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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.
   
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 [[PlayStation|PS1]]/[[Nintendo 64|N64]] run well) and media players. And if that 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.
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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 [[PlayStation|PS1]]/[[Nintendo 64|N64]] run well) and media players. And if that 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. It's recommended you hold off for now, if you want to play these games you're better off sticking with an Android Tablet.
   
 
==The list==
 
==The list==
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!Genre
 
!Genre
 
!Description
 
!Description
 
 
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|[[File:Another World Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:Another World Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
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|Action-adventure
 
|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.
 
|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.
 
 
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|[[File:Beast Boxing Turbo Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:Beast Boxing Turbo Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
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|Fighting
 
|Fighting
 
|It's like Punch-Out!, but with monsters.
 
|It's like Punch-Out!, but with monsters.
 
 
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|-
 
|[[File:Chronoblade Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:Chronoblade Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
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|Beat 'em up
 
|Beat 'em up
 
|A brawler with RPG elements, from the creator of Lemmings and GTA.
 
|A brawler with RPG elements, from the creator of Lemmings and GTA.
 
 
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|[[File:Flashout 3D Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:Flashout 3D Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
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|Racing
 
|Racing
 
|Futuristic racing/shooting a la Wipeout.
 
|Futuristic racing/shooting a la Wipeout.
 
 
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|-
 
|[[File:Giana Sisters Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:Giana Sisters Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
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|Platformer
 
|Platformer
 
|A damn good old school platformer, sequel to a classic European rule-63'ed Mario clone.
 
|A damn good old school platformer, sequel to a classic European rule-63'ed Mario clone.
 
 
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|[[File:Sine Mora Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:Sine Mora Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
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|Shooter
 
|Shooter
 
|Beautiful shmup with time-manipulation elements and character designs bound to please the furfags.
 
|Beautiful shmup with time-manipulation elements and character designs bound to please the furfags.
 
 
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|[[File:Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
 
|[[File:Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Ouya cover.jpg|150px]]
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|Platformer
 
|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.
 
|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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Revision as of 02:05, November 7, 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 that 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. It's recommended you hold off for now, if you want to play these games you're better off sticking with an Android Tablet.

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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