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NVIDIA Shield Wireless Controller

    NVIDIA Shield Wireless Controller

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    82 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    82

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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    Engadget Review

    The Shield Wireless Controller is a solid gamepad in its own right, outfitted with plenty of useful bells and whistles for interacting with your NVIDIA devices. But the high price tag leaves a sting since you can't use it with anything but those NVIDIA devices.

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    Pros
    • Feels good in hand
    • Lower latency than Bluetooth controllers
    • Clickable mousepad makes menus easy to browse
    Cons
    • Mousepad is not very sensitive
    • Built-in microphone is oversensitive
    • Only works with NVIDIA's hardware
    • Must be purchased separately

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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Type
    Controller / gamepad
    Connection
    Wireless

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    82 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    82

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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    82
     

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    100
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