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Originally Posted by waylo88 View Post

Can it compete with PS4 or the 720? Uhh...no. It's not meant to compete with them either.

It is an entertainment console and will compete in the means of appealing to the gaming audience in it's entertainment factor. Minecraft is no Crysis, but they do compete by offering different genres to appeal to certain crowds. As a whole, Minecraft would be more successful then Crysis.
post #12 of 36
I wonder if thoes reviewers will give the PS4 and XBox720 a bad score on available games... thats just weird to include such a scoring point on a new device.
    
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sure but is there actually a market for this? people play smartphone games casually, mainly as time wasters or for the gimmick of "oh, it's on my phone and it's a game." i really doubt this will see success....

I too think the Ouya will have a hard time, but that's because it doesn't have a well defined market, and that's another reason not to compare it with PS720.
And I think PS Vita is having a hard time because of Tablet/Phone games. So, maybe, we can guess what's gonna happen to Ouya, but it isn't a certainty.

I actually lol'd when I saw Final Fantasy III's price. I didn't expect it to cost more than what I'm used to pay for AAA games on Steam Specials.
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post #14 of 36
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sure but is there actually a market for this? people play smartphone games casually, mainly as time wasters or for the gimmick of "oh, it's on my phone and it's a game." i really doubt this will see success....

Lolwut? It already did, many months ago..
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ouya/ouya-a-new-kind-of-video-game-console/posts/440232?page=4&ref=activity#comments

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post #15 of 36
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Sensationalistic title, didn't read. The Ouya isn't meant to compete with consoles.

Yes but, it's gotta please some kind of crowd. Tegra 3 as a CPU/GPU just doesn't cut it in all reality.
     
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I usually make fun with the Elite PC Gamer Master Race thing to mess with my console gamer friends, but DAMN, those reviews are tendentious and elitists like I've never seen before.

The "Duh, you can have all of those games on your Galaxy S3" argument is one of the most elitist and ridiculous arguments I've seen in a while.
The Ouya costs 1/5 the price of a Samsung Fancy Galaxy, and that's EXACTLY the point of Ouya = Play smartphone games without spending a kidnee on a smartphone.

I think the mindset with playing smartphone-like games is that you can take your phone anywhere so you're never really that bored. Meanwhile the ouya no matter how small, loses that portability and requires a screen/tv and controller. It basically loses the pros of mobile games and doesn't provide a bigger advantage like higher quality graphics for example.
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The Wii U is missing from the article title, so I'm not gonna bother reading it. It's probably written by another biased author who, for whatever reason, likes to pretend that Nintendo isn't a part of the 8th generation.
    
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Lolwut? It already did, many months ago..
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ouya/ouya-a-new-kind-of-video-game-console/posts/440232?page=4&ref=activity#comments

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yeah but are people actually buying it? are people making games for it? it's too easy to get kickstarter support for a project, doesn't mean the project will eventually actually see commercial success. though nice for the founder i guess
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yeah but are people actually buying it? are people making games for it? it's too easy to get kickstarter support for a project, doesn't mean the project will eventually actually see commercial success. though nice for the founder i guess

Very true, you can release an awesome innovating product, but if you can't market and deploy it correctly, you're screwed. You need games, devs, people, publishers, support, profit, etc to make a new console stick.
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yeah but are people actually buying it? are people making games for it? it's too easy to get kickstarter support for a project, doesn't mean the project will eventually actually see commercial success. though nice for the founder i guess

I think that's the thing with kickstarter.

How many successfully kickstarter backed products are actually out there on the market and how are they selling?

We're very early in this kind of community supported commercial product phase and many of the things I've even been slightly interested in won't actually release for at least a year or more.
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