Despite its low price and free-to-try system, the Ouya fails to reach its potential as a disruptive alternative platform.
Ouya's shift from game-console hardware freed it up to target a wider range of TV-connected devices. But it may have jumped from the frying pan into the Fire TV.
Now up for preorder, the new limited edition costs $129 and is painted white.
The game console maker wants to give away $1 million to help developers create games for its Android-based platform.
The "appification" of gaming has now come to the console. Hardcore games are next, says Ben Parr.
After speculation that some people were pulling the wool over Ouya's eyes to get financial backing for their gaming projects, the console maker switches up its funding rules.
If you've been wanting to try this "disruptive" game system, it's never been cheaper.
The company offers backers who didn't receive a console until after it was on store shelves a $13.37 credit for use in the Ouya Discovery Store.
We take a brief look at the Ouya, a $99 Android-based video game console. It lets you not only play games, but develop them as well.
The Ouya Game Console does its best to deliver as an alternative console, but various issues keep it grounded.