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Nvidia Shield Android TV Gets 1.2 Update

By Steven Wong, Jun 15, 2015 7:20am PDT

The Shield Android TV, Nvidia's flagship entertainment device, received a big update this morning. Details for the 1.2 software update range from improved streaming performance to additional apps.


Amazon Outs Nvidia Shield Pro Console

By John Gaudiosi, May 26, 2015 6:00am PDT

As the official launch of the Nvidia Shield console draws close, Amazon accidentally reveals a second model, which was removed from listing soon after it was leaked.


"I want it to replace my doorstop ps3 and shitty chromecast that always has issues with wireless. ..."

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Nvidia Shield Hub beta opens door for 1080p, 60fps game streaming

By Ozzie Mejia, May 12, 2015 3:45pm PDT

Nvidia Shield owners can now jump into the newly-released Shield Hub beta, which will allow them to stream select games at 1080p, 60fps.


NVIDIA offers The Witcher 3 and Arkham Knight free with GPU purchase

By Daniel Perez, May 06, 2015 7:15am PDT

If you're in the market for a new GPU, check out this promotion from NVIDIA, especially if you're planning on buying either The Witcher 3 or Arkham Knight.


"Same with my 970... Oh well, chances are fair to good that Batman will suck anyway."

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6 Android Games for Topping Your High Score

By Steven Wong, Apr 30, 2015 6:30pm PDT

Sometimes, your biggest rival is yourself, along with every other name on that leaderboard. Here are six of the best games made for making and breaking high scores.


"Most of these games are console/PC titles that were ported. Voxel Rush and Jetpack Joyride re ..."

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Opinion: The End of the Mobile Console Era

By Steven Wong, Mar 17, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Is today's announcement that Nintendo is formally stepping into the mobile games market an indirect admission that the age of handheld consoles have come to an end? Do consoles like the 3DS and Vita still have a place in a world flooded by smart devices? We could be looking ...


""If you have to leave the home" As if. There's nothing beyond these walls!"

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Interview: Crytek Cevat Yerli Talks Nvidia Shield

By John Gaudiosi, Mar 17, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Crytek founder Cevat Yerli talks about the power of the Tegra X1 Nvidia Shield and how Crysis 3 plays on a mobile chip in this Exclusive interview.


"I'm sad that only sponsored articles are the only articles about high end mobile gaming. For the ..."

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Nvidia Titan X Announced at GDC 2015

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 04, 2015 12:27pm PST

Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage to reveal the new Titan X, Nvidia's latest GPU.


"If I ever develop an engine I'm gonna call it the Urmom engine for added confusion; and vulgarity."

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Nvidia Shield specs includes 16GB storage, GameStream support, and more

By Daniel Perez, Mar 04, 2015 7:50am PST

Shortly after Nvidia made its big Shield announcement, we're now learning about the product's specs which includes a number of surprising features.


"Glad to see this coming out with 3GB vs just 2gb since this is a 64-bit chip. Should keep the ..."

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NVIDIA announces Nvidia Shield set-top box entertainment system

By Daniel Perez, Mar 03, 2015 7:24pm PST

During its GDC presentation, Nvidia has announced it will be entering the Smart TV space with its latest product.


"LOL! Dream big. Everything actually done then is always disappointing."

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GDC 2015: Watch Nvidia's Made to Game Presentation at 7pm PT

By Daniel Perez, Mar 03, 2015 6:50pm PST

Nvidia will be making a big announcement from GDC that has been five years in the making. 


NVIDIA announces Hearthstone World Pro/Am tournament

By Daniel Perez, Feb 26, 2015 11:50am PST

NVIDIA is announcing its own Hearthstone tournament will be taking place this spring with a $25,000 prize pool and SHIELDs to win.


Hands-on with the Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 and Acer XB270HU monitor

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 23, 2015 11:00am PST

Nvidia released its GeForce GTX 960 graphics card yesterday. Shacknews recently went hands-on with the midrange card, as well as the Acer XB270HU monitor, to test it out on a couple of recent PC game releases.


"I should have written those specs down. All I know was that the demo station was running on the ..."

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Opinion: Powerful Tablets Can Mean an End for Gaming PCs

By Steven Wong, Jan 09, 2015 9:00am PST

With tablets and other mobile devices becoming ever more powerful, is the age of PC gaming desktops and notebooks coming to an end?


"HIGHLY doubtful. If anything, there will just be space for all. Perhaps it will be a ..."

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Nvidia unveils the Tegra X1 mobile superchip

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 05, 2015 12:00pm PST

Nvidia is looking to bring the power of its Maxwell GPU to more than standard devices, with CEO Jen-Hsun Huang unveiling the Tegra X1 mobile superchip during last night's CES keynote.


"Also the benchmarks that are coming out aren't doing Nvidia any favors by not really basing ..."

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