Contest: Win an NVIDIA SHIELD and $15 Google Play Gift Card From DL and NVIDIA (Update: Winner Picked)

We have teamed up with the good folks at NVIDIA, offering you a chance to win a brand new SHIELD portable gaming console, paired with a $15 Google Play gift card for good measure. You can use the gift card to pick up a number of Tegra-powered games on Google Play, or anything else that your heart desires.

SHIELD is still one of the cooler niche Android products, featuring a built-in 5″ HD display, Tegra 4 processor with a 72-core NVIDIA GeForce GPU, console-grade controls, high-fidelity speakers, access to the GRID Cloud Gaming beta, and now comes running Android 4.4 with lots of proprietary tweaks from NVIDIA to give you an awesome gaming experience, no matter where you are located.

To make things easy and fair for everyone, we will use our trusted Rafflecopter widget. Follow the instructions on the widget below, and good luck!  (more…)

HTC Unveils Limited Edition Captain America S.H.I.E.L.D. One (M8)

Instead of a perfectly-placed Iron Man promotion (the phone is metal and RDJ is a paid spokesperson), HTC has decided to instead go a different route, teaming up the folks behind the new Captain America movie to produce a special limited edition S.H.I.E.L.D. One (M8) smartphone.

The One (M8) comes with a special S.H.I.E.L.D. logo along its backside, and appears to come packed with a few Captain America wallpapers. But don’t worry, the wallpapers can be yours too, if you so choose. (more…)

Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster Launches for NVIDIA SHIELD, Priced at $14.99

The streak continues, as yet another title has launched onto Google Play as an NVIDIA SHIELD exclusive. The game is called Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster, and while it is stated that the game will come to additional Tegra 4-powered devices in the future, this is still a pretty small percentage of Android gamers.

In Wonder Momo, which is apparently a comic strip that has been around for years and years, you play as Momoko, a well endowed schoolgirl/bikini model/superhero who battles the evil forces of Waru. Alright, you got me, this sounds pretty hot.  (more…)

Valve Ports Popular PC Game Portal to NVIDIA SHIELD, Looks to be an Exclusive

PC gamers out there have likely encountered Portal at some point, given its popularity and intriguing storyline. The game’s following has been bottle-capped, however, by the fact that it’s not available as a mobile title. Today, NVIDIA has announced that that is going to change, as they have teamed up with Valve to bring the unique game over to Android, seemingly exclusively on their SHIELD mobile console. (more…)

NVIDIA Announces Major Update for SHIELD – Includes Android 4.4.2, Revamped TegraZone, and Remote GameStream

Big news out of the NVIDIA camp today, as the company announced a major update for the SHIELD portable gaming console. To freshen your memory, when SHIELD was first launched, NVIDIA was quite open about keeping the device updated with the newest versions of Android.

Well, not only does this new update for SHIELD bring Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat, but NVIDIA isn’t stopping there.  (more…)

Tegra-exclusive Mount & Blade Now Available on Google Play, a Game of Epic Battles and Epic Groaning

A new game hit Google Play this afternoon, titled Mount & Blade. If you are into epic desktop RPG titles, then you might have heard of this game, as it is actually quite popular among those who wish they lived in medieval times. This is a full desktop port, and is currently exclusive to just Tegra 4-powered devices, such as the NVIDIA SHIELD(more…)