Project SHIELD

NVIDIA’s SHIELD Tablet is the next step in Android/PC gaming

What if the NVIDIA SHIELD were different? The portable gaming device turned heads on launch, and continued to do so well into its lifespan, supporting PC gaming as well as Android. The latest iteration of SHIELD takes it one step further, bringing you a tablet and controller that work together, but aren’t joined at the hip.

NVIDIA to abandon smartphones, focus on gaming and cars

If you've been dreaming of a gaming-oriented smartphone bearing NVIDIA's mark, better keep on dreaming. CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has practically come out saying that it has had enough trying to compete in the smartphone market and will just focus its resources in fields where it performs the best, like gaming, or ones that are young enough to penetrate, like in-car computers.

Portal for SHIELD live gameplay shown in video

Today at an NVIDIA event, Portal for Android was shown in live gameplay on the SHIELD. From the video (which we’ve included below, of course) we see smooth play, free of any stuttering or hiccups. From the looks of things, the Portal port to Android is just as smooth as it ever was on an Xbox.
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