There are very few hardcore gamers in the world. Most individuals prefer light gaming to pass the time. The games they play are restricted to tablet and smartphones. The Ouya gaming console is trying to change this trend.
The Ouya gaming console can be plugged into an HD TV and gamers can experience games with excellent graphics through surround sound and a huge TV.
The developers at Ouya believe that a lot of great game developers do not see any profit in designing games for gaming consoles anymore. Consequently they are moving towards the more profitable business of game development for social networking websites.
Perhaps the most attractive thing about the Ouya gaming console is the price restrictions it has imposed on games. The Ouya has set a minimum price for the games and also needs to provide a free starting version. Concerning the upgrades and the subscriptions, Ouya requires each developer to cut 30% of the proceeds.
The core creator Julie Uhrman believes that cheating people by offering low initial prices and then demanding high prices for essential upgrades. This trend needs to be reversed and thus Ouya will be the first one to introduce it.
The Ouya is powered by a quad-core Tegra 3 processor and runs on Android 4.0. It has a storage capacity of 8 GB. The opening price of the system will be $99. The console offers a lot of room for optimization. The documentation on the circuit boards comes with the console. Changes can be made to the operating system. Such changes will not change the terms of the warranty.
The Ouya also allows room if the need arises to add more space. Along with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, the console offers an SD card slot and a USB 2.0 slot. The console has been termed user friendly and easier to use as compared to rivals like the Xbox 36o.
Ouya offers a breath of fresh air while other IT giants like Apple and Microsoft are focusing solely on tablets, phones and music player. The creators of Ouya claim that their main focus is gaming and improving the entire experience of playing games on a TV set.