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The NVIDIA Shield is a portable game console from NVIDIA that was launched on January 6 at CES 2013. It is an Android portable gaming system that can also play PC games via streaming. That PC gaming functionality requires a GeForce Series 600 (Kepler Architecture) which supports the low-latency features of GeForce Grid. At the moment, the price has not been revealed and is the subject of intense speculation. For more information, read our NVIDIA Shield Preview.


NVIDIA Shield Box Will Soon Double As Plex Media Server

06/09/2016, Plex has announced today that it will soon be possible to use an NVIDIA Shield Android TV box as a full Plex media server, it’s going to be a great addition to devices that can be used as Plex media servers, these include network attached storage...

Resident Evil 5 Now Available On SHIELD Android TV

05/20/2016, If there is a game with a ton of staying power, it would probably be Capcom’s Resident Evil franchise. The franchise has been spun off into movies and while it has been awhile since we last saw a new Resident Evil game, the company has had no qualms...

Square Enix Bringing Popular Games To NVIDIA Shield

02/18/2016, It has been confirmed today that Square Enix is going to bring five of its hit games to the NVIDIA Shield. The titles that are set to arrive include Tomb Raider, which has actually been launched today, and is readily available for GeFore Now members to...

Android 6.0 Release For Original Shield Tablet Halted

02/02/2016, It was only yesterday that NVIDIA announced it was rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the original Shield tablet several weeks after the same update was released for the Shield Tablet K1. Naturally users were excited to finally receive the much...

NVIDIA Shield Portable Android 5.1 Update Arrives

07/23/2015, NVIDIA today finally released Android 5.1 for the original Shield Portable, the device is making the jump to Lollipop from Android 4.4 KitKat. Naturally Shield Portable owners have had to wait for a considerable amount of time to get a taste of Lollipop...

NVIDIA Shield Console Available Now

05/28/2015, NVIDIA had said in March that it will release the NVIDIA Shield console in May and it has kept its promise. The company announced today that this Android TV powered gaming console is now available for purchase, orders can be placed today at Amazon, Best...

NVIDIA SHIELD: Highest-Performing Android TV Box

04/09/2015, As Android TV boxes from Amazon have started to grab some market share, the upcoming Google Android TV push will only accelerate this movement. The NVIDIA SHIELD has been announced in early March, and features Tegra X1, a powerful system-on-chip (aka SoC)...

Android 5.0.1 For NVIDIA SHIELD Brings New Features

12/24/2014, NVIDIA was one of the very few OEMs to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop quickly for its device soon after the update was officially released by Google. SHIELD tablet users liked the fact that they were some of the first few people to be treated to an...

NVIDIA SHIELD Hub 4.0 Update Brings Material Design And Fixes

12/16/2014, NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet and SHIELD Portable owners are receiving a new app update today which brings some much needed improvements to the Hub app. Previously this application used to be called Tegra Zone, its connected with the gaming features of these...

Half-Life 2 Episode One Available Exclusively For NVIDIA SHIELD

12/15/2014, The NVIDIA SHIELD tablet has received many older PC games recently courtesy of NVIDIA and Valve, they’re back with another title that the tablet owners will probably like. The third Half-Life standalone title is now available for the SHIELD tablet....

NVIDIA Shield LTE Receives Android 5.0 Update

11/27/2014, NVIDIA became probably the first Android tablet manufacturer to roll out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update as quickly as it did. The roll out of this update was announced on November 13th. By November 18th Lollipop had landed on the Shield tablet. However...

NVIDIA’s GRID On-Demand Game Streaming Launched

11/13/2014, Already operating in Beta until today, GRID is officially becoming an NVIDIA product and starting from Tuesday, Nov 18, all SHIELD and SHIELD Tablet device users will be able to connect and play PC streaming games for free, until July 2015. At that time,...