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Nvidia announces Android handheld Project Shield

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 07, 2013 6:00am PST

Everyone's getting into the Linux game, it seems, and now Nvidia has tossed its hat into the ring. The graphics card manufacturer yesterday announced its Project Shield, an Android-powered handheld which resembles an Xbox 360 controller with a flip-up touchscreen. Curiously,...

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"money. depends on the pricepoint of this new thing. i'm highly interested"

- fw_rams see all 41 comments

Windows RT to support Unreal Engine 3

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2012 11:00am PDT

Unreal Engine 3 continues to expand its reach to new devices. Epic Games has announced that the ubiquitous multiplatform engine will be available on Windows RT when it launches later this year.

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"I don't think this is true, you can deal with native code (c/c++) without having to deal with ..."

- hanged_man see all 14 comments

Borderlands 2 PC video shows off fancy PhysX effects

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 16, 2012 10:30am PDT

Borderlands 2 for PC will predictably come with fancy graphics effects not found in the console versions. Among them is support for Nvidia PhysX.

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"I don't think I've ever found any facts on whether or not a weaker dedicated Physx card will ..."

- at0micgarden see all 17 comments

Nvidia GTX 660 Ti offers Kepler for $299, includes Borderlands 2

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 16, 2012 10:00am PDT

Today, Nvidia launches the GTX 660 Ti, the lowest priced entry in Nvidia's Kepler series. Not only do cards start at $299, it will be bundled with a voucher redeemable for a free copy of Borderlands 2.

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"I just upgraded from the gtx 480 to the gtx 680 last night. I was going to go with the 660 as ..."

- Saldrin see all 16 comments

Nvidia's New Dawn demo now downloadable

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 23, 2012 9:30am PDT

Nvidia dragged its former fairy mascot Dawn out of retirement this year for the tech demo A New Dawn, showing off how realistic a character PCs can render if they throw hefty hardware at the problem. You can now download and run the demo yourself.

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"wtf is up with her Hair? Don't know why they left that part in."

- Matto357 see all 9 comments

MacBook Pro refreshed with Nvidia Kepler GPU, Retina display

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 11, 2012 11:30am PDT

As expected, Apple announced new hardware at its WWDC keynote. Of most note to gamers is the upcoming MacBook Pro refresh, which includes a Kepler video card.

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"mac D3 performance is bad, and that res isnt and wont be supported for some time"

- spaceyme see all 84 comments

Nvidia shows off 'A New Dawn' DX11 tech demo

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 06, 2012 4:45am PDT

Square Enix's real-time tech demo 'Agni's Philosophy' wowed us yesterday, and Nvidia was also showing off some tech of its own. Come watch the 'A New Dawn' demo, dedicated to rendering one single realistic character.

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"tbh faeries are supposed to have lil A-cups, not very realistic imho"

- boring gegtik see all 42 comments

GeForce GTX 690 announced for $999

By Steve Watts, Apr 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT

NVIDIA has announced its latest flagship graphics card, the GeForce GTX 690, for a whopping $999.

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"People buy two GTX 680 for SLI setups and that costs about the same... and consumes more power ..."

- SlamDunk see all 47 comments

GeForce GTX 680 announced, powerful enough for Samaritan

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 22, 2012 7:15am PDT

The GeForce GTX 680 represents the beginning of Nvidia's next generation GPU architecture. "With Kepler we wanted not only to build the world's fastest GPU, but also the world's most power efficient," Nvidia said in the announcement.

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"The relay delay between loading the resources and the increase in performance does lead to some ..."

- Zolneirz see all 46 comments

Nvidia profits rise amid increasing PC demand

By Steve Watts, Nov 11, 2011 10:15am PST

Nvidia enjoyed healthy profits in the third quarter, attributing the gains to increased demand for high-end PCs thanks to upcoming titles, and the current status of PCs as "dramatically better" than consoles.

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"it could just be that this generation of consoles has been around for so long, that console ..."

- squeakychimp see all 25 comments

Battlefield 3-tuned graphics drivers launched

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 24, 2011 7:30am PDT

The PC edition of Battlefield 3 certainly seems the version to play, so, to prepare for its launch on Tuesday, you may well want to install the beta graphics card drivers Nvidia and AMD have tuned for DICE's war game.

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"Grabbed the nvidia beta drivers for the BF3 beta, they ran smoothly (other than the game ..."

- Wiz74 see all 12 comments

Batman: Arkham City PC edition dated, PhysX effects unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 19, 2011 6:00am PDT

With the console editions of Batman: Arkham City out the Bat-door, a release date and shiny PhysX effects have been announced for the delayed PC version. It'll hit on November 15, crammed full of lovely particles.

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"LOL so an 8800 gt runs the game just as well as a 560 ? Except you get flying paper and debris? ..."

- desevil see all 30 comments

LA Noire 'Complete Edition' coming to PC in November

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 28, 2011 8:30am PDT

Unlike PS3 and Xbox 360 players, PC owners are getting the "Complete Edition" of LA Noire. On November 8th, Team Bondi's detective thriller will be available on PC, Steam and OnLive.

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"not as a whole. i'm sure the individual members wouldn't mind getting personal checks though "

- RikiTiki2 see all 27 comments

Mafia 2 Gets PhysX, 3D Vision Support

By Chris Faylor, May 18, 2010 1:00pm PDT

All three versions of Mafia II--PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360--will use NVIDIA's PhysX physics technology, publisher 2K Games announced today,...

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"Trying to tell someone this when they don't even realism the difference in architectures is ..."

- MechBFP see all 35 comments

Preview: Dark Void's PC-Exclusive 3D and PhysX Effects in Action

By Garnett Lee, Jan 08, 2010 6:50am PST

In their suite at CES, publisher Capcom showed off the finished PC version

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"i will definely buy this game and so should YOU.The devs could easily have released a run of the ..."

- nic40on see all 39 comments