NVIDIA Project Shield hands-on
0. phoneArena 23 Mar 2013, 15:33 posted on
Knowing what’s stuffed inside, plus the fact it’s packing a touchscreen and a console style gaming pad, there’s no arguing about the NVIDIA Project Shield’s immense size. Compared to other mobile gaming pads that are out on the market now, it’s without question rather bulky...
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1. jcarrigan (unregistered)
Hm interesting, I would definitely love to try it out :)
24. samsunggalaxylover (Posts: 37; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)
I'll go with the play station vita.
2. jove39 (Posts: 1741; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
T4 is good...personally I am not fond of project shield...will wait for a tablet packing T4!
3. smallworld (Posts: 481; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)
Someone really think it will have any success ? I don't.
17. zhiae (unregistered)
i dont cuz
it is andoid and android will operate only apk so even iphone that i dont like can do what that do
PS:im not a smatphone user right now but i prefer android over ios
23. moronman66 (Posts: 162; Member since: 09 Jan 2012)
You may have missed the reveal of this then, one of it's larger selling points is that if you have computer with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX video card, then you can stream console quality games that are on your computer to it and play it. That being said, I don't think this particular version of "Project Shield" will do too great. Maybe a successor will though?
4. sonofzeus (Posts: 95; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)
Definitely a winner.it supports android games and has the option to sync with the games on the Windows desktop
6. daddysbeenabadgirl (Posts: 157; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)
I picked up a JXD S7300 for $140. I love the thing and cant put it down!!!! Way better than the Archos Gamepad (which I sold).
Specs aren't super but you get what you pay for. For only $140 I'm more than satisfied!
9. moronman66 (Posts: 162; Member since: 09 Jan 2012)
If only the Windows-streaming feature didn't require a GeForce GTX graphics processor, I'd get this! However, I might get a Tegra 4 tablet or phone when they come out
21. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)
If you like paying $40 for games and big bucks for proprietary memory cards on a proprietary os. But ultimately it depends on cost before I give my blessings to project shield.
If project shield cost the same as Vita then Vita is dead.
22. SmartPhoneStream (Posts: 162; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)
Well you're paying $40 for actual video games, not android games. Compare video games that are avaialble for Vita and their android versions and you'll see a large difference
11. techloverNYC (Posts: 601; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)
Looks more promising than play station Vita. I think if the price is under or at $200 there should be a market for this product. Anything over $200 I think is over kill for portable game devices (we always have our smartphone lol). And those products over $200 usually drop their prices in less than 6 month.
12. taikucing (unregistered)
TAKE MY MONEY
13. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Shut up and take my money!!! Goodbye Playstation Vita!!!
15. SmartPhoneStream (Posts: 162; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)
Why exactly would you rather have a system that is much larger than a Vita and can only play andorid games, i don't see the logic behind your choice.
16. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Dude, playing android games on a large 5" screen with a controller is awesome, with NVIDIA's brand spanking new Tegra 4 chip with its 72 GeForce GPU cores will support the games with a "ZOOM"(fast). That's why I love this, I love the Vita too, but this is a lot more better than the Vita.
19. SmartPhoneStream (Posts: 162; Member since: 21 Jun 2012)
What I'm trying to say is that the Shield is way to limited to only play Andorid games. It owuld be quite awesome if the Vita could play android games though.
20. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
Of course Vita + Android = AWESOME, but sadly, it will be impossible.
14. 110410 (Posts: 23; Member since: 26 Feb 2013)
But if the price is above current handheld consoles then shut up and take that thing away from me
18. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
Nintendo 3DS for me! Nothing can beat it! Even if it doesn't have the greatest graphics on the market, it has a lot of innovation and it also has the best games! And still the graphics are OK.
I was interested in project shield, but when I heard that I have to be connected to my PC to play PC games, I wasn't interested in it anymore. It just simply doesn't work!