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Old 12-09-2012, 08:38 PM   #1
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Question If Google creates a video game console


Would it be a great investment?

An Android-based video game console!!

There will be a plenty of experienced quality hardware manufacturers that will be happy to work with Google and produce the hardware for the consoles!!

I can think of Dell, Motorola (owned by Google), GE, and so on
 
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Android based video game consoles are nothing new: http://www.ouya.tv/
 
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Android based video game consoles are nothing new: http://www.ouya.tv/
I wouldn't say "nothing new" since they haven't even shipped anything yet.
 
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OK, I should have said the idea of an Android based console is nothing new.
 
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Android based video game consoles are nothing new: http://www.ouya.tv/
Thanks for the information and I just saw their website and I am just wondering

how are the game designers going to make profit if all games are free to play?
 
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That headline is a bit misleading. Their will be games that you have to pay for. But it is a requirement to have a playable demo version of your game if you want to release it on that platform.
A different way to make money (and one that is already tested on the PC platform) are games that are free to play, but you can buy in-game items or other things to advance gameplay.
 
  


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