Introduction to Ouya
Ouya Inc., being a Game Manufacturing company is globally acclaimed to produce high quality gaming console every year. Gaming has been the latest trend that has served people with entertainment and thrill. With technology growth, we have experienced a huge transformation in gaming world. Today we see high configured Operating systems that support complex graphics, 3D graphics and even virtually controlled games to give human a real experience even in the virtual gaming world.
Start of the Gaming Revolution
Ouya’s Innovation started on 3rd July, 2012, when Julie Uhrman, CEO of Boxer8 primarily announced the launch of Ouya, the new video game console. The Kickstarter campaign organised by Boxer8 started getting user feedbacks and collecting funds. They made a prototype which featured a console run by Android 4.1 Operating System and Nvidia Tegra 3 graphic chip. Ouya’s innovated Game console is designed beautifully by Yves Behar. It has a good memory capacity that holds a library of games, video and audio files. Some of the features of Ouya Kickstarter are as follows:
- Operating System – Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
- CPU – 1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9.
- RAM – 1GB.
- High Definition Display upto 1080 pixels.
- Ports such as USB 2.0 and Micro USB are present.
- Wireless controller – It has a D-pad and 3” touchpad. The controller is crafted perfectly with quality triggers, buttons and analog sticks.
- Price – Introduction at $99 USD. An extra controller shall cost $49.99 USD.
OUYA’S new console every year
OUYA’s innovated console has marked a new beginning to console gaming. From design to features it has stunned the gaming industry. Unlike PlayStation, Xbox and Wii which is upgraded every 6 to 8 years, Ouya follows a “mobile strategy” which assures upgraded models every year. This idea has been formulated by Julie Uhrman, Ouya’s CEO. Correspondingly, every year Ouya will be re-launched as Ouya2, Ouya3 etc. Upgrades will include faster and better processors, competitive price tags. The updated version should be backwards compatible. Also, according to the CEO, Ouya’s concole is tagged with user profiles which can be upgraded online by user via internet. The console is also portable as it can be transferred to a different machine during relocation.
Ouya, this year collaborating with Double Fine Productions of Tim Schafer, has planned to launch a new game Reds. Ouya also features shooting games, Platform games, sport games and much more. Since, the output source is TV screen Ouya looks and feels more creative, exciting and real. Developers like Square Enix and NAMCO Bandai under AAA Game publishers have created games like Adam Saltsman, Canabalt and The Ball. Free trial versions of the Ouya Games are available on Internet. Sometimes developers even offer free demo which is upgradable.
Ouya even launches applications related to music streaming, entertainment and video apps. Some partners working with the brand are XBMC, Plex, OnLive, Tuneln, iheartradio etc. Thus Ouya provides a platform for entertainment which includes gaming, music and video streaming. At a price of $99, Ouya is ought to create an unbeatable global market for gamers and facilitate people with the perfect entertainment package.