Last July 31, 2013 Â NVIDIA announced that SHIELD, NVIDIA’s ultimate gaming and entertainment portable, is now available for purchase for $299.Â The NVIDIA Shield is a handheld console by NVIDIA and Â features a flip-up 5-inch (130Â mm) touchscreen display with 720p resolution.Â The device is similar in form to a Xbox controller, with two analog joysticks, a D-pad, and some buttons.Â TheÂ NVIDIA Shield also provides you with access to the Google Play store, Hulu Plus, Twitch and more. This gaming portable runs on Android Jelly Bean Platform.
Those interested can now order here. Sadly, the SHIELD is available only for US & Canada residents at this moment. That doesn’t stop those with relatives there from shipping them the new toy.Â Here is a list of stores that are currently selling this game console portable.
Here’s the Specs of the NVIDIA Shield:
The SHIELD features a new and innovative PC game streaming capability available in BETA at launch*, SHIELD gives you the power to wirelessly access your GeForceÂ® GTX-powered computer from the comfort of your couch. Play your favorite PC games on a full-size controller with ultra-low latency thanks to SHIELD’s game-speed Wi-Fi and the fast performance of GeForce GTX GPUs.
*NOTE: The PC Streaming feature is currently in beta.
PC games supporting by the Nvidia Shield include “Bioshock: Infinite”, “Grand Theft Auto 4”, “Skyrim,”, “Batman: Arkham City” and many more.
Check here to see the full list of games that are currently supported.
So what do you think about this new gaming console? Will you be purchasing one? or it’s just another “meh” console?
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