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69 Engadget Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
69

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The initial version of the OUYA shows promise, but it needs a lot of polish before the final retail release if it wants to impress gamers.

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Pros
  • Low cost
  • Small, efficient
  • Easily hackable
Cons
  • Controller has numerous flaws
  • Very limited initial game selection
  • No game pricing in store

Reviews

61
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 19

69
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 26
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Specs

Key Specs

Game format
Downloadable
Drive capacity
81
Controller type
Wireless
Video outputs
HDMI
Backward compatible
No
Game format
Drive capacity
Controller type
Video outputs
Backward compatible
Downloadable
81
Wireless
HDMI
No

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69 Engadget Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
69

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

69
 

User Reviews

60
Engadget Reader
The Ouya was an interesting concept, but the lack of access to the Play Store,...read more
70
Engadget Reader
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
70
Engadget Reader
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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