The Ouya is the very successfully Kickstarter-funded Android-based video game console that connects to your TV with an HDMI cable. It comes with one Ouya-made (Ouya is also the name of the company) controller.
Why you should care: The Ouya costs only $100 and pretty much anyone can develop for it, even you. Also, all the games are free to try (you can play any game for an hour before most games ask you to fork some cash over) and TowerFall (currently an Ouya exclusive) is one of the best games of 2013.
Why you should run for the hills: Too many games not worth your time, and the squeaky, cheap controller will leave you (and your fingers) in a particularly depressive state.
Release date: Available now
July 18, 2013 4:51 PM PDT
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