OUYA Gaming Console Sale $69.99 + Free Shipping

Posted: March 25, 2014 10:50 AM PDT List Price: $99.99
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Amazon has the OUYA Gaming Console Sale for $69.99 (reg. $99.99). Free Shipping.

About

The OUYA is a new video game console built on top of Android 4.1 (Jellybean). The company encourages its users to create games and play on their OUYA console. The OUYA allows you to play Android games on the TV. The console comes with 1 controller, extra controllers cost $49.99. The console allows you to try games before you buy and allows you to install and use Android Apps.

Pros

Games published on the system is required to have Free to try (demos), trials, or be Free to play with in-game shops.  The OUYA is cheaper than the upcoming Microsoft Xbox One, Sony Playstation 4. The OUYA console is good for adults and children who want to create their own games. Allows the user to install Android Apps that are not official OUYA apps.

Cons

Since the console is new, the OUYA has bugs and updates that will be rolling out to fix the console. Games are nothing unique compared to other Android games. Not the best console to get if you are a hardcore gamer that want next generation graphics. The console may require you to have some knowledge about Android. Some games in the OUYA marketplace are not designed well to use the OUYA controller.

Recommendation - Get the OUYA console if you...

  • Enjoy playing Android games
  • Want to create games on Android and play on the TV
  • Have an interest in the latest mobile technology
  • Are a casual gamer
  • Want a cheaper game entertainment center
  • Want freedom to install and buy apps you want
  • Want to try games before you buy them

Recommended Games to Try

  • ChronoBlade
  • Final Fantasy III
  • DubWars
  • Ice Rage
  • Vector

Steps to install unofficial apps on to the OUYA

  • Plug in USB Drive with Android (.apk) files
  • Turn on OUYA
  • Scroll and Click "Make" from the Main Screen
  • Select "Software"
  • Install Apps

Side Loading Apps - These apps allow you to Side Load your apps without using a USB drive.

  • AirDroid - Install Android (.apk) remotely from other Android Devices
  • Open Launcher
  • Dropbox

Pre-installed Non-Game Apps

  • Twitch.tv - Watch video game streams
  • XBMC - Media Center
  • Plex - Media Center

OUYA Specifications

  • nVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal flash storage, expandable via USB 2.0 port
  • Up to 1080p HD output via HDMI connection
  • 5.1 surround sound
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and ethernet port
  • Bluetooth
  • Micro USB port
  • Wireless controller with standard game controls and touchpad

 

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