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Grand Theft Auto V coming to PC this fall, according to NVIDIA [UPDATE: Statement]

Grand Theft Auto V coming to PC this fall, according to NVIDIA [UPDATE: Statement]

Grand Theft Auto V has been the talk of the gaming town for months now, and speculation is continuing to build as we get closer to the game's release date. However, while we've seen past GTA titles release on the PC, Rockstar has yet to announce availability for GTAV on PC, but according to NVIDIA, it seems like we will, in fact, see the newest GTA title come to the PC in a timely manner. UPDATE: See NVIDIA statement below.

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NVIDIA Tegra Tab leaked: 7-inch stylus-toting SHIELD companion

NVIDIA Tegra Tab leaked: 7-inch stylus-toting SHIELD companion

This week the folks at NVIDIA appear to either have had a leak in press photos or have a big enough fan out there that they've made their own Tegra-themed tablet. What we're seeing here is an NVIDIA Tegra Tab, a 7-inch tablet that very well may be the tablet version of what we've been working with in NVIDIA SHIELD. This tablet first appeared on MyDrivers, very much appearing to take on more than just the NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor power of the gaming portable - this device is ready to get rugged.

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NVIDIA SHIELD hands-on with PlayStation console emulation

NVIDIA SHIELD hands-on with PlayStation console emulation

With NVIDIA SHIELD we've begun diving in to a collection of use-cases for the system that spin beyond its original two: Android gaming and PC game streaming. While we've given NVIDIA SHIELD a full review already, we've only just begun to explore the many use-cases for this device, considering especially its physical controls connected directly to Android and the top-level NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor found inside. Today we're having a look at game emulating, using the Android app FPse to play test a game in its original PlayStation form.

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NVIDIA SHIELD open source software release calls out walled garden competition

NVIDIA SHIELD open source software release calls out walled garden competition

As spoken of early on in the initial announcements of NVIDIA's gaming handheld SHIELD, the company has made good on their promise to allow full software modification and hacking with the release of open source downloads this week. What this actually means is that NVIDIA is making it rather easy for the development community as well as the hacker community (which to be fair, for Android, are often one in the same) to do their thing.

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MSI GS70 brings GeForce GTX 765M as new world’s thinnest and lightest gaming laptop

MSI GS70 brings GeForce GTX 765M as new world’s thinnest and lightest gaming laptop

Inside the MSI GS70 you'll find a rather surprising assortment of top-level features considering the entire notebook is less than an inch thick. That's the point, though, as MSI suggests that the GS70 is the new world's thinnest and world's lightest in gaming laptop technology, the entire package weighting in at 5.7 pounds. This device isn't afraid to be both subdued in outward appearance and brightly colored once lit up, either.

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NVIDIA SHIELD Review

NVIDIA SHIELD Review

Delivered in NVIDIA SHIELD is the first full-fledged mobile device crossover into the desktop gaming universe. SHIELD is an Android-based physical gaming controller with its own clamshell hinge-attached display, powered by NVIDIA's newest mobile processor, stepping up as what the company claims is the world's most powerful mobile gaming device. With NVIDIA's Tegra 4 SoC under the hood and the ability to play Android games and stream high-powered PC games from NVIDIA GeForce GTX processor-toting gaming rigs, NVIDIA proves that they're essentially right on the money.

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MacBook Air rigged with NVIDIA GeForce GPU for Thunderbolt super-build

MacBook Air rigged with NVIDIA GeForce GPU for Thunderbolt super-build

It's a frankenstein monster of efforts, this computing rig appearing this afternoon, one that connects a MacBook Air to graphics it has no business running on its own - but certainly has the ability to roll with, it would seem. This amalgamation of bits and pieces starts with a Thunderbolt to Express Card adapter, moving on then to an ExpressCard to PCI-Express adapter, then connecting in the end to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 graphics card. This beast then - after all that - brings what very much appears to be a high-end gaming experience to the Apple notebook.

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NVIDIA SHIELD launches this week: the mobile desktop gaming crossover

NVIDIA SHIELD launches this week: the mobile desktop gaming crossover

This week NVIDIA SHIELD launches, bringing the company's vision for a high-powered mobile gaming device to the market with a console-quality physical controller attached to a flip-up display with Android under the hood. This machine will be shipping to customers who preordered this device starting Wednesday, while in-store availability also starts its spread this week at locations like GameStop, Microcenter, and Canada Computer. You'll be seeing SlashGear's full review soon, as well.

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Nexus 7 2013 benchmarked: Snapdragon S4 Pro in full effect

Nexus 7 2013 benchmarked: Snapdragon S4 Pro in full effect

Here with the 2013 reboot of the Nexus 7, Qualcomm scores a bit hit with a new version of the quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro (with Adreno 320 GPU), coming up to battle the original tablet's NVIDIA Tegra 3. This new device works with a much more high-definition display and a new edition of Android with version 4.3, so benchmark comparisons won't be especially telling - or fair, for that matter - but let's have a peek anyway!

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