With launch pushed back, there are people out there that pre-ordered NVIDIA’s SHIELD gaming console, but were met with sad emails last week. If you just can’t wait to get your hands on a SHIELD unit and want to see what all of the fuss is about, NVIDIA has partnered with GameStop and Micro Center to set up some unique SHIELD Experience Centers throughout the country. (more…)
NVIDIA is working extremely hard to create a product that people want, bringing Android to its highest potential in the realm of mobile gaming. One of the features that SHIELD offers that I can’t get enough of, is the feeling of an actual controller in my hand while playing my favorite games. So, what happens when you pair said controller, complete with joysticks and triggers, with a new Parrot AR Drone 2.0? Pure nerd magic. (more…)
For those waiting to receive their NVIDIA SHIELD, you may want to stop holding your breath. NVIDIA announced today that SHIELD has experienced some mechanical issues, forcing the company to push back the device’s launch. Previously, the device was set to go on sale for $299 starting tomorrow, June 27. That is apparently no longer the case. (more…)
This morning, NVIDIA dropped a bomb, announcing that they have lowered the price of SHIELD from the original $349 mark, to just $299. Thanks to enough community feedback and response to the product from potential buyers, NVIDIA felt it best to lower the price, allowing them to get the device into the hands of even more dedicated gamers. For those that already pre-ordered SHIELD at the $349 price, NVIDIA says that once the device ships, only the new price of $299 will be charged to their cards.
Thanks to NVIDIA’s all-new GRID cloud gaming system, playing top notch PC games no matter where you are is now not something we have to think of as fantasy. Using servers created specifically for hosting and streaming high quality games, players can access their PC titles from Android-powered gaming consoles such as OUYA, their Android tablets or even the new SHIELD portable gaming console. If you are an intense gamer, which NVIDIA caters to, then this should highly interest you. (more…)
This morning at the E3 conference, NYKO, a well-known consumer electronics company unveiled the first third party accessories we have ever seen for NVIDIA’s upcoming portable gaming console, SHIELD. They are currently showing off two cases and one docking station, each of which look pretty neat in their own right. (more…)
NVIDIA’s upcoming Tegra 4-powered SHIELD device still needed to make one pit stop before being shipped out to customers and that’s the required stop by the good ol’ FCC. Now that the device has been approved for all of its WiFi operation, we can still plan on the device being shipped out before the end of June, at least according to NVIDIA’s pre-order page. (more…)