Right now, on China’s version of Kickstarter, you can back a games console called the OUYE. If you ever wanted a console that looked like a PS4 but had a controller like the Xbox One’s, it’s for you!

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Kidding, it’s garbage. It’s a hunk of copyright-infringing plastic that, judging from the games on show (and the price, seeing as you can pick one up for around $100), looks like it’s running on some modified version of Android.

We’ve seen some ballsy knock-offs coming out of China over the years, but this one’s balls are particularly brassy.

For comparison, here’s the PS4 vs the OUYE:

(note how the OUYE still manages to rip off the Xbox One here by including the top grill from Microsoft’s console).

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And here’s the Xbox One controller vs the OUYE controller:

Slightly less brazen, given the buttons in the centre in place of the Xbox “orb”, but still.

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As a reminder, China has recently begun softening its ban on actual foreign video game consoles.

UPDATE: Reader ZhugeEX has gone through the Chinese on the site and provided a few more details:

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-This is an Android Micro Console being developed by a Shenzhen company

- It will be a bit more powerful than the Ouya but the specs are a bit dated.

-Kickstarter will open later this month with $15k as the target goal

-Console is expected to cost around $70 to buy with one controller

-The console has had negative feedback from Chinese netizens because this rip off is very very blatant.

-The company said it took them 1 year and 3 months to get this product ready to ship and they spent “6 months on the unique design”..... yes.... unique design.

(via @ZhugeEX & BY2K @ NeoGAF)