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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
Type
Connection
Controller / gamepad
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
 

User Reviews

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