The New OUYA Kickstarter Gaming Console

Posted on Jan 4 2013 - 12:12pm by Huzoor Bux

The Android-based hackable gaming console OUYA is fulfilling its orders for Kickstarter backers by producing the 1st units out to developers. Backers began receiving their OUYA consoles as soon as last Friday.

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As OUYA blog, 1,200 consoles have been out to developers. While these are not the final run of the OUYA that users will receive, they have enough pieces to get developers began making games for the console. Developers receive a rooted console, along with two transparent, prototype controllers specially designed for the console.

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The OUYA raised more than $8 million on Kickstarter last summer, promising to open the TV to all developers by including an SDK with every console and encouraging users to hack the system.

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