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News Last-minute delay hits Nvidia Shield console

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 27 Jun 2013.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    I really want a go on one of these. But I'd never buy one, even if it cost £20. It just wouldn't get any use and my daughter would have destroyed it within a week.
     
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    jinq-sea The Double Insulates Super Moderator

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    Contradiction central! ;)
     
  4. AlienwareAndy

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    $299 is a joke. It would be worth considering if it were more like $99.

    Apparently you can do what Shield does with any old Android tablet, so $299 for one with a 5" screen is kinda lame.

    If I have my gaming PC on and using power I'll game on it. I prefer 50" to 5" lol.
     
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    * Clarification: It wouldn't get any use as a handheld console, more of a "generic object to be hurled at the television screen when I put Nuzzle & Scratch on when it's Balamory time."
     
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    "NVIDIA" Stop arsing around with things like this and concentrate on making some decent bl***y drivers :duh: :wallbash:
     
  7. Alecto

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    It's never NVidia's mistake, it's always someone else's, just like the crappy overheating and solder-destroying chipsets. It's interesting that same problems weren't encountered when using components from other manufacturers.
     
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    Are there any games good enough on android to warrant buying one of these?
     
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    Uhm...It may be just me, but I don't get this. At all.

    Too bulky to be a tablet, with too small a screen. Besides, when my PC is on, I like to game on it directly? My desk is comfortable enough, I don't need a portable screen for my couch, especially at that price point.

    I'd be interested to know if this genuinely interests someone.
     
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    I would not buy one similar situation to you why would I want to game on a 5inch screen when i can game on my main 27inch screen. Does not make alot of sence to me and if I wanted to play andriod games id buy a nexus 7 its alot cheaper and does the exact same thing.
     
  11. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    The biggest problem Nvidia will face is that it's not really all that complex to get a controller working with an Android tablet.
     

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