If you follow gaming news decently close, then you’ve probably caught wind at least once about the Nintendo Playstation, the bastard child of Sony and Nintendo that almost was. However, due to certain events, it never came to be and the two companies who had a loving relationship ended instead.
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Razer’s set-top box that has a focus on multi-media entertainment, and especially with gaming, has had its status changed to no longer available for purchase on the Google Store. This means Google probably has no plans to restock this set-top box. That doesn’t mean it is dead in the water though, although it isn’t that great of a sign of things either.
Two new games have been updated with support for the Nvidia Shield brand of devices. One of them isn’t available just yet, but has been announced as coming to Nvidia devices very soon. The other game, however, is available now for anyone with a Shield device.
We have already seen some pretty interesting games getting ported onto Android Wear watches, with most being playable but barely due to the screen size mainly. Still, it is always cool to see games like Half-Life showing up on an Android Wear watch, even if it is a proof-of-concept more than anything else. The latest additions to this sort of thing actually happens to be two emulators, one for Nintendo 64 games and the other being for Playstation Portable titles.
Nvidia has launched a trio of spine-tingling new games this week on GeForce NOW, its cloud-based game streaming service that allows Android gamers to play full PC game releases on Nvidia’s Shield family of devices including Shield Android TV, Shield tablet and Shield portable.
The Park isn’t the only newly release PC game to show up on Nvidia’s gaming-on-demand service called GeForce Now. Layers of Fear is another newly added horror game for the Halloween holiday season that is now available on Nvidia Shield devices.
If you happen to own Amazon’s Fire TV set-top box, be it the original one or the recently announced HD unit, there are some major franchises on Android you aren’t able to play. One of those was Final Fantasy but that has all changed today with the release of four Final Fantasy titles onto Amazon’s Fire TV.
This week’s new game for Nvidia’s GeForce Now gaming-on-demand service for Shield devices is a game called Sniper Elite V2. As you are probably guessing from the title, this is a sniper game. This particular sniper game takes place during World War II where you will be taking control of elite US sniper Karl Fairburne.
Simply mentioning his name is likely to elicit groans from gaming enthusiasts of any platform, but hate him or love him, Michael Pacther remains an influential analyst and commentator in the video game sphere. This time, the famed analyst has revised one of his most frequently made predictions; the death of console gaming.
While the big news today regarding the Nvidia Shield Android TV is that GeForce Now will be launching tomorrow, that isn’t all of the news regarding Nvidia today. If you live in Europe, all you’ve really been able to do is stare at pictures of the Shield Android TV. Tomorrow that changes as well since the company has now made it available for European residents.