OUYA Launches -And Quickly Removes- Bizarre Ad

A strange and somewhat distasteful ad for Android-powered console, OUYA, recently hit the web only to be removed soon after. Uploaded to the official OUYA YouTube channel, the video (shown below) was mirrored by other users.

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Beneath the jarring, vomit-soaked footage is a genuinely exigent message relating to the current state of our industry. However the video isn’t so subtle in conveying this and, as a result, comes across as bone-headed and fairly revolting.

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5 Comments

  1. Lulz

  2. That is just bizarre. I get the point, they are hardly the first to make it, but what a violent/extreme way to make it.
    I expected a bit more class from them to be honest

    • Yeah I agree, it’s a bit low brow for Ouya, given that they’ve previously been going down the not-as-smug-as-Apple-but-still-fairly-smug cheerfully idealistic design route. This just reminds me of Ren and Stimpy.

  3. Christ, that was awful. Swing and a miss, folks. Nothing to see here.

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