Project SHIELD

Zombie Tycoon 2 for NVIDIA SHIELD arrives by way of the Play Store

Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov's Revenge has arrived in the Google Play Store. This is a real-time strategy game, though, the first thing many will likely notice is the price tag, $9.99. But before you write that off as an overpriced game designed for smartphones and tablets, there is more involved here. To begin with, Zombie Tycoon 2 is a release available only for the NVIDIA SHIELD.

Green Throttle shuts down Arena app, a multi-player Android gaming experience

Android desperately wants to encroach on your living room TV, but how that’s going to be accomplished is not yet known. With Chromecast, supporting apps like Netflix can stream content from your Android device. Rumors of Android TV have yet to pan out. Miracast is lost in the shuffle, seemingly defeated by the advent of Google’s $35 dongle. Then there is Android gaming, a sector that has just started taking shape, and is seeing rapid expansion.

NVIDIA SHIELD Android 4.3 update brings Console Mode and more

NVIDIA has announced and detailed the latest software update for the SHIELD. This one will be rolling out over-the-air and it will be arriving with several new features and lots more in terms of functionality. Just to begin with, this update will bump your handheld console to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. But there will also be Console Mode, a Gamepad Mapper and more.

NVIDIA SHIELD GameStream Console Mode hands-on

NVIDIA has been showing off GameStream at an event today and part of that includes something called Game Console Mode. While we offered a bit of detail on the setup earlier in the day, we now have some video, which should offer a much better look at how this all works. Anyway, this video offers a look at a setup using Steam, a PC, the SHIELD, a Bluetooth controller and a television.

NVIDIA GameStream official with Game Console Mode

The NVIDIA GameStream has been officially unveiled this morning. This announcement is coming out of the NVIDIA Montreal event and GameStream basically means users will be able to stream gameplay out to a variety of other devices. Basically, this expands the PC game streaming of the SHIELD and uses other technology to include GeForce GTX graphics cards and the NVIDIA GRID.

Asphalt 8: Airborne Review on NVIDIA SHIELD

After months of waiting the folks from Gameloft have just released the 8th installment to their classic racing franchise for mobile. That being Asphalt 8: Airborne. We saw it when Google announced the Nexus 7 followed by a slight delay, and today it's officially available for almost all Android devices. Oh, and it works amazingly well with the NVIDIA SHIELD, so we're doing our review with that device. Check out this high flying, octane-boosting game below.
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