NVIDIA Project SHIELD – Should you be excited?

CES 2013 has only just started, but already NVIDIA has made its pitch for product of the show with Project SHIELD, the Tegra 4 based portable console that pairs the growing Android gaming scene with remote access to your home gaming rig. An eye-catching clamshell, borrowing cues from Xbox 360 and with a 5-inch 720p display, Project SHIELD promises the best of portable play with the freedom to output up to 4k Ultra HD video to your TV when you're home.

NVIDIA Project SHIELD cloud streaming gaming abilities revealed

It was made plain this week at the NVIDIA presentation at CES 2013 that their newest beast, Project SHIELD, was a personal gaming machine that could stream games from the cloud with graphics and abilities only otherwise available to a PC. The abilities shown here were foretold earlier in the presentation this week via NVIDIA GRID, the company's cloud processing solution for the future of gaming. This system connects with STEAM to bring on the games you already play on your PC streamed - and played - through the cloud.

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NVIDIA Tegra 4 brings on “Always-On” HDR Camera technology

This week the folks at NVIDIA made with the reveal of the NVIDIA Tegra 4 SoC, a processor with 72 GPU cores - and with it came the next-generation NVIDIA Computational Photography Engine, architecture that basically gives your camera the ability to take amazing photos. This processor process takes a massive amount of image data in at once, allowing you to create what you'd only been able to do with HDR before here, now, with a single exposure - instantly.

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NVIDIA TegraZone hits Windows RT: beastly tablet gaming unveiled

As it has been for many moons with the Tegra-enhanced Android universe, so too does Windows RT get the NVIDIA TegraZone treatment: a listing of games made great for your Tegra processor-toting tablet! This listing of games opens in an extremely simplified display with touch-friendly pushing and pulling in mind. What you're getting here is a guide to games that will work fabulously on your device that's working with both Windows RT (that Windows 8 operating system made for your tablet specifically) and an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor under the hood - like the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT, for example - hot stuff!

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NVIDIA sings Tegra 3 praises for HTC One X+ with LTE

The folks at NVIDIA have made it clear that their biggest effort yet in the smartphone space will indeed by the HTC One X+, complete with a monster Tegra 3 quad-core processor and LTE capabilities with AT&T. This device will be the first 4G LTE-capable device working with the Tegra 3, and this version of the Tegra 3 comes in at 1.7GHz per each of its four main cores. Of course there's always that hidden fifth core - the ninja core, as some call it - made to handle low power-needs tasks and keep your battery life surprisingly long.

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Dead Trigger THD zombie-killing Android FPS hands-on

In the following hands-on blood-spewing experience with this next-generation first person shooter from the same folks that brought you Shadowgun, you'll see zombies. You'll see so many zombies that your head will explode. We'll be showing off this game Dead Trigger THD, developed by Madfinger Games in collaboration with NVIDIA for their Tegra 3 quad-core processor, on the newest device to utilize that architecture, the Google Nexus 7 tablet.

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Max Payne Mobile for Android on Tegra 3 hands-on

It's time to get a taste of shooter whose legacy sets it up to be an all-or-nothing batch of greatness for the NVIDIA TegraZone collection of games: Max Payne Mobile! This game has just been released tonight with a fabulous collection of graphics, gameplay, and controls that make this a shoot-em-up adventure that every Tegra lover will certainly have to pick up. Will it live up to the legacy as the rest of the Max Payne series has? Let's have a look!

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Sonic 4 Episode II THD hands-on with Tegra 3

This next-generation console-level mobile game takes everything that keeps one of the most famous game franchises alive even to today and makes it mobile as SEGA collaborates with NVIDIA on the Tegra 3 quad-core processor platform. What you'll see here is what NVIDIA notes is a "near mirror-image" of the full PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game, here on Android for you Tegra 3 loving gamers to enjoy. Have a peek at this game as it launches today on the NVIDIA TegraZone as well as the Google Play app store - classic SEGA action at your fingertips!

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SlashGear’s NVIDIA TegraZone Anniversary Game Pack Giveaway!

Over the next three weeks we're working with NVIDIA and ASUS to celebrate the first full year of the NVIDIA TegraZone with no less than three game packs that you can grab for yourself! Inside each of these game packs you'll find an ASUS Transformer Pad TF300, a TF300 keyboard dock, a Logitech game controller, and a Jawbone Jambox Speaker - all of this bringing you a setup that offers up "console quality gaming" on the go! Starting today and running through the 31st of May, you've got one chance to win each week for a total of three game packs right here on SlashGear - Transformer TF300 tablets galore!

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SlashGear’s Dark Meadow Quad-core Game Pack Giveaway

Today we've got a brand new giveaway of a Game Pack including an ASUS Transformer Prime quad-core Android tablet in celebration of NVIDIA's newest Tegra Zone game "Dark Meadow: The Pact." This game is developed by Phosphor Studios and optimized for the Tegra 3 processor gaming environment in collaboration with NVIDIA, and its release this week (for free!) is being celebrated by SlashGear and Android Community with gear that you will not want to miss. We've also got a hands-on review of this game in its first form for you to peek at before you go through with the full download on your brand new tablet - check it out!

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ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 vs Prime Hands-on

We've had enough time now with the ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 that it's finally time to put it to the test - a hardware-to-hardware comparison with its predecessor the Transformer Prime. What you're going to see is that the first-ever tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor as well as the first ever tablet with officially licensed Ice Cream Sandwich is so extremely similar to the TF300 that it's difficult to tell the two apart. It's the cost of the units then that might be the sway point for most potential users - could it all be so simple?

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HTC One X Hands-on with Tegra 3 Gaming

We've been checking out the HTC One series all week this week, both the HTC One S and the HTC One X, the latter being the one with the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, showing their finesse in the performance world. We've also had a peek at the HTC One S gaming performance specifically with its dual-core processor from Qualcomm. Now it's time to check out NVIDIA's prowess where they tout it the most: gaming with Tegra-enhanced games.

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