Console gaming has been paling in comparison to the retail performance surrounding smart phone/devices in general, and project OUYA is looking to cash in on the adoration the world has with inexpensive gaming by creating an Ice-Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) powered well spec’d machine that displays on your TV, and is controlled via a proclaimed “love letter to console gaming” controller.
OUYA is touted as an open console for the gamers where every title is free to play, mostly inexpensive, and OUYA is created to be easily hackable, so the romming community is bound to tinker with this thing, and improve on the interface, and software/UI performance to no end. I’m also really excited about the ability to play old N64, SNES, and any other classic from those gaming generations or lower for free through emulators.
Continue reading for OUYA’s specs, and more images.
- Tegra3 quad-core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB of internal flash storage
- HDMI connection to the TV, with support for up to 1080p HD
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth LE 4.0
- USB 2.0 (one)
- Wireless controller with standard controls (two analog sticks, d-pad, eight action buttons, a system button), a touchpad
- Android 4.0
You can check out OUYA’s fully funded Kickstarter page for more info.