Final Fantasy 3 announced for Ouya Android gaming console

Ouya's partnerships aren't stopping at OnLive; today they've announced that Square Enix will have Final Fantasy 3 available on the Android-powered gaming console in time for launch in March. Worried about an obscenely huge pricetag, since FF3 originally launched on Android for $15.99? Ouya promises that a free demo will be available, and make a very interesting point about the launch: "This will be the first time gamers outside of Japan can play FFIII on their televisions through a console." What most of us considered Final Fantasy 3 was actually Japan's Final Fantasy 6, which also explains why it was a big jump to FF7 for many gamers. 

It's great to see Ouya roping console developers as readily as those on the mobile side. Seeing as there's still 8 months to go before launch, I suspect we'll see many more big-name games find their way to Ouya. Which Android games would you like to play on the big screen with an honest-to-goodness controller? 

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Final Fantasy 3 announced for Ouya Android gaming console

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What a bogus statement. I played it on my TV on the SNES back in the day. They need to say "This will be the first time a US gamer will play an official NA version of FF3."

Sure it doesn't have the same ring to it, but at least it'd be true.

"This will be the first time gamers outside of Japan can play FFIII on their televisions through a console."

Try re-reading that sentence. It specifically says "on their televisions through a console." I agree with the comment that this is the first time it's been officially supported since it was possible through other methods previously. I played it via emulator on my Dreamcast and on my original Xbox.

Glyder 3, big screen and with dual analog sticks. Come on Glu!

I'll even put up with some obnoxious IAP if this game was ever released.

-Suntan

If the Ouya has access to Google Play, then why wouldn't we get access to ALL apps and games out there?

Or is the Ouya going to be a locked-down platform with no freedom?