cutting edge graphics and hardcore games. I'm hard pressed to see a time when Android will get hardcore AAA titles that are designed for dual thumbsticks. Nvidia may want to change that but if Sony can't pull it off for the Vita then I'm not optimistic Nvidia (or Ouya for that matter) can pull it off.
    I don't need a portable supercomputer to play casual touch-screen games.
     
  14. xwatchmanx

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    Dude, you named 23 games out of over 300... that's less than 10% of games on it that are worth playing.
     
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    Nevermind, it doesn't matter, let's just head back to the topic. I only voiced out my opinion - I like all consoles, just so you know people, I collect them. I merely think that the N64 has little to offer. Now it's NVidia's Clunky Portable Time.
     
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    Admittedly if we rated game libraries on their percentages of good games to bad games then most every console would be terrible. The PS2 had stellar games but some of the largest amount of shovelware to date.

    The N64, I'm not a big fan, I find it's library rather lacking, but that's not really the topic here. I suggest we get back on it.
     
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    Actually the amount of games for the N64 that I like is just about as large as that of the PS1.
    And the reason being how badly a lot of games from that era have aged, and that doesn't mean just graphically, I bought my first 64 like only 5 years ago and the quantity off well aged games on both systems is just about equal in my opinion, that's coming from somebody who can't really say he "grew up" with games that came post 16bit. So no nostalgia here, just opinion.
    I did play a somewhat good amount of PS1 games at that time since I had a friend who could pirate on it, though not as much as I played NES/SNES/Genesis (yeah I played the NTSC systems).

    And Gahars, those 23 titles listed before are just examples not an entire list of good titles, I mean he didn't even mention smash bros for one.

    Anyway related to the topic, I can't see anyone buying this. I'd be surprised if they'd actually manage to sell more than maybe 10000 in total, really who the hell would want one over what's currently being offered?
    Power?
    People in general don't care if the system it's powerful or not, those that do care about power play their games on PC's, and smartphones when on the go. The market this is targeted at is extremely specific, this will in no way be competing with Sony's and Nintendo's systems.
     
  18. Quietlyawesome94

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    Wow, already has some decent games in the pipeline for it.

    http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/0...lood-sword-arma-real-boxing-rochard-and-more/

    As for emulation, this will easily emulate anything going back from the PS1, and maybe up to the PSP as far as mobile consoles go. (PPSSPP and DSOID being examples)

    He also mentioned that this uses the NVIDIA Tegrazone, so I'd imagine that anyone with a decent Tegra 4 tablet could play the same games with a controller synced up. Nexus 7+ anyone?
     
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    Out of respect to the N64 I must add to Randomizer's list:
    Perfect Dark
    All the THQ Wrestling Games
    Mace the Dark Age
    Killer Instinct Gold
    F-Zero X
    ExciteBike 64
    Majoras Mask
    Nuclear Strike
    Shadow Man
    Turok 1 and 2
    ExtremeG
    Pokemon Puzzle League
    Yoshi's Story
    TC Rainbow 6
    Jet Force Gemini
    Konker's Bad Fur Day
    1080 Snowboarding
    Pilot wings
    Ogre Battle 64
    DK 64
    Blast Corps
    Star Fox 64
    Paper Mario
     
  20. ShadowSoldier

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    I'd say within the next 5 years, the market won't be as profitable and won't be as big.
     
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