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The OUYA

Postby DeadManReedeemed » Fri Nov 29, 2013 10:39 pm

From what I've seen, the OUYA may picking itself back up. And they also have a limited edition Holiday Bundle coming. They also fixed the issues with the controller, AND the Ouya 2.0 is on its way next year.

What do you guys think?
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Re: The OUYA

Postby ccgr » Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:28 am

time will tell, curious how the revision will fare

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Re: The OUYA

Postby DeadManReedeemed » Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:48 am

Anybody else have opinions. Lookin' for opinions.
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Re: The OUYA

Postby FamilyFriendlyGaming » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:44 pm

We have one, and we hate it. In fact it is no longer even connected. We stopped playing after a month. Biggest waste of a hundred dollars I ever had. So they are fixing some of the problems? And what send it out to all the early adopters? Or just tell us to give them more money for a promise they made things better.

The games were either lame, old, or really expensive. Most of them looked horrible.

I am curious to see what Gamestick has to offer when it comes out - which is whenever all the launch delays stop. Supposed to be this month - we will see.

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Re: The OUYA

Postby DeadManReedeemed » Wed Dec 04, 2013 6:49 pm

.......Well, what kinda games were you looking for?
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Re: The OUYA

Postby FamilyFriendlyGaming » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:36 pm

.......Well, what kinda games were you looking for?
ones with graphics from this century. :D

In home consoles we always talk about exclusives. When we were playing the OUYA it was almost all ports from Android phones, or really old PC/MAC games. If you can get the experiences elsewhere why even buy an OUYA?

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Re: The OUYA

Postby DeadManReedeemed » Thu Dec 05, 2013 8:25 pm

ones with graphics from this century :D
...it was almost all ports from Android phones, or really old PC/Mac games...
......They run in 1080p. Also, there are Ouya exclusives.

Some things in this trailer are kinda crude.
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Re: The OUYA

Postby ArchAngel » Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:38 pm

That does look pretty sweet.
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Re: The OUYA

Postby FamilyFriendlyGaming » Sat Dec 07, 2013 9:35 am

I guess I should have specified family friendly exclusive titles. :) Nothing macabre, morbid, or gross. :)

I liked the whole free concept to OUYA. Meaning every game has to have some form of a free version. Whether that is playing the first three levels, or thirty minutes of gameplay - each game has some free version.

That clunky controller hurt, and anything half way decent (that we were interested in), we had or can get on another system. Like Sonic 4. And then the prices were really high. I don't get why a 99 cent Android app costs ten dollars on the OUYA. Just get it for an Android device. They look the same. Technically some of them look stretched out on the OUYA.

We also tried to set up the development tools - which are a complete pain, and after many hours we never got it working. They had written and video documentation. Problem was they skipped steps, or things did not work like they said. The system has to connect to the computer working on a game. Which means developing in one spot and playing in another. Constantly setting it up here and then back over there.

My opinion is the OUYA is a pain. Hey you an disagree if you want. That's cool.

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Re: The OUYA

Postby DeadManReedeemed » Sat Dec 07, 2013 7:26 pm

I don't disagree at all. But at least they are listening to feedback. Did you download the latest update for it yet?
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Re: The OUYA

Postby FamilyFriendlyGaming » Sun Dec 08, 2013 8:50 am

I don't disagree at all. But at least they are listening to feedback. Did you download the latest update for it yet?
Probably not. Only have so many HDMI connections and the OUYA got bumped for the Xbox One. It has no place to plug in anymore.

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Re: The OUYA

Postby FamilyFriendlyGaming » Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:34 pm

I think we have one of those somewhere. The OUYA is such a low priority.

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Re: The OUYA

Postby ccgr » Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:03 pm

understood ;)

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Re: The OUYA

Postby DeadManReedeemed » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:21 pm

Well, don't count it out just yet, FFG. Who knows: they may do something so shocking you may end up glad you bought one.
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