NVIDIA Shield Shipping July 31 For $299

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After an initial delay, the NVIDIA Shield will now ship on July 31 for $299.99. NVIDIA announced the new shipping date for the Shield Android portable console today, claiming the device is now in full production. NVIDIA Shield was originally scheduled to ship last month, but an issue with the device caused a delay shortly […]

Android Video Game Console Roundup

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Later this year, as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo compete in the video game console market, they’ll face competition from a number of smaller, cheaper consoles running Google’s Android platform. These Android consoles come from a variety of companies, with many of them only coming to stores thanks to Kickstarter campaigns. Each company has a different […]

BlueStacks GamePop Mini Android Console Comes Free With Subscription

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Today BlueStacks announced its new GamePop Mini Android console that will come free with a subscription to the upcoming $6.99 GamePop games service. The new GamePop Mini will come out later this year at the same time as the $129 GamePop microconsole, but gamers only have to pay for the service to get the smaller […]

Google Reportedly Working On Android Game Console To Combat Apple

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A report from the Wall Street Journal claims that Google is working on its own Android video game console to compete against a possible console from Apple. The rumored Google video game console will come from the Google X hardware lab and will compete with the many Android consoles that are currently available, or that […]

Mad Catz Project MOJO Hands-On

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Mad Catz, the popular video game accessory maker, will soon enter the growing Android console market with its new Project MOJO console, which we were able to get a few minutes to try out. Like other Android consoles Project MOJO is a very small box that’s easily hidden away. The size also makes it easily portable so […]

Ouya Launches in Stores, Angers Some Kickstarter Backers

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The Ouya Android game console is now available in stores for anyone to buy, but many Kickstarter backers aren’t happy about it. The Ouya is a small Android-based home video game console made possible by a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Users gave money to Ouya last year to help the company produce the Ouya console with […]

NVIDIA Shield Sees $50 Price Cut Before Release

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Today NVIDIA announced that Shield will cost gamers $50 less than originally announced, bringing the Android console closer to other handheld consoles. The NVIDIA Shield will now cost $299 instead of the original $349 price. The new price brings the Android console closer to the price of the Sony PlayStation Vita, which currently sells for […]

Mad Catz Going After Ouya with Project M.O.J.O.

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Next week Mad Catz will unveil the newest entry in the Android console market with Project M.O.J.O., a micro-console that will take advantage of the company’s GameSmart accessories. Unlike other Android consoles like the Ouya, Mad Catz’s Project M.O.J.O. won’t use a custom Android skin that’s specifically designed. Instead the Mad Catz console will use stock […]

GamePop Android Console Will Play iOS Games On TV

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BlueStacks’ upcoming GamePop subscription-based Android game console will also let gamers play iOS games on their TV, thanks to its Looking Glass technology. The Looking Glass technology translates mobile games for use on the TV, even iOS games. The technology gives developers an API that will let their iOS games run on the Android-based GamePop […]

NVIDIA Shield Now Available For Pre-order For $350, Ships June 4

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Earlier this week NVIDIA announced that pre-orders for the NVIDIA Shield would start on May 20, but the company instead decided to start taking pre-orders for the Android portable console today. The NVIDIA Shield is now available for pre-order for $349.99 from NVIDIA, GameStop, NewEgg and Canada Computer. NVIDIA’s store doesn’t commit to a shipping […]

Gamepop Brings Android Games To HDTVs With a Monthly Subscription

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The new Gamepop Android console from Bluestacks promises a wide array of Android games on an HDTV for a monthly subscription, like a Netflix for Android games. Gamepop is both the name of the service that offers Android games and the console that connects to the HDTV. The Gamepop console looks fairly similar to the […]

Ouya Shipping Early to Kickstarter Backers

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The Ouya Android console will ship to Kickstarter backers on March 28, about two months before the console will ship to stores and those who recently pre-ordered it. Ouya announced the shipping date in an update to Kickstarter backers where it also announced a few new developers who are creating games for the Android-based console. […]