Ow yeahhh!! You will be amazed by how fast this new project on Kickstarter, which started 4 days ago raised their funding! The project only requires $950K for start, but within 4 short days, they have succeed in exceeding their project fund gathering target by 950%!
Yes, thus far they have managed to raise up to USD8,597,475 of fund by the time we wrote this post, and we believe, many other gamers as well as open source community or even hackers are more than willing to fund this wonderful open source gaming project.
Ouya is the name of this brand new video game console, taking the shape of a little cube box, is it prepared to offer world-class console, controller and interface, whilst will allow developers to have access to OUYA’s open design to produce their games for the living room, taking advantage of everything the TV has to offer.
At the core, OUYA video game console is powered by Tegra 3 quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal flash storage, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth LE 4.0, 1x USB 2.0, ethernet port ,HDMI port for output to 1080p HDTV and will be running Google Android 4.0 OS.
This new video game console is definitely what open source community have been looking for all these years, while OUYA also invite hardware hackers that enjoy modding and creating their own peripherals by having the system with easy to root design, while rooting won’t void the OUYA’s warranty. The standard screws also allow users to opens up everything to their preferences.
For playing, users will get wireless controller with standard controls, two analog sticks, d-pad, eight action buttons, a system button and a touchpad.
The OUYA creator also open possibility for those interested with the hardware design by have their product blueprint, all you have to do is make a pledge and write them a message regarding your interest for OUYA’s hardware design!
On the official pre-order page, OUYA video game console is currently priced at USD109, just in case you might not able to make a pledge over KickStarter. The final product is expected to start shipping in April next year, so, while there is still plenty of time, a little $109 pre-order will have your spot secured for this revolutionary, tiny, open source/design video game console.