What is OUYA?
OUYA is an open source gaming console powered by Android. At first the company behind OUYA raised funds from family and friends then the company ask pledges from the public via Kickstarter and within 8 hours the company already received $950,000 in public funding.
In the next 8 hours the 26-day campaign is about to end and the total pledged amount right now is $8 million with 61,747 backers. This is 850% above its goal. Close source gaming console like Microsoft’s Xbox, SONY Playstation and Nintendo gaming consoles will be rocked by this project.
There is already a working prototype and OUYA runs all Android HD games with ease. The OUYA Console will be attached to your TV just like other console but this device is very small owning much of the current gaming console.
Company like Bandai already give their support and will port their games on OUYA. Along with XMBC media player and other leading provider of cloud services like TuneIn for radio streaming.
With the strong support from Android and gaming enthusiasts OUYA made history as one of the fastest and biggest public fund raising campagin.
Update: The campaign is about to end in 110 Minutes:
More info at OUYA Kickstarter Campaign Page;