The Troubled Ouya Console May Soon Be Under New Management

By Darren Orf on at

Ouya, the little Kickstarter Android console that was pretty popular until people actually started using it, has had a quiet year. But a new report says that Razer, who’s had there own troubles breaking the Android-based gaming market with Forge TV, might be joining forces with the little console that couldn’t.

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TechCrunch reports that Razer, well-known for gaming laptops and peripherals, “is in the process” of acquiring Ouya, though the details haven’t been completely hammered out. No doubt Razer would use Ouya’s tech and know-how to improve their own set-top gaming system or possible forge (yeah, I said it) an all-new console. Of course, two wrongs don’t really make a right—and both these consoles have a lot of wrongs that need fixing. I guess we’ll see what happens.

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