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Nvidia believes the market is ready for a specialty tablet that can run Unreal Engine 4 with ease, play your PC games remotely and broadcast your every demise in Spelunky. Built around its Tegra K1 processor and partnered with a wireless controller, Nvidia's Shield Tablet is that specialty product....

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Pop quiz, hotshot! Which of these things do not go together: dinosaurs, wooly mammoths, hot air balloons, chainsaws, survival gameplay. It's actually a trick question, because in Durango, Nexon's newest MMO, they all do. Nexon recently revealed the survival-based dino-tastic MMO with a teaser si...

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Half-Life 2 crowbarred itself into Portal's launch party on Nvidia Shield, and both games are out now for the Android-based console. Nvidia, who handled the ports, confirmed to Joystiq the Android versions are currently only available on Shield. According to Nvidia, the Shield ports of Valve's...

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Valve's Portal will debut for the Android-powered Nvidia Shield portable console next week, an Nvidia representative told Joystiq. Priced at $9.99, the portable Portal will launch via Google Play on May 12. The game supports multiple Android devices, but is optimized for Nvidia's hardware and co...

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The Nvidia Shield just became a much more attractive gaming device, thanks to a new, "massive" update. Most notably, the update enables the Shield's "Console Mode," which allows players to link a Bluetooth controller to the Shield to play games on the nearest television, much like traditional ga...

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The Nvidia Shield has been a solution in search of a problem, and this week the company began a justification campaign for the $300 device's existence with some interesting upgrades. This week the company announced Nvidia GameStream, due to launch on October 28, and the Shield "console mode." A...

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Sales of Nvidia's Android-powered gaming handheld, the Nvidia Shield, have inspired confidence in the platform's future from Nvidia's leaders, GamesIndustry international reports. Senior Director of Investor Relations Chris Evenden describes sales as "great" and says "everything that we shipped ...

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If necessity is the mother of invention, then the Nvidia Shield is a parentless enigma. The Shield is an interesting marriage of analog and touch-based tech, a $300 device with a clamshell design housing a "retinal" display – a 720p multi-touch OLED – all on top of a hefty dual-analo...

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Nvidia's Android-powered handheld gaming system Shield will ship July 31, Nvidia announced. The system was originally expected to launch June 27, but shipment was pushed back to July due to a mechanical issue found during the console's QA process. Our hands-on time with the Shield found some sim...

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The Nvidia Shield was supposed to launch this week, but Nvidia has announced that a third-party mechanical issue will be pushing that release back until sometime in July. The exact date is still yet to be determined. "During our final QA process, we discovered a mechanical issue that relates to ...

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Nvidia's Shield handheld is dropping a Grant before it even hits the streets. The company announced this morning that the overpriced (see, we can say it now because they clearly agreed) portable will cut $50 from its original asking price of $350. The company also revealed this morning that the ...

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Nvidia canceled its forced wait time to pre-order an Nvidia Shield, allowing anyone to commit to the $350 Android handheld as of now. The Nvidia Shield is available for pre-order directly through Nvidia or through select retailers: GameStop, Micro Center, Canada Computers and New Egg. The Nvidia...

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The Nvidia Shield arrives next month for $349.99, and yesterday I got to sit down with the final version of the hardware. The first thing I noticed was the heft: bulkier than a PS Vita, but no less comfortable. Where the PS Vita sacrificed bigger buttons for smaller form factor, the Nvidia Shi...

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Nvidia's Project Shield – now officially dubbed Nvidia Shield – will launch before the end of June for $349.99, Nvidia has announced. Pre-orders for the Tegra 4-powered Android handheld will open on May 20, through select online and brick-and-mortar retailers: New Egg, GameStop, Micro C...

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