Watch Dead Trigger 2 running on a Project Shield console by NVIDIA

Watch Dead Trigger 2 running on a Project Shield console by NVIDIA
The upcoming Dead Trigger 2 will be among the first mobile video games to take advantage of NVIDIA's powerful Tegra 4 processor, but, as much as we wish it wasn't so, gamers will have to wait for at least 5 more months or so before getting the chance to actually play it. However, what we do get to check out in the meantime is this brief demo of the game running on a Project Shield handheld game console, powered by Tegra 4's four cores of awesome.

Sure, the demo is brief, but it demonstrates how great Dead Trigger 2 will look and how easy playing it will be on NVIDIA's latest gizmo. It is also nice to see that the levels have been expanded, or at least the one being played seems a lot more spacious than the stages in the first Dead Trigger. New weapons are expected as well, including the machine gun turret being used against that humongous zombie boss. 

And that's pretty much all we know about Dead Trigger 2 so far, but we are sure looking forward to the day we'll spend some time playing it. Oh, and by the way, it has been confirmed that the game will be free to play, presumably to prevent those pesky pirates from giving the game's developers a headache once again.



1. ph00ny

Posts: 2055; Member since: May 26, 2011

I had no idea that 3d games ran on CPU cores instead of GPU cores

6. Emily1985

Posts: 127; Member since: Nov 08, 2012

Who is the genius who told you that?

8. zazori08

Posts: 113; Member since: Dec 21, 2011

damn dude. real genius. then what is the purpose the the 72-core GPU? so many stopeed readers gathered in this site.

9. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2455; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

While I see the point you are trying to make, it is noteworthy to point out that games do use some of the processing power of the CPU. Now, when it comes to how much of it is used will depend on the game. The CPU processes the data before the GPU does, so the more powerful and efficient your CPU means it will allow your GPU to be used to it's full potential. If the CPU isn't efficient enough to handle the processes then it will cause a bottleneck which will in turn mean your GPU will not be used to it's full potential. Let's just say there is a reason why the games you buy for your PC require a certain minimum CPU and GPU to run. Some games will require almost 100% of the CPU power to run depending on how powerful the CPU is and what game it is.

2. Snap123

Posts: 33; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

I'd rather get a tegra 4 smartphone paired with a moga controller than this thing it looks bulky. Just a preference.

3. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

Put that chip in a Android phone and I'll preorder it. Paying in full that day.

4. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

Preferably HTC or Nexus

13. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

HTC's rumored M7 :)

5. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Good Guy Madfinger. Creates an awesome, epic, game. Lets people play it for free.

7. buccob

Posts: 2975; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

And when it was paid, it was only $1... I would have paid $3 for it.

12. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

On the other hand there is Scumbag Gameloft. Does bad ports of iOS games that have several performance issues and charge for it.

10. papss unregistered

Hmmm I wonder if my iPad 4 or Asus tf700 will have problems running this game. I like the first one

11. Luuthian

Posts: 332; Member since: Sep 09, 2011

The iPad 4 is just a hair less powerful than a Tegra 4. This game will run just fine :).

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