Nvidia's Tegra 4 Android-powered handheld gaming device Shield will be officially launching tomorrow. For those of you who pre-ordered one of these, shipping of your orders will also begin tomorrow which means you should have your hands on your new Shield in a matter of days.
Mad Catz unveiled their entry into the Android-powered console arena during E3 2013 which is called Mojo. While the console was on display at E3 and subsequent shows for some hands-on loving, the hardware within the console itself was there was more for showing the prototype console then actually being finalized hardware for a production release.
While the SIGGRAPH conference has gotten underway this week, Nvidia has finally begun showing off some future goodies that up until now we have only heard about. If you follow us on a regular basis then you already have probably read here that Nvidia's Kepler GPU will be making its way to Android devices soon. You will also probably be aware that the next chipset after Tegra 4 is codenamed Project Logan, or just Logan for those of you wanting to feel a bit more personal with Nvidia's next chipset already.
After a recent hardware issue that delayed Nvidia's upcoming Android powered handheld gaming system called Shield, Nvidia has announced that things are finally underway and that pre-orders and anyone else who is planning to order the Shield between now and before the device's release can expect units to begin shipping out on July 31st, 2013.
In more hardware new, PlayJam has issued a statement confirming that the delays they have been experiencing recently which has postponed the shipping of their portable Android-powered game console called the GameStick isn't a factor anymore. The company says that it will absolutely make the new August deadline for getting units out to those of you who have purchased one already.
Well here is some rather interesting news that has been revealed through and interview between Edge Online and Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe where details trickled out about what the Oculus company is looking at when it comes to supporting other devices. One would think that the next-gen consoles would be of main interest but that isn't the case at all.
While some of you are already enjoying your shiny new Android-powered Ouya game consoles, and others happen to still be waiting for theirs to arrive, Mod Junkiez have gotten their hands on their own Ouya unit but it isn't just for playing on. The company will also be developing new custom styles for the Ouya controllers, just as they do with other consoles like the Xbox 360 and PS3.
We don't usually post about SmartTV type of products as usually most are pretty similar to each other. However Sceptre has gotten into the SmartTV scene but with their new SB301524W Speaker Sound Bar 2.1. It's an interesting product that is coming from a company that makes some pretty solid TVs and monitors that a fair amount of PC and console gamers like to use.
If you were concerned that there are not enough Android-powered game consoles getting released over the next couple of months then you'll be pleased to know that BlueStacks has announced a second Android-powered console called the GamePop Mini. While the original GamePop is still accepting pre-orders, the company has decided to announce this new model.
While we already have a decent amount of Android-powered game consoles heading out way shortly and more in the near future, it appears that Google may very well be getting into the home console game as well with a new model of the Nexus Q. While this will be similar to the original Nexus Q from last year, this particular new model will have more of a 'gaming focus' to it.
Quick piece of news for those of you who are trying to purchase the Android-powered game console Ouya but haven't had any luck as of yet due to the fact it has been selling out pretty much everyone. Only hours after going on sale publicly through retail outlets, many were reporting that they were sold out with Amazon being the first. Well there is some good news for you today.