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NVIDIA GRID On-Demand Gaming Service Announced


NVIDIA GRID On-Demand Gaming Service Announced

Today NVIDIA announced the GRID on-demand gaming service, as part of a refresh for the SHIELD tablet that includes:

·         Android 5.0 (Lollipop) coming the SHIELD on November 18
·         The Green Box Bundle: Half Life 2, Half Life 2 Episode 1 and Portal.  Optimized for the SHIELD and free with qualifying purchase
·         Dabbler 2.0
·         GRID on-demand gaming service

Netflix and Spotify has revolutionized how we enjoy movies and music. GRID promises to bring the same convenience and variety that only a cloud service can offer. Powered by state-of-the-art NVIDA GeForce GPU servers, the GRID service will be available globally.

Think of the GRID Gaming Service as a gaming supercomputer in the cloud that streams PC games with GeForce GTX-quality graphics to your SHIELD device.  It’s like Netflix for games.

Readers can download the new SHIELD Hub app on November 18th from the Google Play Store.  Simply launch the app, select the GRID Games menu, and launch a game to start playing from the cloud. With SHIELD you can instantly access a library of 20 blockbuster PC Games, including:

·         Astebreed
·         Alan Wake American Nightmare
·         Batman: Arkham Asylum
·         Batman: Arkham City
·         Borderlands
·         Borderlands 2
·         Brutal Legend
·         Darksiders
·         Darksiders 2
·         Dead Island
·         Dirt 2
·         Nail’d
·         Psychonauts
·         Race Driver Grid
·         Saints Row: The Third
·         Street Fighter X Tekken
·         Strike Suit Zero
·         Trine 2
·         The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
·         Ultra Street Fighter 4

You can learn more about the GRID on-demand gaming service on the NVIDIA blog at http://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2014/11/13/grid-game-streaming/ .

Read about the SHIELD refresh here:  http://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2014/11/13/sweet-updates-shield-tablet/


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