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Don’t Console Yourself: Why App Powered Consoles Aren’t A Great Idea

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Ouya? Or ooh no?

 

I remember walking into my brother’s room one time to find him playing around on an MP3 player that he had jail broken to let him mess around with the settings more. I found him hunched over the device squinting and took a look over his shoulder to see him playing Doom on a screen that was barely bigger than a handful of postal stamps laid over one another. While it was all fun and games  to get something like that on there, there was clearly no way the person behind the game  expected to produce a full PC experience on a teeny tiny mobile device with useless size buttons. It was a novelty, nothing else.

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