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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OUYA review (founding backer edition)

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.

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

Engadget

69
 

User Reviews

60
wallalj
I was excited for the Ouya. I wanted something different; something that wasn't...read more
60
HellfireHD
I had pretty mixed feeling on this from when I first backed the kickstarter...read more
90
GrangerFX
At this stage in its release Ouya is doing a great job. This is the ultimate...read more
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Model
8GB

Key Specs

Game format
Downloadable
Backward compatible
no
Controller type
Wireless
Video outputs
HDMI

General

Game format
Downloadable
Backward compatible
no

Controllers / accessories

Controller type
Wireless (RF / radio)

Audio / video

Video outputs
HDMI

Networking / online service

Internet connectivity
yes (yes) (no)

Storage

System storage
yes (Hard drive, Memory card)

Hardware

CPU cores
4
System RAM
1024 MB
USB
2.0 (1 ports)
Requires host console
no
Model
16GB

Key Specs

Game format
Downloadable
Backward compatible
no
Controller type
Wireless
Video outputs
HDMI

General

Game format
Downloadable
Backward compatible
no

Controllers / accessories

Controller type
Wireless (RF / radio)

Audio / video

Video outputs
HDMI

Networking / online service

Internet connectivity
yes (yes) (no)

Storage

System storage
yes (Hard drive, Memory card)

Hardware

CPU cores
4
System RAM
1024 MB
USB
2.0 (1 ports)
Requires host console
no