Double Fine Adventure, The Cave coming to OUYA

OUYA has secured games from Double Fine and the creator of Words with Friends, CEO Julie Uhrman announced at DICE.

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OUYA has signed on a few more game creators to flesh out the library of the Android-based console. Both Double Fine and Verse, the latter being the studio of Words with Friends creator Paul Bettner, have committed to releasing two games for the console.

Joystiq reports that the announcements were made by OUYA CEO Julie Uhrman at DICE. Double Fine will release The Cave and its Kickstarter adventure (codenamed "Reds") to the platform, while Verse will release two unannounced games.

"OUYA and Verse are nothing less than The Return Of Console Gaming. The last big wave was mobile ... Words With Friends is the most played game across all mobile platforms," Bettner said. "And yet I believe we're about to see another disruption even bigger than this last. Gamers want the App Store in their living room. Ouya will be the first to deliver it, and it's going to change everything. Again."

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    February 7, 2013 9:15 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Double Fine Adventure, The Cave coming to OUYA.

    OUYA has secured games from Double Fine and the creator of Words with Friends, CEO Julie Uhrman announced at DICE.

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      February 7, 2013 9:38 AM

      "The return of console gaming"? Really?

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      February 7, 2013 9:57 AM

      I still don't understand the purpose of this device. The phone in my pocket runs Android, has the same Tegra 3 processor, same RAM, HDMI out, and supports bluetooth gamepads. In other words, your cellphone can do anything the Ouya can do . . . and you already own it . . .so what am I missing?????

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        February 7, 2013 10:00 AM

        do you leave your phone connected to your tv all the time, even when you're not at home, so your kids/other family members can play games on it?

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          February 7, 2013 10:14 AM

          No but they can plug their phone into the TV if they like. The Ouya makes about as much sense in 2013 as does a dedicated MP3 player. Or a dedicated PDA. Or a dedicated GPS. (I could go on . .. )

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            February 7, 2013 10:51 AM

            you're taking your experiences in life and trying to apply them to the entire market.

            not everyone has smartphones, not everyone wants smartphones. most people won't buy their 8 year olds smartphones to hook up to the tv.

            see where i'm going here?

            ouya has no point for me, either, but there is a market out there for them

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              February 7, 2013 12:24 PM

              And not all smartphones have those specs. And most smartphones are crippled by wireless carriers. Some of those features may not be available.

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            February 7, 2013 5:50 PM

            Actually I still use a dedicated mp3 player, even an old one I got maybe 5 years ago simply because it has a better battery life than my phone and I can use them separately.

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        February 7, 2013 10:19 AM

        At least it keep being updated. There will be a new OUYA every year. http://www.androidcentral.com/ouya-ceo-there-will-be-new-ouya-every-year

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        February 7, 2013 12:38 PM

        The attraction to this device is a low barrier of entry for both developers and consumers.

        Developers are practically able to develop their games how they want without worrying about regulation and pools of licensing rules. Consumers will get a low costing console that is open to many different peripherals. They can also mod the system in anyways they deem fit.

        That said, I've heard from many sources that devkit owners say that it's a dreadful toolkit with near zero support. This may deeply hamper the attraction to develop for the platform if not remedied.

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      February 7, 2013 6:17 PM

      Can I download from Google Play on this? Maybe even run an emulator or two?

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