Ouya ready for a videogame revolution?

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Ouya’s new game game console, powered by Google Inc.’s Android operating system and loaded with inexpensive games downloaded from the Internet, will set you back just $99--if you can find one. Its roster of crude, low-budget games won’t appeal to a mass market. But for all its limitations, Ouya is rich with potential. Switch on the Ouya and you see a clean, simple user interface. It comes with a few pre-installed games, but you’ll find dozens more ready to download. They’re not free, but prices are moderate--generally a few bucks each. But for some odd reason, you can’t see the price of a game until you’ve downloaded and installed it. That’s a good way to scare off customers

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