Ouya, Anyone?

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  1. IBNobody
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    I was one of the hopeful backers/suckers of Ouya on Kickstarter.

    For those of you living under a rock, Ouya is the Android Tegra 3 "game console" the size of a Rubiks cube that hooks up to your TV. They are trying to upset the gaming market by offering a free-to-play experience on all their games they will offer in their curated store. Square and Namco have already signed up.

    I backed the project because a Tegra 3 Android box + bluetooth controller for $99 (free shipping, no tax) was a great deal. I also liked the fact that they are advertising that it will be rootable and that rooting won't void your warranty.

    Did anyone else pledge or pre-order?
     
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    Hi,

    I pledged $250 toward it and will get a customized Ouya, with a name etched in I believe.
     
  3. VashTS

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    i want to but ill wait for it to be released. if they decide its not gonna happen i don't want to lose money.

    it does look awesome and im sure its going to be.
     
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    My biggest concern (aside from the current Vaporware status) is how they plan on keeping the hardware fresh. When this releases, the Tegra 3 will be a year old. Will it be underpowered and suffer from the Xperia Play experience?

    It'll be fine for a set-top-box, especially since Google TV boxes are even more under-powered. But as a gaming machine? Hmm...

    That being said........ The top-end Android developers say that their games have to support systems that are 3-4 years old.
     
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    Annnnd this is the fourth topic about this. lrn2search
     
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    Search showed only one for the Android forum, and that topic was 20 days stale. learn2betolerant
     
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    I did the 99$ backing pledge can't wait for it to launch next year.
     
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    20 days isn't necrobumping. This discussion could have continued there. There's no reason to make another topic when there are at least 3 that are still fairly fresh.
     
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