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Shield impressions from MicroCenter demo station

Waffles101 posted a video on YouTube giving his impressions of the Shield.  Check out the video below.

 

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Demo Station “hands on”

I went to my local MicroCenter here in Dallas to check out the Shield demo station in person.  I found it located out in front of the PC hardware section.  There is a large video monitor that displays 6 games for the Shield including:

  • Sonic 4 Episode II
  • Shadowgun
  • Riptide GP 2
  • The Conduit HD
  • Expendable Rearmed
  • Real Boxing

Pushing any of the buttons launches the trailer for the game on the monitor.

I was disappointed to see that the Shield was locked under a case, I was hoping for some hands on experience to get a feel for what the system felt like.  The second disappointment was that the Shield was not actually displaying anything on the screen either.  Instead, the screen was off and only the monitor above played the previews.

Still, if anyone wants to experience what the device looks like in person, this is a great way to see it.

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Nvidia Shield Preview at select movie theaters

Anyone in the New York or San Francisco bay area looking to get hands on with the Shield are in luck.  Nvidia is demoing their system at a handful of select movie theaters for those that are interested.

The 4 locations are:

New York Area

  • Garden State 16 – 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus, New Jersey
  • New Roc Stadium 18 – 33 Lecount Place, New Rochelle, New York

San Francisco Bay Area

  • Cupertino 16 – 10123 North Wolfe Road, Cupertino, California
  • Mercado 20 – 3111 Mission College Boulevard., Santa Clara, California

You can also check here to see if your local Game Stop or Microcenter has a Shield demo station to preview the system and games as well.

via – [Nvidia]