There’s supposed to be a gaming revolution coming, a new and formidable alternative to the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. But if it’s going to succeed, it’s going to need some games. Say this for Nvidia Shield TV: In so many ways, this Android-based console showcases the true potential of the run of “alternatives” to your classic gaming experience. It’s the class of the so-called “microconsoles,” with horsepower to make video games fun and more versatility and polish than your average streaming Android device. It’s the first non-traditional console that manages to come close to replacing a major gaming machine, easily towering over the likes of OUYA, the new Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV in that regard. But to really break out from other streaming machines (and justify the steep $189 retail price), all that gaming goodness must come with two things Shield TV lacks: Games and great polish. And issues in these arenas continue to limit the promise of Nvidia’s pet gaming project. And yet there’s so much good that makes you want to believe in Shield. It makes a strong first impression out of the box, as thin and light as a magazine. It sets up… Read full this story
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