I wasn't interested in OUYA in the beginning, but I've warmed up to the tiny box. A console just for free or free-to-play digital distribution games? After the parade of shame and disappointment that is the home console space proper, I'm ready for a machine that encourages simple pleasures over whatever nonsense big companies want to shove down our throats this week.
OUYA started arriving at Kickstarter backers' homes a few days ago, but the official release is set for June 4 -- that's my birthday, if you were wondering what to get me. A hefty 104 titles will launch with the box, including Canabalt, Giana Sisters, and Final Fantasy III. In addition to games, there will be other software such as a TwitchTV app and various console emulators.
I don't recognize most of the names on the list -- I'm sure a lot of them are garbage. That's the nature of the beast, I suppose. We'll see how well the machine is received once it drops. In the meantime, check the full launch lineup below.
Abbigale and The Monster A Fist of Awesome Airstrike AmpGear Around the Rock Disc Golf A Space Shooter For 2 Bucks Barley-Break Beast Boxing Turbo Blood Bubblr Bunibon 2 Canabalt Chomper Deluxe Combat Demonstration Command Crisis: Callsign ConSoul - x86 PC Emulation Deep Dungeouns of Doom Donut Get! Dubwars EMUya - NES Emulation Escape Escape F2P EVAC Farm Invasion Final Fantasy III Fist of Fury Flying Car Forsaken Planet Gamius Type IV Giana Sisters God Of Blades Grow Guns N Glory WW2 Gunslugs Happy Vikings Hexicheckers Highway Rally Ice Rage iMech Online Jelly Bounce Jsidd Code Factory King of Booze King of the Hill Kinito Ninja Knightmare Tower Lemming Rampage 2 Lord of Portals Maze City Monocle Man Mosaic Multi Space Mupen64Plus - N64 Emulation Natural Soccer One Tap Hero Orbiter Organ Trail Paper Wings Phoenix Revival Pinball Arcade Pingo: Puzzle Poker Pixel Pig Deluxe Pix n Love Rush Polarity Powerups That Kill Proton Pulse Puddle Puzzle 2 Quizania Radiant Rage Runner RED Regular Ordinary Boy Riding Rhodri Saturday Morning RPG Save the Puppies Shuttle Rush Skymaze 3D Sophia's World Space Buggers Space Repair Inc Space Sokoban Space Tech Quality Assurance Spin Wars Square Off Stalagflight (Julie Uhrman's favorite game) Star Shipping Striker Soccer Euro 2012 Stupid Zombies 2 Subatomic Kangaroo World Tour Super Daddio 2 SuperGNES - SNES Emulation Swindler Syder Arcade The Amazing Frog The Ball The Little Crane that Could The Secret Universe of Alpha The Vestibule Tower Master Twitch.tv Vector Wizorb Word Shaker Zombies & Trains
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