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Ouya: Room in the Market Alongside PS4, Next Xbox

Games Industry: Ouya, the open Android-based console designed by Yves Behar, is being shipped to its Kickstarter backers today, and the company officially announced this week at GDC that it will hit retailers in the US, UK and Canada on June 4. Ouya is promising "hundreds" of titles for the June 4 release and the $99 console will be available at Amazon, Best Buy, GAME, GameStop, Target, and the store on OUYA.tv. Additional controllers will be sold for $49.99. And for digital purchases, consumers will be able to get pre-paid cards with redeemable codes at retail if they wish.

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GraveLord1217d ago

Console $99 w/ controller.

Controller sold seperately = $50

Who would buy such a cheap console? Especially when we already have out smartphones/tablets for these small games. Not worth it.

aviator1891217d ago (Edited 1217d ago )

I honestly believe ouya will no more than serve and excite a small, niche community.
It won't even come close to threatening the big 3 current console makers.

SilentNegotiator1216d ago

Unless they do the smart thing and fight tooth and nail to land contracts to get their system built in to name brand TVS.

DeadlyFire1216d ago

If enough developers support it I can see Andriod consoles cut into Nintendo's market share.

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sly-Famous1216d ago

This little console is going to do very well but will mostly compete with mobile gaming rather than the PS4 and xbox.

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