Julie Uhrman: To my knowledge, the first female CEO of a console company and an industry veteran. Over the last decade she has worked with companies such as GameFly, IGN, Vivendi Universal. She developed a strong reputation for handling digital distribution and it is her vision that has lead to the creation of the OUYA.
With all OF that behind it, this tiny little box could well take the legs out from under the industry giants, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, in much the same way the original Playstation swept the world back in the Nineties.
Not only does it have that superb team working on it, it also has backing from people like Minecraft developers Mojang and Jordan Mechner, creator of Prince of Persia. It has the approval of gaming industry leading lights, it has an amazing team, it has a retail model for games that could turn the console industry on its head, and a price point that makes it more accessible to the public than any of the other consoles on the
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