Ouya controller design plans detailed

The highly anticipated Ouya console is described as being extremely small.

The highly anticipated Ouya console will be roughly the size of a Rubik's Cube and small enough to throw in a backpack, according to its designer Yves Behar.

Responding to a Q&A on Kotaku, Behar stated the physical product is designed to be small in size and shaped unlike current console models.

"I don't know what others are doing in the future," he said in reply to whether the "tower" shape seen in the design of current generation consoles will continue to be used in an era of digital distribution. "But we have made a deliberate attempt to go away from current shapes...our console is quite small, around the size of a Rubik's cube, and so it will easily fit anywhere in a room, or be easy to throw in a backpack."

Ouya's development team includes Muffi Ghadiali who worked previously with Lab126 on the Kindle line of Amazon products. In a statement on the Kickstarter funding page, Ghadiali told developers a software development kit will be made available to them as soon as possible.

The product is described as a $99, Android-powered, hackable console funded in part by Kickstarter donations.

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