Heralding a new future with OUYA an Android powered game console for TVs

by bharat

The pleasure of gaming has shifted from the confines of the living room HDTVs and has become a more outdoor and mobile affair with tablets and smartphones. But OUYA an Android powered game console for TVs that just managed to pass its $950,000 KickStarter project goal (well under 24 hours) visions to bring back the fun of gaming to the living rooms yet again. QUYA is a inexpensive package of a world-class controller, a console, and an interface that anyone can make games for. Being built on an Android that developers are versed with, the QUYA development kit sans the requirement of a license or SDK allows the game designer to produce games for the living room.


Backed by many proficient gamers and developers and designed by Yves BĂ©har the QUYA that runs Android 4.0 and features Tegra3 quad-core processor, a GB of RAM, 8GB of internal flash storage, HDMI slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB 2.0 comes with a wireless controller with standard controls (two analog sticks, D-Pad, eight action buttons, a system button) and a touchpad to lure gamers accustomed to mobiles and tablets.

[Joystiq]

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