Today's games consoles are all about flashy graphics and eye-watering prices. But as Flappy Bird (R.I.P.) proved, great gaming is about gameplay, and the OUYA — the Android-powered console that took Kickstarter by storm last year — proves it. Now, Gizmodo readers can pick one up plus a $25 game credit at a 32% discount.
The Kotaku brethren are mixed about OUYA, saying it's a promising idea but lacks the execution to match the PS4 or Xbox One. But for less than $100 – does it really have to? The OUYA isn't for everyone, but it offers a combination of smartphone-like graphics and gameplay that harks back to the glory days of console gaming. If you're interested in trying out this groundbreaking, yet controversial console, this bundle is a pretty good deal for $85.
Here's what the OUYA brings…
- All games are free to try, but with the $25 game credit you can purchase a bunch of games right off the bat
- Over 660 titles are currently available.
- Over 30,000 game developers are on OUYA, so new titles are being released all the time
- Full-on entertainment – streaming apps like VEVO, iheartradio, TuneIn, XBMC, Plex and Twitch.tv, with new games and media apps arriving every day.
- Well connected – Bluetooth, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), Ethernet, 1080p HDMI 1.4 and USB. Plus, 8GB of in-built storage.
This offer is only open to those of you in Continental US, but free shipping is included, as is one controller and the AA batteries to power it. If you'd like to get the freshest thing in console gaming, head for the link below:
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Written by Mark Myerson
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