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Chinese Nvidia Shield TV with Nintendo games may actually be running a GameCube/Wii Emulator

Nintendo has been stuck in its ways for decades. In recent years, though, it's been more willing to experiment. It released a Mario game for third-party platforms, for example, and teamed up with NVIDIA in China to bring select GameCube and Wii games to the NVIDIA Shield TV. The NVIDIA Shield TV has long been advertised as an...

The Nvidia Shield TV launches in China with select Nintendo GameCube and Wii Games

The Nvidia Shield TV is an Android-powered gaming device made by Nvidia that uses an in-house processor, the Tegra, and an Nvidia-designed Kepler GPU. It uses those enhanced processing capabilities to run games like Half-Life 2 and Portal, and stream games from an Nvidia=powered PC using Nvidia GameStream. And in the coming months, its limits will...

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Announced for Android & iOS

Nintendo Direct is a video series from the popular gaming company Nintendo where they leverage the internet to speak directly to their fans. This can be in the form of new game announcements, new gameplay clip reveals or even just a Q/A with a member of the company. One was held yesterday for Animal Crossing,...

Joy-Con Enabler Lets You Use Both Joy-Cons on a Rooted Android 4.1+ Device

Nintendo's Joy-Con controllers use a standard Bluetooth connection so it's always been possible to pair a single Joy-Con to an Android device. Where this gets tricky though is when you want to use both of them together as one controller during a gaming session. This is where Joy-Con Enabler from XDA Senior Member AnkitChowdhury comes into...

Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con Controllers Natively Pair with Android, But They Lag

Android doesn't have the best of luck when it comes to Bluetooth devices. Some have simply refused to connect and work right in the past, but this has changed over the years. Today though, we're still seeing devices have issues with their Bluetooth connection (even on the Pixel phones), while others are surprised at the...

Nintendo Switch to Use a Custom Tegra ARM Processor

While Microsoft and Sony have moved to an x86 CPU for their latest consoles, Nintendo has chosen to go a different route. We've seen rumors over the last year or so that claimed Nintendo's next console would be some sort of tablet device, with some even suggesting the software would be built with the Android OS....

Pokémon Go — Changing The Way We Play Games on Mobile *Updated*

The game has potential that few apps reach, Niantic have taken a revolutionary game (like it or not, you have to admire the work and technology that went into the game) like Ingress and combined it with a global band that many children and adults alike can appreciate. Even though the app is still not...

Pokemon Jukebox Brings Classic Tunes — at a Price

When rumors began saying that Nintendo would be releasing Android games, many gamers old and young alike were salivating at the possibility. Since the initial rumors and reports, we haven’t heard much in the way of official statements, but now Pokémon has actually reached Android for you to enjoy… well, listen to. For money.   Pokémon Jukebox...

Sunday Debate: Hardcore Gaming on Android?

Smartphone gaming is not regular gaming - for most gamers, the kind of games on Android are behind and under the more traditional videogames of consoles and personal computers. There are many phone games that bridge the gap, however, be through graphics, story, gameplay or the more holistic result. But as a whole, smartphones are...