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xkramz
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(12-19-2013, 08:45 AM)
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https://www.ouya.tv/

Promo code : calamity for $40 dollars off..

It's hilarious that they use the word calamity for the promo code
Last edited by xkramz; 12-19-2013 at 08:57 AM.
PartTimeWarrior
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(12-19-2013, 08:45 AM)
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Nahhhhhh that's OK
Kokonoe
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(12-19-2013, 08:45 AM)
Calamity is the new bomba?
Flandy
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(12-19-2013, 08:45 AM)
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I wonder if they'll still do yearly revisions like they said they would.
Gez
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(12-19-2013, 08:46 AM)
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Link doesn't work like the Ouya.
L~A
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(12-19-2013, 08:46 AM)
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Wait, it's actually the promo code? "calamity"?... Heh.
Pop-O-Matic
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(12-19-2013, 08:46 AM)
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Still too much.
demolitio
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(12-19-2013, 08:47 AM)
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It's really sad when I STILL have no interest in it at the price of a normal retail game.

I guess I just don't find it practical for me but I'm sure someone will like this deal. :)
TemplaerDude
(12-19-2013, 08:48 AM)
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Pro tip: Don't buy an Ouya.
PaulExcellent
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(12-19-2013, 08:49 AM)
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shiet

Hope the sale is still up later on tomorrow.
Can't find my wallet. :/
Alienous
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(12-19-2013, 08:50 AM)
Lol, "calamity" is great. Would have preferred "BOMBA", though.
elektrixx
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(12-19-2013, 08:50 AM)
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I consider it a sign that Ouya 2 is soon to be announced.
AbandonedTrolley
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(12-19-2013, 08:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by TemplaerDude

Pro tip: Don't buy an Ouya.

I'm fairly happy with my purchase, it runs as a silent XBMC unit in my bedroom. More powerful than the RaspberryPi when going using other skins and scrolling through large libraries.
Cheeky
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(12-19-2013, 08:50 AM)
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59 bucks is way too much for a paperweight
Wolf Akela
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(12-19-2013, 08:54 AM)
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I didn't know there was a Killing Floor game for Ouya.
https://www.ouya.tv/game/Killing-Floor-Calamity/
DiscoJer
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(12-19-2013, 08:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by AbandonedTrolley

I'm fairly happy with my purchase, it runs as a silent XBMC unit in my bedroom. More powerful than the RaspberryPi when going using other skins and scrolling through large libraries.

Yeah, I'm happy with mine. The games are just a plus.
balohna
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(12-19-2013, 08:56 AM)
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That's about $70 too much.
kudoboi
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(12-19-2013, 08:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wolf Akela

I didn't know there was a Killing Floor game for Ouya.
https://www.ouya.tv/game/Killing-Floor-Calamity/

It will probably be released on android and IOS soon..
KAP151
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(12-19-2013, 08:57 AM)
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Promo code: Wehaveawarehousefullofthesefuckershelpuspleasehelp
level44
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(12-19-2013, 08:58 AM)
Great deal!

I would buy another if they shipped to the UK.
BONDO
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(12-19-2013, 08:59 AM)
Yea, I'll pass
Elvick
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(12-19-2013, 09:00 AM)
They probably should have gotten a less 'lol' worthy promo code.

"an event causing great and often sudden damage or distress; a disaster."

A calamity indeed.

Anyhoo, not worth $60 to me. I'd only consider it for $20 or less. Even then, I'd probably just pass.
JaseC
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(12-19-2013, 09:00 AM)
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I'd love to snap one up solely to use an an XMBC box, but I don't want to spend $60 outside of Steam this close to the Winter Sale.
simples
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(12-19-2013, 09:00 AM)
I'll wait till it drops 60$ more
airmangataosenai
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When Virtual Boy went on sale for $30 at a Target in my area I regretted not buying it. I still think about it every so often.
JPeeples83
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(12-19-2013, 09:01 AM)
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Good to see this promo code get some more exposure outside of the OuyaForum - at $100, I already don't regret my purchase, but at $60, it's a no-brainer. The original game library isn't the greatest, but it does have a few games worth checking out beyond just using it as a streaming/emulator box.
Eusis
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(12-19-2013, 09:02 AM)
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Originally Posted by airmangataosenai

When Virtual Boy went on sale for $30 at a Target in my area I regretted not buying it. I still think about it every so often.

Good thing I can play these games on something other than an Ouya!
zeopower6
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(12-19-2013, 09:03 AM)
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Are they still going with the plan of doing the yearly Ouya hardware updates?
drgambit
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(12-19-2013, 09:03 AM)
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Where do you put in the code? I don't want to check out without making sure I get the discount.
Triggerhappytel
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(12-19-2013, 09:03 AM)
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Is that because their sales so far have been a calamity?
blankempathy
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(12-19-2013, 09:04 AM)
Can the ouya run a ps1 emulator?
abstract alien
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(12-19-2013, 09:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kokonoe

Calamity is the new bomba?

