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Old January 6, 2013, 09:46 PM
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Holy shit!
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Old January 6, 2013, 09:56 PM
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so... was the annoucement just a game streaming service?
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Old January 6, 2013, 10:00 PM
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This Shield is simply amazing. Nintendo and other are in Big trouble. Steam, BF3 .......
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Old January 6, 2013, 10:02 PM
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This Shield is simply amazing. Nintendo and other are in Big trouble.
Nvidia unveils Project Shield, an awesome mobile game console | VentureBeat

eh? Reading that.. Android games?

Shield doesn't seem that interesting.

And I would love to see this thing ACTUALLY work...
Nvidia Shield: The new Android games console with a twist - Pocket-lint
"The real trick of the Shield though is to do with the PC. Nvidia has turned the controller into a media streamer for your PC that lets you play games from your desktop on your TV. So your desktop streams the PC game over Wi-Fi to the controller, which in turn plays it over your TV or the 5-inch screen. The controller even runs Steam. Think of it like a Wii U for the PC gamer, making it finally possible to easily hook your PC up to your big screen TV in the living room"
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Old January 6, 2013, 10:03 PM
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Idiots are posting on their sites before getting all the info. It can stream from your PC.
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Old January 6, 2013, 10:05 PM
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The only reason this thing runs Steam for is because its a very loose *nix based operating system, Android, that is and of which Steam has a Linux client out.

Until this thing proves itself its just going to be one huge expensive toy.
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Old January 6, 2013, 10:07 PM
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This is a HTPC in your hand too
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Old January 6, 2013, 10:08 PM
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This is a HTPC in your hand too
5" screen? No thanks.

I think this "gadget" is getting far to much attention. It'll be vaporware.
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Old January 6, 2013, 10:09 PM
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5" did you listen or what, the LG 4k at the back is not 5"
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Old January 6, 2013, 10:12 PM
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It does not run steam, it streams it from your PC.

So from what I gather it will work the same way as if you set up steam big screen with your machine hooked directly to the tv. Frankly if it is capable of letting me set up any game I have (steam or not) and play it on my tv using it as a controller then it is a big win. I don't really care about it playing the android stuff but that is just an added bonus.
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