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<center>''"The revolution will be televised."''</center>
 
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The Ouya is an [[Android]]-based miniconsole, famous for being financed by a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign.
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The Ouya is an [[Android]]-based microconsole, famous for being financed by a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign.
   
 
It became quite controversial, however, for a flawed launch: many backers did not receive their units in advance, early controllers had issues with lag (since patched) and buttons getting stuck (requires [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8NONPw86Is a very simple hardware mod]), poor wireless performance, and some games had framerate drop issues for not being properly optimized for the Tegra 3 chip.
 
It became quite controversial, however, for a flawed launch: many backers did not receive their units in advance, early controllers had issues with lag (since patched) and buttons getting stuck (requires [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8NONPw86Is a very simple hardware mod]), poor wireless performance, and some games had framerate drop issues for not being properly optimized for the Tegra 3 chip.

Revision as of 19:31, November 6, 2013

Ouya
"The revolution will be televised."

The Ouya is an Android-based microconsole, famous for being financed by a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign.

It became quite controversial, however, for a flawed launch: many backers did not receive their units in advance, early controllers had issues with lag (since patched) and buttons getting stuck (requires a very simple hardware mod), poor wireless performance, and some games had framerate drop issues for not being properly optimized for the Tegra 3 chip.

On the other hand, as it's dead-easy to port from Android, it launched with over a hundred titles, and has since amassed a few hundreds more — including emulators for tons of classic systems (up to PS1/N64 run well) and media players. And if even is not enough, you can easily install pretty much any Android program as well, without modding. For a $99 machine, it's nothing to sneeze at.

The list

Box Art Title Genre Description
Another World Ouya cover Another World Action-adventure An Amiga classic, one of the most brutally hardcore games ever. An accident teleports a scientist to a world where everything is out to kill him.
Beast Boxing Turbo Ouya cover Beast Boxing Turbo Fighting It's like Punch-Out!, but with monsters.
Chronoblade Ouya cover Chronoblade Beat 'em up A brawler with RPG elements, from the creator of Lemmings and GTA.
Flashout 3D Ouya cover Flashout 3D Racing Futuristic racing/shooting a la Wipeout.
Giana Sisters Ouya cover Giana Sisters Platformer A damn good old school platformer, sequel to a classic European rule-63'ed Mario clone.
Sine Mora Ouya cover Sine Mora Shooter Beautiful shmup with time-manipulation elements and character designs bound to please the furfags.
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Ouya cover Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Platformer Does this even need much of a description? It's Sonic, it's 2D, it's good. Both episodes are available, as well as Sonic CD.
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