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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’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,...

NVIDIA Shield Tablet To Receive Android 5.0 Update This Month

11/04/2014, Google may have announced yesterday that Android 5.0 Lollipop, its latest update, is rolling out but it didn’t reveal on which devices. The company didn’t even confirm which existing Nexus and Google Play Edition devices will be the first ones...

Android 5.0 Lollipop For NVIDIA SHIELD Confirmed

10/16/2014, Google unveiled the next major iteration of Android at I/2014 and at the time it was introduced as Android L. Yesterday the company officially announced the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the aforementioned major iteration. It will be pre-installed on...

Possible NVIDIA SHIELD 2 Spotted In FCC Filing

06/05/2014, With the NVIDIA Shield gaming console launched back in 2013, we guess it’s not a stretch of the imagination to think that NVIDIA could be working on a successor that could be released later this year, right? Well if they are, they are keeping mum about...

Half-Life 2 Could Be Arriving On The NVIDIA Shield

05/08/2014, The NVIDIA Shield is an interesting device because it is a handheld gaming console powered by Android. We’ve seen such devices in the past, although the NVIDIA Shield does take things to the next level with its controls and design, not to mention its...

NVIDIA Shield 2 Might Feature Tegra K1 With 4GB RAM

04/22/2014, NVIDIA’s Android based handheld gaming console, the Shield, is due for an update later this year. While it is not known as yet exactly when the company plans on launching a successor, rumors have already started floating around about what we can...

NVIDIA SHIELD Gets Android 4.3, Gamepad Mapper

10/28/2013, When SHIELD launched, NVIDIA has promised to deliver OS updates as fast as they can, so SHIELD is now getting an Android 4.3 update today. There are a number of interesting things in 4.3, but the most important in terms of gaming has to be OpenGL ES 3.0,...

NVIDIA SHIELD 2 Could Be Unveiled In 2014

10/21/2013, Earlier this year, NVIDIA took the wraps off their Android-powered handheld gaming console which was known as SHIELD. The device had a lot of promise and we actually enjoyed it a lot during our review of the product, but if you were hoping that some of...

SHIELD Console Mode: SHIELD “Box” Coming Next?

10/18/2013, NVIDIA has been busy: after formally introducing G-Sync, the company has also announced that its SHIELD Android device will get a “Console Mode” in which SHIELD acts as a gaming box connected to the TV (paired with a 3rd party wireless controller)....

NVIDIA Shield OTA Update Lets Users Move App Data To SD Card

08/29/2013, NVIDIA today released an over-the-air update for its Shield portable gaming console. The Shield is a handheld console that is capable of streaming PC games from Steam as well as of playing Android games. It was released on July 31st. The new OTA update...

NVIDIA SHIELD Review

07/30/2013, NVIDIA SHIELD Review | In addition to running Android games, the NVIDIA SHIELD can also stream PC games by basically turning your PC into a private cloud gaming service like Onlive or Gaikai

NVIDIA Shield To Start Shipping On July 31st

07/21/2013, NVIDIA Shield is a handheld gaming console capable of playing Android games as well as streaming PC games from Steam. The console was due to be released on June 27th. However NVIDIA delayed the release due to an unspecified “mechanical issue.”...