The Rose Experience: E3 Predictions & Thoughts 2014

Better late than never and slipping in just before E3 goes live are the first annual Rose Experience E3 predictions from yours truly! Covered in how the conferences will appear, I do my best to entertain, predict and give some insight to what we will, might and won’t see at E3 2014.

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Modder creates a portable Ouya

The Ouya has had a hard time over the past year. Originally designed to “set games free” the console was met with lukewarm reviews and poor sales. The team behind it are still pushing onwards however and there is certainly a small but enthusiastic community behind it.

One fan of the Ouya has gone so far as to create a portable version of the console with some help from his friends and a 3D printer. Not only is this an impressive feat but would the Ouya seem a more attractive console if it was portable?

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Ouya Games Are Now Free! From Free To Play And Exclusivity Clauses

Ouya seems to have had to do a lot of scaling back on their original design documents, and now we see more sweeping changes from the fledgling platform company. Ouya is now freeing up game design requirements to make it easier for indies to sign up and make games for them.

Ouya games are no longer required to have a free to play component. Subsequently, developers can now release their games on Ouya and PC at the same time. These changes do not lead to any money changing hands, and could be argued to not have cost Ouya anything.

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Ouya to show off new games at this week’s Game Developers Conference

At the Game Developers Conference, the Ouya will be demoing some brand new games for gamers to try out, including Neverending Nightmare by Infinitap Games and Double Fine’s Broken Age.

An Ouya spokesperson said: “Everything from twitch, couch-gaming multiplayer to experiential projects that push the boundaries between games and art” would be represented by the 12 Ouya games.

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