Not to be left out of the holiday sales fun, Nvidia has put a slew of Shield and GeForce Now games on sale for the Christmas season. In total there are 10 games native to the Nvidia Shield that have been discounted for 50% off, and additionally there are four GeForce Now games also on sale.
The closer it gets to Christmas, the less time people have to buy all the presents they need to get in time before the big day arrives. This is especially true for myself as I always seem to get behind on buying everyone’s presents until the last minute. If you are looking for a good deal on Amazon’s Fire TV Gaming Edition, whatever the reason may be for getting one, there is one going on right now.
Before all the anarchy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday arrived, we reported on Nvidia and their plans to drop the price of their Shield Android TV unit for both days. Depending on whether you wanted to buy one in an actual store or online, you were going to be able to pick one up for $150 including the free Shield Remote.
Today’s DroidGamers Deal is for a rather neat Bluetooth controller called the SNES30. This particular controller is an exact replica of the original SNES controllers from back in the day, right down to the controller’s actual size and everything. For a Bluetooth controller, this has quite a few nifty features as well.
The wearables category of mobile devices has gone from being a niche space in consumer electronics to becoming the new frontier of mobile hardware and software development. San Jose based tech firm, Titanium Falcon, hopes to join the ranks of Google, Apple and Fitbit with a clever offering of their own; a gesture driven smart ring known as Talon.
Gameloft has pushed out an update today for Dungeon Hunter 5 which brings with it a few new goodies for players to enjoy. However, the biggest change to the game is the addition of full controller support finally. Now, if you have a Bluetooth controller, you can connect it to your device, load up Dungeon Hunter 5, and play the game with your controller of choice.
Steelseries originally released the new Stratus XL game controller for iOS devices, with the Android/Windows version currently being worked on as well. Then in June this year Steelseries released the Android version of the Stratus XL Bluetooth game controller for Android devices, which can also be used with Windows as well.
Back in June 2015 Razer’s Forge TV bundle appeared on the Google Play store in the device section. The bundle came with the Forge TV unit as well as one Serval game controller as well for a singular price. However, if you needed a second controller, you would have to go elsewhere to buy it… until now. Razer now has the Serval controller on Google Play for sale on its own.
Nod Labs made headlines recently when the company secured $13.5 million in funding in order to continue developing, manufacturing, and eventually selling their Backspin controller. The reason for the interest in this peripheral is due to it not only being for VR headsets, mainly the Oculus Rift but any will work, but also due to its size, making it very portable, and so it can be used with Android devices.
If appears that Razer is looking to bolster the sales of their Android set-top box / micro-console called the Forge TV as it has now appeared on Google’s Store for devices. We got to go hands-on with this set-top box back during GDC this year and with the short amount of time we had with it, it was a decent little box to play with.