Never mind your Sony Playstations, your Microsoft Xboxes and your Nintendo Wii-Us. Today’s infographic celebrates the lesser-known lights of the gaming world: the Ouya, the GameStick, the M.O.J.O., the Steam Machine and more.
Whilst unlikely to have the gaming giants quaking in their pixellated boots, this is a refreshing crop of pretty cheap and plenty cheerful alternatives, attractive as both an entry-level introduction to modern gaming and as a left-turn adjunct to the big boys’ mainstream offerings’. It’s the gaming equivalent of crate-digging in an independent record shop.
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These are awesome, and some are pretty cheap too. I’ve never heard of half of these but the Shield, 2DS, Ouya and Vita are pretty well known to most gamers I’ve spoken to.
The Verge reports that many folks found these folks were unable to use their Kinect camera to record game play footage, although some were
barred by using the Xbox One Upload Studio at all. For now, just adhere to your
Xbox 360 and count about the many games that can still be released to the system.
Whatever your requirements, and your budget, I guarantee
that you will find something that will suit you. So, now and then, you’ll logon to XBox Live and you will see
that it has an upgrade that really must be downloaded and installed.
“Thanks a good deal Microsoft for rendering my entire library of games obsolete with the release of your new Xbox One.