Description: The Nvidia Shield, released earlier this year, is a small Android tablet welded to a gamepad controller and is said to be the future of gaming. There’s a lot of competition, however, so the question remains whether or not these seeds Nvidia is planting will have time to come to fruition.
Date: November 8, 2013
Nvidia has some side bets on Surface and Windows RT, but Android is the really exciting OS of the future, according to CEO and co-founder Jen-Hsun Huang on an investor call today to discuss the company’s latest financial results. Huang pointed to the Shield as its means of furthering the growing Android gaming ecosystem, but games are truly only one part of the picture for Android’s bright future, he believes. Read Rest of Story.
Questions for discussion:
1. Do you think Android is the gaming platform of the future? Why or why not?
2. Do you think this release will have a huge impact on the mobile gaming industry?