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 […]

NVIDIA Shows Off Next Generation Tablet Graphics, Compares to iPads

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During a recent investor’s meeting NVIDIA showed a video detailing the graphical capabilities of next-generation Tegra processors with Kepler technology, and VentureBeat managed to grab a short video of the presentation. The video compares the graphics of the current fourth generation iPad to the Kepler graphics NVIDIA will bring to its next generation of Tegra […]

Nvidia Updates Tegra RoadMap: More Performance, Better Battery Life

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Today at its annual GPU Conference NVDIA outlined its roadmap for the next two years, including some details about the next two generations of Tegra processors that will likely power smartphones and tablets in 2014 and 2015. The next generation of NVIDIA Tegra processors currently carries the code-name Logan (a reference to Wolverine of the […]

NVIDIA Shows Popular Game Riptide GP 2 Running on Project Shield

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A new video from NVIDIA shows off the new Riptide GP2 running on a Project Shield handheld gaming device with enhanced graphics, thanks to its Tegra 4 processor. Riptide GP 2 is the sequel to the popular water racing game that’s currently available on both Android and iOS. The sequel to the game features enhanced […]

NVIDIA Will Ship Tegra 4 in May, Project Shield by July

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Yesterday during his company’s earnings call NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said the company will start to ship Tegra 4 chips to manufacturers in fiscal Q2 2014 which begins in May, according to Xbit Labs. Huang said the company will ship Tegra 4 chips to its partners early in its second financial quarter. That means companies […]

NVIDIA Shows Project Shield Playing Need For Speed: Most Wanted

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In its latest video of Project Shield NVIDIA shows the upcoming Android game console playing the PC version of Need For Speed: Most Wanted. The new video shows Need For Speed: Most Wanted streaming from a Falcon Northwest Tiki PC, the same PC the company showed playing Borderlands 2 last week. Because the PC has a […]

NVIDIA Shows Project Shield Playing Borderlands 2

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NVIDIA’s Project Shield doesn’t have a release date yet, but starting this week the company will tease gamers on its blog by showing how well the mobile gaming device can play PC games. The first video in NVIDIA’s PC Monday series of videos shows the Project Shield console streaming a game of Borderlands 2 from […]

Hands On With NVIDIA Project Shield

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Project Shield is NVIDIA’s first attempt at creating its own mobile device, and after a few minutes with the device it seems like an impressive first effort. Holding the NVIDIA Shield feels a lot like holding a game controller like the Xbox 360 or Dreamcast controller. It’s somewhat large, but still easy to hold, and […]

NVIDIA Announces Project Shield Android Console In a Controller

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NVIDIA announced Project Shield, a Tegra 4 powered Android game console built into a controller capable of playing games on the go or on an HDTV. The Shield console uses a Tegra 4 processor to run pure Android on a 5-inch 720p “Retinal Display” or any other display up to 4K via HDMI. Shield lets gamers […]