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OUYA Welcome Sound

OUYA on July 20, 2012 20:52

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    Here's the OUYA Welcome Sound! Slap it on your phones, so when someone jokingly asks, "How do I even pronounce that!?" You can play it right then and there - from our lips to your ears! "Oooh-YAH!" www.ouya.tv

    "OUYA Welcome Sound" by OUYA is licensed under a Creative Commons License

    143 Comments

    72 timed comments and 71 regular comments

    • sorath72
      sorath72 at 0.01 on April 14, 2014 09:32

      any chance of getting this royalty free sound for making in my music? My contribution for being a fan :D

    • sorath72
      sorath72 at 0.00 on April 05, 2014 23:33

      please consider supporting me for ouya developement.

    • Ryan Osborne 5
      Ryan Osborne 5 at 0.01 on August 15, 2012 17:38

      OU-YAA. I love it. And, you guys overly exceeded your amount of money that was your goal. Along with the others, i might get one

    • Mitch Wallace
      Mitch Wallace at 0.03 on August 04, 2012 21:42

      I absolutely love this start-up sound - short, tribal as hell, and catchy. Can't wait to hear it on nice headphones. Don't listen to all of the negativity. It's always funny to me how much people love to complain, especially those who don't even offer up alternate suggestions. At most give them an option to change the sound in the dashboard. But I want to hear OOO-YAH every time I boot up!

    • RjTheInsane
      RjTheInsane at 0.02 on August 01, 2012 18:00

      @Zaf9670: What a great idea! I loved the SEGA start up sound. I'm surprised that my SEGA still even works!

    • Nathaniel Tite
    • Nathaniel Tite
      Nathaniel Tite at 0.02 on July 31, 2012 21:05

      How about something a bit more... 90's? Nathaniel Tite

    • Seraphian Sounds
      Seraphian Sounds at 0.02 on July 27, 2012 17:24

      @Zaf9670: If and when I get an OUYA, it will DEFINITELY say Sega. Or maybe the Escapist Magazine "HA!" sound at the beginning of videos... or maybe both... OH THE POSSIBILITIES!

    • SGodSoHarlem
      SGodSoHarlem at 0.00 on July 27, 2012 14:27

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    • Jack Shimosa
      Jack Shimosa on July 27, 2012 09:36

      Well, i think it will grow on people.. the name with its start-up sound. However, things shouldn't be forced. People are supposed to really love it the first time.

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    • gr7
      gr7 on July 26, 2012 22:04

      @imajia: This is completely correct. I really hope they let the community work on making a different one, then let us as a whole decide which one's best!

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    • Kelsomatic
      Kelsomatic at 0.01 on July 26, 2012 08:37

      @Photonater: It's true. This is the first thing you hear when you buy the console, and you will be hearing it every time you start it up. It should be pleasant and inviting, not sort of weird and awkward. Though I agree with @Photonater, you will likely be able to change it, but I think they should rethink the sound and I'm sure there are people at OUYA who agree.

    • Kelsomatic
      Kelsomatic at 0.00 on July 26, 2012 08:34

      @gr7: I agree. It should really just be a sound, not voices. It's kind of weird.

    • DevotionOfficial
      DevotionOfficial on July 25, 2012 13:52

      This is the dumbest shit I have heard in my life. Go die.

    • George_Elliot
      George_Elliot on July 25, 2012 08:05

      I too the track and changed it a bit: Variations on OUYA welcome sound by George_Elliot

      includes:
      low version
      faster and higher version
      super low version
      reversed version
      stretched version
      robotic/phased version
      emphasis on buzz version
      phased and stretched version

    • Niko Kauppi
      Niko Kauppi at 0.02 on July 24, 2012 21:28

      Hmm... I kinda like it. Short, simple, clean. Could perhaps use some more echo

    • Amanda Kate 3
      Amanda Kate 3 on July 24, 2012 18:48

      @Conzar: I agree! It makes me think of the Ubuntu welcome, which also sounds pretty tribal. Except I liked ubuntu much better =p I'd like to see this changed to something more musical. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQaEXZ-df6Y

    • Lori Griffin
      Lori Griffin on July 24, 2012 12:33

      Sounds just like the Zuma game to me. :-/

    • user896288087
      user896288087 on July 24, 2012 07:21

      @Cheradine: And how do you pronounce "bout"? How about "ought"? And "out"? What about "scourge"? "Hour"? "Borough"? None of those "ou" sounds are pronounced like the "ou" in OUYA. Hell, your own example isn't even right--the "ou" in "would" and "could" are definitely not pronounced that way--they're pronounced like the "oo" in "book", not the "oo" in "boot".

      What's really hilarious is your "plough-on OUYA" comment (which, by the way, shouldn't have a hyphen). The "ou" in "plough" isn't pronounced like the one in OUYA, either!

      Anyone who tries to assert that there is one single correct pronunciation-spelling mapping for any kind of vowel sound in English is, unquestionably, an idiot. Cheradine, maybe you should learn your own language before opening your mouth.

      I'm posting with an anonymous username here because I know how vicious stupid people can be.

    • William Blankenship 1
      William Blankenship 1 on July 24, 2012 03:46

      Not sure what to think here.... I understand the philosophy of "if you don't like it, make a better one", but peer review and feedback has its place as well. I am with the others in saying this isn't a very defining jingle...

    • Ricardo Alvarado 9
    • Luis Arturo Aguilar
      Luis Arturo Aguilar at 0.00 on July 23, 2012 16:45

      @David Roberts 24: That could be an improvement: are you OUYA?

    • Tabrel
      Tabrel at 0.03 on July 23, 2012 16:30

      Love it! It gets me geared up to play and hopefully it will scare off the weak & whiny.

    • Makookie
      Makookie on July 23, 2012 14:30

      HELLO! Open source...take it and tweak it! Judge it not...it is open and free to customize, be creative not opinionated...but if you have no creativity then wait for someone to change it to something you may like and download it. I could go more into it than this but I am delighted to see this work and greatly anticipate the release of such an open machine.

    • werelegion
      werelegion on July 23, 2012 11:47

      Generally, welcome sounds are softer, brighter... brings you a calm feeling.
      Even "SEGAAA" has an smooth instrumental background, I missed it.

    • Robert Hoogendoorn
      Robert Hoogendoorn at 0.00 on July 23, 2012 07:37

      The beginning reminded me of the sound of a transforming Autobot / Decepticon. I liked it, but maybe robotize the "Ouya!" a bit more?

    • Tom Anderson 21
      Tom Anderson 21 at 0.01 on July 23, 2012 03:30

      @Mitch Wallace: The download link should be at the top of the player in the webpage, right next to the Share and Save to Favorites links.

    • Anthony Reese 1
      Anthony Reese 1 on July 23, 2012 01:36

      @soundeziner: Agreed. It reminds me of Sega's old intro for Sonic games, which is a good thing.

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