Black Friday deals by NVIDIA SHIELD games: get the best Valve games at half the price!

Black Friday is almost upon us and the deals just keep on rolling. This time it’s all about NVIDIA SHIELD games that you can get at a bargain.     The first Shield tablet got TWRP support starting today, but that is not all, as these devices are the few that manage to run the more advanced games on Android. The best games you can try on one of these devices would cost you $5-10 each, but today some important games are going at %50 off.   These NVIDIA SHIELD games have nice discounts that will last through the Black Friday weekend: Portal: $5 from $9.99     Half-Life 2: $5 from $9.99     Half-Life 2: Episode 1: $4 from $7.99     Half-Life 2: Episode 2: $4 from $7.99     Pix the Cat: $5     Contrast: $7.5 from $14.99     Q.U.B.E: Director’s Cut: $5     Doom 3 BFG Edition: $5.     In order to play any of these games you will need a controller, which luckily you will automatically get when you buy your SHIELD tablet.   Source: AndroidPolice

HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset to launch with Steam Machine devices in November

HTC unveiled the Vive Virtual Reality Headset at the MWC earlier this week and the device is already partnered with Valve and some game developers with a possible release date by the end of this year. Wearables are a thing of the present, and ever since last year, every brand manufacturer of this world and their subsidiaries wanted to make one. HTC is set on expanding its hardware expertise into virtual reality in order to compete with Google, Microsoft, Samsung and Oculus Rift.     Few actual details are actually known at the moment because the device was only scarcely presented. We don’t know if it runs on Android or if it is compatible with other smartphones and brands in other ways. HTC announced a partnership with Valve who has been working on their own VR for a while now, thus creating a first consumer hardware partnership. HTC didn’t finish here as they also announced partnerships with some game developers including Fireproof Games (The Room), Steel Wool Games (Flyhunter) and Bossa Studios (Surgeon Simulator). That doesn’t bring us closer to finding out what platform Vive will be running on, considering most of the above dabble in PC, Linux and Mac games.   Even if they offered little details regarding the device at the presentation, HTC reps did mention that some select developers received development kits and that a consumer-ready device will be available by the end of 2015.       HTC Vive is using two twin 1200×1080 displays and, even if image […]