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Jimmy McGee · Jan 7, 2015

Snail Games W3D Hands On at CES 2015 – XDA TV

At this year's CES 2015, we were introduced to a company we haven't heard very much about: Snail Games. The video game development company has created what they call the perfect mix between an Android phone and a handheld gaming device. Their new product aims to be the only device you need in your pocket. XDA TV Producer Jordan was on site and was able to get his hands on the Snail W3D. In this video, he shares what he learned from...

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Jimmy McGee · Nov 19, 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nvidia SHIELD Tablet! – XDA TV

Not too long ago, Nvidia announced the successor to the Nvidia Shield, which got redubbed the SHIELD Portable. The successor was the Nvidia SHIELD Tablet. In the past, XDA TV Producer Jordan has done a SHIELD (Portable) unboxing, review, and a played a couple games, including streaming games from his PC to his SHIELD. Also, he showed you how you can play two hot PC games on the SHIELD natively, Half Life 2 and Portal. Check out this video to watch Jordan talk...

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Jimmy McGee · Jun 4, 2014

Portal and Half-Life 2 on the Nvidia SHIELD! Win an Nvidia SHIELD! – XDA Developer TV

Not too long ago, Nvidia announced that the world of PC gaming has arrived on the Nvidia Shield in a whole new way. You may recall that XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan has done a SHIELD unboxing, review, and a played a couple games, including streaming games from his PC to his SHEILD. But now, you can play two hot PC games on the SHIELD natively: Half Life 2 and Portal. Check out this video to watch Jordan play and talk about these games on...

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Will Verduzco · Mar 12, 2014

Google to Enter Set-Top Gaming with Latest Acquisition?

While Android-powered gaming devices haven't exactly replaced modern consoles in the quest for your living room-based entertainment needs, they're certainly gaining steam. While this essentially started with the Ouya, there are now many other Android-based gaming systems available such as the Nvidia Shield and the Madcatz MOJO. Google, however, has been curiously absent in this arena, but that may change faily soon. Yesterday, Google acquired parts of Santa Clara-based Green Throttle Games. The company, which met its untimely demise four months...

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Will Verduzco · Dec 5, 2013

Forum Added for Android Gaming Consoles and Handhelds

With increasingly powerful GPUs and a growing number of high quality game releases, gaming on Android is becoming a very real thing. As such, more and more users are delving beyond casual gaming titles like Angry Birds, instead investing decent amounts of energy playing large-scale releases. Alongside our powerful mobile devices, we've also seen the emergence of a new class of device. Rather than simply playing games on standard mobile phones or traditional game consoles, people are increasingly turning to...

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