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The Coming Flood Of Android Consoles

Discussion in 'Computer and Console Gaming' started by SallieTomato, Jan 7, 2013.

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Will You At Least Look Into Getting An Android Console?

Poll closed Jan 14, 2013.
  1. Certainmòi

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  2. Nahhh ....

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  3. Not Exactly Sure Right Now

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  1. SallieTomato

    SallieTomato Here'sh The Thing

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    Here're 2 of the better known ones ....



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    The "Ouya"





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    nVidia's "Shield"





    Once these are successful, and they probably will be, you can expect an onrush of cheaply made -- yet surprisngly capable -- $99 gaming consoles available anywhere from street vendors to your local "Ted's 99¢ Emporium".

    Couple this with the next-gen of consoles just around the proverbial corner -- and substantive "Half-Life 3" news --
    I'd say we're in for a very interesting year of gaming!

    What say you?

    Oh, yes -- fuck Danny Ross.
     
  2. ruckstande

    ruckstande Posts mostly from the shitter.

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    The Ouya is actually very real and not the proverbial vaporware I thought it to be. I'm looking forward to seeing what is going to happen.
     
  3. Begbie

    Begbie Wackbag Generalissimo

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    Pretty cool. It should definitely be interesting to see what's going to happen.

    Oh, and that's one beastly lookin woman at Ouya. :eek:
     
  4. Pigdango

    Pigdango Silence, you mortal Fuck!
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    Sweet Jesus, why did I go look? I need to start trusting people. :eek:
     
  5. ruckstande

    ruckstande Posts mostly from the shitter.

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    Okay, looking at Nvidia's Shield is something I have envisioned for a long time. How come no one has developed a controller with a smartphone mounting bracket that would allow you to play games or has it been done already?
     
  6. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    "We are open to hackers"

    Yeah, that doesnt worry me in the slightest.
     
  7. Buster H

    Buster H Alt-F4
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    That's not the same "hacker" you are thinking of.

    The hacker they refer to are the guys that take something and modify it to do what they want.
    http://makezine.com/ has tons of examples of the hardware hacks they are speaking of.
     
  8. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    True, she should have said "modders" in the context instead of "hackers". Other than that, making a console way open source just sort of scares me.
     
  9. Buster H

    Buster H Alt-F4
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    No.

    They are commonly referred to as hardware hackers. That's what they are.

    Sorry a word scares you so much.
     
  10. Buster H

    Buster H Alt-F4
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    Open source is actually safer in many ways because any vulnerabilities can be fixed much quicker.
     
  11. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    I never heard the term. Ive only heard of them as modders.

    And scared might be a bit much. Leery is more like it. I had an identity theft scare last year to the tune of a $10k tax issue so I guess since then Im a bit more careful with my personal info.
     
  12. Buster H

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    Open source doesn't mean the same is no encryption. Firefox, for example, is open source as well.
     
  13. SallieTomato

    SallieTomato Here'sh The Thing

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    Of course, then there's this choice little morsel .... > Disney+Apple=ToyBox?

    Makes ya think, huh?
     
  14. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    no it doesn't
     
  15. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    This thread is missing something...
     
  16. Don the Radio Guy

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    Have you seen one yet? I'll believe it when I see it.
     
  17. GrammatonCleric

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    Yeah they've already shipped the dev consoles.
     
  18. ruckstande

    ruckstande Posts mostly from the shitter.

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    Lots of them apparently.
     
  19. SallieTomato

    SallieTomato Here'sh The Thing

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    Oh ....?

    Like what?

    I think we're having a pleasant & thoughtful discourse about an industry that coninues to
    outpace in revenue year after year all other media -- books/music/TV [ad buys]/movies -- combined.

    Have you voted in the poll?

    It's only good for another 6 days, you know.
     
  20. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    What the fuck is this about Half Life 3 news?

    Sent from the USS Sulaco.
     
  21. Wrecktum

    Wrecktum Tounge puncher of fart boxes

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    I agree this thread needs more meatspin.
     
  22. Begbie

    Begbie Wackbag Generalissimo

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    I didn't vote...I'd rather pee in that beastly Ouya lady's butt.
     
  23. Mobile Biv

    Mobile Biv Registered User

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    Boobs?
     
  24. Mobile Biv

    Mobile Biv Registered User

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    I do not believe you are from the Sulaco and that you, sir, are a liar.

    Sent from Weyland-Yutani
     
  25. SallieTomato

    SallieTomato Here'sh The Thing

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    Sent from the Sulaco, hmm?

    Well, I'd wager you've got your -- ah .... hands quite full already!

    tss sss

    No, I don't know what I mean, either.
     

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