The Rebirth of Portable Gaming Consoles

The Rebirth of Portable Gaming Consoles

In the past few years people have migrated from the portable console towards other inventions, such as tablets and smartphones, when it came to gaming. Nowadays, people prefer throwing a drunken bird at some pigs while traveling to work, instead of solving complicated quest puzzles in demanding role-playing games. Simplicity, you might say, is at a trend, for some. For […]

 
     
 
 

Will Ouya be a Threat for PlayStation and Xbox?

Will Ouya be a Threat for PlayStation and Xbox?

Ouya, the console set to be released March next year (or even later) with an Android-based operating system, has created quite some waves since its over-successful fund raising campaign. After gathering enough funds to fuel projects, attract game designers and ship thousands of units, it is time to analyze the possible impact of this product, in a modern battle of […]

     
 
 

Ouya Gets More Serious, Integrates OnLive, TuneIn, XBMC, Vevo

Ouya Gets More Serious, Integrates OnLive, TuneIn, XBMC, Vevo

Not a while ago, the open-source Oya Android gaming console was just another Kickstarter project, trying to leverage the power of the community and put their hopes and money into something real. There were voices that were claiming that Ouya, just like many other projects on Kickstarter, will not become a physical product, with a well-established supply chain behind it. […]

     
 
 

Ouya Gaming Console Shows the True Power of Android & Open Source

Ouya Gaming Console Shows the True Power of Android & Open Source

Back in 2007, Android was unveiled as an open source mobile operating system and platform by Open Handset Alliance, comprising of companies like Broadcom, HTC, Intel, LG, Marvell Technology Group, Motorola, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile, Texas Instruments etc., and led by Google. Since then, several pundits have blasted Android (and Google) for being more closed than open. […]