12/05/2013, NVIDIA recently announced its Shield is now capable of streaming content at 1080p and it seems the company isn’t stopping there. NVIDIA knows gamers want to enjoy their games wherever they go, and not just in another room within their home, which is why the company is launching a beta for its cloud gaming service.
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, which makes new graphics features available to developers – unfortunately, Tegra 4 is not ES 3.0 compliant. There are quite a few, […]
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 the specs could be different, or if you were hoping for a different design, you might not have to wait too long because come […]
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). Not surprisingly, this is a feature that users asked for as soon as NVIDIA showed this console at CES 2013. This also opens the gate to something even […]
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 improves and adds a number of features so as to enhance the experience for users. The update allows users to move select application data from the Shield’s internal […]
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
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.” NVIDIA has confirmed to Ubergizmo that the console will start shipping on July 31st. It appears now that whatever the mechanical issue was, it has been taken care of. […]
07/16/2013, The NVIDIA Shield was expected to be released on June 27 for a lowered retail price of $299, but a day before its official release, NVIDIA had to delay the Shield’s launch to take place some time in July due to “mechanical issues.” As a result of the extra time, NVIDIA is announcing they’re taking their Shield out into the public to get people some real-world experience with the Android device.
06/26/2013, NVIDIA has just announced that it will delay the shipment of its SHIELD Android game console to “July” (from June 27) as it has found a mechanical issue in (what is probably) the first batch of product. According to NVIDIA, a “3rd party” component is the root cause. We don’t know anything about the severity of the problem but since NVIDIA builds all the critical components, it can’t be that […]
06/20/2013, The NVIDIA SHIELD will now retail for $299 when it releases on June 27.
05/30/2013, The NVIDIA Shield console has turned up at the FCC for approval. This is a good indication of the release likely being on time.
05/17/2013, Earlier this week, NVIDIA announced the pre-order timeframe of its SHIELD Android mobile game console powered by Tegra 4, and that was supposed to be next Monday for retail partners like Newegg, GameStop, Micro Center and Canada Computers. Good news: the retail partners have decided to move the pre-order to… now. This was confirmed this morning by Jason Paul who manages SHIELD at NVIDIA. It’s not clear why this happened, […]
05/14/2013, NVIDIA has just announced that its Project SHIELD game console will officially be called NVIDIA Shield. That’s not a total surprise, but for those who liked the name will be glad to know that it will stay. More importantly, the company has finally revealed the price for this console: $349. Those who have signed up for the notification on shield.nvidia.com will be able to pre-order right away and everybody else […]
02/12/2013, Last week, NVIDIA highlighted its Project SHIELD in the first video of its PC Mondays series by showing us how exactly the device will sync up with your PCs. The process was easier than we originally anticipated as it took very little effort to get the PC version of Borderlands 2 up and running through Steam. One concern people had regarding the demo was how exactly non-Steam games would play. […]