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The buzz continues over the open source Ouya gaming platform. A Los Angeles-based project, Ouya is billed as "a new kind of video game console" on Kickstarter, the open crowd funding online site dedicated to giving innovative ideas a chance in the market. It's already generated more than $5 million in funding on Kickstarter, and we covered this new platform in this post. Some criticism of the Ouya effort is appearing, though, with skeptics saying the $99 Android-based platform has a lot to prove.
While the web teems with gaming sites, the folks at 1Up.com usually have reliable takes on new gaming concepts. An op-ed piece on the 1Up site notes the following: