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NVIDIA partners with Valve to bring hit game Portal to Shield

No word on exact release date or wider release to other Android devices There wasn't a whole lot of mobile news coming out of the opening keynote of the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference today, but one of the bigger pieces dropped on us is that the insanely-popular game Portal is coming to the...
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NVIDIA drops Shield price to $199, updates to KitKat and brings GameStream improvements

More options for streaming games from your own PC or laptop to a Shield with a fresh new operating system NVIDIA has been pushing to improve the Shield ever since it launched, and the latest update brings a step up to Android 4.4 KitKat, GameStream improvements across the board and a new, lower...
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Nyko launching line of NVIDIA Shield accessories

Keep your Shield charged and looking good at a solid price with new accessories Nyko is getting in on a not-so-crowded accessory market for the NVIDIA Shield today with a handful of new products that make your portable gaming machine a little more manageable. First up is a $12.99 Shell Case —...
Tegra madness

Win an Nvidia Shield or Tegra Note from AC and Nvidia

What better way to end the year than with one of two awesome Tegra 4 devices? Nvidia knows how to make mobile processors. The benchmarks tell part of the story, but using a device like the Tegra Note or the Shield tells the rest. Vanilla Android, fast as heck, and games that rival full consoles...
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NVIDIA Shield December software update released

Gamestream, Game Mapper and fullscreen improvements in latest OTA NVIDIA has released another over-the-air update for its Android-powered Shield gaming handheld. The NVIDIA Shield December update enhances some of the features added in the previous October update, enabling 1080p resolution with...
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NVIDIA Shield down to $249 with free case and games for Black Friday

$50 off the Shield itself, plus free case, Sonic 4 Episode 2 and Expendable: Rearmed NVIDIA is getting in on the Black Friday action, offering its own Shield handheld gaming device for $249, down from the usual price of $299. And to sweeten the deal, the manufacturer is throwing in a free carry...
Zombie Tycoon II

Zombie Tycoon II: Brainhov's Revenge now available for the Nvidia Shield on Google Play

This PS3 port shows just how powerful Android and the Tegra 4 can be If you picked up an Nvidia Shield it means one thing — you're a gamer. You might do other things on your Android, or maybe even have another device you use for messaging or social networking or web browsing, but you like to...
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NVIDIA updates Shield with Android 4.3, button mapping, console mode

The $300 NVIDIA Shield gaming console gains a great deal more functionality NVIDIA today is letting lose a major update to its Shield gaming console, one that adds a significant amount of functionality to the $300 device. Here's the lowdown: Android 4.3: Shield is getting updated to Android 4...
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NVIDIA has a new Shield in the works, may feature next-gen Tegra chip

A new Shield with an even more powerful chip means game developers can go even further — and we can't wait to see what they come up with The NVIDIA Shield is one of those niche devices that never made it big. Having had one for a long while, I can tell you that there is no better way to play the...
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Dead on Arrival 2 as seen on the Nvidia Shield

 Dead on Arrival sequel played on the Nvidia SHIELD Recently released, Dead on Arrival 2 is downloadable from the Google Play Store (see the link above). Controller and Tegra optimized, DOA2 pairs seamlessly with the Nvidia SHIELD. The game is free to download and play with in app purchases to...
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This Nvidia Shield gets shot with a rifle and still works

We've seen what explosives will do the the Nvidia Shield, but what about a rifle? The folks at Rated RR were curious, too. After various tests dropping the Shield into the dirt and concrete, they finally got out the heavy hitters and shot it with a Mossberg rifle chambered in .30-30. Pow. The...
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This is not how you take the NVIDIA Shield apart

But it sure is fun as hell to watch in slow-motion. Shield forums | Shield review
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NVIDIA Shield update moves apps to SD card, improves Miracast, adds dev tools

The NVIDIA Shield handheld Android gaming system — or HAGS, as no one but us apparently has ever called it — just got another software update that adds a couple interesting features to the Tegra 4 platform. Here's what's new: You can now move apps and app files from the internal storage to an...
Asphalt 8 controls on the Nvidia Shield

Asphalt 8: Airborne and the Nvidia Shield is a match made in Android gaming heaven

The built-in controller of the NVIDIA Shield makes it a perfect match for Asphalt 8: Airborne Like many of you guys, I've been playing Asphalt 8: Airborne and destroying my battery for the past couple days. It's without a doubt a fun-as-hell game, and one of the best we've seen yet for any...
Weekly Photo Contest: Food

Announcing the 'Weekly Photo Contest: Food' winner!

We saw dozens of fantastic food pictures this week. It's been a week since we announced that we're looking for the best pictures of food you can take with your Android phone, and after hundreds of entries we've picked a winner. Thanks to Gezim for showing us this fantastic picture of various...
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Weekly Photo Contest: Food

Let's see the best pictures of food you can take. We're going to keep up the pace with our weekly photo contests, because we want as many people as possible to get out there and take some great photos. This week's topic is a broad one — "food". Now don't think that this ties you down to just...
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NVIDIA releases open-source bits and factory restore image for the Shield

The source code will help you tinker, the factory images will help you get back NVIDIA dropped us a line to let everyone know that they've released the open-source materials and a factory image for the Shield. This, when paired with an easy OEM unlock via fastboot, opens the Shield to the full...
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NVIDIA Shield teardown reveals you can't 'use the Shield as a shield'

Interior found to be 'complex' and 'convoluted,' but still gets a 6 out of 10 for reparability The folks over at iFixt have finished breaking down the Shield's defenses, and took a good look around the inside. While the device didn't score as well as some other gaming systems, the Shield got...
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NVIDIA Shield now shipping July 31

NVIDIA this morning announced that Shield -- its handheld, Android-based gaming system -- will ship on July 31, a little more than a month late. Shield originally was to ship June 27, but an unspecified "mechanical issue" with a "third-party component" pushed the launch into July. Shield, which is...
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Go hands-on with NVIDIA's Shield at select locations this August

Catch a summer movie and play with a hot new Android device NVIDIA is offering a way for you to find out first-hand about their upcoming Shield handheld, provided you're in New York or San Francisco. At select theaters, they will have their Shield Movie Theater Experience Centers set up where...

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