One of the biggest issues with the Ouya game console is the fact people have no real way to have external storage usage. So once your internal storage is filled up, you’re kind of left in the dark as to what to do. It’s a problem Ouya is well aware of and have been working on it for a bit now. The good news is it looks like a solution is coming closer to happening.
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Mad Catz unveiled their entry into the Android-powered console arena during E3 2013 which is called Mojo. While the console was on display at E3 and subsequent shows for some hands-on loving, the hardware within the console itself was there was more for showing the prototype console then actually being finalized hardware for a production release.
Recently BlueStacks, a company best known for their software which allows select Android apps to run on PCs and Macs, announced their latest product, the GamePop. For those of you unfamiliar with GamePop, this is a home gaming console running Android to play Android games on but features a subscription-based business model where players can access all the games in full for a monthly fee.
Apple has come out to reveal what could be the direct competitor to the Android-powered gaming consoles out there like the OUYA and GameStick, Officially called the iPlay, Apple is touting this console as the next step in the evolutionary chain of mobile games that will also be able to be played while sitting on your couch at home.
Some more news regarding the Android-powered console OUYA but this time it isn’t about the hardware or anything like that. Instead it is about the games that will be available for people to play when the console begins shipping to the masses. As of last night there are a 104 games already confirmed for OUYA when the console begins shipping to consumers.
For those of you who haven’t pre-ordered an OUYA unit yet and would rather by it at retail, there is now an official date for when the Android-power console will go on sale and that is June 4th, 2013. That is, of course, as long as nothing happens to change that ate before then.
During PlayJam’s press conference yesterday at GDC 2013 the company announced that it would be shipping out units with a couple of pre-installed games. These games turned out to be Madfinger’s Shadowgun and Hutch’s Smash Cops. Both games will be available for those of you who backed the GameStick Kickstarter campaign in order to pre-order a unit.
The UK retailer GAME has the Android-powered console available for pre-orders through the company’s website as of this morning. The pre-orders, which currently have no shipping date attached to it, are available for £99 for those of you who want to pre-order one for the first line of shipping for people who didn’t back the console’s Kickstarter campaign.
OUYA is nearing its official launch date, at least for backers of the rather successful Kickstarter campaign it had, with units slated to ship out on March 28th, 2013 to those who backed the appropriate level to receive an early unit. It appears that plenty of emulators are being worked on for the Android-powered console, most of which are Nintendo-based emulators.
PlayJam is gearing up to do the official unveiling of their portable Android gaming console GameStick during GDC 2013 next week as well as an announcement that is in regards to the games that will be available to play using GameStick when it goes on sale retail-wise and pre-orders ship. In our previous article about GameStick’s GDC 2013 unveiling, the company mentioned that there would be around 30 titles available for the initial launch.