Ouya Open Source Android Gaming Console Raises Over $8.5 Million From Kickstarter (video)
The new Ouya open source gaming console that is set to change the face of console gaming, has now finished it funding project on Kickstarter and has raised over $8.5 million in the process, from 63,300 Kickstarter backers.
To recap the Ouya is a hackable, Android-based gaming console, which is priced at $99 and can support up to four controllers and along the way has partnered with the likes of OnLive Gaming, XBMC, Square Enix and Vevo to name just a few.
The Ouya gaming console will be powered by a quad-core Tegra 3 processor supported by 8GB of memory, and will run Google’s latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system.
Don’t worry if you missed bagging a Ouya console from the Kickstarter project, as the development team behind the concept are looking to open up pre-orders from the general public very soon.