I like that. Start the movement.
Neverfade
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(12-19-2013, 09:04 AM)
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Might be worth it if the NeoGeo emulator is on point.

Can anyone confirm that it's pretty legit?
level44
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(12-19-2013, 09:05 AM)

Originally Posted by zeopower6

Are they still going with the plan of doing the yearly Ouya hardware updates?

I hope so. I will snap up an Ouya 2 straight away.
JPeeples83
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(12-19-2013, 09:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by blankempathy

Can the ouya run a ps1 emulator?

RetroArch has one, you can sideload one from the Android marketplace, and there's an iffy paid one on the OUYA storefront that force-stretches everything.
Pop
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(12-19-2013, 09:06 AM)
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58 dollas too much
xkramz
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(12-19-2013, 09:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by drgambit

Where do you put in the code? I don't want to check out without making sure I get the discount.

After you put your billing and shipping address, right before you put your billing information
blankempathy
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(12-19-2013, 09:07 AM)
HMmm i probably should just stick to using my note 2 to run games through the hdmi adapter lol. Oh well maybe when it hits less then 40 for the convenience factor.
Vilam
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(12-19-2013, 09:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by airmangataosenai

When Virtual Boy went on sale for $30 at a Target in my area I regretted not buying it. I still think about it every so often.

Hey, that's the deal I got mine from :lol

You missed out man, it was worth it.
jetsetrez
(12-19-2013, 09:08 AM)
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I wouldn't pay anything for it. They would have to pay me to take one, and then I would just throw it away and spend the dollars on a hamburger.
Onionkid
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(12-19-2013, 09:09 AM)
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I don't really know anything about the Ouya...is it a full-on Android device? Could I use it to play media on the bedroom TV, stream things from my computer, etc? Or is it strictly for the games and a few select apps? I feel like for that price, with the controller along with it, that isn't terribly unreasonable if it could be used as a replacement to those little Chinese Android devices for the TV (think the one I use now is called the imito mx2).
symmetrical
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(12-19-2013, 09:09 AM)
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Funny how this used to be regarded as the device that supposedly help kills the consoles
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(12-19-2013, 09:09 AM)
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The OUYA is still 99 in the UK. That's $162. I wrote to OUYA to complain about the UK pricing but they never got back to me.
SegaShack
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(12-19-2013, 09:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Onionkid

I don't really know anything about the Ouya...is it a full-on Android device? Could I use it to play media on the bedroom TV, stream things from my computer, etc? Or is it strictly for the games and a few select apps? I feel like for that price, with the controller along with it, that isn't terribly unreasonable if it could be used as a replacement to those little Chinese Android devices for the TV (think the one I use now is called the imito mx2).

It runs an outdated Android OS with an outdated mobile chip. The controller I heard is cheap garbage that breaks easy. IMO its biggest mistake was making its own store instead of connecting to the android store. To run most android games on it you have to manually buy them off another machine and copy the files on to it. I would be hesitant to watch video on this, especially in HD, pretty sure there would be a lot of lag or a bad resolution.
fernoca
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(12-19-2013, 09:24 AM)
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Meh! Why not?
Was planning on getting one anyway.
$59, free shipping and a $5 credit to buy something (or so the site claims).

Originally Posted by xkramz

After you put your billing and shipping address, right before you put your billing information

Yep.
Using Paypal, you just login with Paypal, verify the information, it sends you back to Ouya's site, put the code and that's it.

Last edited by fernoca; 12-19-2013 at 09:29 AM.
baphomet
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(12-19-2013, 09:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by symmetrical

Funny how this used to be regarded as the device that supposedly help kills the consoles

That was only ever believed by delusional people. This has always been a piece of shit.
Japanmanx3
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(12-19-2013, 09:25 AM)
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Calabomba!
James Coote
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(12-19-2013, 09:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by cyberheater

The OUYA is still 99 in the UK. That's $162. I wrote to OUYA to complain about the UK pricing but they never got back to me.

You can order it online for $99, but you then have to pay 20% VAT and shipping on top of that, so it works out only just under 99 but with a lot more hassle. That 99 is basically VAT + GAME taking their cut, not really OUYA's fault.

____

As for OUYA 2, they've all but confirmed it'll be happening. I'm hoping they pitch it as a family friendly / party games console, as I think the games on it at the moment, that is where their strength lies. Plus, they've already announced they are going to be fixing the controller once and for all. Add in that you can use your old PS3 and Xbox360 controllers, and no reason why it can't succeed.
Yoshi
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(12-19-2013, 09:35 AM)
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Hm, does it run these games:

Super Monkey Ball 2 Sakura Edition
Rayman Fiesta Run
Rayman Jungle Run
Sonic 2 with Hidden Palace Zone?

If yes, is it possible to get them on Ouya without owning any other Android device?
Just_myles
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(12-19-2013, 09:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by AbandonedTrolley

I'm fairly happy with my purchase, it runs as a silent XBMC unit in my bedroom. More powerful than the RaspberryPi when going using other skins and scrolling through large libraries.

Ouya as a micro-controller confirmed!

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