NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet, Tablet K1 Updated With Security Fixes and Vulkan 1.0.1.0 Conformity

SHIELD Tablet and SHIELD Tablet K1 owners are being met with a software update this morning from NVIDIA, one that brings conformity with Vulkan 1.0.1.0, as well as a few security updates. To make sure you are running the latest build possible, the update for the SHIELD Tablet is labeled as Upgrade 4.4, while the Tablet K1 update is labeled as Upgrade 1.5.  (more…)

Pavilion, a ‘Fourth Person’ Puzzle Adventure Game, Available Now for NVIDIA SHIELD

A new game for SHIELD owners (both SHIELD TV and Tablet), is now available on Google Play. Called Pavilion, it is described as a fourth person puzzle adventure game. Interestingly, once the game boots, there are no tutorials or instructions. You, as the player, must explore and figure everything out for yourself.

The overall layout is a dreamy fantasy world, complete with loads of challenging puzzles for you to solve. As you continue on your journey, the developers hope that you will begin to understand the world in which you have been placed.  (more…)

Supposed NVIDIA SHIELD TV (2016) Hits the FCC, Along With Updated SHIELD Controller

According to a FCC filing made public, NVIDIA may launch an updated SHIELD Android TV console this year. Listed in the documents, the console carries a model number of P2897, but due to confidentiality requests from NVIDIA, not much else is known. Inside the filing, but not viewable by the public, everything you might want to see is inside, including user manuals, external photos, and test set-up photos.

Even though we can’t see what it is exactly, we can make a pretty educated guess. Listed under the labeling portion, we see that the device is definitely rectangular in shape, and that the console features 802.11ac WiFi. Officially, the equipment is labeled as the SHIELD Android TV Game Console.  (more…)