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Games and Twitch at the heart of Nvidia's Shield Tablet

Nvidia believes the market is ready for a specialty tablet that can run Unreal Engine 4 with ease, play your PC games remotely and broadcast your every demise in Spelunky. Built around its Tegra K1 processor and partnered with a wireless controller, Nvidia's Shield Tablet is that specialty product....

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Rise and shine, Half-Life 2, on Nvidia Shield

Half-Life 2 crowbarred itself into Portal's launch party on Nvidia Shield, and both games are out now for the Android-based console. Nvidia, who handled the ports, confirmed to Joystiq the Android versions are currently only available on Shield. According to Nvidia, the Shield ports of Valve's...

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Watch Dogs Nvidia trailer offers a close look at pretty environments

The Steam listing for Watch Dogs told us what we'll need to make the game function properly on PC, but Ubisoft's recent trailer offers a glimpse of Nvidia's visual effects, which we'll see firsthand on May 27. Check out the damp, shadowy, breezy scenery from the Windy City above. [Image:...

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Nvidia Shield slashed to $199 for April, getting remote game streaming

Nvidia's Android-based handheld game system, Shield, will receive a temporary price drop for April, cutting the system by $50 to $199 for the month. The price cut is accompanied by new features arriving in a software update for the system next week, including a new user interface for the Shield's...

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Portal to find a companion in Android-based handheld, Nvidia Shield [Update]

Popular first-person puzzle-shooter Portal is coming to Nvidia's Android-based handheld system, Shield. Nvidia is handling the adaptation, said to be a full port of the PC version of the game, with the blessing of Valve. The Nvidia Shield launched in late July 2013 and our review of the system...

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Nvidia marketing manager killed trying to rescue man from train

Nvidia marketing manager Philip Scholz, 35, was killed on January 20 when a commuter train struck both him and an unidentified man whom Scholz was trying to help off the tracks. Mercury News reports that Scholz saw the man, who is currently in critical condition, down on the tracks and laid down to...

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Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor plays nice with Unreal Engine 4

Nvidia and Epic Games have been friends for a while, so it's only natural the latest mobile processor from Nvidia, the Tegra K1, officially supports Epic Games' latest engine, the Unreal Engine 4. We saw our first hint at this union last summer, when Nvidia unveiled Project Logan – a mobile...

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Nvidia Shield ups PC streaming to 1080p, adds button mapping options

A new update for the Nvidia Shield drops today and aims to build on the foundation laid by last month's substantial update. Arguably the biggest feature in the December update is 1080p streaming of supported PC games to your television. With a bluetooth controller, Nvidia Shield owners can play...

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Nvidia Shield update adds Console Mode, improved PC streaming

The Nvidia Shield just became a much more attractive gaming device, thanks to a new, "massive" update. Most notably, the update enables the Shield's "Console Mode," which allows players to link a Bluetooth controller to the Shield to play games on the nearest television, much like traditional...

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Nvidia Shield adding 'console mode,' streaming leaves beta

The Nvidia Shield has been a solution in search of a problem, and this week the company began a justification campaign for the $300 device's existence with some interesting upgrades. This week the company announced Nvidia GameStream, due to launch on October 28, and the Shield "console mode." A...

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