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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....

July 22nd 2014 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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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 site...

May 28th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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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 re...

May 12th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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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 cont...

May 8th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Nvidia's Android-based handheld game system, Shield, will receive a temporary price drop for April, cutting the system by $50 to $199 for the month. The price cut is accompanied by new features arriving in a software update for the system next week, including a new user interface for the Shield's...

March 26th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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A new update for the Nvidia Shield drops today and aims to build on the foundation laid by last month's substantial update. Arguably the biggest feature in the December update is 1080p streaming of supported PC games to your television. With a bluetooth controller, Nvidia Shield owners can play As...

December 2nd 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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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 gami...

October 28th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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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 b...

October 19th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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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 so...

August 11th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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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-analog...

July 31st 2013 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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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 simil...

July 21st 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments